"Leave the familiar for awhile. Let your senses and bodies stretch out.
Greet yourself in your thousand other forms, as you mount the hidden tide and travel back home."



During our retreat together, you will experience a variety of processes designed to help you step beyond the "edge" of all that you have imagined you have needed to be... and to inhabit an increasingly whole, grounded, generative, and powerful expression of who you actually Are. 


Using The Leadership Circle™ as our foundation, you will experience:


  • An impeccably designed journey of transformation from identity to Self.

  • Simple somatic practices that will support you in shifting from Reactive to Creative to Integral mind.

  • New ways to make the depth and breadth of The Leadership Circle™ more available to your clients after you experience them for yourself.

  • Time and space to reflect, renew, and reconnect with yourself; daily options for yoga, meditation, massage, hikes in nature.

  • A supportive community of like-minded peers with whom you will continue the journey following the retreat.

Our time together will be steeped in both Silence and Community, and we will intentionally focus more on direct experience, with less emphasis being given to processing together with our minds.


The experience will also contain integral processes that could be described as spiritual but not religious.



This retreat is for purpose-driven practitioners and leaders who are committed to living more consciously and modeling the change we wish to see in the world, including:

  1. Certified Leadership Circle™ Practitioners

  2. Executive coaches and OD practitioners who have completed a Leadership Circle™ profile and debrief prior to the retreat 

  3. Purpose-driven Executives* 

    NOTE: *Leadership Circle™ profile and debrief are the minimum pre-requisite for retreat.

The RETURN to WHOLENESS process is more than a retreat, and includes:

  1. A one-hour Coaching session with Peggy, in preparation for the retreat

  2. Three-day experiential Retreat in idyllic natural retreat setting

  3. Follow-up virtual group session offering further support for your transformation




Please arrive to check in at the retreat center on Wednesday between 3:00-6:00pm. Depending on weather, you can take a hike, simply relax or receive a massage (scheduled separately through retreat center). 

6:30pm Supper will be provided, and you will meet other participants. 

The retreat will officially begin Thursday morning.



7:00 am Optional Yoga Class

8:00-8:30 ~Breakfast Available~

8:30-12:30  Morning Retreat Process

12:30-1:15 ~Lunch Available~

1:15- 3:00 Afternoons free for exploring nature trails, massage therapy, and quiet reflection time.

3:00-6:00 Afternoon Retreat Process

6:00-7:00 ~Dinner Available~

**We recommend all participants stay until Sunday morning to allow time to integrate the deep transformational work before heading back to everyday life. If it is necessary to leave Saturday evening, please plan flights to allow you to finish the program with everyone else at 5:00pm.



7:00-10:00 (Integration Time)



Sleep in, walk the grounds. Check out by 11:00 am

For further information. Please contact

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