Transformative Travel LLC

P.A.U.S.E Fly Fishing Retreats

Mindfulness & Fly Fishing Wisdom at Work. 

P.A.U.S.E Retreats bridge mindfulness and fly fishing to cultivate well being, effective communication, productivity, focus, attitude, and meaningful relationships, on and off the water.

Why P.A.U.S.E?

  • Stress, anxiety, and depression cost the global economy around $1 trillion in lost productivity.
  • Around 1 million Americans miss work each day because of stress.
  • 94% of workers report feeling stress at work.
  • 77% of people report feeling stress that affects their physical health negatively.
  • 73% of people report feeling stress that impacts mental health negatively.
  • 63% of U.S. workers report they’re ready to quit their job to avoid work-related stress.

our remedy

P.A.U.S.E. Retreats are our antidote to the stress most of us are carrying around – that impacts our relationships, health, productivity, creativity, and sense of well being in the workplace and at home.

P.A.U.S.E. Retreats are an innovative and needed remedy for professional and organized teams to foster well being, meaningful relationships, creativity, productivity, mindfulness, stewardship, leadership, and perseverance – on and off the river. No prior fly fishing experience required.

Fly-Fishing and the Brain

In the pursuit to explain the meditative impact of fly-fishing experiences, Harvard Medical School's Herbert Benson, MD, explains how the stress-reduction power inherent in the sport can be compared to the benefits of meditation.

Schedule Your

Pause Consultation

Complimentary 30 Minute

Meet your hosts.

Misty is a sought-after fly fishing expedition leader, with 20+ years of experience in organizing intricate journeys to remote areas. His passion for the outdoors, logistical prowess, and commitment to transformative travel make him a true professional in the field. Misty, is also an FFI certified casting instructor. 

Aikta brings over two decades of experience in coordinating, facilitating, and hosting retreats and workshops globally. Her expertise spans service-learning, contemplative education, relationship coaching, and environmental education, making her adept at crafting meaningful and transformative experiences for guests.

Pause Package Inclusions

Inspire Your Team

P.A.U.S.E Retreats are designed to bring teams together, provide them with tools to cultivate mindfulness, creativity, meaningful bonds, and lifetimes memories, on and off the river.

Guided Assistance

Our team is made up of experts with more that two decades of experience facilitating world class retreats and fly fishing experiences. 

Pre and post assessment tools are used to showcase the impact of ‘PAUSE’ on your team. We have found our post reflection process to be critical for sustainable impact. 

Retreat Reflections

Unlock the Power of ‘The Pause’: We use reflection exercises to cultivate leadership, growth, and wellness. 

Our Transformative process brings the power of reflection before, during, and after the retreat to create truly meaningful bonds and experiences. 

Contact us for more details.
+1 443 766 3644

8030 Main St. Ellicott City, Maryland