Great Lakes Surf and Yoga Retreat

Hosted by Lindsey Siehda (Owner/Founder of Shores Yoga Studio/Bom Dia Threads) and Julie Miller (Owner/Founder of Uplift Adventure Retreats)

Experience one of Great Lakes best kept secrets, yes you can surf a lake!

Join us for our second annual women’s only beginner Lake Michigan Surf + Yoga retreat co-led with Julie from Uplift Adventure Retreats. This retreat is for those wanting to learn how to surf or already know how to surf and want to join in on the fun. You will receive a lesson and time on the water to surf. Restore after with yoga, a dip in the hot tub and connection around the fire. Expect a fun group of girls that you can walk away with calling a friend.

Yoga, Surf, Adventure, Connection

Lake Michigan Women's Surf Retreat


This retreat is a two night retreat located in Michigan City, IN.

Dates: Sept 20-22


Arrive any time after 6pm to our surfer girl retreat and settle in.  A healthy dinner will be scheduled for 7:30pm.  Meet like minded people and set our intentions for the weekend ahead.


Pre-surf yoga, breakfast, coffee and discussion before we head to the beach. Surf lesson on land and water with time on the water to surf or SUP. Post surf we will enjoy a lunch outing (not included) and explore Michigan City. There will be down time to relax by the beach or soak in the hot tub before we serve a heathy communal dinner and night time bonfire.


Early morning yoga/meditation, breakfast and coffee before we close the weekend and say our goodbyes.

The Surfer Girl Ranch

Your Adventure Starts Here

Price ranges from $700 – $867

*Price does not include transaction fee if paid online.

Interested? Apply or ask a question today!

    The Details

    All lodging, most meals, board rentals, wetsuit rental, lesson, and yoga is included in the price.

    Rooms are based on first come, first serve.

    *Surfing is not guaranteed, however during this time of year there is a high chance of waves. Unless the weather is unsafe, surfing will include a land lesson, paddling lesson and hopefully some wave riding.

    **It is recommenced to bring your own surf or SUP board and wetsuit if you own one but not required (rentals are included).


    Please note that there will be no refunds for unforeseen events such as weather or illness.  If you cancel your participation in a retreat for any reason, unfortunately, we cannot provide any refunds.


    A $250 deposit is required to reserve your spot. Venmo or paypal options are available to avoid processing fees. A payment plan will be discussed for the remainder of the amount owed.

    Please contact us for questions and payment options!