Wild Trails Farm offers guests independent personal retreats that are tailored to meet their needs for a chance to step away from daily life, and address their goals to help heal body, mind and soul with the care and support to move forward. We offer a panel of practitioners employing a wide range of therapeutic modalities, including yoga, massage, meditation, psychotherapy, self-care counseling, energy work, sound healing and interactions with our restorative natural setting. Scroll down to learn more about each one!
Please click here to complete our initial personal retreat interest form, and we'll be in touch to begin crafting your Vermont retreat experience. In the meantime, please scroll down to see below for answers to some Frequently Asked Questions about personal retreats.
Looking to join a group retreat at Wild Trails Farm? Head to our Group Retreats page
Self-care mentor & Wild Trails Farm retreats manager
A caregiver touched by breast cancer, Jo is a graduate of Kripalu's School of Mindful Outdoor Leadership and certified in a range of modalities. She uses yoga, meditation, breathwork, acupressure techniques and aromatherapy to help foster connection to the natural world and bring balance to daily life.
Kevin has more than 30 years of experience working in a variety of settings, including private practice and therapeutic wilderness programs. He integrates interpersonal, existential and strengths-based theories as a way to help individuals create meaning while increasing their overall well-being.
Priscilla uses gongs as well as crystal and Himalayan singing bowls to guide healing sound meditation and Reiki sessions (group retreats only).
Lindsay Hargis Piland
Lindsay integrates Tibetan and Hawaiian bodywork and breath techniques with personal intention and shamanic touch therapy to heal body, mind and soul.
Transformative energy healer
Marianna intuitively combines the ancient healing practices of the Shamans of Peru with indigenous techniques she learned in Bali and Pranic healing from India. She empowers the release of heavy energies and/or pain, whether emotional, physical or spiritual, and helps welcome a new lightness of being.
Physical Therapist and Eden Method Certified Clinical Practitioner
Susan has been practicing traditional healing methods alongside complementary techniques (such as Myofascial Release, Craniosacral Therapy, Energy Integration, Zero Balancing, SomatoEmotional release, Reiki, Quantum Touch and Eden Energy Medicine) for nearly 40 years.
Lori will help you level up with Human Design, somatic tools, accountability and inspiration. She can assist you in understanding who you are designed to be energetically (group retreats only).
Massage therapist & Reiki master
Eliza offers deep tissue massage--helping to increase comfort and range of movement--as well as energy work, qigong and sound healing with drums and bowls. She has practiced law in Paris, and is currently pursuing a doctorate program in Chinese Energetic Medicine.
Spiritual ecology guide
Founder of the Sacred Earth Network and author of Wild Earth, Wild Soul: A Manual for an Ecstatic Culture, Sky leads spiritually oriented nature walks and coaching sessions that rely on deep listening, emotional support, and bold recommendations.
Laura provides sacred sound sessions to help reset your nervous system and get you in touch with your core essence. She'll guide you to your intention using a ceremonial process, then assist with energy movement via crystal bowls, drums, rattles, voice and tuning forks.
Founder of Wild Trails Farm
Jim is available to introduce you to its resources and to guide you through your experience here.
Crissy will help you build a foundation to move forward and through difficult times in your life. She uses various counseling methods, most often incorporating Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), as well as Eye Movement Desensitization andRreprocessing (EMDR).
Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Abigail has been a psychotherapist for more than 20 years, as well as a certified yoga instructor since 2012. She uses a holistic approach in her practice and believes in the mind-body connection as an essential part of effectively managing mood disorders and healing from trauma and dependency.