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4 Day Rejuvenate Yoga & Nature Retreat, at Mama Gaia's, AR, US
4 Day Rejuvenate Yoga & Nature Retreat, at Mama Gaia's, AR, US

Thu, Jul 11


Mama Gaia's Zen Garden

4 Day Rejuvenate Yoga & Nature Retreat, at Mama Gaia's, AR, US

Discover Serenity at Mama Gaia's Zen Garden & Yogic Camping Retreat Center! Nestled in the foothills of the breathtaking Ouachita Mountains, our five-acre sanctuary near the Cossatot River invites you to unwind and reconnect with nature. Escape the every day and find your Zen at Mama Gaia's.

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Jul 11, 2024, 3:00 PM – Jul 14, 2024, 12:00 PM

Mama Gaia's Zen Garden, 16334 US-278, Umpire, AR 71971, USA

About the event

Welcome to Mama Gaia's Zen Garden, an enchanting retreat center to nourish your mind, body, and spirit.

Therapeutic Yoga and Deep Relaxation

At the heart of our retreat is a commitment to therapeutic yoga, emphasizing deep relaxation and healing.

Our yoga sessions are tailored to individual needs. They promote physical and emotional well-being through gentle asanas, pranayama techniques, and meditation practices.

Whether you're a seasoned yogi or new to the practice, our experienced instructors will guide you on a transformative journey.

Unique Accommodations

Experience rustic luxury in our private all-season yurts in a three-acre forest.

Each yurt is designed to provide comfort while keeping you connected to the natural beauty. Wake up to the soothing sounds of birdsong and enjoy the serenity of the forest right outside your door.

Holistic Amenities

Our retreat center boasts a variety of holistic amenities to enhance your stay:

  • Herbal Teahouse: Delight in a selection of health-conscious foods and herbal teas. Enjoy the healing properties of herbs and spices in a tranquil setting
  • Labyrinth Meditation: Walk our labyrinth for a meditative journey that calms the mind and fosters introspection
  • Seated Meditation Patio: Find stillness and inner peace in our peaceful meditation patio, surrounded by the sounds of nature
  • Community Fire Pit: Gather around our fire pit for evening drum circles and professional fire performances, creating a magical and communal experience.

Eco-Friendly Practices

We are dedicated to sustainable living, and our eco-friendly practices reflect this commitment. Our composting restrooms provide a clean and environmentally conscious alternative, ensuring your comfort while respecting the earth.

Immersive Nature Experience

Immerse yourself in nature with our lush medicinal herb and vegetable gardens. Take leisurely nature walks, explore the vibrant flora, and feel a deep connection to the earth.

Our gardens support your wellness journey with fresh produce and bulk herbal tea purchases.

Special Activities and Events

During your stay, engage in various activities to deepen your connection to yourself and the environment.

You can enjoy guided nature walks, participate in therapeutic yoga sessions, and attend community gatherings around the fire pit for storytelling and music.

A Sanctuary for All

Mama Gaia's Zen Garden is more than just a retreat; it's a sanctuary for yoga enthusiasts, nature lovers, and anyone seeking a deeper spiritual connection.

Our welcoming atmosphere and supportive community provide the perfect backdrop for personal growth and healing.

Book Your Stay

Ready to embark on a journey of transformation and renewal? Book your stay through Hipcamp and choose from a range of flexible options, from weekend getaways to extended retreats.

Come experience the rejuvenating power of nature and the profound benefits of therapeutic yoga at Mama Gaia’s Zen Garden.

Join Us

Discover the magic of Mama Gaia's Zen Garden, where nature, yoga, and holistic living come together to create an unforgettable retreat experience.

Reconnect with your true essence, find inner peace, and leave feeling rejuvenated and inspired. We look forward to welcoming you to our serene oasis.


  • A place where you can care for yourself without distractions
  • Have a wonderful time learning a different practice than your own
  • Peace and quiet for the mind, refreshing energy for the body
  • Rediscover yourself after too long of feeling disconnected
  • Shut off your technology, and experience how amazing it feels to unplug
  • Recover from a long period of stressful work or family situations
  • Unwind and recharge
  • The ideal location to unplug and enjoy the beauty of nature
  • Drop out of “normal life” for a period

 What Makes This Retreat Special 

At Mama Gaia's Zen Garden, we offer a truly unique retreat experience that combines the beauty of nature with the transformative power of Therapeutic Yoga.

Our retreat is a haven for yoga enthusiasts, nature lovers, and those seeking a deeper spiritual connection. Whether you come for a weekend or an extended stay, you'll leave feeling rejuvenated and inspired.

Come discover the unique magic of Mama Gaia’s Zen Garden and transform your mind, body, and spirit.



  • 3:00 PM: Check-in and Welcome
  • 4:00 PM: Opening Circle and Introduction to the Retreat
  • 5:00 PM: Gentle Yoga Session for Arrival and Grounding
  • 7:00 PM: Dinner
  • 8:00 PM: Free Time or Journaling

Friday & Saturday

  • 7:30 AM: Morning Therapeutic Yoga Session for Setting Intentions
  • 9:00 AM: Breakfast
  • 10:00 AM: Free Time for Nature Walks, Meditation, or Personal Reflection
  • 12:30 PM: Lunch
  • 2:00 PM: Yoga Therapy Session for Deep Relaxation
  • 4:00 PM: Free Time or Optional Workshop (e.g., Herbal Tea Tasting, Labyrinth Walk)
  • 7:00 PM: Dinner
  • 8:00 PM: Evening Activity (e.g., Campfire Gathering, Guided Meditation)


  • 8:00 AM: Morning Yoga and Closing Circle
  • 9:30 AM: Breakfast
  • 11:00 AM: Check-out and Farewell

This schedule provides a balance of structured activities, relaxation, and free time for participants to connect with themselves, nature, and others in the retreat community.



  • Dinner:

- Main Course: Lentil Soup with Whole Grain Bread - Dessert: Decadent Triple Chocolate Cupcakes


  • Breakfast:

- Option 1: Yogurt Parfait with Granola and Fresh Berries - Option 2: Scrambled Farm Fresh Eggs with Scratch Biscuits and Fresh Fruit

  • Lunch:

- Option 1: Buddha Bowl with Brown Rice, Mixed Greens, and Chickpea Salad - Option 2: Veggie Wrap with Hummus and Fresh Fruit

  • Dinner:

- Main Course: Pasta Primavera with a Side Salad and Garlic Bread - Dessert: Fresh Fruit Platter & Dip


  • Breakfast:

- Option 1: Yogurt Parfait with Granola and Fresh Berries - Option 2: Breakfast Burrito with Scrambled Eggs and Salsa

  • Lunch:

- Option 1: Mediterranean Salad with Chickpeas and Feta Cheese - Option 2: Veggie Wrap with Hummus and Fresh Fruit

  • Dinner:

- Main Course: Veggie Curry with Jasmine Rice - Dessert: Berry Cobbler with Vanilla Ice Cream


  • Breakfast:

- Option 1: Fruit Smoothie - Option 2: Scrambled Farm Fresh Eggs with Scratch Biscuits and Fresh Fruit - Farewell Snack: - Trail Mix with Nuts, Seeds, and Dried Fruit

These meals balance nourishing and delicious options to fuel participants throughout the retreat while supporting their well-being and enjoyment of the experience.

 Meals Provided 

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

 Diets Catered 

  • Organic
  • Vegetarian



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 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.

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.

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