Cragun’s Resort is excited to introduce our first ever Wellness Weekend. This weekend is dedicated to you and putting you first with overnight stays or day passes. Together, with Darla Swanson of Organized Mind, LLC, we have carefully curated an agenda to help you reduce stress, anxious feelings, meditate, eat nourishing meals and walk away feeling rejuvenated.

Darla Swanson Wellness Weekend

Get away this fall, October 7-9, 2022, to shed the old and clear the way for new beginnings.  Your weekend away includes:

  • Darla Swanson’s stress reduction coaching through breathwork, expressive writing and nature connection
  • Meditation
  • Yoga
  • Therapeutic Art
  • Ecotherapy
  • Crystal Education
  • 2 Nights Stay
  • Nourishing and mindfully created meals (2 breakfast, 1 lunch, 1 plated dinner and welcome reception with hors d’oeuvres)
Book Wellness Weekend

The Wellness Weekend will start Friday, October 7th with a Welcome Reception and Meditation session at 6pm and will conclude Sunday, October 9th at 12pm.

A formal agenda with schedule will be sent out prior to your arrival.

Guest Packing Items:

  • yoga or other stretchable clothing
  • outdoor wear
  • comfortable closed-toe shoes
  • water bottle

Darla’s Bio:

Darla Swanson is a Stress Reduction Coach, helping others improve wellness through three simple, effective, and accessible tools: breathwork, expressive writing, and nature connection. The three tools represent three collective decades of Darla’s education, work, and passions.

As a certified YOGABODY Breathing Coach, Darla provides practical instruction to others, so they are equipped to practice independently. With a BA in Creative Writing from the University of Minnesota, she has worked to develop effective journaling methods for wellness, including TELL, an expressive writing method taught exclusive at Organized Mind. Also, an Econova Leaders Ecotherapy Guide, Darla takes her passion for nature and helps others nurture or develop a vital connection with nature to promote wellness. She developed the therapeutic 3X3 Nature Connection Model, also exclusive to Organized Mind.

Organized Mind Wellness Coaching/Three Tools:

The core and effectiveness of Organized Mind (OM) is in three tools used to promote wellness and reduce stress:

  • Breathwork
  • Expressive writing
  • Nature connection

These three tools are scientifically proven to help:

  • Slow heartrate
  • Lower blood pressure
  • Improve sleep
  • Aid in digestion
  • Calm the mind
  • Balance the nervous system
  • Improve mood
  • Promote overall wellness

Breathwork for Wellness

Yoga breathing is also called belly or diaphragmatic breathing. It is simple and effective. You will learn three categories of breathwork to use daily. Benefits of breathing exercises come with less than 15 minutes of practice per day. Breathe your way to better health!

Expressive Writing for Wellness

It is documented by top scientists that expressive writing helps release past and present issues that cause negative emotions, aids healing from traumatic experiences, and calms the mind. Expressive writing helps you own your story!

Nature Connection for Wellness

We are each born with an innate connection to nature. Rediscover your inner child by reconnecting to nature in a way that will improve emotional and physical wellbeing. Be a kid again!