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Natural Awareness
mindfulness retreat

retreat overview

This Retreat was designed to support all who desire a Greater Sense of Balance & Well-Being. Settling Mind & Body...Reconnecting...Recharging...Experiencing the Beauty of the mountains, fresh air, trees, pond and wildlife. 


Retreat will Include: 

  • Mindful Movement 

  • Guided Meditation with Meditation Instruction 

  • Chair Massage 

  • Light Nourishment 

  • Guided short hike with view of Lake George 

retreat DETAILS

Date: Friday, April 19, 2024

Time: 2:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Location: Bolton Conservation Club (56 Edgecomb Pond Road, Bolton Landing, NY)

Cost: $150 (rate may adjusted for students)

For comfort on the day of the retreat:

  • Bring two large towels or a thick blanket

  • Wear loose clothing that allows for free movement while sitting, lying, and standing

  • For hike, please wear sturdy shoes, have a small water bottle and appropriate clothing for the weather

  • You may bring a small, packed meal 

Registration is required. Space limited to 10 people. To register, click the "I Want To Register" button below. You will email Melissa Wilson your interest and she will follow up with next steps.

Your guides

Melissa Wilson PMH NP, BC

Owner of BeADK

Melissa will introduce you to mindfulness concepts and practices through breath and body awareness, guided meditation, and basic meditation practice.

Melissa Wilson PMH NP, BC Melissa is a NYS Board Certified Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner. She attended the University of Rochester and has been a Healthcare Practitioner for 35 years, 25 years in Mental Health. She completed a Certification Program from The Institute for Meditation & Psychotherapy (Massachusetts) in May 2016. Her interest has been expanding her practice to include those interested in learning more about mindfulness practice in their daily lives.  


Jackson Donnelly

Hike with Jackson


Jackson will lead you through a short,

silent hike from the conservation club up to Bradly's lookout ending with a guided mediation with a beautiful view of

Lake George.

Jackson Donnelly, the heart and soul behind Hike with Jackson, takes pride in being the steward of Lake George’s premier hiking guide service. A seasoned professional, Jackson brings a unique blend of expertise to every excursion. As a fervent local enthusiast, Jackson leads diverse hiking expeditions in the majestic Adirondack Mountains, catering to individuals of all skill levels. Jackson holds a New York State guide license. Embark on a journey with Hike with Jackson and discover the breathtaking Adirondacks.

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Jessica Dunn, LMT

NYS Licensed Massage Therapist

Jessica will be providing a 10-minute chair massage to assist with deeper relaxation and grounding. You'll sign up upon arrival for your massage time!

 Jessica Dunn, LMT, is a practitioner of Integrated Energy Therapy and is also a Reiki Master practitioner. She is a certified cupping therapist, and a Rossiter coach. In 2020 Jessica became a licensed vibrational sound therapist through the Vibrational Sound Association. Most recently in 2022 Jessica travelled to Hawaii to become certified in Manual Lymph Drainage (Vodder Technique) and Complete Decongestive Therapy. 

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