Glacier Getaway: A Yoga Adventure (re)Treat in Montana

Columbia Falls, MT, USA

NM
17 reviews
Oct 3 - 7, 2018
Group size: 6-22
Glacier Getaway: A Yoga Adventure (re)Treat in Montana
Columbia Falls, MT, USA

17 reviews

$1500
Deposit: $600
Oct 3 - 7, 2018
Group size: 6-22

About this trip

Namaste in the Northwest! This fall, join Natalie Magee of Yogi Magee Expeditions and Margaret Randolph for a 4-night, 5 day retreat at the gorgeous Dancing Spirit Ranch in Northwest Montana. Located 6 miles southwest of Whitefish, the Dancing Spirit Ranch is just a short drive from Glacier National Park, Whitefish Mountain Resort, and many pristine lakes. Dancing Spirit Ranch was built for comfortable relaxation and enjoyment. You will be living in one of three buildings, each designed to offer a genuine Montana experience. There are five ponds to explore and kayaks and canoes for floating on the largest, 14-acre pond. There is a forest to wander through with five miles of gentle terrain perfect for a meditative walk. Hidden on the property is a walled garden filled with flowers, willow-covered walls and teak benches placed throughout to invite stillness and discovery to the visitor. 


Beyond the property, just 22 miles away is the stunning Glacier National Park. The park encompasses over 1 million acres and includes parts of two mountain ranges, over 130 named lakes, more than 1,000 different species of plants, and hundreds of species of animals. We will have arranged transportation to spend a day or two exploring the park where we'll choose an appropriate all-levels hike and enjoy a packed picnic lunch along the way. If you choose to fly in to Glacier Park International Airport (FCA) it's only five miles away and an airport pickup can be arrange. You also have the option of renting a car if you choose not to drive so that you have freedom to explore the area at your leisure. The town of Whitefish is only 6 miles away and is filled with shops and eateries for which to explore as well. 


So come rest, relax, adventure and rejuvenate on this one-of-a-kind luxury rustic retreat. Once you arrive your only worry will be where to shop and what sights you want to capture with your camera. October is the perfect time of year because the park crowds have dwindled and hiking trails will be less crowded. Mountain weather is unpredictable in the fall so we could have an 80 degree day, perfect for a swim or kayak or we could have 40 degree weather which will make for an excellent bonfire and hot chocolate/wine sipping evening. We will be the only guests at the ranch and you may participate in as much or as little of the retreat as you like. This trip will be an opportunity to explore stunning Montana and see all the area has to offer!

Lodging Options:

Upon booking you'll have a choice of purchasing a single bed or private queen. The bunk house will be filled first then the cedar house on a first-come, first-served basis. There's also the option to share a queen bed with a friend for a discounted price. Please specify roommate requests upon booking and we will try our best to accommodate all requests. All pricing is per person rate


Bunk House:


The bunk house is a unique, stable-like building which has seven bedrooms, four bathrooms and three lounge areas surrounding the central hall with its clerestory ceiling.  The rooms are outfitted with a queen, twin or bunkbeds and covered with organic cotton sheets and thick Pendleton blankets.  The bunkhouse is just steps away from the dining and recreation facilities. There are three shared rooms and four private rooms and four shared bathrooms in the bunk house. 

The Bunk House: 4 queen rooms/ 3 twin rooms/ 1 full-size bunkbed room/ 4 large shared bathroom


 The Cedar House:

This four bedroom, three and a half bath cabin is built on the far shore of the large 14-acre pond. It has natural cedar siding and a long porch facing the water. It also has a private lawn on the water’s edge. The bedrooms have a variety of bed types and two have en suite baths. Three bedrooms are on the second floor and the master is on ground level. There is a full kitchen and dining area. The living room is surrounded by windows on three sides, providing excellent views at any point of your day, and has a brick fireplace to keep things cozy. This cabin houses the ranch office and is only available on special arrangement. The Cedar House is near the ranch gate and is a few minutes walk from the main ranch compound. 


The Cedar House:

 1 queen bedroom with private bath

 1 king/2 twins room with private bath

1 queen and twin room that share a bath



Refund Policy

No refunds unless Natalie and Margaret cancels the retreat. There is an option to purchase travel insurance once your trip is booked. 


You can transfer your retreat to another participant but please note if Natalie and Margaret find a guest to take your place it will be a $100 transfer fee. If you find a person to take your spot yourself there is no fee. Transfer option only applies if it is more than 60 days out from start of retreat. 

Payment plans available upon request

Please email if you'd like to divide the payments up prior to the retreat. Please not deposit cannot be split into multiple payments. 

What’s included

  • All meals
    Three freshly prepared meals a day by our private on-site chef
  • Four night stay
    option to book a single bed or private room
  • 5-6 yoga classes
    yoga supplies/props available
  • kayaks and canoes
  • on-site concierge
    can help plan any extracurricular activities not planned with retreat
  • daily maid service
  • Park day
    transportation into the park and company on the selected hiking trails
  • custom retreat apparel
  • Airport Transfer
    to and from Glacier National Park Airport
  • Massage
    Available upon booking for additional cost
  • Alcohol
    feel free to bring your own!
  • Rental Car
  • Airfare
  • Any meals in town
    Meals and snacks not provided at the ranch are the financial responsibility of retreat participant. If you choose to eat dinner outside of the ranch please know it's at your own cost

Available Packages

Single bed

You'll either be placed in the Bunk or Cedar house based on availability 


Breakdown: Bunk house has 3 sets of twin beds and one set of bunk beds

Cedar House has 1 set of twin beds


Pricing is Per person. 

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$1500
Deposit: $600
Queen Bed

You'll either be placed in the Bunk or Cedar house based on availability at time of booking.Please Email me if you'd like to share a queen bed with a friend prior to booking. I'll create you and your friend custom listings and a discount code to share a bed. Don't know if your friend will make it? Book a queen bed and have them sign up later!


Pricing is per person. Please do not book a queen bed then bring your family/kids/spouse/ etc. if they have not paid the per person rate for the retreat.


Breakdown: Bunk house has three queen beds

Cedar house has 1 queen bedroom with a private bath, 1 king/2 twin room with private bath, and one queen and twin room that share a bathroom

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$1800
Deposit: $700

Who’s Going

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Natalie Magee
17 reviews
I'm a full time adventurer and part-time flight attendant. My passion is teaching yoga, cycle, barre and boot camps along with hiking Colorado's 14ers, blogging, soy lattes and travel. My company Yogi Magee Expeditions is designed to take people off their mats and into the wild for an experience they'll never forget.

Reviews

This was an amazing trip! I meet extraordinary and inspirational people and did something I never imagined I would.... hiking in Zion and Bryce. I tested my physical limitations with the support of Natalie, her crew and some very devoted and happy return customers, who I will now have friendships with for the rest of my life. Natalie orchestrated a trip that allowed me to discover my inter adventurer! The accommodations, food, and staff were fantastic and supportive in every way possible. In my mind this was a yoga retreat but I quickly learned this was so, so much more than that. I can't wait for my next opportunity to travel with and be inspired by Natalie and her team and will go on many, many more adventures with Yogimagee!
Natalie is a fantastic host and has great energy, She is a very gifted yoga instructor and meditation guide. Zion is breathtaking and I had such wonderful time. A yummy breakfast was prepared every morning and good options for lunches to pack on our hikes. I highly recommend any trip Natalie plans. This is my second one and I will definitely be back. Natalie plans hikes and yoga but everyone has the option to do their own thing. I recommend doing whatever Natalie Plans with the rest of the group in order to get the most out of your experience. Thanks!!
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Such a fun trip! Beautiful skies and awesome people. Thanks for the experience Natalie!!
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I had the best time! From the initial contact and logistic communication from Natalie to snowshoeing and meeting incredible ladies - the experience was a 10. Kate and her photos were really great too! 😊
By Sara Tower for Galentine's Daycation Hike on Feb. 21, 2018
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I had an amazing time. Natalie was warm and welcoming, and lead us on many super bad ass adventures. She is confident in what she is doing and that excitement is contagious. The yoga was a perfect counter to the hikes she led you on, and the views and sites of being above telluride are to die for. The other thing that was great was she attracted an amazing group of women together, and many friendships were made on the trip. I was also able to spend some quality time with my bestie!
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