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Before becoming a health coach, I had a long career in marketing and event development, so it's a natural fit for me to plan getaways that promote good health and a great time! Check back here often for day trips and overnights that will feed your spirit - and your belly. 

Root to Rise Retreat

A Mini Wellness Retreat

Friday, April 27


Elawa Farm in Lake Forest


Back By Demand for our 8th Retreat! Escape your to-do list and spend the day with me and James Beard Award-Winning Chef Gale Gand at Elawa Farm for a mini retreat to celebrate the renewal of the season. Join me for a gentle all-levels yoga practice and garden activity to set your intention for the season - plan to get your hands dirty! Chef Gale will take over from here with an entertaining and tip-filled cooking demo and a delicious farm-to-table lunch.

NEWLY ADDED! Come to also enjoy a journaling experience with Michelle Wirth Fellman, a certified facilitator of Journal to the Self workshops and a journal writer for much of her life. Her unique background in writing and psychology provides her with a foundation for helping people through writing. Michelle teaches Journal to the Self and other expressive writing workshops to women in the North Shore, including at Winnetka Women’s Exchange. Learn more about Michelle here!

Sauces, Salsas, Soups & Smoothies

Garden Fresh Cooking

Wednesday, September 12


Glencoe Community Garden​


Join me at the Glencoe Community Garden to learn how to change up your family meals with garden-fresh, nutrient-dense healthy sauces, salsas, soups and smoothies.  Sumptuous samples for all to enjoy.  In the event of rain, programs will be held at the Takiff Center. FREE!

Living Closer to the Earth

A Mini Wellness Retreat

Friday, September 14


Chicago Botanic Gardens


Join me at the tranquil Chicago Botanic Gardens to reconnect to the earth the way nature intended. Using natural healing practices to support our wellbeing, we’ll unplug and relax into the Garden through soulful yoga, nature bathing, earthing, harvesting and cooking with healing herbs. Learn about my “Four Food Path” while creating and enjoying a healthy lunch. $139 non-members,  $111.20 members. 

New - The Yoga of Cooking!

A Mini Wellness Retreat



Elawa Farm in Lake Forest

Limit 18 Guests!


Join James Beard Award-Winning Chef Gale Gand and me for our newest wellness retreat designed to ease stress on the mat and in the kitchen. Set in the tranquil space of the Elawa Barn, enjoy a gentle all-levels yoga class and wellness talk led by Pam and hands-on cooking class with Chef Gale as we mindfully prepare our lunch together. Plan to stay late, because you won't want to leave!

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