Creative Roots Retreat - Immersion into Yoga, Process Art + Nature

Sedona, AZ 86336, USA

Gaby Colletta
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Mar 10 - 13, 2022
Group size: 1 - 12
Creative Roots Retreat - Immersion into Yoga, Process Art + Nature
Sedona, AZ 86336, USA

Gaby Colletta
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16 reviews

Mar 10 - 13, 2022
Group size: 1 - 12

About this trip

Journey to Sedona, Arizona for a 4-day wellness retreat to renew and rejuvenate your being. Reconnect to body and spirit through daily yoga practices rooted in the ancient wisdom of Ayurveda. Discover self-care rituals that align with the rhythms of the Earth. Nourish your creative potential with guided art process workshops that rekindle your intuition and expression. This long weekend is perfect for caregivers, professionals, nature lovers, artists, therapists, climbers, outdoor enthusiasts, teachers, social workers and more. You don’t have to have experience painting or practicing yoga—all you need is desire to re-connect to your inherent wisdom, to be in nature and community, and to replenish your heart. Join for an intimate gathering of connection, intuition and inspiration. 

Nature Immersion in Sedona Arizona

Sedona has long been regarded as a place both sacred and powerful. It is Nature’s cathedral built upon Ancient rock and lush riparian vegetation. With its’ multicolored sands and brilliant sunsets it is no surprise that Sedona is known as an art and cultural Mecca. People travel from across the globe to experience the mysterious, cosmic forces that are said to emanate from the red rocks. It is home to several vortices, said to be conducive for healing, meditation and self-exploration.  The winding canyons and running rivers are an outdoor enthusiast’s paradise. The adventure is endless with rock climbs, hikes, mountain bike trails, river kayaking and more. 

Whether you come to revive your body, reset your mind or uplift your spirit… there is no doubt Sedona will leave your heart beating with a deep aliveness.

Element-Inspired Yoga with Gaby

Enjoy two yoga classes daily, intended to inspire embodied awareness and personal expression. Each class is guided with mindfulness, alignment focus, and Ayurvedic principles to integrate body, mind and heart. 

Morning Asana is inspired by solar energy, a Vinyasa class unfolding consciousness through the dance of breath with movement. In the afternoon, we wind down the day with a lunar-inspired practice such as Restorative, Aromatherapy Grounding Flow, or Yoga Nidra. One can expect meditation, pranayama, breath awareness, mudra and mantra. Whether a seasoned practitioner or new yogi, instruction and modifications are given for each individual explore one’s potential.

Process Art with Bevie

Process arts access the intuitive, body based intelligence that we all have, offering profound and personal wisdoms. Process arts involve a way of being with your creative process and your life that encourages abundant presence, emotional awareness and courage.  You can expect play, group interaction, strengthened intuition, experimentation, new discoveries, break-throughs in stagnant corners, and art that is alive and connected to your story.  The techniques learned shine a new light on your engagement with your life and may give you new insights as to how to move through stuck places.  You also may begin to notice differences in your relationships, parenting, health challenges, or even athletic endeavors.  Process arts shift our internal locus of control; and when this compass shifts, everything changes.  

No art experience necessary!

Optional $25 supply fee (we provide the materials) or refer to recommended supply list if you prefer to bring your own.

Organic Farm to Table Meals

Enjoy a retreat menu intentionally crafted to nourish and heal. We believe food is medicine and our chef, prepares each dish with enthusiasm, mindfulness and love. Each meal is made with Ayurvedic principles that align with the transition of seasons and the local harvest. All meals are plant-based with organic ingredients that are sourced for their high quality, nutrient-dense and nourishing essence. We support our local farmers when possible.

If you have any special dietary needs or restrictions, we can happily accommodate. 

About our Chef Bella Staines:  She offers food that reflects her values, focusing on fresh, vibrant produce from only the best suppliers who respect and cherish nature. She aims to celebrate sustainably and responsibly grown ingredients, providing a delicious base for a wide variety of dishes. Her food is soulful, flavourful and wholesome, deriving its inspiration from a number of cuisines but always advocating eating and living in a healthy and balanced direction. All dishes are created to compliment and balance the elements and processes of a yoga retreat, keeping both the mind and the body nourished. She loves to share her passion for the healing power of food and it's beautiful way of bringing people together. 

Cancellation Policy

  • Deposits are non-refundable. 
  • If you cancel your booking more than 30 days prior to departure, you will receive a 50% refund of the trip price. 
  • Within 30 days of departure, there will be no refund of the trip price.


Our home away from home is hosted in the heart of Sedona at the Transformation House and the Homestead. Our properties share the lush green grounds, an orchard, majestic views of the classic red rocks of Sedona and have exclusive creek access.

There's also a hot tub for relaxing soaks under the stars.  Enjoy comfortable indoor and outdoor seating and plenty of space to relax, read, write, walk in nature and practice stillness.

We have tiered pricing to accommodate various needs. Have question? Don't hesitate to ask! 

What’s included

  • Daily Yoga
    2 Element-inspired Yoga Classes: Solar + Lunar Movement each day
  • Nourishing Meals
    3 organic and locally-sourced vegetarian meals daily
  • Creative Workshops
    Individual and group process art guidance through art journaling and process painting
  • 1 Wellness Workshop
    Ayurvedic Rituals for Self-Care
  • Accommodation
    3 Nights + 4 Days of accommodation
  • Sound Bath Meditation
    Guided meditation with Himalayan Singing Bowls
  • Renewal in Nature
    Guided Nature and Art-based Mindfulness Experiences
  • Transportation
    To and from retreat space
  • Art Supply Materials
    Bring your own (see materials list) or add on $25 materials fee

Available Packages

Private Queen with Private Bath
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Enjoy a Queen size bed in a private room and private bath to yourself. 

Deposit: $350
Private Queen - Shared Bath
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Deposit: $0
Shared Queen with Private Bathroom
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Enjoy a Queen size bed in a private room all to yourself for $1250 and your own private bath known as the Periwinkle Suite in the Transformation Home.

If you'd like to share this with a partner/friend, price is $1050 each. Please message your hosts (Gaby or Bevie) directly so we can arrange this payout for you.

Deposit: $350
Shared Full Bed in Private Room
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Deposit: $350
Twin bed in Shared Room
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Enjoy a twin bed in a shared room for $950. Your will share your room with one other like-minded soul ready to rest and renew.

If you would like to share a twin room with a friend or partner, please message your hosts (Gaby or Bevie) so we can arrange this for you.

Deposit: $350

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Your Organizer

Gaby Colletta
16 reviews
E-RYT 500, YACEP, AHC. Gaby is a Meditation and Yoga Instructor and Ayurvedic Health Counselor with over 12 years of practice in integrative wellness. She facilitates transformational nature-based retreats, guides mind-body courses, leads teacher trainings and coaches individuals on how to create an ecosystem of internal resources that bring forth one’s greater potential.


I've attended this retreat for the 3rd year in a row and it is always perfect. I have a different experience every time and Iove it. This year I really enjoyed the rainbow dyeing workshops. The yoga sessions were wonderfully relaxing and diverse. I really enjoyed she soundbath. The food is always so amazingly nourishing and full of love. Thank you Gaby, Kristin and Alexandra for making this unique offering.
By Rahmat B for Spring Alchemy of Earth 2023: Yoga + Ayurveda + Natural Dye Retreat on Jul 06, 2023
This was my first retreat, and I wasn't sure what to expect. They exceeded my expectations! I went in knowing more about Kristin's work, and I came for the plant-based dye and rainbows, but I loved learning from Gaby as well! The food was great, the company was fantastic, and I really appreciate how thoughtfully this was planned. I got so much more out of it than I expected, and I'm so glad I went. I am looking forward to next year already!
By Kate Y for Spring Alchemy of Earth 2023: Yoga + Ayurveda + Natural Dye Retreat on Jun 06, 2023
Loved it. Gaby and Kristen are so welcoming and supportive and attract a likeminded crowd. I always leave refreshed and with new friends. So thankful for this beautiful space.
By Eileen R for Spring Alchemy of Earth 2023: Yoga + Ayurveda + Natural Dye Retreat on May 31, 2023
This retreat was the most amazing experience I have had in my life. The instructors, the chef, the accommodations and the people who attended were so perfectly aligned. I wish I was still there.
By Ginger J for Creative Roots Retreat 2023 - Yoga, Process Art + Nature in Sedona on Apr 11, 2023
Peaceful reflective trip with a group of diverse women. Leaders we’re knowledgeable, compassionate and very giving. I would go again . Accommodations were perfect for this kind of retreat. The chef prepared meals were absolutely amazing.
By Kerri D for Creative Roots Retreat 2023 - Yoga, Process Art + Nature in Sedona on Apr 04, 2023
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