Restore Retreat Recap

Hi friends!

As many of you know, a few months back we hosted the first ever Balanced Life Pilates retreat.

Restore: a Balanced Life Retreat, took place at the Ritz-Carlton Bacara Resort in Santa Barbara, California with women flying in from all over the country for 3 days of Pilates, workshops, nourishment and self-care.

Our days were filled with a mix of Pilates classes, poolside lounging, beach walks personal growth and fine dining.

It’s been a long-time dream of mine to bring women together for a luxury retreat here in Santa Barbara and seeing it all come together was absolutely a dream come true.

Before we dive into photos and a video recap – I want to extend a special thank you to:

The TBL Team: Becky, Sarah (and their families!)

Katelin Event Productions

The staff at the Ritz Carlton Bacara

Epik Filmz

Annemarie Bollman Photography

Madeline Nutrition

Dr. Andrea Gurney

And all of the incredible women who traveled to Santa Barbara to spend the weekend with me….you know who you are. 🙂


One of my favorite parts of the retreat was curating healthy and luxurious gift bags for all of our attendees. A special thank you to the following brands for providing such generous gifts!

Saje Wellness for providing rollers of essential oils for each guest and diffusers for our studios to enhance our relaxation and restoration.

Vital Proteins for providing collagen supplements to keep our bodies fueled in between workouts.

Emily Ley for providing “Grace Not Perfection” journals…the perfect message and tool for our time together.

Naturally Clean Eats for the delicious, whole-food energy bars.

Luxe De Mer for luxurious, non-toxic and natural skin care products.

RX Bar for high-protein snacks on the go!

Madison Hofmeyer / Beauty Counter for safe sunscreen to protect our skin while doing Pilates and lounging by the pool under the sun!

ZYIA Active for providing adorable shirts that transitioned perfectly from Pilates, to brunch, to the pool!

And many more!




As of now, we don’t have plans to host another Restore Retreat in 2018 – but we’re dreaming and planning for more live events in the future, so stay tuned!


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  1. Veronica 1 year ago

    What an amazing experience this was … I feel so blessed to have been able to participate and to meet like-minded women and join them on their health and fitness journeys. It was a weekend filled with good company, wonderful food, and of course lots of Pilates set in the most tranquil and beautiful location. I truly felt restored by the end of the retreat. Much love ❤️

    • Andrea Flanagan 1 year ago


  2. Andrea Flanagan 1 year ago

    Amen! It was AMAZING! .
    Thank you Robin, Sarah, Becky and the entire team that made this once in a lifetime experience so memorable. Xoxo

  3. Meagan 1 year ago

    What a wonderful weekend that was! I miss all your faces and laughs! I learned so much about myself at restore- rather it was a workout on the reformer or a chat by the fire with Robin and the ladies! It was truly a sisterhood gathering. Let’s do it again!!

    • Andrea Flanagan 1 year ago

      Let’s do it again ❤️

  4. Nicole Rasinski 1 year ago

    Ooh that retreat looks like a breath of life, I really *hope* to make it if there is another one. Amazing!

  5. Jenna Dougherty 1 year ago

    Please, please plan another one!

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