Wild Rice Retreat
Bayfield Wisconsin
October 21-23, 2022

Do you need to get away? To quiet and settle, to ground and center? This 3-day workshop led by Betsy Johnson will restore you to a sense of wholeness and balance. An author of five books, Betsy is a joyful yoga teacher whose meditations have been downloaded over 100,000 times on the Insight Timer app.

This fabulous workshop will take place at an incredible retreat center in the woods of northern Wisconsin, and it will include asana, meditation, journaling, and free time, all of which will nourish your spirit. It’s the perfect antidote to daily life. Join us to get good and grounded.

Located on the shores of Lake Superior just outside beautiful Bayfield, Wisconsin, Wild Rice Retreat creates a space for grounding the mind, body, and spirit through integrative artistic and holistic life experiences.  Their focus is on artistic excellence in teaching and thoughtful, supportive programming for individual growth.


Rooted in the idea of exploring and supporting expression in nature, Wild Rice Retreat offers a home for healing guided, personal and group retreats, meeting space, and events following the pillars of nourishment, expression, and movement. Carefully crafted and locally sourced meals, daily programming, beautiful trails, and comfortable, exquisitely detailed lodging are all part of the retreat package.  


Stay cozy in brand new luxury lodgings set on 100 acres of northern Wisconsin forest on the shore of Lake Superior.


Recharge with daily yoga, meditation, hiking, sauna, journaling, & more activities!


Two fresh and healthy locally-sourced meals each day during your stay, with dinner options available near by.


Meet Betsy

Betsy Johnson is a writer and professor, and she has been practicing yoga for over twenty years. She’s taught everywhere from a racquetball court to her dentist’s office.

If you’d like to take a class from her in person, check out our schedule here at Shanti Yoga Center, or click the link to visit her site!

Retreat Details:

Check In: 4pm on Friday October 21st.

There will be a welcome dinner that evening and plenty of time to unwind and settle in.

Check Out: 10am on Sunday October 23rd.

We'll offer a morning yoga & meditation session, with breakfast and lunch included. We will also have time to enjoy the resorts facilities before departing for home.

Lodging & Amenities: See photos below, and click photos for more details. Check back for more information soon!

Sample of Daily Schedule:

(Subject to Change)


Morning  Yoga + Meditation Practice




Deeper Learning Session




FREE time (hiking, reading, sauna)


Group Activity




Restorative Yoga/ Yoga Nidra



Choose between The RicePod (perfect for you and a friend!) and The Treehaus (your own private suite complete with a queen bed and private bathroom, in a cozy four-unit building).

All accommodations include luxury bedding and linens, curated personal care products, kitchenette amenities, relaxing indoor and outdoor lounge spaces for you to unwind during your free time, and an abundance of natural light. Designed with comfort in mind, these Scandinavian-inspired lodging options will allow you to fully indulge in the retreat experience.

Read more about each type of lodging by clicking below.

Wild Rice Retreats


Earliest Bird: $1,100

Paid in full by January 30th 2022


Early Bird: $ 1,200

Paid in full by August 1st, 2022


Standard Rate: $1,300

August 1st - October 20th, 2022

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