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Retreat at Pine Lake | Millstadt, IL

Experience Inspiration Activation just 30 minutes from downtown Saint Louis, at the cozy Lodge at Pine Lake.

This quiet serene atmosphere is perfect for individuals & small groups. 

Enjoy the sunset by kayak, paddle board or canoe, star gaze from the hot tub & share conversation around the bonfire! The lodge is a full two bedroom house with many windows overlooking the lake & inviting space to gather to connect with nature. 

Now Booking private retreats for Jan through April!

Send an email to including your ideal date & what activities you are interested in!

Choose from many offerings including: 

transformational breathwork

✨guided journaling / self inquiry

✨massage / bodywork

✨energywork (reiki / pranic healing)

✨mindful movement

✨kayak, canoe & SUP

✨hot tub soaking

✨vege based meals

✨bonfire ceremonies

+ more! Have an idea of your own? I'd love to hear it!

Our next public group gathering will be Dec 20-21st.

Schedule is as follows:

4-530pm 👇🏻

Make yourself at home with use of the kayaks, stand up paddle board, canoe, dock & art supplies! 🛶

Also feel free to bring your own hobby items or creative activities! 🤹🏼‍♂️

Receive a short massage if you'd like one. 💆🏼

530-730pm 👇🏻
Shenee Alexa will facilitate a guided journaling meditation & transformational breathwork journey.

Learn more about Inspiration Activation Breathwork by clicking here.  🌬✨

730-8pm 👇🏻
Fruits, veges & a warm soup will be provided for dinner based on dietary preferences provided. Feel free to bring additional items to share; the kitchen has all the dishes you will need. Please no peanuts, as there is a severe allergic concern.

8-10pm 👇🏻
You are welcome to continue integrating your experience by laying under the stars, sharing snacks, creating art, soaking in the hot tub or enjoying the bonfire. 🌙


9-10am 👇🏻
Breakfast provided based on dietary preferences of those present. 

10-11a 👇🏻
Closing ceremony will consist of a mindful movement practice & a walk along the waters edge.

11-12p 👇🏻
Free-time on lake with kayaks, SUP, canoe, dock. Please check out promptly by noon.

✨Please Note:

There are 2 private bedrooms, one has a queen bed & one has a double bed. There is also a comfortable futon in the livingroom & the option of having an air mattress in the all-seasons porch. Sleeping arrangements will be determined on a first to register basis. Please reach out directly with your preferences.

👉🏼 If you do not wish to stay overnight & would like to join for the breathwork ceremony only, please reach out for instructions on how to register at a discounted rate. 

Have a different date or venue in mind?


I love to help others design their own personal ideal experience. After your scheduled session time, I will leave you to continue your own private retreat.

This is the perfect getaway idea for your next anniversary, celebration or gesture of gratitude. 

Email me at to set up your own private retreat!