The Soulful Entrepreneur: Ranch Edition

2020 Just announced!

ASHCROFT BC: SUNDAY, May 10th - Friday, May 15th 2020

Get clear and rooted in your purpose. Connect with your soul and let the horses lead the way. Level up your leadership skills. 

Applications are now open. 25 spots. 25 entrepreneurs looking to do things differently.

The Soulful Entrepreneur Workshop: Ranch Edition is not your average retreat. 

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the curriculum. 

We’ll be evaluating what’s working, where we may be missing opportunities for revenue growth and honing in our unique presence in our fields. We’ll be going deeper into business development, growing our brands, leadership and powerful belief change work. Bree will be helping you to really open the channel between you and your soul.



Here’s a taste of what this year will look like:

  • Setting (or upgrading) a crystal clear vision for your life and legacy

  • Discover your purpose in alignment with your soul

  • Your roadmap to explore, test + implement the right offering → get clear on the problem and unique solution in your market

  • Soulful S.W.O.T  (Strengths/Weakness/Opportunity/Threats) →  an in-depth analysis of how to thrive and lead in your industry in alignment with your soul’s purpose and from your strengths

  • Concrete and specific avenues to expand your reach and impact

  • Reawaken Your Intuition → processes to turn to your soul for direct guidance so you’re always on path

  • How to Lead as An Empath → turning your sensitivity into your superpower

  • Business Development Map → take away a custom plan to bring in the right new customers, clients, and collaborators (#expansion)

  • Abundance + Self Worth Activation →  clearing your blocks to money honey!

  • Upgrading Your Distinct Authentic Brand  → calibration of your authentic voice and unique position in the market

  • Transformational Breathwork Sessions: fully reprogram your unconscious beliefs and manifest your future by activating the vibrational reality (time ain’t real)

  • Burn-out Prevention → how to create flow and get (real) guidance from your soul

  • Harnessing Intuition + Psychic Tools → partner readings and how to channel your soul

  • Energetic Field and Boundaries →  implementing this in our liberty work with the horses

  • Channeled Q + A with energetic clearings + group healings with Bree (and the light beings👽)

So far we have an amazing mix of tech execs, dancers, actors, coaches, designer, writers, PR masters, healers, wellness studio owners, producers, founders and leaders from real-estate and finance industries. And two amazing chefs.

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picture this .


You zoom out of the city cause it's Monday and there is no traffic, past the sprawl and through a canyon thick with tall old cedars. A loud strong river emerges and follows you as you climb. You might have a half-smirk as you head away from the grind for the five whole days you have carved out to focus on you. On the other side you emerge to big sky. High hills. Expansive grassland, even desert and ancient geological formations called hoodoos. 

You roll up the windy gravel road to ranch. You can hear horses whiney and quiet chatter. You can smell sagebrush and apple blossoms in the orchard. We gather in a circle for introductions, storytelling and we get heard. We burn sage and walk thru the lush grass in our bare feet and leave the hustle behind (rosé in hand?).

We share a nourishing meal and deep conversation before sinking into to bed for sleep in the quiet… and it's just the beginning. We lay in fields and are guided through deep transformative mediations. We move our bodies however they need to move. We get bold and declare new visions we haven't dared to speak out loud. We get down to business. We burn the excuses. We’re on sacred ground and we are lighting rockets of intention. We saddle and we surrender to the lessons our horses have in store for us.

 As purpose driven leaders carving out the time to create the strategy, honing our tools and expanding our capacity is crucial to our growth. Deeply rooting in nature, learning how to listen and unplugging is going to expand that capacity infinitely. No more trial-by-fire only. We are getting intentional about aligning our souls and our businesses.

 We will help you to become more efficient and effective, tap into your intuition, highest purpose and harness exactly how to move past doubt and into a game plan to create your biggest visions.

We're spending 5 days getting unstuck, absorbing tools we'll use for life and making massive personal breakthroughs to reshape our leadership through the new divine feminine paradigm.

Ef' the hustle, we're moving from the grind to aligned and eradicating the old rusty epidemic of 'the struggle’ to  align with others who share the vision and our core values.

I stumbled upon the Soulful Entrepreneur Retreat during a time in my life where I was looking to deepen my education; spiritually and in business. The idea of combining these two facets wasn’t on my radar, so to even find this retreat in existence was a godsend
— Karoline Monkvik

the details. 

The Soulful Entrepreneur Workshop kicks off in the afternoon Sunday May 10th and wraps up mid-day Friday, May 15th. After group introductions we’ll enjoy the sunset over the lush pastures and set sacred intentions over a fire after a group dinner. Our mornings are slow but purposeful with guided meditation as we ease into the 'work'. Most mornings will be welcomed with our horses as we saddle up and move more deeply into our leadership and intuition.

Every day we'll be creating symmetry with spiritual practices and straight-up business smarts to form your personal roadmap for success. We’ll be creating clear visions, setting big actionable goals and harnessing leadership tools. You’ll be given practical ways to communicate with your soul, trust your intuition and embody your higher self. We’re going deep in workshop material with some soulful breaks with movement, crafting and horsemanship skills to keep the creativity flowing. Balance is key so you'll have some free time, but Bree and I will be providing as much as we can to activate your genius and align you with your biggest visions. Friday we close with a morning practice and a date with nature and final impactful intentions.

Detailed daily itinerary will be included in the welcome package upon registration.

horse riding and other activities

You don’t have to ride every day. You can choose to rest by the pool or nap or walk or do whatever you want (there may even be massages available - stay tuned!) Usually a few people hang back on most rides. However, a big benefit of the retreat is working through those fears.

If you are nervous about riding, you’ll be put with a very docile and well behaved horse because you are a beginner. These horses know what they are doing and we’re put in groups depending on our level of experience with horses. 

the guides. 

Bree Melanson, psychic medium and spiritual healer

Bree Melanson - spiritual medium + soul trainer

Bree is a celebrated psychic and medium making her mark on the all-things-esoteric world. She’s putting the ‘chic’ in psy-chic and making it more accessible to everyone; sharing spiritual straight-talk and direct channeled messages from light beings on how to unfold potential, individually and collectively.

Bree’s wide audience ranges from lawyers to artists, celebrities to psychologists, personal coaches, and even other psychics. She supports purpose driven individuals who are ready to dive deep into self discovery get to the root of their constraints and, ultimately, lead with their soul so they can live full, expressed, expansive lives.

The common thread? They’re all people who know they can create the highest version of themselves and need a little know-how and support to create the abundance and joy that is innate and available to us all. Her approach is fresh, contemporary, real and raw, assisting us in lifting the veil between worlds and demystifying the mystical. 


Jacqueline jennings - Entrepreneur coach + Business consultant

I spent over a decade looking after, supporting and enabling high-profile executives. Honestly, I had mistaken the feeling of validation for a sense of passion and fulfillment. In 2012 another umpteenth layer of the onion was shed and I was able to get to heart of the matter - my purpose. My purpose is to elevate entrepreneurs, connect them to their True North and help them play big and do good. I have developed a way of working that combines the results driven structure of a public company approach with the "fail fast" and experimentation friendly model of the startup world. And then I've added a good sprinkle of soulful heart-centricity.

 Today my strength lies in seeing the individual strengths and unique "light" in those I work with and in getting entrepreneurs to a place of crystal clear vision, deeply rooted purpose, and specific plan of action.

Having spent so long working with industry leading companies like Aritzia and Lululemon (hint: Entrepreneurship is a core value at both) and running point on programming and coaching for a startup accelerator, I believe that entrepreneurship is the solution to many of our societies most pressing issues.

the guest teachers.


Carolyn Anne Budgell (BA, ERYT 200, Kula 75, Prenatal)

Carolyn eaches vinyasa yoga and meditation from a realistic, down-to-earth and lighthearted perspective in Vancouver, BC. Carolyn fell into yoga in 1999, while living the ski bum dream in Whistler. It initially provided agility for her snowboarding, skateboarding and trail running.  Now, as an international teacher located in Vancouver, she continually learns how to connect with others and share insights toward discovering the calm and confidence within.

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Guiliz describes her work as psychospiritual. She offers an integrated approach taking into account physical body, mind, emotions and spirit. She his highly skilled and trained at connecting and communicating with humans and animals the “stuck” energies, be it a physical injury, or emotional/mental challenge that is preventing the brilliant joyful abundant and healthy life you are meant to live. She’ll be equipping us with the tools to tap into our hearts, energetic fields and to connect and communicate with animals and tap into our innate healing and intuitive abilities.

Learn more about Guiliz here.

I must say the biggest surprise for me was the healing that occurred while riding horses. I thought of it initially as a “fun” activity but I think it became more therapeutic. I was amazed by the horses’ calming and grounding energy. They taught me more about confidence than my therapist!
— Jenny Tam -

Accommodation: 5 nights/5 days at luxury resort ranch accommodations, 4 hours outside of Vancouver BC.

  • All Meals: Down-home country meals, vegetarian/ vegan diets can be accommodated, snacks, tea, and coffee so you're nourished and sustained for transformation

  • Equine Work: experiential groundwork with the horses (not riding) refining and practicing our energetic alignment, boundaries and psychic powers

  • Riding: Daily adventure horseback riding in a combination of morning and afternoon rides. Wranglers provide instruction and support with the rides. (Includes boots.)

  • Advanced work: worksheets, reading lists, supportive resources, recorded MP3 processes and meditations in preparation for the immersion.

  • Access to the private Facebook Group for all Soulful Entrepreneur Alumni

  • Group coaching: small group work + concrete support to growing your business incl one-page business plan, spreadsheets, content calendar + strategy.

  • Intuitive workshops: how to channel your soul for advice

  • Guided Meditation: meditations led by masterful teachers

  • Breathwork Facilitation: guided transcendental breathwork meditations to clear unconscious blocks, heal and manifest your visions

  • Yoga classes

  • Live channeling: group energetic clearings, Q + A with the light beings

  • Condensed intuitive lessons in moving past limitation + into your soulful self.

  • Follow Up: Notes, retreat workbook, reading lists, digital photo album

  • Does not include transportation to and from the venue


    • Cost Share Accommodation (2 guests per room): $3185 CAD plus GST

    • SOLD OUT: Private Room: $3635 CAD plus GST

    • Deposit: $750 CAD (non-refundable). Balance is due February 2, 2020.

    • Sorry but no refunds or transfers are available.

    • Notes: the cost does not included transportation to Sundance Guest Ranch and gratuities for ranch staff.

  • Creative payment plans are available, just get in touch!

The Soulful Entrepreneur is the antidote to the hustle. I was craving real change—one weekend with Bree and Jacqueline was completely transformative.
— Katharine Manson, Manson Communications

Our workshop is situated on a full service guest ranch located in Ashcroft BC, 4.5 hour drive from Vancouver BC, 2.5 hours from Kelowna Airport or 1.5 hours from Kamloops Airport (regional). 

Getting there: 

For international guests, fly into into Vancouver International Airport (YVR).

Seattle is also an option, it is about a 5.5 hour drive. From either airport you can rent a vehicle and drive to Ashcroft BC. Or book regional flight from YVR to Kelowna or Kamloops Airport and then rent a vehicle. 

Car-pooling: Once you register we will be adding everyone to a Facebook Group where you can coordinate a car-pool with another guest.