Additionally, participants will learn about Senegal’s rich and vibrant culture, where music, the griot tradition, cuisine, familial relations, community, spirituality and couture are very important. You will enjoy the warm, welcoming Senegalese teranga|hospitality in local villages, at our home and in our café . We will visit Goree Island and the African Renaissance Monument to consider resilience and our leadership practice in the relation to inherited trauma in our bodies. You will enjoy Senegal’s natural beauty and learn about the importance of nature in spirituality and healing through visits to Iles de Madeline and Samone Lagoon national parks.
The Tangor Guest House is located in Sebikhotane, which is home to our extended family and community, and will be the primary location for our training retreat.
Our hosts, Phyllis Jeffers-Coly and Eddy Coly, owners of Diasporic Soul, curate heritage travel and short-term study abroad experiences in Senegal that foster greater self-awareness, inter-cultural competence, wellness and healing.