Retreat Business Academy

Bring Your Retreat Business Dream to Life.  Master the skills it takes to grow a profitable retreat business that's aligned with your strengths, values, and lifestyle whether you are a total beginner or an experienced retreat business owner.

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. 


By the end of this course,
you will have:

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

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

Hop and Vine Inn - Michigan


The program covers 4 types of retreats: Venue, Event, Workshop, Virtual Retreat


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

Module 1

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

Module 2

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

Module 3

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

Module 4

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

Module 5

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

Module 6

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

Module 8

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

You won't regret enrolling in the program!




Plus, you will get an invitation to join the Retreat Business Associated private Facebook group for on going support and networking with other retreat owners.

When you enroll you’ll get:

  • 8 Implementation Online Course Modules showing you literally EVERYTHING you need to do to smoothly run a successful retreat business including the retreat venue, event, workshop, and virtual retreats.
When you enroll, you’ll be getting immediate access the course
  • Lifetime Listings of your retreat in the Retreats & Co Retreat Finder - +$900 Value based on 3 years
  • Lifetime promotion of your retreat.  We will share relevant posts from your social media accounts to ours plus use your retreat in our marketing promotions. - Priceless
  • Two One on One calls with Kirsten, creator of the Retreat Business Academy and founder of Retreats & Co. - $200 value
  • Template Library - Get Access to all of our Retreat Marketing and Planning Templates - +$500 value - Coming in April 2023


  • Retreat Owners who want more reservations, more profit, or work easier in their businesses.
  • Hobbiests, Markers, or Crafters looking to offer retreat events, workshops, or virtual retreat events or workshops.
  • 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!


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

Paper Moon Retreat - GA


When you enroll in the Retreat Business Academy, you will get two consult calls or Zoom meetings with Kirsten, founder of Retreats & Co. to answer any questions.  This is a $200 value!

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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