It's time!

We've done the best we could these last few years...connecting online, through social media, Zoom, and more. And, our bodies and hearts long to be with others in unplug, drop in, build community, and share in the power of circle.

Join me on retreat where we will gather in circle, explore within, share meals, and connect through the power of archetypal story.

Will you join us?


"Our natural state is to be together. Though we keep moving away from each other, we haven't lost the need to be in relationship."


Eclipses are times that invite deep reflection.

They can mark the end of cycles and the beginning of new ones. They offer an opportunity for rebirth and transformation.

Join Britta and a circle of others as we take the invitation of the eclipse to go within, pause, nourish, and invite forth what is next in your personal journey.

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What you will receive:

  • Time with community in PERSON
  • Shared ritual space
  • Storytelling magic
  • Personal enrichment
  • Time in nature
  • Social time to hang with friends, both new and estabilished
  • Oh...AND all meals and dishes done for decision-making fatigue about what to eat and how to make it (can't forget the importance of that!)

Who's this for?

  • Individuals longing to dive deeply and share in community space in healthy, generous, and curious ways.
  • Space is limited to only 16

“There is a crack in everything, that’s how the light gets in.”



April 5th - 7th, 2024

Arrival on Friday, April 5th between 3-5:30pm

Departure on Sunday, April 7th at noon


Sagrada Wellness

Sagrada Wellness is located in California's Central Coast, 12 miles North of San Luis Obispo. It is halfway between Los Angeles and San Francisco, 3.5 hour drive from the Bay Area and Los Angeles.




Five spots available



One spot available



One spot available



One spot available (shared king bed)

By securing your spot at the retreat, you are agreeing to these Terms & Conditions and the Retreat Cancellation Policy. Please be sure to read this carefully before purchasing.

"To light a candle is to cast a shadow"


About Britta

Dr. Britta Bushnell (she/her) is a wife and mother, author of Transformed by Birth, veteran childbirth educator, celebrated speaker, mythologist, and specialist in childbirth, relationship, and parenting. For over 20 years, Britta has worked with individuals and couples as they prepare for the life-changing experience of giving birth. Her work with parents and professionals has been enriched by her doctoral work in mythology and psychology, her years spent as a co-owner of and senior facilitator for Birthing From Within, as well as her dedicated study of the Solution-Focused approach to mentoring, storytelling, and workshop facilitation.

Britta's work focuses on the transformational journey of pregnancy, birth, and new parenthood. Using a grounded, honest, and profound as well as playful approach, she helps birth professionals navigate the intersections of birth work and personal transformation with strength, confidence, and depth.

Read more about Britta here

Retreat Cancellation Policy

Retreat Cancellation Policy
Effective Date:11/1/2023

Please note that because retreats with Britta Bushnell, PhD/Transformed by Birth Inc. are limited to a small number of attendees, to allow for a more personable, intimate experience, our cancellation policy is in place to help us work together sharing expenses that may arise from unexpected cancellations.

Full balance due March 1, 2024.

Deposits (minus $100 USD relisting fee) are refundable or transferable to another new attendee assigned by original attendee up to February 29, 2024.

Cancellation requests after 3/3/24: no refunds given, no exceptions.

Any refunds allowed will incur a 3% processing fee to cover bank fees.

Additional notes on cancellations and travel insurance:
No one books a retreat with the intention of canceling it, but unexpected events do occur, so please consider purchasing travel insurance and that it is your responsibility to read and understand our cancellation policies. Exceptions will not be made for any reason, including weather, injury/illness, or personal emergencies. No refunds or credits for failure to attend or failure to complete the retreat, or for arriving late or leaving early.

We recommend that you purchase your own travel insurance. Most travel insurance must be purchased within 14 days of making your reservation. We encourage you to purchase trip cancellation insurance in order that your trip fees will be covered should you or your family have a medical problem prior to your trip or while on the trip. Trip insurance should also be purchased to cover medical expenses in the event you have an accident while on the retreat.

We reserve the right to cancel retreats with inadequate participant interest, in which case all money paid to Britta Bushnell, PhD/Transformed by Birth Inc. will be refunded. Notification of cancellation for this reason will occur at least 1 month prior to retreat start date. Britta Bushnell, PhD/Transformed by Birth Inc. cannot be held responsible for any personal expenses, such as airline tickets due to changes in itineraries or retreat cancellations.