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The Details

May 25-29, 2023

 Our 2023 wellness retreat will once again be an experience you'll never forget! 

Registration Fee: $925


Your Registration Fee Includes:

  • Accommodation: single occupancy accommodation for 4 nights at the serene, tranquil, and picturesque University of St. Mary of the Lake (double occupancy is available, however we encourage you to take advantage of the solitude in order to fully integrate each day's learnings)

  • Meals: 12 vegan, plant-centered and delicious meals 

  • Full Program: a front row seat to our full schedule of activities, presentations, and workshop

  • Access: one-on-one time with our expert guests and speakers

  • 4 days of integration, inner exploration, expansion, and deep connection

  • the unique opportunity to explore your inner landscape in one of Illinois' most beautiful settings - get centered and cultivate deeper relationships with like-minded attendees and yourself!

What's NOT included with registration 

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Held at the picturesque University of St. Mary of the Lake in Mundelein, IL, this 4 day retreat provides the space and support for you to come home to yourself by aligning with a wellness path that is unique to you. 

With the support of John Pierre, his team of expert speakers and teachers, and the compassionate community of attendees, you'll find yourself on a path to aligned health and wellness that encompasses so much more than just what you're eating and how you're moving.


Learn more about JP's Pillars of Health, our amazing teachers, and the beautiful accommodations! 👇 



To be placed on the waitlist please email

Payment Options

  • Pay in Full ($925 - link for registration will be sent if a spot opens up)

  • If possible, we encourage you to make your payment via Venmo or check in order to limit your fees (no tax or fees, just the registration amount!) and to have the maximum impact to Living with Harmony

Payments accepted via credit card, check, or Venmo. 

Contact with any questions!

Registration is currently full. Please email to be placed on the waitlist. 


Your Facilitators


John Pierre (JP)

Lifestyle Enhancement Consultant

A pioneer in the brain building field for the elderly, he created the first brain-building programs utilizing a plant-based diet and nutraceuticals over 25 years ago.

With more than 37 years of experience in the nutrition and fitness field, John Pierre has developed cutting edge programs with a blend of science and ancient modalities.

Living with Harmony online and on Instagram!


Maureen Orico

Yoga Instructor

My love for Yoga and meditation has given me a deep body and mind connection which has helped me in my every day life. As a teacher, my goal is to make everyone feel welcome and to take the weight of life off their shoulders. Practicing Yoga,  teaching yoga, and guiding  meditation has given me deep purpose and connection to others.


Crystal Kennedy

Marriage & Family Therapist

Certified Trauma Professional

She works somatically and relationally from a foundation of mindfulness and a healthy relationship to self. She has an embodied perspective that is deeply rooted in compassion and uses EMDR, IFS, Brainspotting and many other complementary systems. 

The Center for Compassionate Therapy


Amy Burkman

Live Art Entertainer

Artist, entertainer, activist and speaker. For the past decade, she’s traveled the world entertaining audiences with her electric live painting. Her story of surviving cancer and her passion for helping others fuels her creativity and inspires audiences everywhere. 

Learn more about Amy Burkman

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More expert guides coming soon!
Facilitators are subject to change as the agenda and content is finalized. 

What are the Pillars of Health?



How and what we feed our bodies is vital to our wellbeing


What surrounds us has long-lasting and significant impacts to our health


Energy and quality of life is what it's all about!


Our internal dialogue can either support us or sabotage us. Compassion for self and others is a vital part of the health of our world.


Making daily life more active and supportive of mobility and function is crucial for overall health


Personal protection, integrity, and compassion contribute to feeling empowered to care for yourself. 

included in your registration fee