Nourishing your Divine Self

Retreat Dates 

Summer June 11th-14th

Fall September 3-6th

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As life’s journey unfolds, we encounter situations that alter the way we think. Ever been riding that bicycle with no chain..stuck and getting nowhere?

Eventually if we are no longer connected to our dreams and goals, nor are we following our daily practices so things start to fall apart.

Perhaps it’s our health, and we might experience digestive issues, have poor eating habits, sleep disorders, aches and pains, headaches, and stress. 

Being unfocused leads to major creative issues or blocks, and being emotionally out of balance. Whatever the problem is there is discontentment and disconnect.

My goal is to help people feel good again, grounded and clear and be able to function at their highest level.


During the program you will be offered many different and wonderful opportunities to heal, reconnect, rejuvenate and rebalance.

With wonderful and nourishing food and through yoga, meditation, communing with nature, sound healing and ceremony, you  will have the chance to rewrite your own story.

It will be an amazing weekend with special guests including

The wonderful and dynamic,

Marion Jackson, Yoga Teacher , NYC

And the beautiful Susan Jamieson of Great Barrington Ma. will offer Yoga/dance

More to come, yet to announce our Sound Healing Facilitator 

 Looking Forward to a Divine Journey,

Jill Pettijohn


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I know it sounds cliché, but four days with Jill at the Menla retreat was truly transformational.

Rather than inundating me with educational materials, technical handouts and boring lectures about so-called healthy eating, Jill fostered a caring, supportive and spiritual experience which facilitated my ability to look inside to find my own answers and solutions. 

The yoga, sound bath and sweat lodge were great, and the food was delicious.

Jill put together a thoughtful program which had just the right balance of guided activities and free time for reflection and thought.

I cannot wait to participate in her next one.

David Z., Long Island, New York

Wonderful retreat, Jill!  I loved all of the offerings.  The teachers were all fantastic.  The food was great.  My digestion was the best of my adult life.  I even lost a few pounds.  

Thanks again!  


Shirley Golgoski They say when the student is ready the teacher appears ~ I had the honor to meet Jill 1 yr ago. I was not aware of Jill's path yet. When I heard of the Nourishing the Divine Self Retreat I decided to go. I was Truly blown away by Jill's Compassionate, Healing, Nourishing Capability. I have been struggling w/life for some years, this retreat w/ Jill opened up many doors. A true gift I gave myself. Jill brought in all the right people & the knowledge of the right food helped many HEAL in the room. She has been following thru and checking in well after the retreat I have been gifted in many ways from this Divine Retreat. My wish is that everyone could experience Jill's gift once. The Sweat Lodge was the Best! ~ Thank you Jill I will forever be in Sister Sprite w/u.




Yoga Teacher Marion Jackson

Marion Jackson (Mahima) is a light-worker, seeker of the truth, and a lifelong student of movement. After many years of dance training she began teaching yoga in 2004 with certifications through Integral Yoga, Jivamukti Yoga NYC, and restorative yoga with Cindi Lee. An eternal student, Marion currently studies yoga philosophy (Vedanta), Sanskrit and sound healing. She aims to weave these teachings and practices into her classes. 

During a time of great illness, Marion was blessed to meet Jill Pettijohn. Jill played an important role in her healing and has been a true inspiration over the years.

 Marion teaches yoga in NYC and has led/ co-led retreats around the US and abroad. 

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 Yoga Dance Susan Jameson

'Activate, engage and creatively express yourself through movement while celebrating the joy of our connection to the earth, spirit and one another.'

Susan, a woman of many talents is a dancer, metaphysician and interfaith minister committed to her work in spiritual development and awakening.


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