More thAn a therapy session 

Sometimes we need something big and different to create change in our lives. We need something more than an hour squeezed in between the routine of our day to day lives. Going into nature offers that break from technology, social media, other peoples expectations, and the things in our daily life that make it hard to shift old habits and patterns.

This is a unique and immersive experience where you will be encouraged to push your limits of exploration. To interact with the sights, sounds, and vastness of the outdoors, all with the assurance that the space is being secured by your fellow travelers and your certified wilderness guide and Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Zoe Gillis.   

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Escape the city

Imagine showing up to a private campsite beautifully and perfectly arranged for your arrival.  Everything is taken care, the gear, the food, and the flow of scheduled activities.

You have the time and the space to fully immerse yourself in an experience where you will be guided through meditation, journaling, and sound to slowly disconnect from social media, your phone, and daily pressure. Then throughout the weekend spend time reconnecting to your inner state of peace through yoga, meaningful conversations around the fire, and solo.

Taking Care Of You

Often we hear the call of the mountains or the desert, but don’t pursue the possibilities. Whether its because of busyness, the pull of other people, or trying to do too much, taking the time to slow down and feel grounded gets pushed aside. 

Everything about this weekend is designed to give you a deeper understanding of yourself. When you return home you will be equipped with skills that will help you better manage stress, deal with difficult emotions, and stay true to who you are and what you want.

Begin a journey of transformation that will lead you back to yourself by spending time with others in nature, going to a sound bath at the Integratron, and playing on the rocks in Pioneer Town, CA.  

The Details

Dates: October 18th - 20st  |  Gender: Co-Ed   |   Cost: $795 |  Terrain: Desert|  Activity Level: Easy

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We will be meeting October 19th at 12:30pm in Pioneertown, CA. From there we will caravan to a private campsite (pictured to the left) in Pioneertown, CA. The weekend will be spent going through group activities, spending time playing on the rocks in nature, flowing through yoga and meditation, and heading to the Integratron (shown below) for a sound bath.

Any equipment you might need like a tent or sleeping pad can be provided and is included in the cost. All food and activities are also included in the cost.

The first step is to reach out by clicking the button below and send us an email. From there we can set up a time to connect over the phone and answer any questions you might have.

After you register, you will receive a welcome packet via email to answer all your questions like what to pack, the schedule, and what to expect.  Then Zoe, your guide, will schedule a 30 minute phone call with you prior to the trip. This one-on-one conversation will help you prepare mentally and emotional and answer any questions you may have. You can also find answers to commonly asked questions in the Q&A section by clicking HERE


Meet Your Guide

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ZOE GILLIS, M.A. LMFT   I am a licensed counselor and experienced wilderness guide, and I will be your meditation and retreat guide – assisting you through your entire experience from the time you sign up through your return home.  If you need anything, have questions about logistics, or even just fears or feelings arise that you’d like to discuss, I am here for you! 

The Investment

The investment for the Joshua Tree Adventure includes, 3 days and a 2 nights stay at a private campground outside of Joshua Tree National Park.   All activities such as the sound bath at the Integratron (shown below), all food, and any gear you might need are included. 

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You will also receive a half hour phone call with Zoe Gillis, LMFT to support you as you prepare for this journey. In addition you will have one-on-one check ins during the retreat to ask any questions and help you stay grounded.

Throughout the weekend you will be led through inspiring and eye opening experiences in nature such as meditation, sound bath, yoga, and group discussions and healing. 

Total investment for 3 days and 2 nights all inclusive adventure: $795 USD

Have more questions check out our Q&A section by clicking HERE!