Retreat Business Academy

Introducing…Retreat Business Academy

Retreat Business Academy is the ONLY implementation program of its kind that not only shows you exactly how to start a retreat business, but how to get more retreat reservations/registrations, make more profit, and work easier in your retreat business.

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Attention Retreat Leaders And Owners Of Retreat Accommodations (Who Want Consistent Year-Round Revenue)…

Learning How To Effectively Host Retreats Will Mean The Difference Between Earning Huge Profits and Wondering How Long You Can Stay Open For Business…


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Are You Struggling With Any Of The Following Problems?

  • Handling The Competition: Wonder how to position what you offer as different and better than all the OTHER options available?
  • Implementing a Strong Marketing Plan: Want to be more visible (both online and offline) to build awareness AND grow your retreat business?
  • Using The Best Strategies To Diversify Your Income: Wish you knew how to choose the best retreats?

There Has To Be A Simpler Way To Earn Money and You Will Learn How!

  • Learn the best practices for leading and hosting retreats that guests return to again and again!
  • Benefit from learning our proven marketing system (including social media & blogging) for growing your retreat business quickly and easily.
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What if there was an exclusive insider’s group that shows you how to move along a proven path of success from just getting started all the way to setting the standard for excellence in leading & hosting retreats?

Introducing…Retreat Business Academy, Online Training AND Ongoing Support For Retreat Leaders & Owners of Retreat Accommodations!


LAST DAY To Enroll in Retreat Business Academy is Tuesday, September 24 (by midnight Pacific time). 

Retreat Business Academy Will Help You…

  • Choose The Perfect Retreats For You To Host
  • Quickly and Effectively Identify Your Ideal Guests
  • Increase Your Income As You Build Your Retreat Business & Reputation
  • Stay Positively Motivated To Meaningfully Impact The Lives Of Your Guests

Growing Your Income Is…Not As Hard As You Think!

  • In fact, implementing these strategies can be FUN. Especially as you see RESULTS!
  • Imagine attracting the guests that will benefit the most from the retreats you offer!
  • It’s simply a matter of understanding your unique strengths, identifying your unique amenities, and communicating your value to potential guests.
  • No worries, we will help you all along the way!

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Taking Out the Guesswork

After watching so many retreat leaders and retreat accommodations struggle to consistently have profitable business and find additional ways of earning income, we created this valuable program.

You’ll Have The Resources To

  • Grab The Attention Of Your Ideal Guests
  • Communicate The Value Your Guests Will Receive
  • Earn Great Reviews To Elevate Your Credibility and Reputation
  • And MUCH MORE!
You’ll Learn The Specific Steps To:
  • Attract & Host Guests Based On Your Talents, Location, & Amenities!
  • Have Peace Of Mind From Diversifying Your Income and Growing Your Hospitality Brand
  • Achieve a Rock-Solid Reputation For Leadership, Accommodations,  Hospitality, & Guest Services!

Your Hospitality Business Can Become a Source of Ongoing Income!

The Goal of Retreat Business Academy is to help you achieve success that you never thought was possible!
Instead of teaching you WHAT to do, you will learn HOW to do it with the exact, step-by-step techniques and strategies that will grow your retreat business right away!


An “Earn While You Learn” Business Model

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The Reality…

Since there is always a finite number of hours in a day, your time is limited. Even if you do employ staff members, there are always more things that each person could get done. Where do you start?

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The Problem…

Since we all only have 24 hours in a day, you need to know how to make the best use of your time and resources. You want peace of mind that your retreat business will provide you with steady, ongoing income.

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The Solution!

Retreat Business Academy helps you become an effective and unstoppable retreat leader and accommodations provider. You’ll learn how to successfully grow your business and how to turn your dreams and goals into reality.

Retreat Business Academy Will Help You…
  • Understand and Establish Your Position In The Marketplace
  • Build Awareness Of And Increase Your Hospitality Business
  • Offer More Retreat Services and Build Your Reputation
  • Develop A Successful Mindset And Outreach To Your Community
  • Set The Standard For Excellence In Retreat Businesses

If You’ve Always Wanted To Earn More Income From Retreats, This Is YOUR Opportunity To Learn How To Do That!

Retreat Business Academy Offers Training On Topics Such As:

  • Specific Retreats To Lead & Host
  • Strategic Retreat Marketing Tips
  • How To Earn Free Press Coverage
  • How To Give Frequent Guest Rewards And Referral Incentives
  • Essential Blog Topics That Will Attract More Business To You

Oh, And One More Thing, You Also Receive Lots Of Valuable Bonuses!

By the end of this program,
you will have:

  • Determined the type of retreat, location, and your first retreat date(s) or open date (instead of spending yet another year just thinking about it)
  • Figured out the financial needs to support your retreat business and decided on how to secure funding.
  • Created a retreat budget plan with projected revenue and expenses to ensure you reach your retreat profit goals.
  • Nailed down your retreat rates and packages so that you have the clarity and confidence it takes to sell your retreat offering.
  • Constructed a retreat marketing plan including online, print, social media, and networking/partnerships that gets your retreat booked.
  • Developed a reservation mindset strategy that converts inquiries to bookings plus keeps your guests coming back.
  • Determined operational procedures that allow you to work easier in your retreat business.

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Hop and Vine Inn – Michigan

“We launched a craft retreat offering at our Inn after enrolling in Retreat Business Academy. We are thrilled to be part of the group.”


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Getting Started
You will be welcomed to the program and learn how to set yourself for success.

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Module 1

Learn Creative Ways to Get Funding plus create a retreat budget to keep you on track.

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Module 2

Determine where you to host a retreat,  buy a venue, create a virtual retreat experience.

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Module 3

Create your retreat offering and how to confidently sell to get reservations.

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Module 4

Create your marketing plan including online, print, social media, and networking.

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Module 5

Develop a reservation system that allows you to work easier and get booked.

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Module 6

Guest Relations
Create a customer relationship strategy that gets your guests coming back!

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Module 8

Create an operations, bookkeeping/tax strategy that allows you to work easier.

And, You Get Amazing Bonus Content To Help You Generate Unstoppable Momentum In Your Retreat Business Journey


  • 30+ Social Media Content Themes (to consistently feature a variety of content that is aimed at attracting your target audience)
  • “How To Name Your Retreat Better Than Your Baby” (clever and memorable ideas to stand out)
  • “Why You Need A Vacation Guide On Your Accommodations Website” (and profitably partnering with places in your local area)
  • “How To Set Awesome Goals You Will Achieve” (with strategic questions that will maximize your success)
  • “How To Get The Most From Your Event and Retreat Website” (these key website features will set you apart from the competition)
  • “How To Create Your Own Press Kit For More Publicity” (valuable information that will attract the media to feature you)
  • 10 Relaxing Retreat Icebreakers (to enhance communication among your retreat participants)



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Lifetime Directory Listing

Start marketing your retreat by getting a lifetime listing on one of our top ranked directory sites – the sources used to find retreats!

a $300 Value

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Monthly Mastermind

Starting in January 2020, you can participate in our virtual monthly retreat mastermind group to collaborate and brainstorm with other retreat owners.

a $500 Value

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Live Business Retreat

In March 2020, you will be invited to our 2 Day annual RBA Retreat in Wisconsin where you will get on hand training and be with other retreat owners.

a $600 Value

We asked a college administrator and a SBA Mentor the value of this program. Enrolling in traditional classes teaching all of this content would cost nearly $4,265. And, the classes in the RBA course are specific to Retreat Business. You won’t find this type of information anywhere else.


  • 8 Online Modules broken up into easy to understand resources that you can access for a LIFETIME, $1600 Value
  • Additional Bonus Content, $900 Value
  • Lifetime Directory Listing to start your marketing and keep it going, $300 value.
  • Group Retreats and Coaching for  Camaraderie and mentorship with the other retreat owners, $1100 value
  • Unlimited support, priceless! 

A $4,265 value for only a one time Payment of $997 or 12 Monthly Payments of $97

$3,900 in Value!

12 Payments of $97 INCLUDES:

  • 8 Online Training Modules with video lessons, transcripts, slide decks, and downloads
  • Additional Bonus Content
  • 6 Mastermind Calls
  • Live Retreat in March 2020
  • Lifetime Retreat Directory Listing


  • Everything in 12 Payments
  • Enrollment Savings
    ($167 Value)
  • One on One Consult Call
    ($97 Value)
  • Additional Lifetime Directory Listing
    ($300 Value)


Enrollment Closes on Tuesday, Sept. 24th

Don’t miss this opportunity to start or grow your retreat business!

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Who Would Benefit From Retreat Business Academy?


  • Retreat Owners who want more reservations, more profit, or work easier in their businesses.
  • Hobbiests, Marker, or Crafters looking to offer retreat events, workshops, or virtual retreats.
  • Coaches, Consultants, Trainers, and Service Provider who want to offer retreats to their clients.
  • Direct sales consultants who want to offer retreats, workshops, or virtual parties.
  • Brick and Mortar stores that want to host retreats or workshops or want to offer their space to other retreat hosts.
  • Vacation rentals, Inns, Resorts, and B & B’s who want to provide a retreat venue offering or who want to host their own retreats.
  • Anyone looking for a new venture or who wants to start a business of their own.   Retreat Business Academy is for anyone with an open mind who loves to learn new things, and wants to be part of an amazing, supportive community!


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Paper Moon Retreat – GA

“With Kirsten’s help, we are please that we have reach our goals of having a retreat rented to just crafting groups.”


  • How do I access or take the program?: You can access the course on any device – computer, laptop, tablet, or smart phone.  You can view the modules anytime and anywhere!
  • How long do I have access?: You will have lifetime access including all updates for free.  The course will be updated once a year to keep the information current.  Plus, you get lifetime access to the Retreat Academy Members Only group where you will get support and ideas through your entire retreat business journey.
  • I want to enroll, but don’t have time to take the course. Can I take it another time?: The Retreat Business Academy is not a course.  It a program, resource, and community that will help you to reach your retreat business goals.  You can access the content anytime, anywhere, on any device and lifetime access includes all updates for free!  Enrollment will closes September 24 by midnight (PST), and will open again in 2020.  Now is a great time to enroll at this price and get all the bonuses plus any updates for free.
  • What if I have no experience with retreats?: We all start somewhere and the Retreat Business Academy program is for anyone who has the passion for retreat experiences.  The program teaches the exacts steps to retreat success and provides the support, training, and marketing you need to reach your retreat business goals on your terms!

Plus You’ll be Backed by a Risk-Free Money Back Guarantee

Let me say this upfront…
Retreat Business Academy is the most comprehensive, step-by-step implementation program for entrepreneurs who are excited about running a smoothly operated, profit generating retreat business.

If after reviewing the welcome module and course outline within 7 days, you don’t feel this program is for you, send us and email and we will give you a full refund.
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Get 10+ Times Your Investment!

Retreat owners have gotten 10+ their investment by increasing their retreat reservations or registrations, plus have saved $$$$ in costly mistakes.

12 Payments of $97 INCLUDES:

  • 8 Online Training Modules with video lessons, transcripts, slide decks, and downloads
  • Additional Bonus Content
  • 6 Mastermind Calls
  • Live Retreat in March 2020
  • Lifetime Retreat Directory Listing


  • Everything in 12 Payments
  • Enrollment Savings
    ($167 Value)
  • One on One Consult Call
    ($97 Value)
  • Additional Lifetime Directory Listing
    ($300 Value)


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From my business partner Kirsten Polman:

“I personally cannot wait to lead you in your retreat business journey!”

“I’ve owned, promoted, and supported retreat businesses for the last 15 years, and I’ve experienced first hand what it takes to run a successful retreat business.”
“More than anything else, I want to share that with you today.  Retreats are in demand and it couldn’t be a better time to start a retreat business.”
“If you’re looking for a heart and purpose filled driven venture or want to up your game in your current retreat business, I cannot recommend enough that you invest in learning the step by step blueprint to retreat success.  It will save you time, energy, and help you to avoid many costly mistakes that I myself as well as many other retreat owners have made.”
“Should you choose to accept my invitation, I personally guarantee you will learn, grow, and be inspired.”
“I look forward to meeting you personally inside Retreat Business Academy.”
ALL my best,
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We Support and Promote Retreats!

If you have a retreat dream or plan, we invite you to join us for this one of a kind Retreat Business Academy! You won’t regret the knowledge gained, the ROI by putting techniques into practice, and the connections you’ll make.

12 Payments of $97 INCLUDES:

  • 8 Online Training Modules with video lessons, transcripts, slide decks, and downloads
  • 7 Bonus Modules
  • 6 Mastermind Calls
  • Live Retreat in March 2020
  • Lifetime Retreat Directory Listing


  • Everything in 12 Payments
  • Enrollment Savings
    ($167 Value)
  • One on One Consult Call
    ($97 Value)
  • Additional Lifetime Directory Listing
    ($300 Value)


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Enrollment Closes on Tuesday, Sept. 24th!

Don’t miss this opportunity to start or grow your retreat business!




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