April 6-11, 2025

Refresh & flourish Retreat

Find Your Spark in Costa Rica!

Are you on the verge of burnout, navigating a hectic life that’s left you feeling disconnected and unfulfilled?

Do you often lie awake at night, plagued by guilt over the roles you juggle – wondering if you’re failing your children or partner? Have you found yourself whispering “yes” when every fiber of your being wants to say “no”? 

It’s exhausting, isn’t it? To strive for perfection, to silently battle self-doubt and constant comparison, all while losing touch with what your body truly needs.

If these words feel uncomfortably familiar, then it’s time for a change. It’s time to step back, breathe, and make space to reconnect with who you are – beyond your endless to-do lists.

This is your invitation to Refresh…and Flourish.

This is your time!

Transform your busy life into your best life

Leave behind the guilt and exhaustion. Here, your only task is to be pampered and cared for. Rediscover what it feels like to accept help without resistance, to embrace imperfection, and to let go of the compulsion to manage everything.

This is where you heal and where you finally put yourself first.

At the Refresh & Flourish Retreat, you’re not just another attendee; you’re the focus of
every element designed to rejuvenate your spirit and reignite your zest for life.

Step away from the chaos and into a world where your only task is to be taken care of.
This is where you refill your cup, so you can return home not just recharged, but transformed.

“As a mom of 3, I wasn’t sure about investing the time and money in myself, but it was the absolute best thing I could have done for me – and my family!
Devon D.

“The retreat was absolutely life changing! I was able to make realizations about my health and relationship to food, and learn the tools to change it.

Katy R.

“The impact on your life is priceless. If this has been on your bucket list, or is just spur of the moment, all I can say is… you won’t regret it!

Holly B.
Powerful Healing

Divine Dining: A feast for the senses

We understand that you spend countless days nourishing others and often forget to nourish yourself. Here, let the healing power of food restore you.

Imagine sitting down to a meal where every detail has been taken care of. No thinking about what to cook, no dishes to wash afterward—just the joy of being served a plate that feeds your soul as much as your body. This is your time to be taken care of, to heal, and to be nourished in every way possible.

Imiloa proudly serves locally-sourced, organic gourmet plant-based meals that aren’t just food—they’re a feast for the senses. Each dish is artistically plated, scientifically nourishing, and delightfully crafted by our five-star chefs, ensuring that you are not only eating but experiencing the highest form of culinary art.

All meals are served in the Heart of Imiloa, our stunning open-air dining room. Here, the views of lush gardens and the distant jungle are your backdrop as you indulge in creations that tantalize your palate and nourish your body. It’s more than a meal; it’s a moment to connect with nature, with food, and with yourself.

Tea, coffee, snacks, and fruit are available throughout the day, ensuring that your energy is replenished whenever you need a boost. For those seeking a little extra indulgence, our wellness bar package offers specialty coffee drinks, smoothies, and elixirs—each designed to enhance well-being and pleasure.

All inclusive, all about you.

Step off the plane and into a world where every detail is curated for your peace of mind:

Daily Yoga and Meditation

Realign with your body through sessions specially tailored to reconnect you with your physical self, melting away stress and reminding you of what it feels like to live fully.

Adventure and Relaxation:

Dive into our exclusive Blue Clay Waterfall experience and unwind at the beach. Each of the activities are designed to rejuvenate your spirit and stimulate your sense of adventure, blending thrilling explorations with serene relaxation.

Holistic Health Workshops:

Through interactive sessions, you’ll explore and understand holistic health principles. Each workshop is designed to enhance your knowledge about your body’s needs, teaching you practical ways to integrate wellness into every aspect of your life.

Empowering Restoration Experiences:

Immerse yourself in activities that not only soothe but also empower. Participate in personalized sessions that provide you with the tools to overcome exhaustion and establish balance.

Devine dining:

Savor exquisite, plant-based meals crafted by culinary experts to delight and nourish. Enjoy the luxury of having every meal prepared for you – no planning, no prep, no cleanup. 

Community Connection:

Join a circle of women who truly understand the pressures of balancing demanding lives. Together you’ll share experiences, learn from each other, and grow, creating a support network that lasts long after the retreat ends.

Relax & Renew

Your sanctuary awaits

Exhausted by the ceaseless noise and the relentless pace of your busy days? Imiloa is not just a place to sleep; it's a place to dream, nestled in the heart of nature.

Whether perched atop a majestic mountain with sweeping ocean vistas or hidden among the trees by a gentle, whispering river, every detail here is crafted for your comfort and to inspire your senses.

Imagine sinking into the most plush mattress, wrapped in ultra-soft 850 thread count sheets, offering you the coziest, most rejuvenating nap you’ve ever longed for. It’s the perfect escape to reclaim your peace and refresh your spirit. Even as you disconnect from the chaos, remain effortlessly connected to what matters with our state-of-the-art fiber optic internet. Share moments of your journey or check in back home—our connectivity ensures your peace remains undisturbed.

Relish the luxury of space and privacy in accommodations featuring elegant private en-suite baths. Daily cleaning services ensure your sanctuary sparkles, complemented by the purity of our thrice-filtered private well water—savor the freshness that enhances your stay. Choose from cozy single or comfortable double occupancy rooms, each framing unique views that inspire quiet contemplation or ignite your creative spark. Here, your room transforms into a personal retreat, designed to rejuvenate your spirit and reawaken your joy.

At Imiloa, every moment is an invitation—whether to lose yourself in a good book by the riverside, capture the sunset from your mountain lookout, or simply breathe deeply, soaking in the sights and sounds of paradise. Welcome to your personal slice of paradise, where every detail invites you to relax, renew, and rediscover joy.

Secure your spot

Are you constantly juggling a hectic schedule with no time left for yourself, feeling like you're always on the brink of burnout?  Do you end each day collapsing into bed, feeling unfulfilled and drained, as if you’re just going through the motions rather than truly living? 

If this resonates with you, it’s time to pause and breathe. Secure your spot at the Refresh & Flourish Retreat with a simple $500 deposit and start the journey toward transforming your hectic life into your best life. Remember, spaces are limited—we’re keeping this experience intimate to ensure each participant receives the attention they deserve.

Imagine stepping away from the relentless pace of daily life into a world where the primary focus is your wellbeing. At the Refresh & Flourish Retreat, you will rediscover what it means to feel alive. No more sipping cold coffee while sorting through an endless to-do list. Instead, picture yourself savoring a hot cup of coffee as you gaze at a serene waterfall, the stress of deadlines and demands replaced by peace and discovery.

With limited spots available, this retreat is designed to offer a personalized and intimate setting. You’ll dive deep into transformative practices with like-minded women who share your struggles and aspirations. This isn’t just about getting away; it’s about coming back stronger, centered, and full of life.

The retreat Deets:

Escape the overwhelm of daily demands in a serene Costa Rican setting where you can unwind with revitalizing self-care experiences, delight in nourishing meals prepared just for you, and build connections with women who truly understand your journey.

When:

July 30-August 4, 2025

Join us for a journey back to yourself – an experience crafted for those who are tired of feeling stretched too thin. 

Find balance, reclaim your energy, and embrace happiness. 

This is more than just a break from the daily grind; it’s a chance to learn practical tools for managing life’s demands while nurturing your own needs. 

Come rediscover your inner strength and joy in a supportive, understanding community. This is where you start feeling empowered and truly alive again.

Who is this for?

Do you ever catch yourself just going through the motions, day after day?

Maybe you feel like you’re constantly on, always juggling the needs of everyone around you until you’re just a blur in your own life. It’s exhausting, isn’t it?

You deserve a pause. You deserve to feel the joy and excitement of life again, not just merely exist.

That’s exactly what this retreat is about. It’s a place to step away from the chaos, to drop the “must-dos” and “shoulds.” Here, you can breathe deeply, reconnect with yourself and remember what it feels like to live fully and freely. It’s your time to recharge, refocus, and reignite your spark in a setting that understands and supports you. This is your sanctuary where the only expectation is to take care of yourself.

What's included:

Step into a world where everything is taken care of – just for you. We understand that you need a break from the constant demands of everyday life. That’s why we’ve meticulously planned every detail so that all you need to do is show up and immerse yourself in rejuvenation. Leave the logistics to us, and focus on what truly matters – rediscovering your spark again.

Luxury Accommodations: From the moment you land at SJO airport, every detail is handled. Enjoy seamless charter flights and ground transportation directly to our retreat location. 

Gourmet Dining: Delight in daily nourishing meals and drinks, including a special 3-course plant-based dinner experience each night, crafted to replenish your body and excite your taste buds.

Pampering Spa/Massage Treatment: Choose from a range of spa services for your included treatment – each designed to soothe, rejuvenate, and energize you. *Note additional services available at an additional cost.

Dynamic Workshops: Engage in transformative sessions like Eat, Heal, Love: Culinary Keys to Vibrant Health, Flow & Function: Mastering Your Hormonal Health, and Life in Harmony: Practical Tools for Juggling it All. These sessions are crafted to empower you with knowledge and tools to maintain balance and health long after you’ve left Costa Rica.

Exhilarating Experiences: Immerse yourself in the natural beauty of Costa Rica with our exclusive blue clay waterfall experience and unwind at a festive dinner beach party.

Local Culture and Shopping: Explore a local farmer’s market and charming town shops, perfect for picking up unique gifts and experiencing the local Pura Vida.

Daily Yoga and Meditation: Start each day with yoga and meditation practices that reconnect you with your inner calm.

Personalized Welcome Basket and Custom Journal: Receive a curated welcome basket and a custom journal to enhance your experience and capture your journey.

What's not included:

While this all-inclusive retreat covers nearly every aspect of your stay, please be aware that airfare to/from SJO airport, hotel stays outside of the retreat dates, travel insurance, and personal expenses such as shopping and gratuities are not covered.

There are only 15 spots available for this retreat, and they are filling fast!

sit back, relax

what You’ll Experience

  • Hormonal Harmony: Picture this: waking up feeling like everything’s in sync — no more mood swings or unexpected energy dips. We’ll dive deep into hormone health, teaching you the secrets to keeping your internal rhythms humming beautifully. It’s like finally understanding the language your body has been trying to speak all along!
  • Restful Nights: Imagine closing your eyes at night and actually drifting off without a struggle. We’ll explore proven sleep hygiene practices and relaxation techniques that turn bedtime into a peaceful escape, not a nightly battle. You’ll return home ready to hit the pillow and actually enjoy every rejuvenating second of sleep.
  • Sustainable Weight Management: Forget crash diets or feeling guilty about food. Our retreat shows you how to love what you eat and eat what you love, all while supporting your body’s natural weight goals. You’ll come back knowing how to whip up meals that are as kind to your waistline as they are delicious.
  • Masterful Discipline and Time Management: Tired of feeling like there’s never enough time? We’ll transform your approach with easy-to-implement strategies that make managing your busy life a breeze. It’s about moving from chaos to control, turning your to-do list from a source of stress into a well-organized game plan.
  • Stress Reduction and Energy Management: Say goodbye to burnout and hello to bouncing through your days with a new pep in your step. Our workshops will show you how to shield yourself from stress and keep your energy levels high. Picture yourself moving from one task to the next with calm precision, mastering your daily grind like a true zen warrior.
  • Holistic Healing and Wellness: Step into practices that heal not just the body, but the soul too. Whether it’s through quiet meditation sessions or lively group discussions, you’ll discover new ways to nurture your well-being. Imagine going home not just healed, but wholly revitalized, with a toolkit of natural remedies and wellness practices that feel like a daily treat.

exclusive early bird bonuses!

Kickstart your transformation with four one-hour one-on-one coaching sessions valued at $1,000—yours for free with your early bird booking.

These aren’t just any sessions; they’re personalized deep dives into the issues you’ve been battling: hormonal imbalances that throw off your mood and energy, sleepless nights that leave you exhausted before the day begins,
and the weight struggles that follow you no matter what you try.

Start boosting your metabolism and elevating your energy levels from the moment you sign up.

Why wait for the retreat to start feeling better?

Make the decision today that your future self will thank you for. Spaces are limited and
will go fast. Let this be the moment you choose renewal over fatigue, empowerment
over exhaustion. Book now and start your path to lasting wellness.

Unlock this exclusive offer and claim your spot in paradise before June 30, 2024.

Meet your host, Susan.

Metabolism Maven & diet drama slayer

Adventure seeker. Taco connoisseur. spontaneous kitchen dancer.

As a Functional Nutrition & Metabolism Specialist, Certified Life & Health Coach, and retired Air Force veteran, Susan brings a wealth of knowledge and a spirited approach to wellness. But she’s not just any health expert – she’s also a mom of six, ranging from adults to a teenager and a lively toddler who joined the family thanks to a vasectomy reversal in 2020. Although she’s told she’s crazy for starting all over in her 40s, embracing motherhood again has been Susan’s greatest joy.

Once caught in the exhausting cycle of being an overwhelmed and stressed mom, Susan discovered holistic health strategies that transformed her life. Now, she’s dedicated to helping other moms break free from diet drama with an enthusiasm so contagious, even her kids tell her to chill!

For over a decade, Susan has guided thousands of women to lose weight an revitalize their metabolism through her fun and science-based MetaboBliss program. She helps moms balance their health and family schedules without sacrificing their favorite foods.

Susan believes deeply in the power of taking time to rebalance, realign and reconnect with your goals, your purpose and with God – and this retreat is the perfect chance to do just that.

Your Sanctuary Awaits

Accommodations

Exhausted by the ceaseless noise and the relentless pace of your busy days?

Imiloa is not just a place to sleep; it’s a place to dream, nestled in the heart of nature.

Whether perched atop a majestic mountain with sweeping ocean vistas or hidden among the
trees by a gentle, whispering river, every detail here is crafted for your comfort and to inspire your senses.

It's the perfect escape to reclaim your peace and refresh your spirit.

Imagine sinking into the most plush mattress, wrapped in ultra-soft 850 thread count sheets, offering you the coziest, most rejuvenating nap you’ve ever longed for. It’s the perfect escape to reclaim your peace and refresh your spirit.

Even as you disconnect from the chaos, remain effortlessly connected to what matters with our state-of-the-art fiber optic internet. Share moments of your journey or check in back home—our connectivity ensures your peace remains undisturbed. Even as you disconnect from the chaos, remain effortlessly connected to what matters with our state-of-the-art fiber optic internet.

Share moments of your journey or check in back home—our connectivity ensures your peace remains undisturbed.

Accommodations will be first come, first served and are described below:

Jogolo Villa
(SOLD OUT!)

Perched on the edge of the cliff, at the furthest end of the property, sits a 170-year-old home from the Java Isalands called Jogolo. Complete with a writer’s desk, outdoor Balinese shower, hand-carved architecture that will transport you to another land and time, Jogolo is teeming with history and comfort.

Details

VIP Jogolo Villa: $6,500

(Payment plans available)

Sky Forest
(SOLD OUT!)

Mountain, Jungle & Ocean View Suites. Sky Forest is on 8 contiguous acres to Imiloa, making the campus feel like a 30-acre wonderland. The home is 3500 sq ft with three expansive bedrooms, two downstairs and one up, with mountain, jungle and oceans views.

Details

$5,500 per person

(Payment plans available)

Jungle Bungalows

The Jungle Bungalows are in close proximity to the common area, and right on the pathway to a private waterfall. Bali inspired, the interiors feature natural finishings and beautiful details. Spacious bathrooms with a shower and soaking tub looking out to the rainforest.

Details

$4,500 per person

(Payment plans available)

Geodesic River Domes

Geodesic River Domes. Inspired by sacred geometry, the geodesic river domes sit in the rainforest along the edge of a private river. Enjoy the soothing sounds of the flowing water paired with the vibrant sounds of the jungle.

Details

$4,500 per person


(Payment plans available)

It's $500 down to save your spot today! Room choices are first come, first served.

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wave goodbye to exhaustion, stress and guilt, and say hello to a happier, healthier you!

join us for the Refresh & Flourish Retreat from july 30-august 4, 2025!

Secure your spot today, and together, we’ll navigate the journey from burnout to balance, transforming exhaustion into energy and rediscovering the vibrant, fulfilled you!

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