Ties to Wellness

With over 30 years of experience in planning life-changing trips for adoptees and those that love them, The Ties Program is proud to launch Ties to Wellness.

On a Ties to Wellness Journey, you’ll explore your inner landscape in the midst of beautiful destinations! While adoption will serve as the common link for travelers, we invite you to experience unique cultural experiences, self care activities, and discover a deeper connection to yourself, others, and the earth. A Ties to Wellness Journey is truly a journey of discovery, allowing you to return with a renewed sense of self, and the wisdom of knowing what brings you wellness.

Ties to Wellness: Puerto Rico

October 17 - October 21, 2025

5 Days

Stay On 105 Lush Tropical Acres with Access to Hiking Trails, Waterfalls, and A Saltwater Pool.

Enjoy Daily Yoga Classes

Experience A Group Cacao Ceremony and Sacred Bonfire

Disconnect With the World and Reconnect with Yourself At A Wi-Fi Free Oasis

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Day 1 - Arrive in San Juan and transfer to Retreat Center in Utuado, Puerto Rico (1.5 hour drive)

Day 2 - Optional morning yoga or wellness walk, afternoon is yours to relax and explore, cacao ceremony in the evening

Day 3 - Optional morning yoga or wellness walk, afternoon is yours to relax and explore. Wellness Workshop will occur in the evening to explore journaling and mindfulness

Day 4 - Optional morning yoga or wellness walk, afternoon and evening is yours to relax and explore. Fire ceremony in the evening

Day 5 - Depart to San Juan and home


Sarah Dimick

Sarah is an adoptive parent and the mastermind behind the Ties to Wellness concept, bringing it to life. She was first introduced to Ties when she and her family traveled to Guatemala in the summer of 2023. In 2024, she joined the adjunct travel staff and will be accompanying families to China. Sarah worked as a school psychologist for 20 years and is now a parent coach and yoga teacher. In her free time, you will find her driving her three kids around, playing with her three dogs, and dreaming about her next travel destination!

Please note: Sarah may not travel on every trip.

(608) 279-6749


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