Yoga Retreat | October 26-28 | Pleasanton, Kansas

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Cedar Crest Lodge

You can find rest for your weary soul. A place to be renewed.


Just outside the noise of the city is a quiet space reserved for you. In the rolling hills of Kansas, discover a new sense of peace. In the middle of fall busyness, recover your life with God. Spend time in God's beautiful creation. Before the holiday craziness hits, still your soul. Let go of your burdens in a safe place.

A retreat is time dedicated to feeding the deepest parts of who God created you to be. 

 Photo courtesy of Cedar Crest Lodge

Photo courtesy of Cedar Crest Lodge

I am humbled and quieted in your presence.
Like a contented child who rests on its mother’s lap,
I’m your resting child and my soul is content in you.
— -Psalm 131:2, The Passion Translation
 Photo courtesy of Cedar Crest Lodge

Photo courtesy of Cedar Crest Lodge

What to expect

When you arrive at Cedar Crest Lodge, get settled in your cozy room, meet new friends, and take a walk if you like. We'll meet together for an evening meal. Afterward, we'll share a devotion and a relaxing yoga session.

On Saturday morning, start the day with sunrise yoga if that's your thing or sleep in. Breakfast will follow.

Join us for morning sessions to discuss spiritual disciplines and experience Christian meditation. Receive spiritual direction and discover ways to deepen your relationship with God. 

After lunch in the sunroom, the afternoon holds free time to take a walk, reconvene with friends, or get a massage at the onsite spa.

We'll gather for dinner and share what we've discovered during our time at the retreat. Enjoy an evening restorative yoga session, then we'll get the campfire going!

Sunday morning enjoy a worship yoga session and breakfast. Savor your last few moments  in nature, prayer, or with friends and carry the retreat home with you.

When you click the link below, you'll be redirected to Eventbrite in order to register.

The Essentials

Dates: The retreat begins at 4 p.m. Friday, October 26, 2018, and ends at 2 p.m. Sunday, October 28.

Location: Cedar Crest Lodge is our beautiful retreat space. It was ranked in's Top 25 of 2017. Cedar Crest is just a little over an hour south of the Kansas City metro, in Pleasanton, Kansas, just off US-69. The lodge sits on a hill overlooking the surrounding the tranquil countryside. A haven for nature lovers, there are meandering trails through the forest, shade gardens, reflective ponds, and peaceful meadows. Enjoy a soak in the hot tub or indulge in a relaxing massage at the onsite spa.

Accommodation: Rooms are in the main lodge and shared between 2-3 people. Most rooms have a queen and twin bed. Each bathroom is shared between 2 rooms. All linens and towels are provided. The lodge has two living rooms, a sun room, patio, and porch with rocking chairs. Single rooms are available at an extra charge, but availability is limited. Please contact Destiny at to discuss this option.

Five locally-sourced meals and a few snacks are included in the retreat cost. Most dietary restrictions can be accommodated. Please notify us at the time of registration.

Cost: The cost for the retreat is $335 which includes, accommodation, dinner Friday night, breakfast, lunch, and dinner Saturday, breakfast and a snack Sunday. A deposit of $150 is due upon registration. The remainder is due by August 25, 2018. Please note when you register via Eventbrite, a complete registration form regarding room preferences and dietary concerns will be emailed to you within the week.

Cancellation Policy: Deposits and payments are non-refundable. If you must cancel, you may gift what you have paid to a friend you specify. Otherwise, the retreat leaders will use the funds as a scholarship for another attendee.

Your Hosts

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Destiny Hurst owns Haven Yoga in Lee's Summit, Missouri.  She is a Master Holy Yoga Certified Teacher and is trained in Touch Therapies. Her passion is to encourage others to see their potential and beauty. She loves empowering others in their healing journeys and teaching and connecting in community. Destiny and her husband moved from their home state Nebraska in 2008 to Missouri along with their 2 daughters 15, and 10. 

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Christina Hubbard is an internationally published writer, speaker, and retreat leader in Olathe, KS. She's a 225 R-YHI certified Holy Yoga instructor with a specialty in Touch Therapies. She loves encouraging influencers to live with courage, compassion, and creativity in their daily lives. As a recovering overachiever, she's passionate about helping others rest in God's love. She lives in Olathe, Kansas, with her husband and two kids.

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Jennie Alstadt loves to create a grace-filled window of time for someone to notice God's voice and activity in a way that ordinary life doesn't often allow us the chance to do. Her passion is to walk with other Christians as they experience God in fresh ways and are drawn into greater intimacy with Him. She received her Spiritual Director training through Sustainable Faith School of Spiritual Direction and is also a Holy Yoga instructor with additional training in Trauma-Sensitive Yoga. Jennie makes her home in Fairway, Kansas with her oh-so-gracious husband, Tim, and her sweet dog, Mocha.


Join us for this 2-day getaway.


Rest in sacred space.

Receive soul-filling community.

Be renewed with Christ-centered yoga.

Recover your life.