United States·December 16 - 18 2022

Connect & Unwind: Love Wins! LGBTQ+ Weekend Couples Retreat (The Scott Resort & Spa, Scottsdale)

Love Wins! Retreat for LGBTQ+ Couples Soul 2 Soul Global welcomes you to this unique opportunity designed to create healthier relationships.

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Overview

Love Wins! Exclusive Retreat for LGBTQ+ Couples Soul 2 Soul Global welcomes you to this unique opportunity designed to create healthier relationships. Love Wins! is a weekend-long couple retreat that combines LGBTQ+ specific coaching with a luxurious resort experience. About this event: Couples, be honest--Do you feel like you and your partner are speaking different languages? Are you more like roommates than lovers? Can't find the middle ground between penny-pinching and splurging? Struggling to thrive as an LGBTQ+ Couple in a heterocentric world? Ever wish your relationship came with a "How To" Manual? You're not alone. Even if you've been together since before "Netflix and Chill" was a thing, creating a successful partnership is challenging. But just because improving your relationship requires work, doesn't mean it has to be hard. Love Wins! is a fun, interactive weekend retreat designed to help you identify and correct the core issues plaguing your relationship so you can live a happier, healthier life together. During the retreat, you and your partner will learn how to Communicate using the Rosetta Stone of Relationships-the love languages. Crank up the heat in the bedroom. Reach a happy money medium. Manage stressors unique to LGBTQ+ couples. Create a vision board to plan your #couplegoals and how to get there. Most importantly, you'll feel butterflies again when you think about the person you've spent your life with.

Highlights

Why We Love This Property:

Why We Love This Property:

The Scott Resort & Spa is located in Scottsdale’s historic downtown. Guests can delight in shopping at the nearby Fashion Square Mall, enjoy a meal at one of the city’s diverse restaurant offerings or take in the area’s natural beauty.

How did it strike you on arrival?

How did it strike you on arrival?

A simple, but elegant lobby, bordered by big vibrant plans, welcomes guests. Warm woods and a neutral color scheme instantly make guests feel at home at this boutique property. Surrounded by beautiful, lush gardens the resort offers two sprawling outdoor pools.

What’s the crowd like?

What’s the crowd like?

Nature-lovers, adventurers, golf-enthusiasts, sports-lovers, romantics.

The good stuff: Tell us about your room.

The good stuff: Tell us about your room.

The King guest room is decorated in a vibrant Sonoran style with warm woods and soft colors. All of the rooms have either a balcony or patio, which is a great place to take your morning coffee or to enjoy a relaxing breakfast.

How about the little details, any of that worth a mention?

How about the little details, any of that worth a mention?

La Vidorra, the on-site spa, features six private sun-washed treatment rooms. Enjoy a relaxing massage or rejuvenating facial without leaving the resort. Guests can also borrow one of the hotel’s bicycles and explore the natural beauty of the area.

Food and drink: What do we have here?

Food and drink: What do we have here?

Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, The Canal Club serves Caribbean-inspired classics with a modern twist. Favorites include the Tostones (Smoked Bacon Black Bean Puree served with Plantains, pico and cotija) and the Gaucho Steak (Spiced Skirt Steak with Poblano Chimichurri sauce and Masa Potato Cake). In addition, the Canal Club Bar offers an elegant wine list and crafted cocktails.

Bottom line: worth it, and why?

Bottom line: worth it, and why?

Winner of the AAA Four Diamond Award (2006-2019), The Scott Resort and Spa provides guests respite from the stressors of daily life. Scottsdale offers visitors the opportunity to explore the city’s art scene, fine dining or a number of outdoor activities.

Host

Love Wins! is run by Dr. Gregory Canillas, or Doc, as he's affectionately known. Doc is an award-winning relationship psychologist with over 20 years of experience working with couples.

Dr. Gregory Canillas PhD

Dr. Gregory Canillas PhD

I currently serve as President & CEO of Soul2Soul Global, a mission-driven company that provides couples and parenting retreats and coaching. I also serve as Associate Professor at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology (Los Angeles).  My clinical work and research has focused on lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer clients, relationship issues, children/adolescents, families and ethnic minority mental health. 

Currently, I also serve on the American Psychological Association's Joint Task Force for Revising the Guidelines for Professional Practice with Sexual Minority Clients.  I previously served as Program Director at a mental health agency, where I oversaw the child and adult therapy programs, as well as a Clinical Psychologist with two child/family mental health programs directly operated by the Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health. Previously, I also served as the Co-Chair of the Commission for Youth and Families in Long Beach, California, where I was charged with developing services for children and families and advising the mayor and city council on services for these populations.

With over two decades of teaching, administrative and clinical experience, I have presented over 150 workshops nationally and on four continents. The workshops have focused on gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender couples, relationship issues, LGBT parenting, spirituality, ethnic minority mental health and LGBT mental health.

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What's Included

What's Included

Love Wins! 14 Hour Workshop (10 Modules over 3 days) & Materials

Curated “Goodie Box”

Two Nights in King Patio Guest Room (Friday & Saturday)

Welcome Dinner (Friday)

Breakfast (Saturday & Sunday)

Lunch (Saturday)

Complimentary Wifi in Guest Rooms and Public Space

Complimentary Bicycle Rental

24 Hour access to Fitness Center

24 Hour access to Business Center

Nespresso Coffee Machines in each Guest Room

Daily Maid Gratuity

Self-Parking

Airfare

Airport Transfer

Tickets

CONNECT & UNWIND: LOVE WINS! LGBTQ+ COUPLES WEEKEND RETREAT (THE SCOTT HOTEL, SCOTTSDALE)

CONNECT & UNWIND: LOVE WINS! LGBTQ+ COUPLES WEEKEND RETREAT (THE SCOTT HOTEL, SCOTTSDALE)

Per Couple

FROM$5,250.00/pp

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Reviews

Learning about Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy was a ‘next level’ experience. Wow!

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Dr Canillas brilliantly brings out the best in our shared knowledge and experiences. (He) validates our experiences. We left better prepared, hopeful and rejuvenated with fresh ideas.

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Dr. Canillas is knowledgeable and kind. He also happens to be absolutely hilarious."

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We really had in-depth and honest conversations…it was truly a safe space for all of us to learn, grow, challenge, and share our thoughts as well as experiences. I feel changed.

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You'll Be Staying Here

The InterContinental® San Francisco Hotel

The InterContinental® San Francisco Hotel

Love Wins! takes place from December 17, 2021-December 19, 2021 at the trendy and slick Intercontinental Hotel in San Francisco, California.

The Intercontinental, a luxury hotel featuring a Michelin star awarded restaurant is designed for the most discerning traveler. Each room features views of the city or bay.

After our sessions finish, you create your itinerary. Explore everything the Intercontinental has to offer including an award-winning restaurant, shop in Union Square, or visit one of the city's charming neighborhoods.

Connect & Unwind: Love Wins! LGBTQ+ Weekend Couples Retreat (The Scott Resort & Spa, Scottsdale)

United States· December 16 - 18 2022· 2 nights

FROM$5250/pp