6 Days Montana Connection with Body, Mind & Horses Wellness Retreat

September 15-20, 2020

Join us at a Montana Retreat to reconnect with your body, mind, and spirit at The Cottonwood Equine Resort, a beautiful private horse ranch in Joliet, Montana (40 minutes from Billings, Montana) from September 15-20, 2020 with a nourishing and inspiring 5 nights/6-day Equine Wellness Retreat. Created to cultivate peace from within, this is an intimate retreat experience for wellness seekers who enjoy spending time outside in nature.
Relax your body, quiet your mind, smooth out your energy. Lean into different experiences. Simply breath in the fresh mountain air and discover a new joy in life.
Realize your intrinsic value, unlock immeasurable potential, and step into the life of fulfillment and freedom you deserve.

Quote from The Cottonwood Resort Website:
“Uncover your inner leader.
Horses harness power within their gentleness. An equine leadership retreat is an opportunity to discover your own power, compassion, and intention. Cottonwood Equine Coaching is your opportunity to change life as you know it. For yourself, and for others.
How many of us wander through life wishing for something greater? Deeper relationships, a more fulfilling job, a nicer house, more money… but, most of all, a life that feels truly meaningful and authentic? The truth is, most of us walk through life in prisons of our own design. We allow the opinions and disappointments of others to shape our perception of ourselves and, therefore, the reality that we live in.

At Cottonwood Equine Coaching, we know how it feels to allow our shortcomings and hurts to suffocate our happiness and stunt our growth. We know from experience that a life of mere self-preservation is really no life at all; that’s why we’re passionate about making a lasting, tangible impact on people’s lives. We partner with horses to identify each individual’s value, cultivate their relationship skills, and release them to greater authenticity in a safe, inspirational environment.”

Unburden from the stress of life with the fresh air in Montana and the beauty of the Mountains at our Connection with body, mind, and horse’s wellness retreat!

We are mindfully keeping this event to only 6-12 Attendees.

We ask you to communicate with us regarding your travel plans; (i.e. airline flights etc.) Please make sure if you book your flights that they are refundable or have free exchanges for a flight later, should we need to cancel because of the Virus or low attendance.
This retreat is for 6-12 attendees plus 3 leaders.








EventHighlights

Tuesday September 15, 2020

Sunday September 20, 2020

Both Abby and Jill are wellness enthusiasts and nature lovers. Abby’s love of horses and passion for wellness will be presented with classes showing you how to connect and train with them using games and the language of ‘horse’ (horse whispering). She will share this amazing experience with other horse lovers who desire spending time with these graceful creatures in a gorgeous setting and beautiful home owned by Abby and her husband Mark.
•Learn how horses think and how to communicate in their language
•Connect with mindfulness practices including yoga, moving meditation and Tai Chi, to calm your soul and deepen your spirituality
• Enjoy an intimate space for growth individually and as a group with like-minded people to co-create community
•Cultivate the power of community by sharing story led by Jill, yoga, breath work, and beautiful movement
•Experience self-study and individual space to connect with “Self”, transforming body, mind & spirit
•Explore the beauty of Montana with local excursions
•Indulge in a relaxing wellness and growth experience with “self” and horses




EventAgenda

Both Abby and Jill are wellness enthusiasts and nature lovers. Abby’s love of horses and passion for wellness will be presented with classes showing you how to connect and train with them using games and the language of ‘horse’ (horse whispering). She will share this amazing experience with other horse lovers who desire spending time with these graceful creatures in a gorgeous setting and beautiful home owned by Abby and her husband Mark.
•Learn how horses think and how to communicate in their language
•Connect with mindfulness practices including yoga, moving meditation and Tai Chi, to calm your soul and deepen your spirituality
• Enjoy an intimate space for growth individually and as a group with like-minded people to co-create community
•Cultivate the power of community by sharing story led by Jill, yoga, breath work, and beautiful movement
•Experience self-study and individual space to connect with “Self”, transforming body, mind & spirit
•Explore the beauty of Montana with local excursions
•Indulge in a relaxing wellness and growth experience with “self” and horses

Welcome to Cottonwood Equine Ranch Resort

Tuesday September 15, 2020
•Guests Arrive Pick-up at the Airport
•3:00 PM+ Arrival & Check-In
•4:00 PM Unwind
•4:45 PM Group Connection
•5:30 PM Dinner
•6:30 PM Relax
•7:00 PM Group Introduction
•7:15 PM Group Welcome and Connection
•8:30 PM Group Evening Chair Yoga Meditation
•9:30 PM Relax by Fire Pit and turn in for the night

•Massages Available (Optional anytime except Group Connection times; must sign-up prior to the retreat)



Rise & Ride to a New Day of Renewal

Wednesday September 16, 2020
•6:30 AM Sunrise Meditation and Breathe Work at the Ranch; (Possible off-site for people sleeping at additional property)
•7:15 AM Session 1 of Morning Movement and Stretching
•8:00 AM Group nutritious breakfast featuring delicious, custom-made protein smoothies at the Ranch
•9:00 AM Meditation
•10:00 AM Snack
•10:30 AM Horsemanship demo with horses: body language, leadership, clarity
•12:15 PM Group Lunch
•1:30 PM-3:30 Free time to rest, walk, journal
•3:30-3:30 PM Snack
•3:30-5:00 PM Group Class on Nutrition and wellness
•5:15 PM – 6:00 PM Evening Movement stretch
•6:15 PM Eat Dinner/clean-up
•7:30 PM Group Vision Board
•8:30 PM Fire Pit and Connection
•9:30 PM Bedtime: Time to turn in at the o’l corral


Awaken to Fresh Mountain Air

Thursday September 17, 2020
•6:30 AM Sunrise Meditation and Breathe Work at the Ranch; or Off-site for people sleeping at additional property
•7:30 AM Session 1 of Morning Movement and Stretching
•8:00 AM Nutritious breakfast at the Ranch
•9:00-10:00 AM Meditation
•10:00-10:15 AM Snack
•10:30 AM-11:45 AM Group class with horses
•11:45 PM Group Lunch Cooking Class at Ranch
•1:00 PM Explore Montana at an outing
•6:00 PM Group Outing for Dinner
•8:000 PM Evening Yoga stretch
•8:45 PM Fire Pit and Connection
•9:30 PM Bedtime: Time to turn in at the o’l corral

Live. Laugh. Love

Friday September 18, 2020
•6:30 AM Sunrise Meditation and Breathe Work at the Ranch; or Offsite for people sleeping at additional property
•7:30 AM Session 1 of Morning Movement and Stretching
•8:00 AM Nutritious breakfast at the Ranch
•9:00-9:45 AM Meditation and Music
•10:00-10:15 AM Snack
•10:30 PM-1:15 PM Individual horse rides with Abby
•12:45-1:15 PM Group Lunch at Ranch
•1:30 PM-3:00 PM Group Story, Burden Release and Connection time with Jill
•3:15 PM-5PM Walks, journal, meditate, private trail rides (Abby) or Yoga/Tai Chi with horse
Riding lessons
•5:00 PM Group Outing for Dinner
•8:00 PM Evening Movement Stretch
•8:45 PM Improv
•9:30 PM Bedtime: Time to turn in at the o’l corral

Each Day is a New Beginning

Saturday September 19, 2020
•6:30 AM Sunrise Meditation and Breathe Work at the Ranch; or Off-site for people at additional property
•7:30 AM Morning Movement and Stretching
•8:00 AM Nutritious breakfast at the Ranch
•9:00-9:45 AM Music Meditation
•10:00-10:15 AM Snack
•10:30 PM-12:00 PM Group leadership class with horses
•12:15 PM Lunch at Ranch
•1:30 PM Continue the Private Trail Rides and/or Story and Burden Release or Explore Montana at an outing
•6:00 PM Group Outing for Dinner
•8:000 PM Group Class
•8:45 PM Improv and Closing
•9:30 PM Fire Pit
Pack and Bedtime: Time to turn in at the o’l corral

Renewed. Restored. Reconnected

Sunday September 20, 2020
•6:30 AM Sunrise Meditation and Breathe Work
•7:00 AM Morning Movement Stretching and Meditation
•7: 45 AM Nutritious breakfast on the patio
•8:45 AM Say our Good-byes
•9:30 AM Transportation to airport for departures

About TheEvent

Cultivate personal growth, insight, self-love, and wellness involving the horse-human relationship, body awareness, beautiful movement, and mindfulness at this amazing retreat at The Cottonwood Resorts in Montana.
This retreat offers leadership & connection experiences that will equip you with skills that can be used to be fully present and at peace with yourself in Body and Mind. The awe-inspiring setting provides a peaceful and unspoiled backdrop for this transformative retreat.
Quote by Abby; CEO The Cottonwood Equine Retreats, Abby knows that leaders are invaluable. A home with an authentic leader will be more loving. An office with authentic leaders will be more productive and a lot more fun. No matter where you grew up, it can be tough. Everyone is navigating through their purpose in the world and how to be cool.
The transformative horse/human experience will enable you to
• Learn about and interact with horses on a whole new level of understanding
• Participate in experiences and workshops designed around your specific needs and those of the group
• Become more aware of your own obstacles, fears and how to move past them.
• Gain clarity about communication with self, at work and at home.
• Develop skills in problem-solving, teamwork and creative thinking
• Cultivate self-confidence, courage, and authenticity.
• Take all that you have learned into the saddle with optional private riding lessons or trail rides.
• Engage in learning with the group (and optionally with individual Instructors).
• Practice daily movement, and meditation sessions
• Enjoy the incredible mountains and terrain and get in tune with your body & mind
• Experience connection with the other attendees, and the support of our amazing team of leaders
• Be led in Movement, Meditation, Music, Breath Work, Horsemanship, Group Story Circles & Vision Boards
• Renew and rejuvenate your relationship with self, nature, and community connection
• Discover burdens in your life that keep you stuck, and set yourself free
• Learn how to ride as a beginner or enhance your intermediate skills on horses
• Experience body movement, meditation & horsemanship as a beginner or with intermediate abilities. Go at your own pace!

Why Horses?
Horses have been sacred animals in many cultures for thousands of years. They give us the gift of discovering our true authentic selves, not who we may pretend to be. How we look, what we wear, how much money we have, our political or religious views, all have no meaning. They approach us with the genuine desire to connect, be safe, and develop relationship. Are we a trustworthy leader? Are we hesitant or bold, nervous, or confident, aggressive, or gentle, sensitive, or harsh, conflicted, or clear? Do we stress them out, or help them relax? Do we send mixed messages, or do we express clarity? As we seek mutual, inter-species understanding & communication, we learn far more about ourselves than ever before. They mirror us, require us to be fully present, and to develop deeper self-awareness that can transform our lives



Who This Is For

Horses expect authentic connection, and they demand leadership. Are you showing up in life and at your jobs as leaders?
Is your life filled with busyness and running on empty? Do you desire balance, tranquility, and wellness in your life?
Are there situations in your life where you feel overwhelmed with the busyness, loneliness, lack of self-confidence, confusion, fear?
•Those seeking authentic connection, leadership, balance, wellness, and increased health in life
•Desire to slow down, unplug and connect with self, your spirituality, and others. An amazing week to share your story and not do life alone.
Are there situations in your life where you feel overwhelmed with the busyness, loneliness, lack of self-confidence, confusion, fear? Learn techniques on connection and releasing those burdens and experience wholeness in your life.


What's Included

•5 nights/6 days Accommodations at a private ranch home on a private horse farm
•Includes healthy and delicious meals, snacks, smoothies, and bottled water
(Gluten Free, Vegetarian Options Available Daily)
•Transportation to/from airport
•Movement and Meditation sessions Daily
•Horse handling classes
•Nutrition, Cooking and Wellness Classes
•Stimulating Story, Connection, and Improv Groups
•Sightseeing Excursions
•Shopping Excursions
•Group activities to deepen your understanding of your personal story and wellness
•Facebook group to connect with others before the event
•Group Coaching and wellness classes


What's Not Included

•Airfare and Baggage Fees (We will assist you in finding the lowest airfare available)
•Alcoholic Beverages and Soft Drinks at Restaurants
•Appetizers/Desserts or ordering extra items at the restaurants not included in our dinner packages
•Additional nights and food in Montana (if you want to arrive 1 day early and/or stay over)
•Travel & Health Insurance (we recommend getting Travel & Health Insurance when traveling outside of the United States in case of medical emergencies)
•Optional Excursions, private riding lessons or trail rides
•Optional Massages/Spa Services

Event Bonuses

Event Bonuses
Free Habit Finder Session with Abby before the Retreat
•Follow up support (2) sessions or (5) sessions after the retreat with Abby and or Jill

VIP Bundle: Two sessions prepaid $150/5 sessions $300.00 Valued at (2) Sessions $300/ (5) Sessions $750.00

About TheVenue

Experience Montana away from the commercial hustle and bustle in the tranquility of this quiet property in Joliet, Montana, only 35 minutes from Billings.
An amazing property that is quiet but still close enough to everything this ranch has to offer.
A place where people can come to realize their power and become true and authentic leaders in their lives.
Joliet, Montana is in Carbon County with a small population of 600. The largest city in Montana, Billings has twice graced the Best Places to live index and is known for its booming oil industry, growing medical sector, spectacular natural attractions, and affordable housing
Are you yearning for more mental space to think, physical space to move, and spiritual space to reconnect with nature? Cottonwood welcomes yoginis and riders of all levels to experience “laid-back comfort” at its finest. Take in the breathtaking canopy of stars overhead.
This retreat is designed to deepen your yoga practice, realign your body, steady your mind, and explore the magical horse-human connection in and out of the saddle. The retreat will help you engage in good ‘ol fashioned camaraderie with our equine partners, both in and out of the saddle at an awe-inspiring location.



TotalExperience

Registration Information

Investment

Triples at Ranch: $2,525; Doubles $2,575.00 and/or Singles $2,725.00 4 spots for Commuters: $1,675.00

Deposit

$950.00

Bonus Price Discounts

Register early to receive an Early Bird Discount

Optional Services & Packages

Horse Back Riding
Massages
*Must be arranged before the trip

Early Bird

Through 7/26/2020

Regular Registration

Through 08/26/2020

Accommodations

• (4) Bedroom Ranch Home
• Master Bedroom (3) Queen Beds & (2) Twin Beds (2) Toilets in Private Bath and a Shower and a Bathtub
• Blue Bedroom (2) Queen Beds & (1) Double Shower
• Green Bedroom (1) Queen Bed & (4) Twin Beds with a Shower/Bath Combo
• Brown Bedroom (1) King Bed & (2) Twin Beds with a Shower/Bath Combo
First 12 Attendees to register will sleep at The Ranch. If we have more than 12 attendees, all other attendees will have their choice between Single or Double at hotel
Accommodations offsite of the Ranch and will be driven to the Ranch daily for all activities and meals. Everyone who stays at the ranch will share one of the three bedrooms with 3-5
per room depending on how many registers.
• Kitchen, Dining Room, Living Room
• Great outdoor patio and Fire Pit

Horse Farm with 21 horses, 3 arenas, a beautiful lake on the property, fire pit, and amazing animals to connect with
Skill Level: Beginner & Intermediate

Amenities

•Air Conditioned
•Free Wi-Fi
•Towels
• Horses
• County hospitality

Menu

Options include
•Vegetarian
•Organic
•Gluten Free
•Dairy Free
We want our attendees to experience our retreats feeling better and more equipped with tips and nutritional techniques to take home that will help enhance their wellness in 2020. We are happy to accommodate dietary requirements to the best of our abilities depending on food selections in the region of the events. Many meals can be prepared gluten and/or dairy free, vegetarian, and vegan. We will also be providing juices and/or juicing ingredients for anyone who would like a smoothie as an energizing boost. Equal parts of activity, relaxation, restoration, connection, and rejuvenation. Our days will focus on replenishing and calming the chaos of the mind, balancing the spirit, and nourishing your body with healthy nutritional meals.

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ThingsTo Do

SPORTS

Pictograph Cave State Park
Pictograph Cave State Park is a National Historic Landmark known for its importance to Northern Plains Archaeology. Visitors will learn about the rock art and artifacts found here which dates thousands of years old. This 23-acre park features walking trails, stunning scenery, a green-design visitor’s center, picnic grounds, museum displays, everything you need for a fun and educational visit! The site is well-known for its spirit writing. Soluble minerals leach through the sandstone and cover the rock art, but when the wall becomes wet, on rare instances, that veil of minerals will lift (becomes transparent) revealing what is hidden beneath. On a dry day you may see 5-9 pictographs, but on the brief, wet occurrences, 10-15 more images may appear in better detail. The Crow people believe that many of these images were drawn by the spirits, and whichever ones you see are meant to give you a personal message or even foretell future events.

Hike the Beaten Path through the Beartooth Mountains

If you are looking for one of the most incredible multi-day hikes in the country, look no further than the 26-mile Beaten Path. The trailhead for this incredible trek is located just 25 minutes from downtown Red Lodge, starting a path that traces across the Absaroka Wilderness all the way to Cooke City. Shuttle logistics and backpacking gear are all you need to spend 1-3 nights camped in this incredible country. The trail is easy to follow, and there are so many lakes you will lose count along the way.

Stroll the Historic Downtown Shopping Area

Go shopping and grab a bite along Broadway, the main road in Red Lodge. Red Lodge Area Chamber of Commerce. Park your car and stroll from one end of Broadway Avenue—Red Lodge’s historic main street—to the other. Grab a fresh-brewed coffee, a bite to eat, and check out the unique local shops, some of which still have their original facades. Whether you are looking to browse fine art, poke through antique collections, or gear up for your next wilderness adventure, you will find it here.

See Mountain Lions, Bears, and More at the Yellowstone Wildlife Sanctuary

See the animal residents of the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem up close and personal at the Yellowstone Wildlife Sanctuary, a nonprofit facility located just minutes off Red Lodge’s main drag. The sanctuary provides lifelong care and habitat for non-releasable Montana wildlife while educating visitors about conservation and rehabilitation for their 35-plus animals. Take a stroll around the different habitats, or for a few extra bucks, schedule a private wildlife encounter or sanctuary tour. Educational programs run year-round as well—check online for schedule updates.

Points Of Interest

Red Lodge Mountain
Tucked at the base of the rugged Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness, Red Lodge is a bucket-list stop for anyone visiting Montana. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, this quaint hub of barely 2,000 residents has become a destination all its own—a quiet getaway from the more well-known attractions in the state. There is something for everyone, whether you want to ski, fish, hike, spend the day golfing, or relax with a locally brewed beer.

Explore the Northeast Side of Yellowstone National Park
Since you are here already after driving the Beartooth Highway, do not miss a day exploring the northeast side of Yellowstone National Park. You will enter the park via one of the most iconic entrances. Be sure to stop in Lamar Valley and look for wolves. This side of the park is truly incredible and houses one of the most diverse array of large animals in the Lower 48. On the way back, time your drive to catch the sunset from the top of the Beartooth Highway.

Devil’s Canyon Overlook
Carbon County, Montana
The Devil’s Canyon Overlook, in the Bighorn Canyon, is the best place to experience this wild desert landscape. Yes, it looks like the American Southwest, but this is Montana. It just might be the State’s best kept secret. This image is part of my Montana, Through the Seasons list. Check out the entire collection and then add this adventurous state to your bucket list!

Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area
Carbon County, Montana
Bighorn Canyon has two entrances, but following the road north from Lovell, Wyoming, back into Montana is the most stunning way to experience this surprising desert wilderness. Along the drive, expect to see wild horses that have roamed this area for generations. This image is part of my Montana, Through the Seasons list. Check out the entire collection and then add this adventurous state to your bucket list!
Bighorn Canyon seems, to me, to be a bit of an unsung hero. Do not be fooled, though; it lacks nothing in natural beauty and variety of scenery. It is a great place for canoeing or kayaking, as well as camping and hiking. There are also Wild Mustangs in the area. One advantage of it not being extremely famous is that it was not crowded at all, even though we were there in summer. I would recommend a vacation there!

Rainbow Lake
Carbon County, Montana
After you have passed Lake at the Falls, you will make your way through a patch of forest and it will suddenly open to striking views of Rainbow Lake. Rainbow is one of many lakes you will find on the Beaten Path. The Beaten Path is a 26-mile hike that takes you from Cooke City to Rosebud, MT. As one of the prettiest hikes in the country, the Beaten Path takes you up and down a summit along cascades, 10+ waterfalls, granite canyons, and so many lakes that some of them do not have names.

Twin Outlets Lake
Carbon County, Montana
Remarkable views like this one at Twin Outlets scatter the Beaten Path trail in Montana. The Beaten Path is a 26-mile hike that takes you from Cooke City to Rosebud, MT. As one of the prettiest hikes in the country, the Beaten Path takes you up and down a summit along cascades, 10+ waterfalls, granite canyons, and so many lakes that some of them do not have names.

Meet TheLeaders

Jill Reynolds

Founder of Brave Heart Workshops, Event Planner and a Recovery & Wellness Leader

Jill and Larry Reynolds founded Brave Heart Workshops in 2017. She is a Certified Meeting and Event Planner with 37 years of networking and consultative expertise in media, logistics, technology, and hospitality. Jill is thrilled to be working with leaders and in leading attendee’s in holistic approaches to mental wellness and healing in their lives. Jill is a water aerobics Instructor, is knowledgeable in creating vision boards, is passionate about demonstrating how Improv lightens your life, and sharing how connection story groups with an emphasis in burden release work enhances wholeness and freedom in your life.
Jill’s been fully recovered from substance abuse since 1984, Codependency since 1992, and Eating Disorders since 2015. Over the years, Jill has helped over 50 women in recovery. Despite her own family of origin traumas, she intentionally lives a life of serving others, and helping them seek meaning, and healing in their lives. She was a single-never married mom and raised her son alone for 17 years. She has been married to Larry since May 2000. Jill’s personal intention for starting Brave Heart Workshops has been in helping those stuck in their burdens Be Brave, Be Authentic, Courageous, Strong and to Be Set Free.
Jill is thrilled to be working with attendees to create retreats, workshops and travel getaways that are life changing. She is excited that you are taking the initiative for growth and wellness. She is excited to bring these unique events to people so they can experience connection, story, and healing in their lives.

Abby Moreland

CEO Cottonwood Equine Coaching & Ranch Resort

Raised in Wyoming Abby was blessed with the gift of time, freedom, and space on ranches with friends on weekends. This created excitement and true freedom which connected her to the world and becoming more authentic on a life path she was to embark on. Through feeding the cows or riding horses, she learned what it was like to be totally free and take in healing breaths of life. The moments on the ranches helped her become grounded in the truth that she truly matters in this world. This truth took time to surface. Upon discovering her purpose, the horses and the open space called her name in 2007.
Finding the love of her life Mark, he took her to his home in Decker, Montana where she discovered what she was missing. A rush of peace came flooding into her heart and she knew she was home. They ran the ranch together for several years. The horses helped her teach Mark how to grow into an amazing father and husband. There are many Memes about “Before you marry a person, you should first work cows with them to see who they really are.” Ranching in any aspect teaches you about patience and persistence. It is not for the weak at heart. Carrying a vision of a space where people could come to the open space, work with the animals, and feel the rush of freedom that she cherishes, led her home to Silesia Montana. This feeling flooded her when they walked onto the property. Cottonwood Ranch became home to Cottonwood Equine Coaching in June 2019. The courses she learned and became certified in, provided her with tools on how to show up with an authentic heart, and to open a space for others. Leading them to uncover their “inner” leader, results in them discovering new experiences in life.

What People AreSaying

Abby does a wonderful job as being a support, and providing a safe, open environment for her clients. It has a serious side because the horses really show you what your weaknesses and strengths are which tell you what you need to work on in our daily lives. Keely M Sharing space with the horses as an Empath fed my soul today. Thank you Abby & Crystal Julian P Brave Heart Workshops showed up at such a crucial time in my life and made an incredible impact I will never forget. Jill puts together a wonderful program. I can’t say enough. Jeremy S
Both of the Brave Heart’s workshops I attended were great experiences for me, opening up a door to some issues from my past I was unaware of before. It was challenging, but one of the most enlightening opportunities of my life! I discovered the root of my trauma and was able to take home what I learned in the workshop and fully heal, conquer my fears, and confront major obstacles in my life. I learned about my strength, my desires, my needs, and my true authentic self. I am now a social worker and therapist practicing from a place of solidarity, clarity, and a grounded foundation. I found my voice and my freedom. I feel so blessed, grateful, inspired and hopeful that others can do the same through Jill’s workshops. Dorothy Y
Last July, I had the pleasure of attending one of the Brave Heart Workshop retreats held in Nashville, Tennessee. The organizer was Jill Reynolds. The facilitator was Dr. Laura Wood. It was a great experience. I got to experience Drama Therapy. It was an unforgettable experience, truly. Not only did I get a chance to visit Nashville, the city of music, but also, and more importantly, I got to experience Drama Therapy and heal my childhood traumas. Jill was super responsible and caring. She helped to arrange hotels, flights, transportation, meals and took us to concerts. She had an eye to discover talents. Because Dr. Wood was one of the most intuitive and skilled therapists as I discovered over the course of the weekend. The healing work was transformative and fun at the same time. The combination of performance and healing really made it much less intimidating and more spontaneous. I truly enjoyed the workshop and recommends it to anyone who has an interest in personal healing or psychology in general. Ada W
Freeing…..I have attended two Brave Heart Workshops — an incredible experience both times. Jill has so much experience with different modalities of personal wellness, which makes her retreats so successful. I have personally enjoyed the drama therapy workshop weekends- which have brought much clarity and freedom to my own journey. Jill has a heart and a passion for wellness in body, mind, and spirit, coupled with the skills to make these workshops run efficiently. She balances therapeutic story and body-work with time and space for effective rest, reflection, and rejuvenation. Lonnie S
Jill is a passionate advocate of mental health and wellness. She has years of experience in event planning and has decided to use her skills towards creating her own boutique company, Brave Hearts Workshops. As a clinician I love doing workshops and retreats, but do not enjoy doing the planning outside of the clinical content. This is where Jill’s skills set is so very valuable. Partnering will Brave Hearts allows me to do what I love and do best and allows Jill to do the same. If you have a strong following but need support with event site planning, food, etc. I recommend partnering with Brave Hearts. Dr. Laura Wood
Brave Heart Workshops. Jill kept encouraging me to attend a weekend retreat. I had some trepidation, not fully knowing what it was about. In addition, i was not in a place where i had enough money to go. Jill provided me a partial scholarship that allowed me to go. The weekend was such a breakthrough – truly Life Changing! For all ages – I am in my 50’s, and my healing journey catapulted onto an entirely new & powerful path. Colleen O
Jill plans excellent events! She has heart of gold. I like how well she accommodates different food sensitivities. The food is delicious and She brings in great experts to present. I highly recommend her events. Kristen L Holistic Wellness Coach/Nutritionist
Jill is incredibly organized, calm, and compassionate. Her primary goal, which is to make every event she plans, run with precision. Comfort and no stress for her guests are most important. And she is just tons of fun! Mary T Director of Addictions Treatment and Therapist

Weather

MONTANA

SEPTEMBER : 70/43 Degrees
TEMPERATURE 70° F
HIGH TEMPERATURE 70° F
LOW TEMPERATURE 43° F
SUNSHINE 100%
RAINFALL 1.89”

Directions

Nearest Airport is Billings, Montana which is around 35-45 Minutes from the Ranch Resort in Joliet, Montana
Bozeman has lower fare airline rates and is about 2 hours away

Cancellation Policy

Unburden from Social Distancing from the Corona Virus!
We know these are trying times and it is difficult to make decisions to travel anywhere right now. As a concession to the stress and need to getaway we are offering retreats that are fully refundable.

YOUR HEALTH IS OUR # 1 Priority!
We know everyone is concerned and has anxiety from the Corona Virus (COVID-19).
Please be reassured that we are following the health and safety guidance as prescribed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), as well as the local public health department.
The coming days and weeks hold a lot of unknowns with crippling effects of fear and anxiety. Wherever you are on this spectrum, know that we at Brave Heart Workshops care.
For that reason, we are keeping our small-scale events available for you to be able to “Retreat” to when this comes to an end.


Brave Heart Workshops events can now be refundable up to 8 weeks before each retreat during the Corona Virus Pandemic based only if Travel Bans are in effect.
We just ask you to communicate with us regarding your travel plans; (i.e. airline flights etc.)
This retreat is for 8-12 Attendees and 3 leaders.
We believe they are small scale enough to proceed with registrations and to secure safety in wellness and health.

We hope these life-changing retreats will give you time to Relax – Renew – Restore. Reconnect with “Self” and others especially after the travel bans have been lifted. Now more than ever a retreat where you can connect with others and release your burdens will be so renewing.

Retreats and/or Workshops are non-refundable. However, you can purchase separate travel insurance at a small fee that will cover your cancellation if there is a death in the family or a medical emergency. Please see these options and read their fine print:

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