March 10 – 14, 2021


Our Days in the Desert

Flowing on the inside, thriving on the outside. Kierstie teamed up with Britany Bamrick of Bliss Camp Retreats for a gratitude, goal-setting & vinyasa yoga retreat California getaway at Cactus Moon Retreat – just outside of Joshua Tree national park & the colorful desert town of Palm Springs. This women’s retreat was a soulful sacred weekend with nature & wellness immersion, in the most Instagram-worthy, dreamy desert-chic oasis.

Vortex Vibes

Flowing on the inside, thriving on the outside. Join Bliss Camp Retreats & Kierstie Porr for gratitude, goal-setting and vinyasa yoga retreat California getaway at Cactus Moon Retreat, just outside of Joshua Tree National Park at the colorful deserty town of Palm Springs. Experience SoCal sun in this sacred weekend nature and wellness immersion in the most Instagram-worthy, dreamy desert-chic oasis.

What to Expect

Four nights in the high desert, inviting in radical transformation and harnessing the manifestation powers of the sacred Joshua Tree. This is an opportunity to dig deep into your dharma surrounded by a badass girl gang. Anchor yourself in the magnitude of the Mojave Desert through moving meditation, pranayama, new moon ritual and a DIY sage smudge stick-making workshop. In addition to Asana, we’re taking a deep dive into soul work. A heart-centered energy clearing to gain clarity with purpose and tactical practices to manifest your truth. *cue serious #holyshift moments*


A non-refundable deposit of $300 plus a processing fee will reserve your space in the accommodation of your choice. All balances are due on or before December 1. Please visit our registration page to view all rooming options for this yoga retreat California.


Get to Know Us

Kierstie Payge

Kierstie Payge

Radical Optimist

About Kierstie

Kierstie’s entire life has become centered around sharing and connecting through Yoga. She treats this practice as her sacred duty and has happily dedicated her life to nurturing her craft. She combined her athletic background with several in-depth yoga + meditation trainings to build a repertoire of uplifting yogic healing skills. Kierstie is 500 HR YTT Certified and teaches a range of classes, yet she is most known for her dynamic, sensation-based, music-centered vinyasa as well as her thought-provoking yin classes. She thrives in encouraging her students to expand outside of their comfort zones and integrate into their highest potential. She loves to channel her light-hearted yet grounding spirit into her offerings while holding true to the ancient lineage of ashtanga yoga. Her mission is to be a catalyst of healing + transformation for those who seek to return to themselves and eliminate the barriers that hold them back from the abundant world around them. Love is the way. 

Follow her + her fur babies, Cosmo and Sky, living the dream at @kierstie_payge

Brittany Bamrick

Brittany Bamrick

Purpose Driven

About Brittany

Passionate & purpose-driven. Brittany has been devoted to serving students on their mats since late 2013. The former northeast area lead, master trainer and yoga boutique manager in Florham Park, NJ with Life Time – the healthy way of life company, Brittany has since moved to San Diego to pursue her doctorate in acupuncture and Chinese medicine at Pacific College of Health and Science. Brittany’s natural inclination for fulfilling her ‘why’ has led her across the country, constantly living on the edge, continuing her journey to heal and serve, and in doing so, allowed the most beautiful blessings into her life.

Follow her journey of love and light in San Diego on Instagram, @vinyasanista.

Lindsay Jones

Lindsay Jones

Artisian Chef

About Lindsay

Lindsay is an accomplished chef, artisanal jam-maker, and rockstar mama hailing from San Juan Capistrano, CA. A forever entrepreneur, she is the executive chef of JD Flannel Donuts and Coffee, recently named the best donut shop in California. She is also the founder of Lindsay Jones Jams, an artisanal jam company. Aside from hosting local cooking classes and pop-up shops throughout Orange County (lululemon, anyone?!), Lindsay can be found on her yoga mat at Life Time Athletic in Laguna Niguel or on a hike overlooking the Pacific with her precious daughter Wynnie and their recently-adopted pup. Lindsay is stoked to share her delicious expertise in organic, elevated farm-to-table cooking throughout our weekend in Joshua Tree. #nomaste

Follow her sweet life at @lindsayjonesjams.


Sample Itinerary


Sunrise meditation and breathwork


Local, farm-to-table nourishment


Gratitude & goal-setting workshops


Digital detox


Swoon-worthy sunset photoshoot


Hiking Joshua Tree National Park


Crystal and cacao-infused new moon ritual


DIY floral and sage smudge stick making


Expansive flows


Moonlit s’mores by the firepit