Joshua Tree Retreat
September 5-8, 2024

Grow & Gather Retreats &
The MotherWell Movement Present 

Refuge

Awaken and Restore Sacred Space in Your Life at our Intimate Women’s Retreat

September 5-8, 2024

Joshua Tree, CA

 

 

Feeling overwhelmed by life’s demands? Craving spaciousness and deeper connections with yourself and others?

Embark on a transformative journey with us.

Rediscover and reclaim sacred space in your life and the meaningful connection that you long for.

 

 

 

A Retreat Like No Other

Experience an enriching journey with Grow & Gather retreats and The MotherWell Movement.  We curate an intimate space to foster deep connections and a powerful container to support your healing and growth. Every aspect is meticulously planned, ensuring you depart feeling revitalized and cared for.

 

A Guided Experience

From guided circles to healing yoga, our itinerary is exquisitely designed to provide you with the ultimate retreat experience. We’ll nourish you with delicious, plant-based meals, support you with somatic movement and healing sound baths, and create space for your transformation through thoughtfully crafted activations.

 

Incredible Gaia

Gaia Villa is a luxurious retreat space nestled on 3.5 acres on the edge of Joshua Tree National Park. This Santa Fe-inspired property is the perfect backdrop for Refuge. We invite you to experience the transformative, healing nature of the Mojave Desert among an incredible group of women. Slow down and tap into the spiritually charged energy of the Southern California High Desert.

Explore more of Gaia Resort here: Gaia Villa

I had the pleasure of being a part of this amazing sisterhood of women and it was truly an experience that I will never forget.

– Grow & Gather Retreat Participant

What’s Included

  • 4 Days/ 3 Nights Accommodation
  • 3 Nourishing, Plant-Based Meals Each Day (*options for all dietary restrictions)
  • Guided Womens Circles 
  • Sound Healing & Meditation
  • Restorative & Flow Yoga
  • Daily Somatic Movement
  • Breathwork
  • Self-Love Photo Shoot
  • Ample Free Time for Integration & Connection
  • Upgraded experiences: Massage, Reiki, Private Yoga Session
  • Curated Welcome Gift from Local Women Artisans

Amenities

  • Saltwater pool w/ grotto waterfall 
  • Outdoor yoga pavilion & yoga studio
  • Jacuzzi spa with state-of-the-art massaging jets
  • Large beautiful outdoor fire pit 
  • Cold plunge tubs
  • Rooftop patio with firepit and amazing desert views
  • Multiple patio areas and expansive backyard
  • Outdoor games: Bocce Ball, Cornhole, Jumbo Jenga
  • Convenient access to JT National Park, trails & shops 

 

 

Accommodations


Semi-Private (2 Person Shared)

Enjoy your room with a view! Our Semi-Private rooms are perfect for sharing with a friend or connecting with a new one.

$1,950 per person
*Early Bird Pricing – Prices will increase May 1st*

  • 1-time payment of $1,950
  • 2- time payment of $975
  • Monthly payments as low as $287 after $800 deposit

I’m Ready to Say Yes!

Shared En Suite (3 Person Shared)

(SOLD OUT)

This comfortable abode offers the primary room with an en suite bathroom. All of the luxury in one place!


$1,750 per person
*Early Bird Pricing – Prices will increase May 1st*

  • 1-time payment of $1,750
  • 2- time payment of $875
  • Monthly payments as low as $237 after $800 deposit

I’m Ready to Say Yes!

Room at a retreat space with a bunk bed and two twin beds

Community (4 Person Shared)

Prioritize the spirit of community with this cozy and cute shared space!

 

$1,650 per person
*Early Bird Pricing – Prices will increase May 1st*

  • 1-time payment of $1,650
  • 2- time payment of $825
  • Monthly payments as low as $212 after $800 deposit

I’m Ready to Say Yes!

Being a part of Grow and Gather felt like finding my “found family”. The bond that we created during our time together was truly special and something that I will cherish forever.” – Past Retreat Participant

Sample Itinerary

 

Thursday

 Retreat Arrival

 Opening Circle

 Dinner

 Restorative Yoga

 

Friday

Morning Meditation

Breakfast

Guided Circle

Yoga Flow

Lunch

Free Time

Self Love Photoshoot

Dinner

Moonlight Sound Healing

Fireside Release Ceremony

 

SATURDAY

Morning Meditation

Breakfast

Guided Circle

Yoga Flow

Lunch

Free Time

Adornment Circle

Dinner

Stargazing Gathering

Game Night

 

Sunday

Morning Meditation

Breakfast

Closing Circle

Departure

Meet Your Hosts!

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April Trettel

April is a licensed therapist, certified circle facilitator, reiki healer, and award winning photographer. She is passionate about creating community and bringing back a sacred space that supports women gathering together. April is a mother to three spirited children. She is always picking up a new hobby and loves creating. 

 

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Lena Kelly

Lena is a mom of two who is passionate about bringing women together. As an event producer and natural connector, Lena Kelly is inspired to use her powers for good by curating memorable and meaningful experiences.

 

 

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Bree Lumsden

Bree Lumsden is a mother, Matrescence Educator & Guide, Yoga Teacher, Birth Doula, and champion for women’s wellness. She is honored to walk alongside women and support them in stepping into their power so that they can live more freely and abundantly. Bree feels most at home in nature and almost always has some kind of beverage in hand.

 

 

One of my fondest memories was when Lena knocked on my door and said “it’s time” whether it was time for dinner or time for a massage. Or how we all were having so much fun and excitement and laughed so hard my belly hurt.” – Past Retreat Participant

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Frequently Asked Questions

Contact Us!

Do you have questions or want to get in contact with us? Email us at growandgatherevents@gmail.com 

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