Finding your True North:
A Modern Vision Quest at Indian Point

September 10-13, 2021


Decision-making becomes more effortless, voices becomes stronger and the soul, more content when you are clear about your personal values and ambitions. The True North method provides each participant with a more focused vision of their desired future; and to make sure that vision is aligned with not only an internal values compass but also one’s personal strengths. This work is beneficial for women at any age and at any time – but is most valuable for women who amidst or entering a significant life transition.

Immerse yourself in a special three-day retreat surrounded by the exquisite nature of Maine. Enjoy the beauty of Bald Mountain and the energy of Rangeley, Maine while savoring the luxury accommodations at Indian Point.

You will depart with:

  • Your personal strengths evaluation based on the VIA strengths assessment
  • An identified personal Board of Directors and Team of Angels to call on
  • A vision of your ideal day and how to make it happen – often.
  • A team of women with whom you can share accountability – should you choose to

Click the button below to reserve your spot for this very special weekend with a deposit of only $300 payable by Paypal or Credit Card.


Hi, I’m Kristi Stangeland, founder of My ParaVita, a company that helps busy women find balance, wellness and a sense of achievement in all they do. As your retreat host, I am blessed to meet wonderful women teachers like Lisa.

Lisa is an entrepreneur, local politician, mother of two wonderful young adults, and a fierce advocate for women, young and old, to recognize their societal and economic value/importance whether they are paid or unpaid. She has lived in Stowe, VT for 15 years, owns a women’s high-end, full-service boutique called Well Heeled, a yoga studio called The Yoga Barn, and is now focused on her passion project, Five Birch Strategies for women.

In the years following her move to Vermont, Lisa lost her mother and two older sisters to cancer. As she says, she’s “walked in many shoes,” as life is unavoidably filled with challenge, suffering and hardship, as well as joy, adventure and love. But it was enduring this particular stretch of life that revealed the depth of her resilience and the belief that most of us have that resilience within us.

While she continues to evolve, learn, mourn and celebrate, she is deeply committed to helping others find their path, recognize their value and be prepared to not just weather the storm, but thrive, when life throws the curve balls that inevitably come our way.

In her prior chapters, she had a career as an Investment Banker, was a championship figure skater, earned undergraduate and MBA degrees from Harvard and last but certainly not least was the sixth of seven children and the youngest of the five girls. She grew up saying “me too” as an aspirational phrase.

The True North Retreat I attended at Indian Point in Maine with two close friends turned into an incredibly special long week-end experience. The thought provoking and open discussions with our group of 11 woman were open, productive, funny and refreshing…and honestly inspirational. A clear bond was made effortlessly with our group and many “take away” lessons were learned. The beautiful lodge and idyllic setting on the lake (lapping water and loon calls), the restorative yoga sessions and the communal dinners-were simply icing on the cake.

I highly recommend the True North Retreat to anyone looking to stretch themselves and to share that experience with like-minded souls. A thumbs up!” 

Diane G.

 Early Bird Discount Until July 15.
  ($595 USD class fee plus $995 for a shared room for two with two beds. Private rooms at $1,260)


Click Below To Reserve Your Spot Today!
($300 deposit)


Lush Accommodations

Every room offers plush bedding, warm honey-hued woods and take-your-breath-away views of the fabulous Rangeley Lake.

Outdoor Activities

From water sports, including kayaks and paddle boards, to hiking and optional “field trips” including a lake cruise, there is something for everyone during free time.

Gourmet Fare

We prepare fresh foods daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Savor delicious fare that is prepared from the heart.

Spa Services

Our spa services include:

  • Massage treatments
  • Jacuzzi with lake views
  • Newly installed sauna

Stay an Extra Night on Us!

Your 4th night is free (lodging only). Arrive a day early or stay an extra day to enjoy the breathtaking scenery.

Additional Classes

Morning meditation or Qi Gong sessions are offered along with daily yoga.

“You start off as a group of strangers and end up with a family of deeply connected kindred spirits.” 

Christine P.
Former Healthcare Marketing Executive at Zimmer of Canada and Eli Lilly of Canada

 Early Bird Discount Until July 15.
  ($595 class fee plus $995 for a shared room for two with two beds. Private rooms at $1,260)


Click Below To Reserve Your Spot Today!
($300 deposit)



How do I get to Rangeley?
Transfers are available from Portland, Boston and Montreal or enjoy a scenic drive to Rangeley, traveling a route that scales the Appalachian Mountains ridgeline before dropping into rolling valleys and hills. Just be sure to keep an eye out for moose that frequent the region’s roadsides to feed on tender grasses, leaves and branches!

We are only 4.5 hours by car from Boston or Montreal. Portland, Maine is two hours away.

I have special food requirements.

No worries! There are many gluten-free options for breakfast. Lunch and dinner can be modified for vegetarians & vegans.

I'm so busy!
Happiness experts tells us that we derive the most lasting pleasure from experiences. So give yourself an amazing gift this summer – a retreat at an extraordinary destination that will spark your spirit.



 Early Bird Discount Until July 15.
  ($595 class fee plus $995 for a shared room for two with two beds. Private rooms at $1,260)


Click Below To Reserve Your Spot Today!
($300 deposit)


Copyright © My ParaVita. All Rights Reserved. Privacy | Terms of Service | Contact Me