Wellness Retreats For a Healthy Body and Mind

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“Escape to our peaceful retreat nestled in the hills of southwestern Vermont. The serene beauty of Vermont provides the perfect backdrop for spending time focused on you.”

Marsha Hudnall / President & Co-Owner

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Helping Women Overcome Eating & Weight Concerns for Over 40 Years

Using an inside-out approach, our experienced team of caring professionals guide you on a transformative journey of change, leading to a confidence that translates into freedom from food and weight worries. Many have been on the same journey themselves.


In our non-judgmental community of like-minded women and compassionate nutrition, eating behavior and exercise specialists, you’ll laugh, you’ll cry, you’ll commiserate, and you’ll celebrate as you discover the roots of your problems with weight and how to move past them.


  • Exclusively for women struggling with overeating and weight
  • Mindfulness-based program that puts the joy back in eating and moving your body
  • Specialized treatments available for binge and emotional eating and food addiction
  • Expertise in type 2 diabetes, metabolic syndrome, polycystic ovary syndrome, exercise modification for individual needs
  • Special track for college-age women
  • Small group workshops, including fitness, meditation, cooking and more
  • Serene Vermont setting where you can relax, refresh and renew

I feel good about my body and my being

“For the first time that I can remember, I am not obsessed with food and I feel good about my body and my being. It is a gift and a treasure that I appreciate every day.”

M.D.  //  Massachusetts 

The professional and qualified staff initiated a new way of life

"After years of being stuck, the professional and qualified staff initiated a new way of life. A happier life. I was a chronic dieter for 40 years, now I don't diet and I feel liberated and free. It's so nice to like myself after years of self-loathing. I highly recommend a stay, because you deserve it. It's an investment that is well worth the time and money. Nothing better than to get away from the hustle of life to get in touch with nature and self."

Lisa P. //  Illinois

Your All-Inclusive Experience at Green Mountain Includes:

  • A personal wellness assessment
  • Workshops and educational groups facilitated by registered dietitians and master’s and doctoral level psychologists
  • Balanced, chef-prepared meals
  • Culinary demonstrations
  • Daily fitness options for all levels, including pilates, barre, multiple types of yoga, tabata, water aerobics, and more!
  • A women-only, safe environment that supports healing and personal development
  • “Vermonting” – explore some of the picturesque areas in our beautiful location
  • Comfortable accommodations in either private or shared rooms
  • A focus on
    • Redefining healthy eating
    • Learning how to eat and changing your relationship with food
    • Enjoyable exercise – find activities you love and can continue at home
    • Understanding the emotions that cause you to overeat
    • Effective meal planning for the woman who has “too much on her plate”
    • Addressing body image issues
    • Learning to appreciate your body
    • Setting practical goals for sustainable behavior change
    • Embracing self-care & compassion for healthy living
    • Finding balance in your life through mindfulness-based stress reduction
  • Alumnae support for continued support from the Green Mountain community and team of experts
  • Results-proven strategies for lasting, sustainable change long after you leave Green Mountain

 Marie 

 Connecticut 

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“After my fourth week here, I was off my short-acting insulin and my oral medication. A week after I left, I was off my long-acting medication. No hypertension medication. Quite frankly, I’m not on any medication except an occasional aspirin. I like the way I look, and I like Marie Danis. Quite probably for the first time in my life.” 

Discover Our Programs

Core Program

Through powerful tools such as mindfulness techniques, stress reduction skills, and movement that is customized to your fitness level and body size, you’ll learn to practice self-care in your daily life for sustainable success in improving your health and well-being long after you leave our retreat.

Young Women's track

Designed for young women between 17 and 25 years old, our Young Women’s Track includes all the benefits of our weekly holistic health-focused retreat, which includes immersion in eating, fitness and self-care. Our classes will help you move past old way of thinking – with tools designed to support you on your journey to end eating and weight struggles.

Fitness Adventure Track

Our expert fitness instructors will lead you through the development of your own HIIT workout (High-Intensity Interval Training). Guided hikes will take you to peaks with breathtaking scenery. Exploration outings to local lakes for stand up paddleboarding and kayaking will feed your soul. Highflying zip lines and ropes courses will have you soaring through the trees. All this in the heart of the Green Mountains. 

Binge & emotional eating

Our innovative philosophy sets the stage for a judgment-free setting where our compassionate eating behavior specialists are dedicated to helping you find the roots of your food struggles and how to move past them. You’ll find support in a community of other women just like you, as you laugh, cry, commiserate and celebrate.

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