Together We Rise

Welcome to your Transformation Destination.

Rise Gathering is a transformative summer camp experience for women designed to promote personal growth, enhance overall well-being, inspire collective connection and share some serious fun.

Are you seeking

A place to connect, learn and celebrate life with other amazing women?

A fertile ground to play, sweat, dance and create?

An experience to further you on your journey to your whole self?

Awesome. We are too. That’s why we created Rise Gathering.


We gather as women to ignite the innate potential within each of us.  We honor the power provoked when we unite with passion and purpose. Rise Gathering provides the time, space and activities to deeply connect with yourself and others. Imagine the possibilities. That’s why we Rise.


Rise Gathering is for any self-identifying woman who wants to attend. This is an inclusive experience. No prerequisites are necessary. You’re welcome at any stage and phase of your life. The space is curated for your exploration, and you can dive in as deep as you want. All that is required is an open mind. Rise is for you.


Rise Gathering 2017 takes place at the beautiful 1,000-acre lake front property of Camp Canadensis, located in the Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania. Surrounded by nature, Camp Canadensis offers walking and waterfall trails, sunsets and lake-view cabins. The impeccably-kept facilities offer endless spots for play and rest. This is where we Rise.

Rise is here to ignite your spirit and awaken your soul.


Activities & Workshops designed with all hearts and bodies in mind. 2018 full offerings coming Fall 2017.

Yoga Fusions

Move with a variety of yoga style offerings from flow to dance and everything inspired in between.

Vision + Goal Setting

Step into the woman you envision yourself becoming and create an action plan for the actualization of your vibrant dream life.

Astrology Birth Chart Reading

Learn how the planetary system affects your soul’s purpose.

High Vibe Cooking

Learn how to cook high-vibe foods to nourish yourself just right.

Meditation & Oneness

Guided meditation to awaken you to all you are and all that is.

Herbal Plant Medicine

Empower yourself with plant knowledge for optimal health.

305 Flow

Movement to music to inspire and get you in your flow.

Arts and Crafts

Discover your inner artist with projects that inspire.

Waterfall Hike

Take in all the healing magic that nature has to offer.

Rock Climbing

Reach new heights on the rock wall and build confidence on the ropes course.


Let go of your fears and ignite your desires with the opening night bonfire ceremony.


Enjoy the view and find calm atop the water.

Ecstatic Dance

Move from your heart and feel the rhythm of your soul in a dance party for all.


Experience ancient Chinese medicine with our all day Saturday Acupuncture clinic.


Learn how to utilize natural ecosystems and adapt habits to take care of our Earth.

Friday & Saturday Night Music

Lady Bird & Tasha Blank are joining us to add that little umph to the weekend! 2018 artists announced fall 2017.

Lady Bird Friday Night

Named one of Philadelphia’s best folk acts by WXPN, Ladybird has shared stages with prominent artists like Steep Canyon Rangers, JP Harris & Chance McCoy, The Dustbowl Revival, and played prestigious venues and festivals such as Philadelphia Folk Festival, Tin Angel, and Chicago’s Uncommon Ground. Ladybird’s premiere EP, “Hey There, Ladybird!” was named in the Top Ten of 2016 on WPKN Radio Connecticut, and this year they are joining us at Rise Gathering.
Get ready to cozy up and listen to this amazing trio at Friday night’s camp fire. They’ll be sure to make the twinkling stars shine even brighter.


Tasha Blank Saturday Night

Founder of New York City’s legendary afterwork party ‘The Get Down’ and force behind the global Deep House Yoga movement, Tasha Blank has been a pioneer of positive club culture for nearly a decade, and she’s coming to Rise Gathering.
Tasha Blank is known to create infectiously high energy atmospheres, and she’s bringing the heat Saturday night  Get ready for all your Chakras to open.

Rise Schedule

A weekend packed for your exploration and fun!

Check in!
4:00 PM

Begin your experience of a lifetime!

Gather with your bunkmates and counselors to get grounded in the beautiful beginning of your weekend.

Enjoy a delicious plant-based meal to nourish your heart, body and soul.

Gather around the fire, enjoy live music and set your intentions in our invocation ceremony!

Get rested up for tomorrow's activities.

7:00 AM
Morning Mindfulness

Choose your perfect mindful morning practice: Take a guided walk around the lake, participate in morning meditation, or sleep in. However you want to start your day is up to you!

Fuel up for the day with freshly-prepared nourishment.

Workshop one is our first of four workshops of the day. Pick and choose based on your heart's desire.

Your next opportunity to learn and grow, or move and flow.

Refuel with another mindful meal to celebrate the day.

An afternoon delight of deepening guided self-exploration. Your choice of expansive offerings.

Select your last workshop experience to ignite your mind, body and spirit.

Relax with your journal or regroup in a chair by the lake. Get ready for the evening however you please. This is a beautiful time to integrate all you've gained.

Relax with your old and new friends for a delectable plant powered dinner.

Time to let go and celebrate all that you are! Join us in an ecstatic, late-night, camp dance party!

8:00 AM
Closing Ceremony + Special Mother's Day Breakfast

Gather one last time to honor the experience and all of us as women, the creators and lovers of this world. Happy Mother's Day to all.

This is just the beginning.

Your Facilitators for the Weekend

We brought together some of the most talented and inspiring teachers to make this weekend a once in a lifetime experience for you!



Rachel’s life work is to guide women to self-strengthening and soul healing. Rise up with Rachel’s Kettlebell Kundalini exercise experience, and ground down with her all-camp meditation.



Alexa is a game changer who is dedicated to making the world a brighter place. Make it happen with her in her Be You Be Sure: The Four Steps to True Freedom workshop.

Tami Relles Astorino


Tami is a bright light who facilitates retreat experiences to empower women. Nurture your body and soul with her Restore and Renew Yoga.


    Owner of Camp Canadensis

    Aunt Terri, as the campers call her, is a lifetime family owner of Camp Canadensis and is so excited to help hold the Rise Gathering experience for women.


      Divine Sister Yogi

      Paige knows that you are meant to shine and be truly happy. She will lead you there with her balanced and inspiring Buti Yoga class and get you connected and ready to thrive in her Sister Circle.


      Success Mindset Coach

      Niki is your coach for greater health and wealth. She is ready to help you Create Your Vibrant Life Vision and to actualize your dream life.


      Yoga & Meditation Teacher, DJ & Music Producer

      Reem creatively constructs movement and music, gifting a healing experience full of fierceness and freedom. She will facilitate you feeling fully alive in her BAE: Before Anything Else workshop.


      healthRHYTHMS Drum Facilitator

      Moe uses rhythms of women’s rites of passage ceremonies to create transformative space. She will lead you to tap into power and reduce stress through Drumming From The Heart.


      Yoga Dance Instructor

      Maria is an instructor at various hot, happening NYC studios. She is excited to energize you with her signature Mbody class and 305 Dance Fitness.


      The Jedi of Calm™ Breathing Technician

      Kathleen has the infectious and inherent gift of inviting people to live more vibrantly and empowered through connection to breath. She will guide you to shift you mental, emotional and physical state through her Breathe Deep to Live Deep workshop.


      Astrology Coach

      Lena is passionate about teaching positive self-discovery and understanding the innate self. She will guide you to Love Yourself According to Your Sign.


      Plant Based Blonde

      Caroline is a holistic health coach and fruit and veggie enthusiast. Her High Vibe Plant Based Cooking demo is sure to nourish you in many ways.


      Holistic Psychotherapist

      Sandie has a Master’s Degree in Mindfulness-Based Transpersonal Counseling Psychology and is an integrative healing practitioner. She will teach you to become a change agent of your own inner transformation and learn to radically accept all that you are through her Empowering Sexual Wholeness workshop.

      AMY MARTIN & Roz Weiss

      Mother Daughter Duo for Change

      Amy and Roz are a dynamic mother daughter duo with inspiring stories about their journeys to creating positive change. They will share with you the tools to eliminate your blocks and Be A Force For Good in the World.

      Megan Conover


      Megan works to heal the mind, body and spirit through the ancient art of acupuncture. Unwind and balance the energetic body at our Rise Community Acupuncture space.

        Jaquy Yngvason

        Food Shaman & Intuitive Wellness Coach

        Jaquy’s mission is to support people in turning their wounds into wisdom. She will guide you to be present with your stories around food and emotions through her Empowered Snacking workshop.

        Emily Charboneau


        Emily is an enthusiast about plants and humans relationship to them. She will gather you together to teach you how to use natural resources to help yourself and others in Permaculture: Herbal Healing Medicine.

          Jennifer Sodini

          Spiritual Medium & Eclectic Creative

          Jennifer will share her deep knowledge of creative collaboration and give you the tools to create a brand with a Sustainable Social Media Ecosystem.


          Heart Centered Yogi

          Kimmy K is hooked on the magic of movement and sharing it with others. Her high spirit will guide you through a powerful Rise Up Vinyasa Flow and connect you deeply with nature in a Meditative Hike.


          Holistic Skincare Expert

          Rachael is a holistic author and coach who educates women with tools to heal the self from the inside out. She will empower you to develop confidence and love yourself through the knowledge of Herbs for Radiant Skin and Beauty Archetype.

          NIKKI KURT

          Palmist + Graphic Storyteller

          Nikki shares her collected wisdom through her intuitive healing practice of Palm Mapping, her genius creation of palm reading and graphic storytelling. She will guide you to understanding how your palm shapes your potential in Know Thyself through Scientific Palmistry .

          Set on the beautiful 1,000-acre lake front property of Camp Canadensis in the Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania.

          Event Tickets

          Get the Mother-Daughter Special tickets while they’re available.

          Mother-Daughter Special!
          • Shared bunk accommodations
          • 2 Full Rise Tickets
          • 5 Nourishing meals
          • 4 Workshops of your choice
          • 1 Experience of a lifetime
          • *Daughter must be 14 years old & up
          Available Fall 2017
          Transformation Ticket
          • Shared bunk accommodations
          • 5 Nourishing meals
          • 4 Workshops of your choice
          • 1 Experience of a lifetime
          Available Fall 2017
          Double Private Bunk Package
          • Private bunk and bath
          • 2 Transformation Tickets
          • Queen size bed
          • Rise Swag
          • Experience of a lifetime
          Available Fall 2017

          Gather your girls for an incredible experience together and get a great group discount.

          your Rise ticket includes 

          • 42 hours away from your everyday immersed in a heartfelt designed experience
          • Rare opportunities to learn from gifted and passionate facilitators
          • Evening entertainment designed for letting-your-hair-down fun
          • Lakeside serenity and waterfall hikes
          • Networking and connecting with an incredible group of women
          • Five nourishing meals to keep your soul fueled
          • A bed to rest inside quaint cabins in the Pocono Mountains
          • RISE journal and surprise giveaways
          • Time you need and deserve to take care of your health, spirit and evolution.

          Come as you are.  Leave as you want to be.

          It is time to Rise. Join the movement.
















          Our Amazing Sponsors

          These awesome companies help us Rise

          New Balance
          Evolution Salt Co.
          Kind Snacks
          Be Well
          Alexandra Whitney
          Beauty Counter
          Havertown Community Acupuncture


          • 199 Camp Canadensis Rd, Canadensis, PA 18325