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Join me for an unforgettable four-day, three-night retreat at the awe-inspiring Dancing Spirit Ranch near the picturesque Whitefish, Montana, USA. This retreat is the perfect escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Learn more below!

What to Expect at the Ranch!

The RISE UP Retreat is a deep dive into the practice of embodiment through somatic-informed movement classes and breathwork sessions. This retreat provides an opportunity for you reconnect with nature while awakening your true spirit.


Enjoy daily RISE UP somatic-informed movement classes, breathwork, journaling, and access to all Ranch amenities, including kayaks and fishing poles. Indulge in all organic Farm-to-Table meals made with fresh, healthy, and locally sourced ingredients, and rest easy knowing we can accommodate your special dietary needs. Let us take care of you as you immerse yourself in a world of wellness, wonder, and adventure.

All activities are optional. We want you to have a great time and are happy to offer variety. However, it's completely up to you whether you participate or not. Create your own schedule to make the most of your experience.

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Beautiful Accomodations


RISE UP + Breathwork classes


Stunning Location


Community Connection


Farm to Table Meals


Bonfires + Stargazing


Dancing Spirit Ranch, located on hundreds of acres, is just a 20-minute drive from Whitefish, MT, at the gateway of Glacier National Park. The Ranch boasts gorgeous historic structures that have been luxuriously restored, with walking paths throughout the property. It provides a place of serenity and inspiration unique in today's busy world. 

This region is known for its charming little towns and open space, making it a hidden gem. For over 25 years, Montana has been a second home to my family and me. It is a place of breathtaking beauty that never fails to inspire. I am thrilled to offer a retreat in this stunning location and invite you to come early or stay longer to explore the magnificent Flathead Valley.

Getting here:
  • Whitefish, MT, is approximately a 5-hour drive from Calgary, Alberta. HERE is the map.

  • Kalispell Airport is approximately 10 mins from the Ranch. Private transportation to and from the airport is provided. HERE is the map.


Where we'll stay!


Retreat participants will have the option of staying in not one, but two stunning buildings: the cozy Bunkhouse and the luxurious Cedar House. Both accommodations boast incredible amenities that will make their stay unforgettable. These cozy and comfortable lodgings will ensure that our guests will have a memorable and enjoyable stay.


The Bunkhouse

The Bunkhouse is a rustic lodging option with seven bedrooms that features an Old West design, combined with modern amenities such as plush mattresses and Pendleton blankets. The shared bathrooms are stocked with custom organic bath products, and guests can choose to take a shower or relax in a tub after a long day. The Bunkhouse has three private Queen bedrooms and four rooms with shared Twin beds.

  • 4x Shared room with two twin beds and a shared bathroom available at $1995 CAD per person. 

  • 4x Queen room with shared bath available at $2225 CAD (3 rooms lefts)

*$100-off all pricing until June 1, 2024

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The Cedar House

The Cedar House is a beautiful four-bedroom building with a private kitchen and living room for guests to enjoy. Guests can choose from four different room options, including a Master bedroom with twin beds and a private Ensuite, a Queen bedroom with a private bath, a Queen bedroom with a shared bath, and a room with two Twin beds that also share a bath. The luxurious bathrooms are stocked with custom organic bath products to make your stay even more relaxing.

  • Shared room with two twin beds and a shared bathroom available at $2125 CAD per person. (Sold)

  • Queen room with shared bath available at $2495 CAD. (Sold)

  • Shared room with two twin beds and a private, ensuite bathroom available at $2395 CAD per person (or single occupancy with King bed at $4495 CAD) (Sold)

  • Queen room with private bath available at $2695 CAD (Sold)

*$100-off all pricing until June 1, 2024


Additional Info


The cost is variable based on selected accommodations. It covers the retreat, your room, RISE UP classes, breathwork sessions, 1x group off-site excursion, Dancing Spirit Ranch service fee and gratuities and three daily meals, including dinner on Thursday night's arrival and breakfast on Sunday morning's departure. Coffee, tea, fruit, and light snacks are also provided. (Guests may bring their own alcohol.) Transportation to and from the airport to Dancing Spirit Ranch is available if required.


Ground transportation from airports other than Kalispell Airport, travel insurance, flights, and costs for other activities such as massages are not included.

*$100-off all pricing until June 1, 2024


A non-refundable deposit of $500 per person is required to secure your spot.

50% of the balance is due by May 2, 2025, and the remaining balance is due by August 2, 2025.


A non-refundable $500 CAD deposit to secure your spot. Full payment is due 60 days before the start of the retreat (Aug 2, 2025). When you place your deposit, please include your top 2 room choices and, if it applies, your roommate's name.

Deposits can be made via:

E-transfer to

Or if you prefer to pay by cheque, please email



The $500 deposit is non-refundable.

In case of cancellations before 60 days of the retreat start date, 50% of the payment (minus the deposit) can be refunded.

No refunds will be made within 60 days of the start of the retreat.

We highly recommend purchasing travel insurance whenever you are travelling.

Meet Your Host

Marlo Brausse

Marlo Brausse is a seasoned fitness leader with over 15 years of experience in the industry. She has extensive knowledge of teaching various classes such as yoga, barre, boot camp, and strength training. Moreover, she is an Integrative Somatic Therapy Practitioner and Breathwork facilitator committed to helping people establish a deeper connection within themselves, regulate their nervous system, and build emotional resilience.

In 2017, Marlo developed RISE UP, a fitness class incorporating somatic-informed movement to enhance the connection to the body's internal sensations. Throughout the class, participants are guided through slow exploratory movements and cardio bursts while focusing on their inner experience. This class is not about the number of push-ups, flexibility, or calories burned. RISE UP is about the quality of exploration and cultivating a felt sense in the body.

Recently, Marlo co-hosted women's wellness retreats in Panama in 2023 and 2024. She is passionate about helping people achieve physical and emotional wellness through her fitness and somatic therapy expertise.

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