women’s lakeside weekend

august 1-4, 2024 – hillman retreat house

Remember how excited you were to head off to summer camp with your girlfriends? Recapture that excitement with a long weekend that feels like sleep-away camp, but with luxe upgrades such as King-sized beds, catered chef’s dinners and yoga overlooking the lake. Gather and connect with other women at the Hillman Retreat House, located 2 hours north of the Twin Cities and just minutes west of Mille Lacs Kathio State Park. Your yoga camp counselors Jennifer Golden and Mary McCallum will keep you both active and relaxed with yoga, paddleboarding and hiking.

Have questions about our retreats? Email Jennifer Golden and sign up for our quarterly retreat newsletter to be notified of new destinations.

accommodations

The Hillman Retreat House is an 11-bedroom, 6-bathroom vacation home that was built in 1925 as a mission house for the Catholic church. It has been extensively renovated for modern comfort while keeping the integrity of the original house.

what’s included

  • 3 nights lodging
  • 2 brunches, 3 catered dinners, snacks and non-alcoholic beverages
  • 2 yoga classes each day (morning Vinyasa, evening Restorative)
  • Paddleboard yoga with Jennifer Golden (weather permitting)
  • 2-hour forest therapy walk with certified forest bathing guide, Mary McCallum
  • 6 paddleboards available on a first-come, first-served basis

investment

  • Shared occupancy (2 sharing one King bed): $550/person
  • Single occupancy (1 King bed): $800/person
  • 2-bedroom suite, triple occupancy (1 King bed and 1 single bed, perfect for 3 girlfriends!): $1,500 total for the whole suite

Local to the area and don’t need a place to stay? A day pass is available for $100 per day and includes yoga, activities and meals.

PAYMENT & cancellation policy

  • Full balance is due upon registration
  • If canceling on or before June 30, 2024, 50% will be refunded
  • There is no refund for cancellations made on or after July 1, 2024

sample ITINERARY

  • 7am: Coffee & fruit
  • 8am: Vinyasa flow
  • 11am: Brunch
  • Free time
  • 6pm: Dinner
  • 7:30pm: Restorative yoga

*Itinerary subject to change based on weather and availability.

not included

  • Transportation to/from the retreat
  • Alcohol
  • Paddleboards (please contact us if you need to rent one for $75 for the whole weekend)

Have questions about our retreats? Email Jennifer Golden and sign up for our quarterly retreat newsletter to be notified of new destinations.