Warrior Goddess Retreat in Sonoran Desert, Arizona, USA

Sept 13 to Sept 16, 2024

Warrior Goddess Retreat in Sonoran Desert, Arizona, USA
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Women Only

We're thrilled to unveil the official dates for our second annual Warrior Goddess Retreat at Blisstopia Retreats! Whether you joined us for the first one or you're brand new to this transformative journey, you're in for an incredible experience.

This retreat is a must for any woman seeking to reconnect with her divine feminine energy, whether you're looking to expand it, rediscover it, or simply explore what it means to embody the essence of a warrior goddess. It's designed for women of all ages and backgrounds who are ready to break free from societal norms and embrace their intuition, strength, courage, and gentleness.

If you're prepared to awaken to your true power with fearless love and compassion, then this retreat is for you! Join us as we come together in the Circle of the Warrior Goddess to activate and celebrate the sacred feminine within.

Experience the transformative energy of the Sonoran Desert in Arizona as we guide you through meditation, pranayama, vinyasa, kriya yoga, and tantric rituals. Explore the land's vibrant vortexes and connect with Mother Nature's abundant offerings through foraging and creating smudge sticks.

No matter your level of experience, whether you're new to yoga or a seasoned practitioner, you're welcome here! Don't miss this opportunity to embark on the most important journey of your life. Say yes to becoming the woman you've always dreamed of being.

About The Host


Lana started her training in yoga and wellness over 25 years ago. She specializes in prenatal yoga and yoga for anxiety and depression. She has also been a doula since 2002 and helped support over 400 new mamas and babies come in to the world.

She earned a Master’s degree in Counseling and Psychological Services from St. Mary’s University – Undergrad at NDSU and U of M. She also has certifications as a hypnotherapist (specialty in Past Life Regression and pain management) and is a Healing Touch Practitioner. She has also studied with Deepak Chopra at The Chopra Center as a Perfect Health (Ayurveda) Instructor and Primordial Sound Meditation teacher completing her wellness education as a Vedic Master. Lana also has earned a black belt in Tae Kwon Do, and after more than 15 years of training and teaching she has earned ranks as high as 4th degree black (Master Level)

In her previous life she worked in Human Resources and Employee Assistance for 22 years for a company serving people with developmental disabilities and mental illness.

In her spare time, she raised two boys who are now grown and her significant other is Mark Royce and they have owned several businesses together including TITLE Boxing Club in Coon Rapids, Rogers and Arden Hills, STRIKE Fitness and Yoga. She LOVES her dog Bodhi (Sanskrit for the enlightened one) who is a pitbull boxer mix.

Favorite food? Sushi all day long!!

Favorite music? Depends – can go from AC/DC to Trevor Hall to sound healing bowls

Favorite reminder about life? Busy is in the mind.


Mark has dedicated most of his adult life to studying, training, and teaching martial arts. He has earned black belts in Sport Karate, Tae Kwon Do, Kung fu, & MMA. With more than 35 years as a martial arts instructor. He has focused on MMA training & teaching over the past 16 years and also close combat martial arts. Mark has trained more than 10,000 students. He has an extensive knowledge in fighting training & in health and fitness.

His passion for martial arts developed in high school after a personal attack/assault left him with permanent injuries, Mark began training in multiple styles of martial arts.

Mark holds a BS in Business Management. An entrepreneur that has started several successful businesses over the past 30 + years. Including a security company, janitorial service company, travel business, nutritional supplements, multiple martial arts schools, gyms, fitness centers, and more.