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A Creativity Retreat & Photo Shoot for Soulful Entrepreneurs

  • Are you an entrepreneur seeking inspiration and creativity?

  • Do you wish you could take time away to "reset"?

  • Would you benefit from professional photos for your website and social media presence?

  • Are you interested in exploring mindfulness practices to enhance focus and productivity?

  • Do you want to learn practical strategies for balancing work and personal well-being?

  • Are you looking to expand your network and build meaningful connections with other entrepreneurs?

  • Are you ready to embark on a transformative journey of self-discovery?

Join us on retreat in Idyllwild, California
September 16-19, 2024

Is it time to rejuvenate your soul AND refresh your online photos?

Retreat with a purpose...  take a few days out of your busy schedule to rest, reflect, and renew!  Each participant will receive a one-hour photo shoot and digital photo package for use on your website or social media.


Meet Your Photographer - Amanda Marcus

After receiving her degree in Film Production from Chapman University in 2016, Amanda Marcus went on to work as a producer and editor of trailers for national TV shows such as The Voice, America’s Got Talent, World of Dance, and others. In August 2018, she quit her full-time job to travel, while often freelancing – shooting and editing content for small businesses around the world, ranging from international yoga and circus collectives to retreat centers in rural Ireland. She now resides in Las Vegas, Nevada, where she continues to do photography and video production for a range of clientele that includes local performers, artists, magicians, and entrepreneurs. With over 8 years of experience in the industry, Amanda prides herself on her ability to capture the spirit of her clients and to tell their stories in an authentic, intriguing, and impactful way.


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All retreat participants will receive a one-hour photo shoot with Amanda (a $600 value!)   Please bring 2-3 outfits for your sessions.  You will receive 25 digital photos of your choice (with basic edits), plus 3 edited/stylized photos.

*Special opportunity for yoga teachers:  On Wednesday, there will be a photo shoot session in the onsite yoga studio for those who want photos of themselves teaching yoga.  These photos will be available for no extra cost.  However, we cannot guarantee that you will receive a specific number of photos from the session.

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This Retreat is for YOU if you Want To:

  • Reconnect with the wisdom of your body

  • Nourish your creativity and "reset"

  • Take time out to clarify your vision and align it with your values

  • Generate ideas for marketing your products and/or services

  • Spend time in nature

  • Connect with others and share the journey

  • AND...get updated headshots and photos for use in digital marketing!

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Who is this retreat designed for?

All are welcome!  This retreat is designed for anyone who wants to take time out your busy schedule to do some yoga, spend time in nature, and make new friends.


Each participant will get a one-hour professional photo shoot and will receive 25 edited digital photos + 3 stylized/edited photos for personal use.


Yoga is inclusive and so are we.  Our intention is to create a safe and supportive retreat for people of all colors, genders, ages, orientations, and abilities.


If you’re wondering if this space is right for you, send me an email and we can chat about it.


Pricing info

Early Bird Rate - $1,599

Register before June 30th

Full price is $2,000

after Early Bird rate expires


Bring a Friend - $1,499

Price is per person


Register two people at the same time to save $$$

Happy Friends

Shared Bed - $1,499

Price is per person.


For couples or close friends.

Share a bed.

Private room not guaranteed, 

but will be provided, if available.

Holding Hands

Private Room - $2,099

Register before June 30th


Full price is $2,600

after Early Bird rate expires.

Price for shared Private room is 

$3,500 ($1,750 each)


Register today with a $700 deposit.  This deposit  refundable if cancellation is received on or before July 30, 2024. 


After July 30, 2024, 50% of the deposit will be refunded if cancellation is received on or before August 31, 2024.


Full payment must be submitted on or before August 31, 2024.  No refunds will be issued after that date.

A limited number of private rooms are available and are guaranteed only for those who register for the Private Room option.  All other participants will have their own mattress/bed, but may be in a shared room with 2-3 other people.  


What is included?

Here is what is included in this incredible retreat:

  • 1-2 yoga practices each - Vinyasa, Yin, and Restorative styles will be offered

  • A one-hour photo shoot (2-3 outfits), 25 high quality digital photos plus 3 stylized/edited photos (A $600 value - included in the price of the retreat!)

  • Engaging discussions and informative workshops regarding vision, values, planning, marketing, and technology

  • Time away in a magical setting in the mountains

  • Accommodations for 3 nights

  • Meals and healthy snacks - 3 meals/day on Tuesday and Wednesday; Breakfast on Thursday; Snacks & Water throughout the weekend

  • Access to sauna and hot tub

  • An opportunity to network with other entrepeneurs


ALL ROOMS MAY BE SHARED as part of this immersive experience.  

THERE ARE A LIMITED NUMBER OF PRIVATE ROOMS AVAILABLE FOR AN ADDITIONAL PRICE.  See pricing info below and register  as soon as possible to reserve a private room.  

Please know that all scheduled events are optional.  Participants are encouraged to listen to their own inner voice and to find their own balance of structured activities and free time for personal reflection and relaxation.  

In addition to the primary program, there will also be optional self-care options which may include astrology readings, business coaching and/or massage therapy.  More information will be provided via email prior to the retreat.

Yoga Equipment
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Unrolling Yoga Mat

Retreat Facilitator - Calista Ocean

Calista is a writer, yoga teacher (RYT-500) and adventure-seeker.  She’s passionate about inviting others to journey through the beauty of their inner landscape by practicing yoga and self-reflection.  Her yoga classes and workshops combine postures, breathwork, dynamic movement, and visualization to support students who long to reconnect with their body and remember their own wisdom. 

Calista has a Masters in Business Administration (MBA) and a extensive business experience which includes working in corporate settings and as an entrepreneur.  Additionally, she has done 200+ hours of formal training through International Coach Academy and the Center for Transformational Coaching.  Her business background and coaching expertise give her a unique ability to provide practical insight and actionable advice through workshops and one-on-one work.

Contact us if you have any questions about the retreat or click the button below if you're ready to register and take advantage of Early Bird or other promotional pricing.

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