Join us for an all inclusive and immersive weekend of free diving specifically designed for mermaids who want to take their skills and profession to the next level! This is a retreat style event for mermaids to earn their PADI Advanced Freedive and PADI Advanced Mermaid certifications. Led by professional mermaid Brandee Anthony the Vero Beach Mermaid and Free Dive instructors Kaleigh McBride and Farrell Tiller of Live Free Diving. 

Cost: $2000 per person

Location: TBA

Dates: TBA

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About the stay:

Enjoy 4 days and 3 nights in a beautiful all inclusive retreat style shared space on the Suwannee river among 3 private acres of wilderness as you grow and transform. Each day is filled with education, in water mermaid and freediving training sessions, acro yoga, performance hypnotheraphy, breath work, meals, business mentoring and community time. Al meals and accommodations are included in this retreat so that you don't have to worry about a thing! 


This is a tentative schedule. this will change and vary!



Check in


PADI freedive & mermaid seminar

Dinner Time

Qigong meditation

Performance Hypnotherapy


Light breakfast and stretching

Confined water mermaid & freedive training

Lunch break

Confined water mermaid & freedive training

Dinner break

Mermaid business mentoring session

Performance Hypnotherapy


Light breakfast

Acro Yoga Class

PADI Open water mermaid & Freedive Training

Mermaid posing workshop

Lunch break

PADI Open water mermaid & Freedive Training

Mermaid posing workshop

Dinner break

Mermaid community & content night

Performance Hypnotherapy


Light breakfast and stretching

Mermaid & Freedive fun day

Photo/Video opportunities

Practice your skills with the team

What you need to bring:

Mermaid tail with swimmable monofin

3mm Wetsuit and bi fins

Mask and snorkel

Reusable water bottle

Weight belt

Yoga Mat & towel 


Perks of the retreat:

Most commercial jobs require these certifications

To increase your breath hold and depth ability

Refine your skills as a mermaid underwater

Greater confidence in yourself and your practice

To ensure safety in the water for you and others

Connect with other likeminded individuals in the community


Who this is for:

This retreat is designed for anyone interested in getting their level 1 freedive and mermaid certifications! Whether you are brand new to diving and mermaids or a full time professional - this retreat is a great addition! All skill levels welcome as long as you don't already have your beginner freedive certification. Must be 18 years or older to attend. If you already have your level one freedive certification please visit the retreats list to see our advanced opportunities!


We are so excited to offer you guys one of the first ever all inclusive mermaid freedive certification retreats! This will be an amazing four days of creativity and connection in the beautiful Florida springs tailored specially to mermaids. This retreat has very limited spots. To ensure the best experience for all there is an application process. If you are eligible for the retreat you will be contacted in order in which you are received to move to the next step of payment!

Payment must be made in full to reserve a spot. Please visit the FAQ page before emailing with any questions!


If you are flying in, the best option is to rent a car as you will need transportation. Jacksonville is 1.45 hours and Tallahassee is 1.18 hours away from destination.  After you have submitted your payment upon application approval, you will be emailed a welcome packet outlining all of the specific details about the retreat, what you will need and how to best prepare. 

If you meet all the criteria and you are ready to take the plunge, apply below! This is a first come first serve sign up! If you are approved you will be eligible in the order that you signed up. If you do not make the cut and someone before you does not pay for their spot within 24hrs, you will be notified next in line. 


There are no conditions in which your spot and payment would be refunded to you. These retreats are highly time intensive for our team and very limited in spots. Once you have paid you cannot ask for your money back under any circumstances.