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Retreat Itinerary

Friday, November 2nd

  • 4:00 - 5:00    Check In
  • 5:00 - 5:45    Strong Roots and Healthy Soil (Michelle)
  • 5:45 - 6:15    Strength Workout (workout while learning how to safely & effectively strength train) 
  • 6:15 - 7:15     Appetizers, Wine,  Dinner  (small group discussion)
  • 7:15 - 8:15     The Joy Model (Jeff) 
  • 8:15 - 9:00     Gentle Yoga Flow and Scripture Meditation (Denika Ross)

Saturday, November 3rd

  • 9:00 - 9:30     Total Body Workout (Michelle)
  • 9:30 - 10:00    Cooking Class: Time Saving Tricks (Michelle)
  • 10:00 - 10:45   Knowing Your Purpose (Jeff)L
  • 10:45 - 11:30    Love to the 4th Power (Michelle) 
  • 11:30 - 11:45     Break
  • 11:45 - 12:15     Power Yoga (Denika)
  • 12:15 - 1:15       Lunch (small group discussions)
  • 1:00  -  1:45     Avoid Temptations: Know Your Waves (Michelle)
  • 1:45  -  2:00    Break
  • 2:30  - 3:15     Developing Your Plan (Jeff, Michelle)
  • 3:30 -  4:15     Nutrition 101: The Truth on  Healthy Eating (Michelle)
  • 4:15  -  4:30    Break   
  • 4:30 -  5:15     Living Free  (Jeff)
  • 5:15  -  6:00    The Game Changer: Fully Integrated Living (Michelle)
  • 6:00 -  7:00    Dinner  (Cabernet and Conversation)
  • 7:00 -  7:30    Crossing the Jordan (Jeff Spadafora)
  • 7:30 -  8:00   Gentle Yoga Flow and Scripture Meditation (Denika)

Curious about what to bring?

  • Workout wear for each day
  • Bible
  • Journal
  • Expectancy for God to move!

Our Faithfully Rooted Retreat includes:

     ✔  Two days of inspirational teachings, encouraging coaching, and uplifting community
     ✔  Gourmet, healthy meals
     ✔  Fresh & fun cooking classes
     ✔  Workouts for all fitness level PLUS Unshaken Yoga Ebook
     ✔  Exercise equipment package:  Exercise band, fitness loop & ball

It's time to let your roots go down deep - join us for Faithfully Rooted today!

Your roots will grow down into God’s love and keep you strong… Then you will be made complete with all the fullness of life and power that comes from God.
— Ephesians 3:17-19

Learn a new approach to fitness at our Faithfully Rooted Retreat? 

1. Healthy Roots 


Healthy living starts with a heart that is rooted in God's truth and love.  It's only when our roots grow deeply into who we are in Christ that we will be able make daily choices that align with who God created us to be.  Your time at the retreat will be filled with teaching sessions and discussions that will help you grow strong, healthy roots that enable you to approach every aspect of life with more confidence and conviction and produce branches that are full of fruit. We want to ensure you're spiritually healthy and full for years to come!

2. A Healthy Body

Exercise: In addition to helping you grow strong, spiritual roots, we will also offer workouts and nutritional advice to ensure you're physically and spiritually healthy. Our wide variety of workouts will include exercises that are set to inspiring Christian music and designed for all fitness levels.  During the workouts you will learn safe, effective exercises and routines that you can take home and incorporate into your daily routine. We'll even show you how to spend time with God while you're exercising!

Nutrition: During your two day retreat, we will offer teachings on how to prepare easy, delicious and healthy meals. Our practical time saving tips and awesome recipes will guarantee that you head home with more knowledge and excitiment around cooking well balanced meals. You will also receive access to all of our online cooking shows!

And as a bonus, you'll also be wined and dined with gourmet meals while at the retreat. If you're ready to break down the lie that healthy eating means we must deprive ourselves of great tasting foods, then don't wait any longer- join us for the Faithfully Rooted retreat and discover a whole new approach to healthy eating! 

3. A Healthy Life 

We know your time at the retreat will be filled with inspiration, practical information and of course tons of fun, but we want more for you. We want you to leave this retreat with lasting lifestyle transformation. Our goal is for this retreat to jump start you on your journey to a healthy life!

And you won't be on this journey alone. We know the importance of having a community around you to support and encourage you along the way, and when you leave this retreat, you will leave with a community of supportive friends. These will be people who you can share your victories with you and spur you on towards your goals when you feel like giving up. You will also become a part of a powerful online community of believers who will walk alongside you in your journey to a healthier lifestyle! 


Retreat Location & Cost

Your retreat will be at the beautiful headquarters for the Halftime Institute. We are so appreciative that this awesome ministry is allowing us to use their facility. Their spacious meeting space is surrounded by large windows that fill the room with warm sunlight. Their open floor plan allows for workouts, meetings, small group breakouts and meals to all be served in one location.

If you are flying in we have reserved rooms at the SpringHill Suites is Irving, Texas. DFW airport is only 15 minutes away and offer complimentary shuttle service. Dallas Love Field is only 18 minutes away making this location convenient and easy to reach.  The hotel is only 1/4 mile from the retreat facility so we will have no problem getting you from the hotel to the retreat in just a few minutes.  If you live in the Dallas area you can simply drive to the retreat where you will find plenty of free parking (1431 Greenway Dr #230, Irving, TX )

What's included in our retreat: The only thing you'll need to do is buy your flight - we cover the rest! Our retreat price includes meals (dinner and beverages on Friday, lunch & dinner Saturday), retreat gift pack  complete with water bottle, exercise equipment, Unshaken Yoga Ebook and 3 Month "Faithful On Demand" Membership. If you have any dietary restrictions, no worries we can cater to special requests. 

Retreat Costs: 

  • King Size Private Bedroom and Bathroom at SpringHill Suites (2 Nights): Early Bird Pricing $535/person

  • Shared Double Room (2 Queen Beds) at SpringHill Suites (2 Nights) : Early Bird Pricing: $425.00/person

  • Retreat Without Overnight Accommodations: Early Bird Pricing $295.00/person

Early Bird Pricing Ends October 25th. 

Invite a friend / Spouse or Come ANd meet new friends. 

Retreat Instructors: Faithfully Rooted Retreat


Hello everyone!

I am the founder and host of Faithful Workouts and The Fresh Table and I'm so excited to meet you at this retreat. I love that I can workout and cook with you through technology (Tv programs and online plan) but there will be something so much deeper about being together face to face. Of course I'm excited to lead a variety of workouts, lectures and discussions on topics around faith, fitness and food but what I'm really looking forward to is getting to know you. To hear your story and hopefully pour truth over any lies that are holding you back from freedom, health, joy and peace.  I believe in this retreat because the only way to make lasting changes and start living the life you were created for is to first allow your roots to grow down deep into God's love!


I am so excited to share this retreat experience with you. Faith and fitness have always been a big part of my life (I know that's surprising considering who my mom is) but as I've gotten older, my faith has continued to develop in different ways. 

For a few years I participated in a variety of long term missions programs, worked at a Christian summer camp, and through all my moving and traveling I did my best to go to church and pursue a relationship with God. I found that some of these experiences strengthen my faith and others seemed to bring it down a notch. Sometimes I struggled with doubting my faith because traditional spiritual disciplines didn't always seem to draw me close to God in the way they did for others. Then two years ago, I started doing yoga each day with a good friend that I had met on a mission trip. She started to teach me basic postures and talked about how yoga helped her find peace and stillness amidst the craziness of her life as a long term missionary. Since then, I've been hooked. 

The movement of yoga helps me to quiet my mind and connect with God in a way that quiet times in the morning never seemed to. When I do my daily yoga (and the way I will lead at the retreat)  I place a verse at the top of my mat and focus on that verse while I move. Usually by the end of a 30 minute stretch I'll have a new verse memorized! Once I realized what a powerful spiritual tool this could be for Christians, I wanted to learn how to share this experience with other Christians who were nervous about traditional yoga classes. I ended up getting my yoga teacher certification through Holy Yoga and was blown away by the way it magnified my faith and brought me both closeness with God, and boldness in my desire to share his love with others through yoga. Now I get to teach Holy Yoga classes and speak scripture and pray over the people that attend my classes! Already I am seeing God work powerfully through the relationships that I'm developing and the way that he is interacting with people during classes. 

Along with leading you through some scripture based yoga classes, I'm excited to have the opportunity to meet with you one on one to help you develop a personalize health plan! I’ve been studying for my Christian Life Coaching Certification because I love to sit and hear someone’s story and unique challenges and to give them hope that they can do it! 

I can't wait to meet you and to partner with you for this transformational experience!


I have found from my years of coaching 100’s of Christians that almost everyone would like to experience more joy and peace. This discovery is what spurred me on to write The Joy Model . During the retreat I will walk you through the MASTER Plan that leads to lasting joy.

I also am excited to work with you on creating a life mission statement. When we understand our true purpose and calling it can inspire us to take better care of our health. 

Don't miss out on this life changing retreat. See you in Dallas!

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