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Unplug for a weekend and join in on an exploration of healing, rejuvenating, relaxing, and releasing through the [often] joyful connection to nature.

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The retreat takes place at Bear Head Lake near Ely, Minnesota at the gateway of the Boundary Waters.  We'll be staying at a large secluded campsite overlooking Bear Head Lake.  We'll have our own private dock and swimming area plus access to miles of hiking.  Fall colors are expected to be in full swing.

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About the retreat:

-Learn simple Earth-based practices you can take home with you that help you navigate the ups and downs of life

-Understand how to connect with nature and play with nature in new ways that can open new doorways to health, happiness, and joyfulness

-Connect with like-hearted individuals and deepen into spiritual community 

-Eat yummy organic and local foods often hot from the campfire

-Our intention is for this retreat to be an intimate experience where you'll get to know the retreatants and have lots of opportunity for hands-on experience


You'll learn practices that can help:

-Manage overwhelm and stress

-Connect to deeper meaning

-Understand the causes of stress and its release

-Develop a sense of clarity when feeling scattered

-Support vitality and health

Guided by:

Laura Adrian


Laura is a multi-modal healer, spiritual explorer, and forever a student of life.  Her aim is to support people on their paths to uncover their power and passion through practices that are non-harming, empowering, and fun.  Laura has training in two types of yoga, CranioSacral Therapy, EnergyWork, EarthWork and mindfulness meditation.  She is also the Founder of the School of Earth Medicine.


David Nelson

David is a master spiritual teacher, healer, and forever student of life’s mysteries.  His passion is to help people overcome challenges and discover for themselves what’s on the other side of suffering.  

If you are curious about how to get there, the major modalities he works with are 1-1 mentoring in person or by Skype, Empowerment Circles, workshops, and retreats.  His offerings are an eclectic inspiration of his spiritual experiences.  They don’t fit into a box, and neither do any of us!   

Planning & Travel

Location: The retreat takes place at a large secluded group campsite adjacent to Bear Head Lake just outside of Ely, Minnesota.

Gear: You'll need to bring your own tent, sleeping bag, and sleeping pad. We'll send out a detailed packing list about a month before the trip.

Arrival: Participants can arrive as early as 3pm Friday, September 21st.  Participants can stay at the campsite as late as 11am on Sunday, September 23rd.

Food: We'll provide all the food, ingredients, and cookware.  Participants are invited to help prepare the food as a way to connect to the Earth and each other. We use almost 100% Organic and local foods.  Meals are vegetarian with dairy-free and gluten free options.


1) Click here to register.

2) Within 24-48 hours of registering you'll receive a welcome email.

3) Stay-tuned for emails regarding packing list and trip details.