Healing Temple Nourishing Retreat

May 13-15 at the Balch Hotel

Join us for a reunion of Healing Temple women to gather in person. Enjoy a lightly-held, relaxing time to retreat and reconnect in the cozy, historic Balch Hotel, in the magnificent Columbia River Gorge.

**NOTE: This is a private event, open to Healing Temple participants or by invitation via Claire Sierra or Katherine Macomber Millman. 

Haven’t been to a Healing Temple, and craving

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Call 541-467-2277 to reserve your weekend.

Healing Temple Nourishing Retreat, Historic Balch Hotel

Enjoy a weekend getaway, with kindred spirits.

You’ll have time to yourself and time — both unstructured and lightly facilitated — with

other women who share your passion for walking a spiritual path, being in your body, and showing up to your life centered, grounded, and connected to Source energy.

Enter a spacious experience, where you can go as deep as you want… and return home rested, refreshed, and rejuvenated. 

There are only 6 spaces available. We are capping the group size to foster a level of intimacy and spaciousness within yourself and the group.

What’s Included:

2 Nights in a boutique hotel: all rooms are uniquely styled, furnished with antiques, original art, and comfy pillow top bedding guests rave about.

Breakfast included. And yes, you can add a 3rd night, before or after, if you want to come early or stay longer! (Highly recommended for integration. We'll even throw in a lodging discount!)

Room Choices:   

●      Signature rooms are single Queens, with a bathroom en suite.

●      Traditional rooms are single Queens are European-style with a private shared bathroom just across the hall. Most rooms have sinks.

●      There are no TV's, telephones, or elevators. (They do have excellent WiFi and chocolate chip cookies.) 

Meals: Dinner Friday and Saturday Nights

         Breakfast and Lunch Saturday and Sunday

Private Healing Sessions (1/2 hour each): with Katherine and Claire (You will reserve your time with them after registration , OR when you arrive at the hotel.)

Katherine is the creatrix of Entering the Healing Temple® – A Day of Sanctuary for Women. She offers Galactic Signature Reading or Body Centered Consultation for this Retreat. Discover more about Katherine here.

Claire Sierra is co-owner of the Balch Hotel and Priestess of Spa Sanctuary. She offers Gem Reiki with Anointing for this retreat. You can learn more about her offerings here.

The flow of our time together is likely to go like this:

Friday Afternoon:

Check in, get oriented and relax as your Temple sisters arrive. Take a walk, nap, read, etc.

You can even jump start your weekend with your Healing session with Claire or Katherine. (Reserve this in advance.)

Friday Night:

Dinner then Opening Circle with Intention Setting, and Meditation (Katherine)


Spacious Nourishment On your own, or together: rejuvenate in the cozy library, in your room, in the garden, or out by the firepits, as

you desire. Nearby, visit a waterfall or hike in the forest. Connect with each other in co-created space.

Healing Sessions Enjoy your time with Katherine &/or Claire.

Saturday Afternoon:

Visionary Art Experience Step into your Healing Temple journey more fully. Access your inner Visionary to express the growing edge that's emerging in your life, through painting/art. Not an artist? Relax – you’ll be guided in a simple process, facilitated by our hotel hostess, Priestess & Art Therapist, Claire Sierra.

Group Dinner in the Balch Bistro (Let us know if you have special dietary needs before the event.)

Sunday Morning:

Healing sessions with Claire or Katherine.

Meditation & Completion Circle (Katherine)

What does it cost?

Your room and meals (including gratuities), private healing sessions, group art experience and all supplies, all gatherings and meditations are included in the total cost. Drinks and desserts are not included.

(The difference in the total cost is based on which type of room you choose, and whether or not you choose to share a bed.)

Traditional Room: (shared private bathroom across the hall)

Single (single Queen bed) $829   

Shared (single Queen bed) $739 per person double occupancy 

Signature Room: (bathroom en suite)

Single $969      

Shared (single Queen bed) $809 per person double occupancy


**NOTE: This is a private event, open to Healing Temple participants or by invitation via Claire Sierra or Katherine Macomber Millman. 

Interested in Entering the Healing Temple®? Go HERE to read more about it, and add your name to the mailing list for upcoming temple invitations.

About Your Facilitators

Katherine Macomber Millman, LMT is the creatrix of Entering the Healing Temple® – A Day of Sanctuary for Women. In her private practice, she integrates galactic wisdom and depth psychology with bodywork, for embodied transformation in women. Katherine offers Galactic Signature Readings or Body Centered Consultations for this Retreat. You can read more about Katherine's work HERE.

Claire Sierra, MA, LFT is co-owner of the Balch Hotel and Priestess of Spa Sanctuary. As a visionary artist and arts therapist, she has guided thousands of women to express their inner truth through creating art that's meaningful and beautiful. She’s the author/founder of The Magdalene Path, devoted to awakening Divine Feminine energy in women worldwide. Claire offers  Visionary Art-Making and Gem Reiki with Anointing for this retreat. You can learn more about Claire's offerings HERE

The Small Print

Refund Policy:

While we hate to see you drop out we understand this can happen.

Please Note: 

Cancellation prior to seven days of this event results in a 75% refund. 

Cancellation prior to three days of this event results in a 50% refund. 

Cancellation within 72 hours of this event – no refund.

Exception: If cancellation is due to you or close family member contracting COVID you'll only be charged a $50 admin. fee.

How To Reserve Your Space This  Weekend:

Book your weekend retreat at the Balch Hotel by phone: 541-467-2277.

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