Central Lake Retreat

Central Lake Retreat

from 750.00


Wandering Roots does all of the work so that you can have all of the fun! Retreat activities create an engaging and relaxing environment. Explore nature while connecting to yourself. Choose your own adventure -- whether you participate in everything or nothing -- we are here for you!

Central Lake, Michigan

August 1st - August 4th

Beautiful landscapes that we will wander through include crystal clear Intermediate Lake, peaceful trails in the Glacial Hills Pathway, and Antrim Creek Natural Area.

Personalized yoga and meditation options offered daily. Enjoy delicious food prepared by private chef.

Sit by the fire, swim in the lake, and relax under the towering Norway spruce trees.

*Detailed schedule is here and view suggested packing list is here.

Check out a behind the scenes video of our latest retreat.

Please feel free to call us anytime to discuss in detail before purchasing. 616-259-0236 or anna@yourwanderingroots.com.

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Retreat Highlights:
Stand up paddle board, kayak, or canoe on crystal clear lake in beautiful Northern Michigan

Hiking the Glacial Hills Pathway

Antrim Creek Natural Area

Indulging in delicious food prepared by private chef

Private and Group yoga and mediation sessions

Life Coaching Workshop:

During our workshop, Abigail will be sharing keys so that you can connect to what you really want and get out of your own way. You’ll discuss common blocks and how real people have pushed through them and into more empowered lives. You’ll leave with personalized action steps to help you move in your strength.


So what’s this retreat all about? We’re glad you asked!



Vinyasa-style yoga flow in group and private sessions

Hiking the Glacial Hills Pathway

Stand up paddle board (SUP) or water sport of choice








Meditation and yoga nidra

Life coaching workshop and daily journal prompts

Community of like-minded individuals


Historic fieldstone farmhouse is furnished with quality antiques & modern home decor. Situated on a private and secluded lot with extensive lakefront lawn with lake access. Or choose to sleep under the stars in a dreamy yurt! With a comfortable mattress, pillow and luxurious linens, you’ll hardly be roughing it. Community accommodations include a charming living, dining, and kitchen area, outdoor porch, deck and secluded, wooded grounds with fire pit, and washer and dryer for added convenience. Wind down in the evening by one of the two fireplaces or fire pit and enjoy your morning coffee out on the front porch overlooking the gorgeous lake. 


Photo Credit: Justine Montigny, Wren Photography, Hallie Kohler, The Compass Points Here

Retreat Packages for Central Lake, MI Aug 1 - Aug 4, 2019 :

Shared Yurt $750 (4 available)

Shared Room with Twin Bed and shared bath $1025 (2 available)

Private Room with Queen Bed and shared attached bath $1225 (1 available)

Private Room with King Bed and shared attached bath $1350 (1 available)

Private Room with Queen Bed and private en suite $1575 (1 available)

All yoga and meditation instruction, meals and workshop are included in retreat price.

Private home has 4 bedrooms and 2 and a half bathrooms.

What’s not included:
Round-trip flight
Travel Insurance.
Costs of any miscellaneous activities or sightseeing not included in tour itinerary. Massage therapy appointments are available at an additional cost and we can schedule for you.
Transportation costs to any excursions not included in retreat itinerary. 
Any shopping, tipping, or donation costs.
Any (optional) tips to drivers or guides.
Accommodation or meals for any extra night stay.

*A $350 Deposit is required at registration. Full retreat payments are due by July 1, 2019 (30 days prior to retreat).

**See Terms & Conditions linked in the footer below for deposit and cancellation policies.


This retreat is for you if…..

  • You want to explore yourself

  • You want to wander outdoors

  • You want to unplug and relax

  • You want to invest in your mental, emotional, and physical well being

  • You want to remove blocks to living your best life

  • You want to tap into your unique power and increase joy and confidence

  • You want to connect to like-minded individuals

  • You want to nourish your body and mind

Retreat activities are curated to provide a fun, engaging, and relaxing environment. We honor freedom and self-trust. Choose your own adventure -- whether you participate in everything or nothing -- we are here for you!

Please feel free to call us anytime to discuss in detail before purchasing. 616-259-0236 or anna@yourwanderingroots.com.

Meet Wandering Roots!


Anna VanAgtmael is a yoga enthusiast and travel designer with a passion for connecting with others.  She founded Wandering Roots to help others check in with themselves while checking out of work. She is a RYT 200 certified yoga instructor who believes in trying everything once and her values lie in collecting memories over things. Through traveling, she has found a happier and deeper connection to herself. Wandering Roots’ mission is to inspire you to grow in your own journey.

Her favorite things are her husband, two dogs, the water and the mountains. The quickest way to get her to do something is to tell her not to do it. She owns a landscape company but has never actually planted a plant in her life. She loves long drives, but have no desire to ever be behind the wheel, she considers herself a professional passenger.

Check her out at yourwanderingroots.com


A graduate of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Elise spent much of her 20’s in a frantic search for adventure as a Chicago location scout and producer for advertising, catalog and film shoots. She's ridden a camel across the Sahara, swam in a cage surrounded by sharks, and scouted for the perfect hot tub to fill with hot chocolate and marshmallows. She's addicted to green juice, dying her hair, everything vintage, and the smell of new school supplies. She's spent years studying posing specific to the female body of every shape and size. She will coach you through every pose and movement like a boss and never leave you hanging!
In a society that puts a camera in every hand but is quick to shame the selfie, her mission is to create a safe and supportive environment for female self-expression. Her photography is about so much more than a simple portrait, it’s about self-awareness and self-love. Join her in a movement to #existinphotos.

Check her out at www.modbettie.com and www.naughtybettie.com and #SquadBettie


Abbey loves traveling and learning about food. She has traveled to Vietnam, Cambodia, and Thailand where she took a cooking class. Abbey specializes in Indian cuisine (yum!) but loves all food. She’s even tried fried silk worms! She has struggled with food allergies and has developed knowledge on dietary restrictions and allergies while caring for herself and preparing food for others. She is available to work with retreat guests to provide a menu that will accommodate everyone. She was a chef at Frederick Meijer Gardens but has transitioned into a business owner. She is an artist and accomplished welder that creates home decor and jewelry, and she encourages women to be their own boss makers and shakers through her membership through the Hot Spot.

Check her out at https://www.thehotspotgr.com/


Abigail is a life coach, digital marketing coach and yoga teacher. She believes that life can be so much better than we realize and loves taking people on their better-life journey. She believes that feeling BETTER can be broken down into clear action steps and will help you do just that! Her passion stems from personal experience – Abigail’s own life began with emotional and health struggles. At age seventeen, Abigail made a choice to search for a more empowered life. Once she started to create a life she loved, Abigail knew that she needed to share this empowerment with as many people as she could. Abigail has a passion for adventure; exploring new things and seeing people get excited about life. She loves rule-breakers and people that don’t fit the mold. Abigail eats more chocolate than any good ‘health nut’ should, loves a stiff drink and injects playfulness into everything she does.

Learn more about her work at www.abigailschippers.com.