Sequoia Immersions

 sequoia couples retreat

Collective Vail, Colorado

A Gottman Seven Principles Retreat for Premarital and Newlywed Couples

June 21-23, 2019 | See prices below *(all inclusive)

About this Retreat

Carefully selected and meticulously curated, we are partnering with Collective Retreats in the Colorado high country to bring you an unforgettable experience. This retreat will take place just 45 minutes outside of Vail, and is designed for premarital or newlywed couples looking to unplug, rejuvenate and reconnect to your partner, self, and the natural environment. At Sequoia, we believe that you can have luxurious amenities and feel the mountain air on your skin, while having an unforgettable experience that will strengthen your foundation as a couple.

The retreat weaves together:

  • The Gottman Seven Principles Program

  • Five-star dining and accommodations

  • Time for rest, play and adventure

The Seven Principles Program is based on the Gottman’s New York Times Bestseller, The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work, and will equip you with research-based relationship skills to strengthen your friendship, intimacy and ability to manage conflict as a couple. Learn a quick overview of the principles here.



  • 2 night’s stay at the Ranch- Collective Vail

  • Full Gottman Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work Program

  • Materials for the Seven Principles Program

  • All meals, prepared by world class chefs using local & organic ingredients from nearby farms

  • Pre and post retreat consultation with Hannah Eaton, M.S., LMFTA

  • Optional morning yoga classes

Whether you’re recently engaged or married, you will walk away from this retreat feeling

rejuvenated, energized, and confident as a couple


Goals of the Retreat

  • Proactively take time to create a strong foundation for your marriage

  • Unplug from daily life and create lasting memories

  • Reconnect to your partner, self, and natural environment

  • Strengthen your friendship and intimacy

  • Foster respect, affection and closeness

  • Learn to manage conflict discussions in healthy manner

  • Rejuvenate in the unforgettable confluence of wilderness and luxury

Itinerary: June 21-23, 2019



  • Hiking trails

  • Horseback riding

  • Mountain biking

  • Fly Fishing

  • Trail running

  • Yoga classes

  • Wine Tasting

  • Bonfires & s’mores


Friday June 21

  • Arrive at your leisure to the ranch

  • Enjoy time outside or treat yourself to the many offerings provided at/ nearby the ranch

  • 6:00-7:30pm- Welcome, appetizers & drinks, Seven Principles Session 1

  • 7:30pm —> Farm to Table dinner, bonfire & s’mores, time to relax under the stars


Saturday June 22

  • 8:00-9:00am- Morning yoga practice *(optional)

  • 9:00am- Breakfast

  • 9:30-1:30- Seven Principles Session 2

  • Bagged lunches provided

  • 1:30- 5:30pm- Time to relax, explore & enjoy the scenic ranch; choose your own adventure*

  • 5:30-7:30pm- Drinks, appetizers, Seven Principles Session 3

  • 7:30pm —> Farm to Table Dinner, dancing


Sunday June 23

  • 8:00-9:00am- Morning yoga practice *(optional)

  • 9:00am- Breakfast

  • 9:30-1:30pm- Seven Principles Session 4

  • Bagged lunches provided

  • 1:30pm- Wrap up retreat, time to head home or take extra time to relax & enjoy the ranch!


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Couples This Retreat is Intended For:

Appropriate couples

  • Couples contemplating engagement

  • Premarital couples

  • Newlyweds

  • Couples of all backgrounds, ages, faiths, and sexual orientations

Inappropriate couples:

  • Couples in severe relationship distress

  • Couples with significant emotional or physical abuse

  • Severe mental mental health problems

  • Relationships where one or both partners are addicted to drugs, alcohol, or other compulsive behavior.

join us on this retreat


We are pleased to offer this retreat at two price points: $2,850 for those couples who want the “Elevated Getaway”- Summit Tent Experience, and $2,350 for those couples who want the “Eclectic Retreat” - Journey Tent Experience. Please visit Collective Retreat’s website for more details about the Summit vs. Journey Tents, and to explore which accommodations will best suit your preferences and needs.



Refunds are available minus a $50 cancellation fee within 60 days of retreat. No refunds will be given within 60 days of retreat, unless you are able to refer another couple who fills your spot.

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