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“To love ourselves and support each other in the process of becoming real is perhaps the single greatest act of daring greatly.”—Brene Brown


Root to Rise is a weekend retreat offering you the opportunity to uncover and reclaim the edges of the truth of who you are. Through a combination of breathwork, movement, conversation circles, and creative exercises you will be guided to ground into that truth, define the edges of where you begin and where expectations and the outside world ends, and claim your wholeness powerfully in community with others. 

You will be seen and supported in your full authenticity, creating a community of girl friends who will hold space for you to be 100% real 100% of the time.

The weekend will be a balance of the soulful and the playful, prioritizing laughter and fun just as much as deep self-inquiry and vulnerable conversation.


Join us October 18-20 in Palm Springs, California


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root to rise offers you:

  • 3 days, 2 nights shared accommodation at a luxury villa in Indio, California

  • Vegetarian meals (dietary restrictions may be accommodated)

  • Opening cacao ceremony and intention-setting

  • Morning yoga practice

  • A mind-body-soul approach to both personal and community connection, including group conversation and coaching, education, and creative exercises

  • Breathwork circle

  • Space to swim, journal, and reflect


Your Facilitators:

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Mimi Mitrius: As a yoga teacher, business developer, life coach, and avid hiker, Mimi consistently finds herself in new arenas when it comes to helping others live their most fulfilled life. She has a fierce love for nature, travel, and is a proud puppy parent. Growth never stops and the opportunity to share knowledge, support, hold space, and simply work things out are what truly lights her up.

Mandy Sciacchitano is a certified life coach and breathwork facilitator who specializes in helping over-giving, service-driven women avoid burnout and serve themselves and others better through establishing boundaries, reclaiming personal power, and discovering where they begin. She loves cultivating communities and helping women “dive deep” with one another, letting their true selves shine through, mask free. She leads cacao ceremonies and breathwork circles in the L.A. area, and lights up talking about houseplants, her two kitties, and astrology.

Mimi & Mandy became friends when Mandy awkwardly asked Mimi out for a glass of wine after yoga class one night. That wine date turned into morning hikes with Mimi’s absurdly cute dog, Tucker, and a friendship based on a shared love of personal growth, good food, animals, and experimenting with all the woo things for personal growth and healing.


The Retreat Space

Located in Indio, California, about 30 minutes from the Palm Springs airport, this 5-bedroom, 4-bath villa offers the perfect blend of comfort and connection. With ample indoor and outdoor gathering space for community, the villa also boasts a fire pit, pool and spa, ping pong and pool tables, and 12’ walls in a gated community for ultimate privacy. We will be serving up a menu of 3 healthy, balanced meals per day, as well as a variety of snacks, and will provide time for rest, relaxation, and enjoying the amenities in the retreat schedule.

**Please note that no alcoholic beverages will be served, as we want to see the real, authentic you with no masks all weekend long.

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Stay options & investment

Current Availability:

King Master Suite | 2 guests (must book together) | $550/pp (Single guest $900)

Bunk Room | 4 guests | $550/pp | SOLD 

Double Queen |2 guests | SOLD

Queen 1 | 1 guest | SOLD

Queen 2 | 1 guest | SOLD

Payment and signed waiver required to reserve your spot. Full payments taken by Venmo or credit/debit in advance. Payment plan available on a case-by-case basis.


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Inclusivity + Accessibility Statement:

This retreat is open to both cis and trans womxn of any race, ethnicity, or sexual orientation. It is our desire to make this retreat as physically accessible as possible. We will be suggesting light movement in the form of yoga and dancing, though it is optional. The retreat space does not have any stairs. If you plan to use the pool, a general swimming proficiency is required.

We can accommodate most dietary requests, however if you have an allergy or a concern, please note it on your enrollment form. Depending on the severity of your allergies you may be requested to bring your own food for your safety.


Refund Policy:

If you decide to cancel your participation within 48 hours of booking, you are entitled to an 100% refund.
Cancellations made after 48 hours of books until September 18 will be entitled to a 50% refund.
No refunds will be granted after September 18, 2019.