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The RetreatBoss™ Promise

To help Retreat Leaders become internationally recognized Retreat Experts through professional training and support. Where they can then deliver quality planning and execution of retreats, such that it will enhance their client’s personal and professional journey of inspiration and transformation by creating unforgettable experiences and profitable retreats.

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What clients say about us

Agnesia Agrella Business Architect | Change Specialist

Retreats are an extremely competitive market and having somebody with so much experience guiding me through the planning process has been invaluable. It has helped me to really focus on two or three areas at a time. It assisted me to identify the most important tasks that will ensure success when I launch the retreats.

Joel Berger Retreat Venue Owner & Operator

I thank you for all your help throughout these years: your constant assistance and collaboration had a great impact on the growth of my company.

Dillon Randolph Physician assistant

I have made tremendous strides and steps forward. It's going to be so useful to take everything I learned and put into action.

    Meet the Crew

    Catherine Kontos

    Founder

    Based in the Greater Montreal area where many consider the city to be Canada’s little Europe, Catherine built her retreat business from a blank canvas. Since, she has explored every aspect of the retreat world and has helped plan for thousands of guests from around the world their memorable retreat experiences, all while consulting retreat venue owners on getting licensed with the local hospitality authorities by staging and designing retreats for the highest-quality consumer experience down to the last spoon. Her business strategies have resulted in a successful turnaround for the venues, where 85% capacity and a minimum of 4.5-star guest reviews became the norm. After years of coaching retreat leaders on creating profitable and transformational experiences, she has decided to pivot her teachings online. Her kind approach with colleagues and partners creates a welcoming atmosphere where creativity blossoms and professional growth is enriched. Her philosophy is based on the premise that only through empowering one’s community, one will reach great professional achievements and personal fulfillment.

    Henrry Vinent Leyva

    Senior Web QA Consultant

    Originally from the salsa-loving country of Cuba, Henrry (with two Rs) has based himself in Greater Montreal alongside Catherine. He creates magic in the digital world with coding software and websites. His eye for detail makes him the perfect candidate for achieving quality on all platforms. He aspires to always bring the brand to the next level and does so with his positive outlook and smile. His love in playing baseball brings out the team spirit within us all and enhances our company culture with a “One for All, All for One” attitude.

    Jenny Torres Gallegos

    Chief Image Officer

    From Mexico and Based in Germany, Jenny joins us as Chief Image Officer at RetreatBoss™ she is best known for her contributions supporting our Founder and making sure every task is perfectly done. Professionally, she is motivated by travel, culture, and design, bringing creativity, unique consideration, and an eye for detail to whatever she does. Outside of work, she recharges by traveling, photography, and time spent with friends. What Jenny appreciates about her job is being able to pursue both personal goals and professional passions with equal gusto. She inspires the team with her creativity and provokes ideas from everyone that collaborates with her.

    Frequently Asked Questions

    How is the course delivered?

    It is delivered with a combination of video, text, templates, practical and theoretical exercises and quizzes.

    That depends on you. You go at your own pace. Once all exercises are submitted and quizzes are completed, a pass gives you access to the next module.

    How much time do I need to invest?

    Will you help us price our retreats?

    Yes. You will be offered strategies and templates on how to price your retreats and make a substantial profit.

    Yes. You will be given strategies on how to reduce
    liability. Those who take the RetreatBoss™ Excellence program will have access to legal templates (worth 5000$)

    Can you help us with liability prevention?

    Will the course help with creating a retreat agenda and a promotional timeline?

    Yes. The courses consist of practical experience. You can build a fictional or actual retreat as you go through the course. We also provide templates and checklists that you can use throughout your planning process.

    100% YES! It will be the hottest and trendiest way to travel as the world opens from the Covid-19 pandemic.

    Is there money to be made in retreats and is it the right time to retreat?

    Can I be a licensed RetreatBoss™?

    Yes. You will need to complete and pass the RetreatBoss™ Excellence Program and you will be eligible to be a licensed RetreatBoss™ Planner. Licensing fees apply.

    Yes. Once licensed you will have the possibility to profit from training others.

    Will I be able to train others to be retreat planners?

    Have another question related to the retreats?

    Shoot us an email and we will get you an answer.

    Our Story

    Founded by Catherine Kontos in 2012, we are an award-winning retreat company that has helped thousands of guests experience memorable retreats and retreat owners create certifiable venues that deliver quality accommodations.

    The RetreatBoss™ Certification program was created as a cumulation of many years of retreat building experience through selling, assessing venues for certification, coaching and consulting leaders on their strategies and creating 4+ and 5 star reviewed retreats.

    Our Winning Approach

    Our focus is on teaching promising retreat planners the best business strategies for creating the most impactful retreats. We are dedicated to supporting them from day one and throughout their career. We will inspire them with out of the box ideas, tricks and business tips, provide every template imaginable, all while building a community of retreat leaders that high-five one another with their wins.

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