Soul Wilderness Retreat

ASHEVILLE, NC
APRIL 18-21, 2019

The soul CRAVES wildness.

Re-discover your wild self in the Blue Ridge Mountains.

With the forest as our witness and ritual as our guide, we will enter into a space of deep magic to re-member our true natures.

On this retreat, you’ll have the space to leave behind the patterns and distractions of daily life.

Who are you when you’re un-interrupted?

On this retreat, you’ll participate in powerful ceremonies, receive energy healing, and practice hearing (and listening to) your intuition – all designed to restore your sense of purpose and belonging.

YOU matter.

Along the way, you’ll be lavished with nourishing food, restored and replenished by meditative nature walks, and infused with the kind of hope and love that’s only available when you’re with soul family.

What’s Included:

Ceremonies + Practical Magic

When you participate in ritual, studies have shown that your brain becomes more receptive to healing; making pattern-changes and long-term “software” updates not only more possible, but the effects more sustainable.

We’re incorporating powerful rituals throughout this retreat to help you simplify your life,  identify what truly matters to you, and return to a more aligned way of being, including a nighttime Seiðr (pronounced “say-thur”) circle with mind-expanding (and heart-opening) medicines, energy healing, soul transmissions, and healing songs from our Indigenous European ancestry.

You’ll also get hands-on practice and training to amplify your intuition, including working with herbal medicine, divination tools, discovering animal guides (and interpreting their messages), and visionary meditation practices – all of which will support your return home to everyday life.

Lodgings, Nourishment & Adventures

We’ll be staying at the gorgeous Wheel of Bliss retreat center in Hotsprings, NC (just outside of Asheville), where you’ll enjoy:

  • Comfortable shared lodgings
  • 8 organic, fresh meals (Thursday dinner—Sunday breakfast)
  • A guided nature hike and waterfall ritual
  • Creativity playshop with cosmic watercolor artist Tanya Casteel
  • Fire circle and fire ritual
  • Individual herbal medicine consultation and energy healing session

You can expect a deeply immersive, restorative, and magical experience – with more surprises to be revealed to our guests during the course of the retreat.

Lodgings, Nourishment & Adventures

We’ll be staying at the gorgeous Wheel of Bliss retreat center in Hotsprings, NC (just outside of Asheville), where you’ll enjoy:

  • Comfortable shared lodgings
  • 8 organic, fresh meals (Thursday dinner—Sunday breakfast)
  • A guided nature hike and waterfall ritual
  • Creativity playshop with cosmic watercolor artist Tanya Casteel
  • Fire circle and fire ritual
  • Individual herbal medicine consultation and energy healing session

You can expect a deeply immersive, restorative, and magical experience – with more surprises to be revealed to our guests during the course of the retreat.

What’s NOT included?

Your airfare and transportation to and from Wheel of Bliss Retreat Center

Any souvenirs or take-home herbal remedies
(custom formulas will be available for purchase and can be formulated and shipped to you from my Apothecary)

My retreat with Lola and Tigre was one of the most incredible and life changing experiences I’ve ever had…

They were the most phenomenal guides.  You could truly feel how devoted they are to their work and the passions they have to make this world a better place.  They are living examples of truth, love, strength and harmony.  I am SO deeply grateful to have been gifted the opportunity to adventure with them as my leaders.

I urge anyone who is on the fence about journeying deeper with them to take the plunge!  It’s absolutely worth it!!  You’ll be SO glad you did!!

—A.R.D.
Guest at our 2017 Peru Retreat

Meet Your Leaders

Lola Pickett

To facilitate potent retreat experiences, Lola brings her background in clinical herbalism, plus her extensive experience in transformational coaching, energy healing, and metaphysical spirituality.

She will be your Völva (pronounced verl-va) and Seiðr ceremonialist, guide your intuitive practices, and offer herbal counsel + energy healing.

Tigre Pickett

Tigre co-facilitates transformational experiences with his wife, Lola.

He brings a unique, earth-based perspective to soul work, and shares wisdom from the world of Permaculture to help people create sustainable, kind, and abundant lifestyles. 

He assists in sacred ceremonies, whips up incredible food, and will lead our outdoor adventures in nature.

Tanya Casteel

Tanya is an artist and cosmic visionary, bringing her unique perspective on both creativity and animal wisdom to our Tarot and Wild Creativity workshops.

She’ll be helping you unlock your inner vision, lead a visionary meditation session, and guide you to create your own Cosmic Animal watercolor painting to bring home with you.

Pricing + Logistics

This all-inclusive retreat is only $1,555 to attend. We will gladly make payment plan arrangements to accommodate your needs.

All payments must be completed by March 31st, 2019.

You may reserve your spot with a $300 non-refundable (fully transferable) deposit.

We’ll be in touch within 24-hours to confirm receipt of your deposit and go over next steps.

Travel Planning:

The nearest airport is the Asheville, NC regional airport (AVL), followed by Charlotte, NC (CLT).
Plan to arrive to Wheel of Bliss in time for our dinner and opening circle at 6pm on 4/18.

We will close the retreat at 12pm on Sunday 4/21.

Feeling butterflies in your belly?

Elevate Your Being

Your presence inspires me... as do the words that you share on your podcast, your website, all the different touch points you choose to reach others with. It has allowed me to start weaving the narrative of what I desire to create. Your courage gives me courage. Your vibration dances with mine. Your work still carries me forward with its potency. This is excellence.

~Alexandra