About Us

Retreat Organizers

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Tanya Woodson-Monestel 

President & Founder of W.I.N.E.  

Tanya will serve as your personal guide along your This is Your Moment!  Girlfriends retreat experience.  Originally from Washington, D.C., Tanya currently resides in Costa Rica.  A U.S. National-Certified Counselor and Angel-Reader, Tanya received her Master’s in Pastoral Counseling from Loyola University (Maryland).  She also has also studied under Dr. Doreen Virtue, psychologist and founder of Angel Therapy, who has been featured in many television broadcast shows, such as Oprah Winfrey.  Tanya is a firm believer in non-traditional approaches to healing: emotionally, psychically, and spiritually; in seeking to find answers and clarity about yourself, your life-purpose and the relationships you have with others.  Tanya will help you to create the life you desire, so that you can find the pathway to a more fulfilling and abundant life.

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Jena Bell

Founder and CEO, JCoach International, LLC and Certified Life Coach

Jena will serve as your retreat leader for the This is Your Moment! Girlfriends Retreat experience.  Jena is a Possibilities Coach focused on helping you see and empower all that’s possible for your life.  She is a trained facilitator  and a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin with a degree in Accounting. She is a former Sr. Healthcare executive with over 30 years in the Corporate environment where she juggled a high profile career, marriage, family, childcare, travel, and job before hitting the glass ceiling. Her story is one of transformation in her on right having fought back from multiple setbacks, tragedy, divorce and unexpected twists and turns. She is a passionate, captivating, motivational speaker and life coach devoted to helping you transform your life by overcoming your circumstances and experiencing the life you want. Whether you are stuck under the pressures of life situations,  needing to recharge to reclaim your happiness, or looking for victory over circumstance, she will help you get unstuck and rediscover what’s possible. As a visionary,  she has helped inspire and empower women for years to live intentionally on purpose and find their inner peace and courage to be the change they desire. She is a devoted mother, an entrepreneur, and Founder/ CEO of JCoachinternational, LLC and Jkids Foundation,  a non-profit organization dedicated to helping young kids navigate life challenges.