Yoga & Creative Writing Retreat
August 23rd-25th in Packwood, WA
Does adulting leave your creative spirit a little thirsty? Do you wonder how your to-do list is growing longer even though you’re always busy? And how about that social media? Pin. Double-tap. Share. Repeat. Ugh. Thumb cramp.
It’s too easy to find yourself under pressure these days. Ever wonder what would happen if you unsubscribed from expectations? Us too.
About This Retreat
Join us for a weekend of yoga, writing, hiking, deep meditation and creative hydration. Learn simple movement practices to open your body to creative flow and counter tech neck, and experience trance journeys to lubricate your inspiration pathways. Seek counsel or take the space your wild edges are craving. Bring a writing project or follow the prompts your guides offer. This is your adventure—batteries not included.
All yoga, writing and group activities are all-levels friendly.
No starving artists here! Join us and enjoy:
2 home cooked brunches with DIY toppings galore, plus coffee
One home cooked dinner and an interactive dessert
Local coffee from Mountain Goat Roasters
Tacos and appetizers at Packwood Brewing (Buy YOB)
Did we mention there's coffee? And tea.
Two nights lodging at the historic Packwood Station bunkhouse
Two gentle yoga classes with Jenessa
Deep trance journey meditation with Sarah
Potent group rituals
Mountain medicine (group hike)
Inspiring and revealing journal prompts
Earth mandala collaboration activity
One-on-one writing and creative soul coaching
The power of unplugging
Note: Wifi is available. Phones, computers, and electronics are welcome, but please limit their use during social activities.
Our schedule is still in the works, but we can tell you these deets for sure:
Arrival time will be flexible on Friday, between 5-7 pm.
Our group hike will take place on Saturday.
Departure will be at 11 am on Sunday.
About the Destination
We’re lodging in the former ranger station bunkhouse at historic Packwood Station where rangers, trail crews and riders,
and forest fire fighters stayed for decades! It’s rustic, cozy and clean.
Packwood is a quaint mountain town with all the creature comforts. The Mountain Goat coffee shop and Packwood Brewing are within walking distance of the bunkhouse.
Packwood is situated between Mt. Rainier, Mt. St. Helens and Mt. Adams.
The Gifford Pinchot National Forest, Goat Rocks Wilderness, Tatoosh Wilderness, and William O. Douglas Wilderness are nearby.
You’ll want to bring a camera or sketchpad.
Select the accommodation of your choice to book your experience.
Pricing is all-inclusive (lodging, food, activities).
All rooms are private. Some have single beds, some have double, and some have queens.
Rooms are first to arrive, first claimed with the exception of partners who will be reserved a queen sized bed.
Want to join but not ready to pony up with the whole chunk of cash at once?
Contact us to arrange a $100 deposit.