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Women’s Retreat: Southern Illinois

Connect with the courage to live your dreams

It’s Summer Camp!

(But in the fall, because that’s nicer.)

October 14-17, 2021 • $450 all-inclusive
Benton, Illinois (90 minutes from St. Louis)

  1. Sleep in a shared yurt
    Simple accommodations with bunks, just like camp
  2. Three meals a day — plus S’Mores!
    You won’t have to think about what’s for dinner even once.
  3. Outdoor Adventures
    Canoes, campfires, hiking, climbing wall, ropes course & more
  4. Nourish your body, brain & spirit
    Yoga, meditation, guided journaling, and other activities to help you connect with the courage to live your dreams.

Sleep summercamp style in a shared yurt

We won’t tell if you whisper with your bunkmates after lights-out!

Yes, there are also hot-water showers and flush toilets. You’ll bring your own sheets & towels, everything else is there for you!

The getaway you need

No responsibilities, no demands. Three days without thinking, problem-solving, meal planning.

Everything is planned for you, and all expenses (except any winery purchases) are included. Between activities, you’ll have free time to just…be.

Amazing women

Spending time in nature with an amazing group of women is an adventure in itself. You’ll be inspiring each other in a judgement-free zone.

No one will force you to socialize or “tell the group about yourself.” But you might laugh more in one weekend than you did in all of 2020!

Activities Galore!

NOTE: All activities are recommended if you want a fully transformative experience, but NOTHING is mandatory. Sneak off to hike, read, or nap if you’d rather, no questions asked.

  • Yoga
  • Hiking
  • Canoeing
  • Campfires
  • Meditation
  • Dance Party
  • Musical Brains on the Beach
  • Talent Show
  • Climbing/Ropes Course
  • Guided Journaling
  • Bus Trip to Winery
  • Free Time to Relax

Retreat Theme: Connect with the courage to live your dreams


I’ve learned a lot about courage on my adventures. Like how it frees you to follow you dreams and live a juicy, joyful life.

I can’t wait to share the techniques I use to rally my courage, stretch my comfort zone, and reach for my dreams without hesitation.

This isn’t Fear Factor — I promise no leeches or scorpions! Just outdoor fun with new friends and a few guided activities to help you discover your inner badass & connect with the courage to live your dreams.

~ Lauren Zehara Haas

My previous Women’s Adventure guests say:

Yes! Sign me up!

Price: $ 450.00

By submitting your registration, you are agreeing to the following conditions:

I understand that, despite safety precautions, Indie Travel Guru, LLC cannot guarantee safety against normal risks inherent in physical activities. Indie Travel Guru, LLC does not provide health and accident insurance for trip participants, and I understand that any medical expenses, property loss, or other personal expenditures that result during or from this travel/trip, are to be borne by participant.

I also hereby consent, give authorization to, and release from liability; trip leaders to secure any emergency medical treatment in event I am unable to, and I agree to be responsible for the costs thereof.

In consideration of the opportunity afforded, with full knowledge and acceptance of the risks associated with this trip and any recreational activities noted within; and with full understanding of the above issues/conditions and risks, I hereby release, indemnify and hold harmless Indie Travel Guru LLC, its staff, officers, volunteers, and agents from all form and manner of risks inherent in, and from all claims, suits and demands of any nature arising from participation in said trip, or activities.

I also understand that I am paying to reserve a spot at the retreat. My payment may not be refunded if I cancel my reservation within 2 weeks of the event, or if I depart early or arrive late.

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