Learn to Plan a Successful Retreat

Offering a yoga retreat can help us to crystallize our teaching voice, deepen our connection with our community, and grow our brand - all while having an adventure and seeing the world! However, planning and running a retreat takes a lot of work and logistical management. In this course, we are going to dive into the nitty gritty of retreats ~ content, format, options, budget and more ~ so that you will more confident and prepared to launch your own.


What You'll Learn

3 hours of curriculum + 5 hour project + 30 minutes of personalized feedback = total 8.5 hours.

  • Describe the benefits of offering a retreat

  • Describe five different retreat options and styles

  • Create a realistic retreat budget with projected financial revenue and expenses; identify best practices with deadlines, contracts, and cancellation policies

  • Describe three ways you may effectively market your retreat for success and craft an evocative 200-300 word marketing description

  • Describe a realistic view of the work, time, and attention necessary to run a retreat

  • Create a weekly content and class plan for a typical retreat format

  • Develop and present a proposal for working with selected retreat center, including general information, budget, amenities, deadlines, and an assessment of retreat viability

  • Gain confidence your ability to plan and run a successful retreat!.

  • Get personalized feedback from Rachel in a 30-minute coaching session

Course Curriculum

    1. About This Course

    2. Learning Objectives

    3. Course Materials

    4. Technical Requirements & Support

    5. Q&A

    6. Legal Agreement

    1. Module Overview

    2. Benefits of Retreats

    3. Types of Retreats

    4. The Urban Retreat

    5. The Weekend Retreat

    6. In-House Instructor

    7. Partnership

    8. Run Your Own Big Retreat

    9. Module Conclusion

    1. Module Overview

    2. Blue Sky

    3. Your Retreat Content

    4. Ideal Location

    5. Ideal Time

    6. Retreat Center & Questionnaire

    7. Budgeting Your Retreat

    8. Marketing

    9. Pricing

    10. Adding Another Teacher

    11. Roles & Responsibilities

    12. Module Conclusion

    1. Module Overview

    2. Assessment

    3. Module Conclusion

    1. Coaching Call

    2. Next Steps

    3. Stay in Touch!

About this course

  • $149.00
  • 33 lessons

8.5 Hours CE Credits

Upon successful completion of the program, you are eligible for 8.5 hours of CE credits from Yoga Alliance.

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