Sistah Soul Wellness Retreat For Black Women

Scottsdale, AZ, USA

Mindset Strategies
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Apr 6 - 11, 2022
Group size: 12 - 13
Sistah Soul Wellness Retreat For Black Women
Scottsdale, AZ, USA

Mindset Strategies
  • Email address verified

Apr 6 - 11, 2022
Group size: 12 - 13

About this trip

This past spring (March 2021) a girlfriend of mine and I went to Arizona for a milestone birthday celebration. 💃🏾💃🏾💃🏾

We went to the Grand Canyon and experienced something so breathtaking words can not describe the "Awe" inspiring moments of being with this force of nature!

We also went to Sedona, hiked the Devil's Bridge, and experienced the magical vortex energy of these incredible Red Rocks. It was AMAZING and a deeply profound experience.

Then it dawned on me...

I didn't see anyone in these magical places and spaces that looked like me.

Thus, on April 6 - 11, 2022 we are going to launch a Sistah Soul Wellness Retreat for Black Women to the magical landscape of The Grand Canyon, Sedona and Scottsdale.

Over the past year and half, the climate of our nation has been quite heavy.  From the political craziness, to the COVID craziness, to economic craziness, to losing jobs, to resigning from jobs, to taking care of families, to being lonely without family, it has been A LOT. 

In all of this craziness we often lose our power, our purpose, and our path. 

The purpose of this retreat is to help Black women reconnect to their POWER, their purpose and their path. We will do this by creating the most magical experiences in the most magical and spiritual place in the world --Sedona, AZ. 

You will be among other AMAZING Black women and be guided by 2 amazing spiritual leaders. 

1. Samaria Williams - Psychotherapist 

2. Chantelle Fitzgerald -- Mindfulness Teacher 

Check out the section: "Is this retreat right for you" for more information. 

Reservations and registrations are EXTREMELY LIMITED. We are only taking a MAX of 13 ladies. If you are serious about going please REGISTER IMMEDIATELY! Spots will fill up FAST!! 

There are also 3 rooms in which you and a  girlfriend can share for a discounted rate. If you are interested in this, please book this ASAP as well. These will also go quickly.

This will be a retreat to nourish the #Soul of Black Women, to connect with nature in a way that they might not have ever experienced, connect with other AMAZING black women and build the confidence to go back into the world and CRUSH IT!

It has been said...whenever you visit Sedona you do not come back the same...(in a good way of course) 😆🤗🤣😂

Let's transform to the next level together, shall we...

Who is this retreat for?

This retreat is for the Black woman who wants to rejuvenate her mind, body and soul. 

This retreat is for that Black woman who could use a mental break. 

This retreat is for the Black woman who wants to explore nature in a way that they have never experienced before. 

This retreat is for the Black woman who is open minded and open to new experiences.

This retreat is for the Black woman that wants to connect deeply with her self and come out of it more inspired, more motivated and more connected to her own self worth, her own power, and clarity on her path, to go back out into the world and crush it. 

This retreat is for the Black woman that wants to be in fellowship with other Black women. 

This retreat is for the Black woman that loves herself so much, she is willing to invest in an experience that she has never done before. 

The Investment

If you are on the fence when it comes to the investment, we can work with you!  Just let us know. We would love for you to be a part of what could be a life changing trip! We do not want you to miss out!

Keep in mind that this is not your bargain cruise trip to the Bahamas or Mexico. 

This is a spiritual retreat and an opportunity to invest in your overall mental health, a time for self-care and overall wellbeing. It is a time to literally connect with your mind, body and soul and other Black women. It will be an environment that will foster a deep connection to self. 

You are worth investing in and if you truly believe that,  this will be a trip that you will ALWAYS remember and NEVER FORGET. An experience of a lifetime.

This trip could be the catalyst to a major breakthrough in your life.  It sure was for me!

When I think about the best trips I have taken, I always remember the AMAZING experience and how I was impacted. To be honest, I do not even know how much of an investment it was.  When looking back, the investment is irrelevant, it is the experience that was a game changer and there is no price for that. 

Invest in yourself, invest in an experience that could be an experience of a lifetime. 

We look forward to having you join us and help to foster the healing, the breakthrough, the spiritual awakening and whatever is meant for you to receive...

Want to talk about it?

Do you want to learn more about the trip and get to know Chantelle Fitzgerald the organizer? Feel free to schedule a time on her calendar here ( to talk more about the trip or any concerns you may have. You can also email with any questions:


We have rented a large home that can accommodate up to 15 people in Scottsdale, AZ. 

There are 11 bedrooms each having their own private bath. 

There are 3 bedrooms that have (2) twin beds in each room with a full bathroom. These rooms are part of the Girlfriend Bundle Package. 

The other (7) bedrooms have a queen or a king size bed. This is part of the "All the single ladies" package. 

There is also a pool, hot tub, fire pit, outside lounge chairs, family room, kitchen etc. Please see pictures in the gallery to get a feel for what the accommodations will look like....


We will be renting a 15 passenger van. We will use this van to drive us to all of our destinations including pick up and drop off from the airport. Once you have registered for the trip you will connect with Amy Flores our logistics coordinator who will help you with your flight arrangements. 

What to expect.

This trip is going to be very physical. We will be doing A LOT of walking and hiking every day. There will be a 4 hour drive (each way) to see the Grand Canyon from Scottsdale. 

There will be (1.5 hours - 2 hours) driving each way to hike in Sedona.  This retreat will have very full days in a van and hiking. 

If you are not able to walk / hike long distances (3 - 5 miles) per day, this trip may not be right for you. 

The hiking trails we will explore will be for beginner to moderate hikers. 

FYI: Chantelle is a a novice hiker and when she went on this trip last year she was not in great physical shape and  was able to manage all the trails, if this is a helpful gage. 

It is important that you are aware of the physical nature and driving that this trip will have. 

What to bring

Here are some things that you will want to bring:

Emotional Things To Bring:

  1. Positive Attitude
  2. Open Mind and ready to receive whatever is for you
  3. Authentic Self
  4. Spirit of Curiosity, Compassion & Kindness

Physical Things to Bring: (Suggested) 

  1. Hiking Boots (waterproof if possible)  (super important for all the hiking we will be doing) (If they are brand new boots --be sure to break them in BEFORE the trip). 
  2. (4) Long Sleeve tops
  3. (4) Short Sleeve tops
  4. (4) Hiking Pants 
  5. Sun hat (optional: with strap around your next-- wind doesn’t take it off)
  6. Swim Suit
  7. Rain Jacket
  8. Light Jacket
  9. (2-3) Dresses
  10. Sneakers (not the best for hiking, but good to have)
  11. Sandales 
  12. Toiletries
  13. Pajamas
  14. Sweater
  15. Socks
  16. Journal
  17. Pen
  18. Fit Bit or other tracking device (if you have one). We will get our 10K Steps! 

Meditation / Walking Meditations

We will be having morning meditation sessions throughout the retreat. It is the expectation that you attend all of these morning meditations and all retreat activities.  It is also expected that you keep your phone on silent and airplane mode for ALL retreat activities. 

Food Allergies/ Allergies / Medical

Please let us know if you have any allergies, food allergies, dietary restrictions, vegan, vegetarian, and / or medical conditions that we need to be aware of and accommodate. There will not be a medical doctor on sight so please be sure to take care of yourself and bring all the necessary items necessary to keep you vibrant. 


Flights are not included in the trip. It will be important to book your flight to arrive at the Phoenix International airport on April 6, 2022. It will be ideal for you to arrive in Phoenix before 3pmPT (local time).  Check out will be 9amPT on April 11, 2022. You will be working with Amy Flores our logistics coordinator to arrange your flight. More details to come on that. Stay tuned. 

Payment Plans

If you would like to register for the trip and cannot pay in full, no worries. We got you girl!

We will work with you to figure out a payment plan to make it work and if you register early (ON or BEFORE OCT 31, 2021) you can take advantage of a $250 discount! 

Whoohoo! It is a NO BRAINER! 

Contact: to discuss. 

Things are subject to change

When we begin to practice meditation and learn about the Laws of Nature we learn that the only constant is change.  

As we are planning this retreat, sometimes things change with vendors, itinerary, times, meals etc. We have provided you with our best plan to date, thinking about as many details as possible. We will update you if anything changes. 

COVID Vaccination

A Covid Vaccination is STRONGLY RECOMMENDED, however we want to be respectful of people's individual circumstances, and therefore it will be required that EVERYONE take a RAPID COVID test 24 - 48 hours BEFORE travel. You will send the results of this test to our logistics coordinator. If you test positive, you will not be able to attend the trip. However, a credit will be applied towards to the next trip. 

Cancellation Policy

You will be able to cancel your trip with a full refund (minus the $275 non-refundable deposit) by Nov 30, 2021

You will be able to receive a partial refund of half by Dec. 30, 2021 

No refunds will be accepted after Dec. 31, 2021. 

Keep in mind, that your ticket is transferable should you need to have someone attend in your place contingent upon they are the right fit for the retreat!

What’s included

  • 5 Nights Accommodation
    We are renting a large home with a pool and hot tub. Price includes 6 days and 5 night stay.
  • Private Rooms
    Each person will have their own private room, unless you choose to share a room with another companion.
  • Private Bathroom
    Each room will have their own private bathroom
  • Breakfast is included
    Continental Breakfast will be included each morning of the trip.
  • 3 lunches
    3 Lunches on the days we go hiking will be included. Dinners and other lunches will be on your own.
  • Transportation
    We will pick you up from the airport and drop you off and all the travel we will do from the Grand Canyon to Sedona to Scottsdale!! Get ready, we will be doing a lot of driving.
  • Downtown Scottsdale
    We will take a trip to Scottsdale to check out the shops and eateries.
  • Grand Canyon Experience
    We will walk / hike a small trail along the Grand Canyon.
  • Devils Bridge Experience
    We will hike to the top to see the Devils Bridge. Cross the bridge at your own risk! :-)
  • Vortex Tour
    We will take a guided tour through the vortex of Sedona
  • Private Chef Dinner
    We will have a private chef come and prepare a beautiful meal for us on our last day.
  • Retreat Activities
    You will participate in deeply meaningful and moving retreat activities that will help you connect deeper to yourself, your soul and your source.

What’s not included

  • Flight
    You are responsible for booking your own flight to Arizona.
  • Lunch
    There will be 1 lunch that will be on your own.
  • Dinners
    3 Dinners will be on your own.
  • Wine Tasting
    We will be going to a vineyard in Sedona after a day of hiking. This dinner (if you choose to do wine tasting) is not included. (This is part of the 3 dinner "count" above).

Available Packages

Early Bird Double Occupancy

Want to ROOM with a girlfriend and get a discount? Plus save $500 bucks if you pay in full and register early! Use promo code: SISTAHS500

Don't have a girlfriend but you still want a double room? No problem. We will do our best to match you with a new gal pal! 

There are only (3) bedrooms with (2) twin beds and a full bathroom. (Check out picture in gallery).  Grab your gal pal so you can snag one of these rooms and experience an adventure of a lifetime!!

These bedrooms will go quickly because there are ONLY 3!!  Reserve your spot today! The deadline to register for this accommodation is Sept 30, 2021. After that, no more specials.  

Deposit: $500
Early Bird Single Occupancy

Calling all the ladies who want a single bedroom all to themselves. 

 Want your own room and sanctuary when you come back after a long day of hiking in Sedona? You will have your own bed with your own private bathroom to rest and relax. 

There are only 7 rooms available for 7 SINGLE ladies. (You do not need to be Single to have a single room...LOL :-) ) 

Early Bird special will give you $100 off if you register now and pay in full. Use promo code: SISTAHS500

The deadline to register for this accommodation is Sept 30, 2021. After that the no more specials.  

Deposit: $500


Day 0 / Arrival Day
Welcome Reception

We will welcome you to our rented mansion with a Welcome Reception by the pool. We will play fun games to get to know each other on the trip. 

Your Organizer

Mindset Strategies
Chantelle Fitzgerald is an award-winning professional, specializing in diversity, equity, inclusion,(DEI) executive coaching, mindfulness, leadership development, and emotional intelligence. She is a speaker and advisor to Fortune 500 companies. She is the Founder and CEO of Mindset Strategies, a leadership development firm that partners with organizations to create experiential learning programs, that focuses on DEI, mindfulness and emotional intelligence.