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About Our Partnered Retreat Facilitators


Madeleine McConnell, MS, LPC, CAADC and Owner of Retreat Around the World

 Madeleine McConnell has a Master's in Counseling, specializes in addiction and trauma, and works as a Licensed Therapist in the state of Michigan and globally as a Solution Focused Life Coach.  Madeleine is certified in Trauma Informed Yoga through Connection Coalition and is active in 200 hr yoga teacher training with graduation scheduled for May of 2020.  Madeleine is passionate about helping others build confidence in themselves, find and grow their passions, and strengthen inner and outer wellness.  Madeleine lives for travel, adventure, and learning.  Retreats around the world marries that drive and dream with the goal of helping people connect on a deeper level with their own dreams and with others.  Madeleine partners with other trained yoga instructors, Reiki Masters, sound healers, and individuals with a range of meaningful services to offer to ensure that retreats are special and impactful for participants.  

(Disclaimer: Though Madeleine is a licensed therapist, therapy services are not provided at retreats in effort to respect state licensure laws and ethical boundaries.  Life Coaching services and other retreat offerings are not provided as a therapeutic service and differ greatly from/are separate from her practice as a licensed therapist). 


Dr. Jessica Glenn-Beatty, MD, RYT 200


Jessica Beatty is the owner of Bella Rose Yoga & Fitness Studio in Northeast Michigan.  Jess is an MD physician trained at MSU and is the founder of Bella Rose Skin Care & Wellness Center next door to her yoga studio and also works with Freedom Recovery Center providing medical support to individuals in recovery from addiction.  She has been doing yoga for over 20 years, is the creator of Primal Power Yoga, 200hr RYT certified, and has extra certifications in Buti Yoga, Buti Bands, Buti Sculpt, Hot Core, and aerial yoga.  She  teaches hip hop yoga, power yoga, and recovery yoga classes at her studio.   Jess is passionate about empowering and healing women with her classes.  She enjoys spending time with her family, playing with her bulldogs, and riding horses.  Dr. Jessica Glenn-Beatty is  the owner of Sunrise Animal Sanctuary and Therapeutic Equine Center where she supports the rescue and rehabilitation of animals and offers Equine Assisted Psychotherapy to support the therapeutic healing of humans. 


Paige Trisko, MA, RYT 500, Trauma Informed Yoga Therapy Certified, Reiki Master

Paige's students and clients describe her as a peace warrior and she brings this passion into her trauma informed classes which range from exploring laughter to learning more about vulnerability and self healing. Paige incorporates sound, reiki, guided relaxation, and yoga poses to encourage her students to explore their bodies and minds to connect to their souls and heartfelt desires.

Paige graduated from Be the Love 200 hour yoga teacher training with Tiffany Lenau in March 2017 and cannot believe the incredible journey it was. She chose to continue her education and graduated from Kripalu's Integrative Yoga Therapy 300 hour advanced teacher of therapeutic yoga training in December 2017.

Paige is continuing her therapeutic training  with Inner Peace Yoga Therapy to become a registered Yoga Therapist in order to enable students to focus on health conditions or symptoms that are troubling them to use yoga techniques to help them connect to their optimal health. Paige is Trauma Informed Yoga Therapy Certified through Sundara Yoga Therapy and all of her classes are trauma informed. Paige focuses on supporting trauma survivors of sexual assault, domestic violence, and addiction recovery along with grief, anxiety, and depression.

Additional information about Paige and her services can be found at her website: