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Private Yurt at Mama Gaia's Zen Garden in Southwest Arkansas. Available to book at Hipcamp

Transform Your Practice and Find Inner Peace at Our Zen Garden Retreat Center

Experience Blissful Serenity and Personal Growth with Private Yoga Therapy Sessions and Access to Our Zen Garden's Labyrinth, Meditation Patio, and Herbal Teahouse

Welcome to our tranquil oasis nestled amidst the serene beauty of nature. At our retreat center, we invite you to embark on a journey of self-discovery, healing, and connection. Immerse yourself in the transformative practice of yoga while surrounded by the rejuvenating energy of the outdoors. Here, amidst lush greenery and tranquil landscapes, find solace, balance, and inner peace. Welcome to your sanctuary of yoga and nature.

Mama Gaia's Zen Garden & Yogic Camping Retreat Center

Discover Your Zen Garden Retreat Experience at Mama Gaia's

Tranquil Nature Retreat: Escape the hustle and bustle of city life and immerse yourself in the serene beauty of Mama Gaia's Zen Garden. Nestled in the heart of Umpire, Arkansas, our nature retreat offers a peaceful sanctuary away from the noise and distractions of modern living.

Private Yurt Accommodations: Experience rustic luxury in our private all-season yurts, nestled amidst the tranquil surroundings of nature. Each yurt provides a cozy and comfortable retreat, allowing you to reconnect with yourself and the earth.

Meditation Patio: Find stillness and inner peace in our seated meditation patio. Surrounded by the soothing sounds of nature, this tranquil space is perfect for quiet contemplation and mindfulness practice.

Eco-Friendly Restroom Facilities: Embrace eco-conscious living with our composting private restroom facilities. Designed with sustainability in mind, our restrooms offer a clean and environmentally friendly alternative for your comfort.

Herbal Teahouse: Delight your senses with health-conscious foods and herbal teas at our herbal teahouse. Sip on delicious and nourishing beverages while immersing yourself in the healing properties of herbs and spices.

Fire Dancing Performances: Be mesmerized by the mesmerizing art of fire dancing performed by our skilled professionals. Experience the beauty and grace of this ancient art form, adding an element of magic and wonder to your retreat experience.

Yoga Therapy Sessions: Deepen your yoga practice and nourish your body, mind, and soul with private yoga therapy sessions. Tailored to your individual needs, these sessions provide personalized guidance and support to help you unlock your full potential.

 Cossatot River Exploration: Explore the natural wonders of Southwest Arkansas with easy access to the Cossatot River and Falls, located just 6.5 miles from our retreat center. Immerse yourself in the beauty of the outdoors and rejuvenate your spirit amidst cascading waterfalls and pristine wilderness.

Meet Our Team

Yoga Therapist and Herbalist at Mama Gaia's Zen Garden & Yogic Camping Retreat Center

Jacquelyn Stillwagon

Founder & 500 HR Registered Yoga Teacher

Meet Jacquelyn, the visionary founder of Mama Gaia's Zen Garden. With a deep passion for guiding individuals toward profound relaxation and connection with their true selves, Jacquelyn has been immersed in the practice of yoga for over 15 years. Her journey began as a personal quest for inner peace and has since blossomed into a mission to share the transformative power of yoga with others.


Jacquelyn's teaching philosophy is rooted in compassion, mindfulness, and a dedication to serving her students. With her extensive experience and intuitive understanding of the practice, she welcomes individuals of all skill levels and backgrounds, offering guidance and support on their path to self-discovery.


In addition to her dedication to yoga, Jacquelyn discovered a love for the flow arts in 2019 as a part of her moving meditation practice. She has since become a professional fire dancer, fire eater, and fire breather, captivating audiences with her mesmerizing performances at events across the Midwest.


Continuing her journey of learning and growth, Jacquelyn is currently pursuing studies to become a Clinical Yoga Therapist and Clinical Herbalist, further deepening her understanding of holistic healing modalities. Her knowledge and expertise will empower you to find peace, harmony, and balance in your life.


Join Jacquelyn at Mama Gaia's Zen Garden and embark on a journey of self-discovery, healing, and transformation through therapeutic yoga and holistic modalities. Experience the profound benefits of connecting mind, body, and spirit in a nurturing and supportive environment.

Escape to the Tranquil 8-Limbed Forest Retreat at Mama Gaia's Zen Garden

Immerse yourself in the serene beauty of Mama Gaia's Zen Garden with a stay in our enchanting 8-Limbed Forest retreat. Perfectly nestled within nature's embrace, our sanctuary offers a blissful escape for yoga teachers and nature enthusiasts alike. Ideal for a rejuvenating getaway, our 2-night minimum stay allows ample time to unwind and reconnect with your inner self amidst the peaceful surroundings. Book your stay through Hipcamp today and experience the rejuvenating power of nature firsthand.

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On-site Amenities

Private Getaway

Flexible Stays

Discover Harmony Within:
Deep Relaxation Therapeutic Yoga for a Balanced Life

Improved Sleep Quality

By incorporating relaxation techniques and gentle movements, this practice can help regulate sleep patterns, leading to better sleep quality and overall well-being.

Stress Reduction

Deep Relaxation Therapeutic Yoga helps alleviate stress by calming the nervous system, reducing cortisol levels, and promoting a sense of relaxation and tranquility.

Physical Healing

Deep Relaxation Therapeutic Yoga supports the body's natural healing processes by releasing tension, improving circulation, and promoting deep relaxation, which can aid in alleviating chronic pain and enhancing overall physical health and vitality.

Enhanced Mental Clarity

egular practice of Deep Relaxation Therapeutic Yoga can clear the mind, improve focus, and enhance mental clarity, allowing individuals to approach life with a greater sense of mindfulness and presence.

Find Your Zen

Join Us for a Guided Deep Relaxation

Anxiety & Stress Relief

Duration 14:04

Take a moment to find your inner peace and connect with your true nature. Join us for a guided deep relaxation.

18 Point Marma Deep Relaxation
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"Yoga is the uniting of consciousness in the heart"
~ Nischala Joy Devi

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