About Us

Below, learn more about Providencia and meet the team.

About Providencia

Providencia Pond Retreat is a beautiful retreat destination tucked in rural Issaquah, WA with easy access to its quiet setting.

With enormous attention to detail, Providencia provides everything you’re looking for in an event/retreat center. Entrepreneurs looking for the perfect intimate space to present and/or share their knowledge and goodness will discover the visionary vibes that flow through Providencia while hosting their own prosperous, fulfilling events.

The multi-faceted layout, grounds, and floorplan lend themselves to an infinite variety of workshops, gatherings, celebrations, networking, or sabbatical.

Flexible booking options for day-long, evening, overnight, and weekend accommodations make it a convenient go-to space for social, professional, and personal events. Providencia will quickly become your preferred space for hosting successful, special, memorable occasions.

Whether a networking event, wellness or empowerment workshop, yoga retreat, intimate wedding, renewing vows, friends’ reunion, bridal shower, Girls Get-Away, or Mother/Daughter weekend, holiday party you and your guests will fall in love with Providencia Pond Retreat.

Meet the team

Mitzi Cole


Mitzi, the proud owner of Providencia Pond Retreat and creator of The Cookie Technique, is a mother, entrepreneur, boss babe, and creative powerhouse.

Through love, light, and dance she’s been able to join her businesses harmoniously to empower fellow business owners & entrepreneurs to pursue their own greatness and create exclusive retreats and workshops at Providencia.

Katie Schmidt

Event & Retreat Coordinator

Katie, the retreat and event coordinator at Providencia Pond Retreat, is a veteran, entrepreneur, women’s circle leader,  community facilitator, and people connector. She is passionate about people discovering and embracing their power and being fully expressed.

As the retreat coordinator, she is committed that anything you need will provided, and that you experiences unconditional love, joy, and ease as you do your purposeful work and connect with those who are important to you.

More team member bios coming soon. Stay tuned!