Wild & Precious Life Retreats

Winter Break in the Catskills 

January 13 – January 15, 2023 

A grown-up girls snow-day getaway to bond, unplug, relax, and have fun! 
Start your 2023 surrounded by supportive fun-loving women like you for a dreamy grown up sleepover party in the gorgeous Catskills!

Here’s what you get to enjoy: 

♥ Chef prepared meals, wine tastings, cheeseboards, cocktails and mocktails

♥ Pampering and grounding activities like yoga, massages, snowy walks, vision boards

♥ Feel like a kid again with optional tubing, cross country skiing, and snowy day adventures

♥ Cozy up to a live DJ by the fireplace at the ultra hip Urban Cowboy Hotel for our Saturday night dinner out 

Give back this MLK weekend with our pantry drive too. A percentage of proceeds from the weekend will be donated to The Hoboken Shelter. 

“Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?” – Mary Oliver

All Inclusive Weekend Cost

$849 for a shared room PER PERSON

(a limited number of single rooms will be available for an additional $149)

Your weekend includes: 
♦ All meals including a special Friday night Welcome Dinner prepared by Julie
(Note: Most meals will be chef prepared and served in our private mansion)
♦ A Saturday afternoon happy hour plus dinner out at posh Urban Cowboy with one cocktail or mocktail included
♦ Wine, snacks, coffee, cocoa, tea, juices, all weekend.
♦ All activities including yoga, snow hikes, cross country skiing, snow tubing
Transport to and from Urban Cowboy so you can relax
♦ A special Cheeseboard and Chill session with Julie where she shows you how to build your own beautiful boards.
♦ 2 nights stay in the historic mansion known as The Castle
Friday night spa night, game night, and singalong silliness
♦ Vision board activity plus wellness and life coaching to create your best year ahead
What’s Extra: 

♦Massages will be available all weekend right where we’re staying for an additional fee that goes straight to your massage therapist

♦ Additional drinks at Urban Cowboy on Saturday night
Life is busy! You deserve time away to focus on your self-care
There’s so much power in taking time for yourself, surrounded by nature with fellow fun-loving women.
But between everyone’s schedules and packed lives, it’s reduced to quick catch-ups and milestone birthday dinners.
You’re craving connection, girlfriends’ fun, and (heck yes!) some pampering.
With our retreats everything is done for you so you just show up, decompress, and ENJOY.
Small group, curated programming for the ultimate Girls’ Wellness Weekend
Come solo to make new friends or grab a like-minded gal pal.
Just one weekend away can give you the boost you’ve been craving for so long.
Destress with feel-good activities and pampering touches.
Cut loose, laugh, and feel like a kid at a grown-up sleepover.
Get inspired to live your best life with built in Wellness & Life Coaching.

Big, juicy shifts happen when you’re out of your element

During a weekend away at a Wild & Precious Life Retreat, you will enjoy:


Spend time connecting with nature. 


Enjoy delicious, mouthwatering food. Including meals prepared by Chef Julie herself! 


Each retreat includes 1:1 hot seat coaching from Julie so you can get personalized solutions to your wellness challenges. 


Spend time going inward and tuning out the noise so you can truly connect with your body and mind. No previous yoga or meditation experience is needed! 


From dance parties to karaoke, you’ll enjoy a fun nighttime activity to cut loose and be yourself around a group of other like-minded women. 


Each retreat has curated events to indulge you in delicious wine tastings and fun group activities. 

You’ll return home rejuvenated, happy, healthy, and ready for your best life. 

Refill your joy tank, destress, and treat yourself to the self-care you deserve.

Meet Your Coaches

Julie Hartigan

Julie Hartigan is a Chef, Healthy Cooking Expert, and Mindfulness & Wellness Coach who helps women make midlife the happiest and healthiest part of their story.  Her own love of hiking, the peace you find in nature, and personal development led her to create Wellness Retreats where fun-loving women could come together to unplug, grow, bond, and recharge their life batteries! Learn more. 

Dina Brereton

Dina works with people who are feeling untethered from their lives find their connection to themselves, to the world around them, and to their life’s purpose so they can live a more authentic, happy life because everyone deserves to feel connected. She believes that community is the heartbeat of life. Through yoga, meditation, adventure, food, and laughter she strives to build this everywhere she goes. Learn more.

Ready to make big shifts in your wellness and prioritize yourself? 

All it takes is one weekend and a commitment to yourself. I will help you figure out the rest. 



You may be wondering…

Nope! This retreat is perfect for everyone from beginners to outdoor adventure loving yogis. You just need sneakers and comfy clothes to participate.

Yes! Just let us know your specific needs plus gluten free, kosher, and vegan meal options will all be available too. We’ll gather this info from you after you sign up! 

YES! Our retreats are inclusive, warm, and welcoming – you’ll meet fellow fun-loving women like yourself and leave with new friends

A huge THANK YOU to our sponsors!