Functional Medicine & Yoga Retreat

Fall 2018 Dates TBA

This 6 day, 6 night functional medicine and yoga retreat will teach and inspire you with knowledge so you can experience increased vitality, energy and joy.

Feeling wired and tired with daily stress?

Difficulty to achieve and maintain a healthy weight?

Not finding enjoyment in your relationships?

Experiencing nagging health problems like imbalanced hormones, GI distress, fatigue, skin rashes, brain fog, poor memory?

Tired of the same daily grind and not having time for yourself?

Tired of seeing doctor after doctor who keep telling you your labs are “normal” and nothing is wrong?

If any of these sound familiar, this retreat might be right for you!

Yes, I’m ready to feel healthy!

Yoga twice daily

Morning yoga will be a gentle flow with individual instruction, support, and guidance.  Evening yoga will be Yin & Restorative & Nidra to support restorative relaxation and sleep.

2 Meals Per Day

–focusing on nutritious whole foods. Organic, gluten free, dairy free, vegetarian options, sustainable farm to table meals. We will work our hardest to accommodate your dietary needs!

Morning Guided Meditation

We will explore Meditation apps and tools for you to utilize in your daily routine after the retreat! We will be using tools like HeartMath and Pranayama (breath work)


We limit the number of participants in our retreats so that Jennifer can be sure to spend ample time with each participant. Getting to know you, what your obstacles are in your daily life and helping you to create a plan for change is the goal!


include double occupancy yurt. Other accommodations may be available upon request for additional fees. We will be staying in the beautiful Hawaii Island Retreat. Click Here to visit their website

Daily Functional Medicine & Wellness Education

Topics such as adrenal health, gut health, hormone health, reducing toxin burden, organizing your functional medicine timeline and matrix!

Plan For Daily Wellness

Each participant will have a wellness education manual and journal. You will leave with a plan of how to take the retreat information back into your daily life

Follow Up Phone Call

One 30 minute phone call with Jennifer 2 weeks after the retreat to offer support with the daily wellness plan.  The purpose of this retreat is to relax, rejuvenate and create a plan for daily health and wellness. Jennifer wants to ensure you have the tools to create change.

Wearing many hats as mother, wife, yoga teacher, functional medicine practitioner, female entrepreneur, warrior of chronic disease, Jennifer Paulson humbly guides her patients through their healing journey to achieve optimal health and wellness.  Having lived through the devastation of diagnostic labels in the conventional medicine system and working as a primary care Family Nurse Practitioner in that system for years, Jennifer witnessed firsthand the brokenness of conventional medicine. She followed her heart and dreams to create Jennifer Paulson NP | Functional Medicine of Bend clinic where she has had the honor of working with over 1000 patients since 2014!  She dedicated her personal and professional life to using food as medicine, balancing stress with yoga and mindfulness, which is the heart of functional medicine. She works intensively with patients who suffer from multiple chronic diseases and with the application of functional medicine, healing takes place. Jennifer’s passion is to work intensively with patients in an intimate, healing environment drove her to develop her Functional Medicine & Yoga Retreat program.

Ready to make changes in life and feel healthy

Work on self-acceptance
Learn about functional medicine-gut health, hormone balancing, reducing toxin burden, and nutrition
Beginner to intermediate yogi looking to develop more health benefits from yoga
Learn how to set up your home yoga practice

Learn mindfulness practices like meditation, Heartmath, deep breathing

Willing to invest in your health

Willing to learn and share in a non-judgmental group environment

**This retreat is not for the advanced yogi or someone who wants to party.

Yes, I’m ready to invest in my health!

What is the cost of the retreat?

Fall 2018 Pricing & Dates TBA

How do I pay?

We accept MasterCard, Visa, check via mail or PayPal payments.

What airport should I fly into?

Kona, Hawaii (KOA) is the closest airport

Is transportation provided from the airport to the resort?

No, Participants are required to provide airfare to Hawaii and transportation to the resort.  Once you are registered, you will receive an invite to a closed Facebook group where participants can make carpooling arrangements.

What meals are included?

Breakfast and dinner meals are included.  Lunch will be on your own. There are restaurants and shopping centers nearby and throughout the island.

Does the retreat include any activities?

Your retreat package includes 1 day of snorkeling (basic snorkel equipment provided) at a local beach/bay.  Transportation to the snorkeling site will not be included, but we will arrange carpooling with retreat members.

What additional activities and amenities are available at the resort?

Hawaii Island Retreat has a spa/wellness center, salt-water infinity pool, over 50 acres of gardens, valley trails, and ocean vistas. Retreat members will receive 15% off any spa activities. This is an organic, eco-friendly and sustainable resort on the native Hawaiian land. We encourage you to visit the Hawaii Island Retreat center website to learn more.

How will details of the retreat be communicated with me?

Jennifer has created a closed Facebook group for retreat members. She will post details and updates to keep members up to date.  This will also be a place to get to know your fellow retreat members and ask questions.  Jennifer will share tips on how to prepare for the retreat.

What is Functional Medicine?

Functional Medicine is a holistic and comprehensive approach to treating your whole health. It looks at common imbalances like weight, stress, inactivity, toxicity, poor nutrition, genetics, gut health, hormone health. Functional medicine treats the root cause of the symptoms and disease unlike conventional medicine that treats the symptoms.

What is the Cancellation Policy?

Cancellations prior to December 24, 2017: refund minus bank fees and $50.

Cancellations after December 24th:  No refunds however, your retreat reservation can be transferred to another individual.  We understand life happens and will work with you to try and fill your spot.

Jennifer Paulson NP/Functional Medicine of Bend reserves the right to cancel retreats due to emergencies, illness, and unforeseen circumstances. In the event, full refunds would be issued to you within 30 days. Jennifer Paulson would not be responsible for any other costs retreat participant incurred such as airfare, etc.  Therefore we recommend you carry cancellation insurance on your airfare reservations.


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