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The Butterfly Effect
Rachel McPherson + Jason Peter Stevens

October 16-20, 2024

An Enchanting Retreat on the Tyrrhenian Sea


The Butterfly Effect Global Mastermind Retreat is a unique opportunity for leaders, innovators, and visionaries from around the world to come together and harness the power of collective wisdom and inspiration. Inspired by the concept of the butterfly effect, where small actions can lead to profound and far-reaching consequences, this retreat is designed to spark transformative change on both personal and professional levels.

Escape to the idyllic shores of Ischia Island, Italy, for a rejuvenating retreat amidst the stunning beauty of the Tyrrhenian Sea. Immerse yourself in the tranquil ambiance of this enchanting island, bathe in the natural volcanic hot springs known for their healing properties, and take in the slow, authentic Italian lifestyle. This island is truly a hidden gem and the perfect backdrop for connection and innovation.  Join Rachel McPherson and Jason Stevens on this adventure of a lifetime, space is limited.


The Venue

We know you will love this one of a kind luxury hotel in the heart of Ischia.  Enjoy sweeping views over the private bay, 11 outdoor natural thermal pools, a private beach, and take in the breathtaking sunsets from the terrace sipping limoncello.  San Montanto has an incredible history and the staff will make the entire stay truly unique.

Your Host.

Rachel McPherson is a Strategy Specialist, with a focus on identifying key partners to help build businesses. Her background includes over 20 years in commercial real estate, with an advisory focus in health and wellness. In 2016, she worked for Governor Andrew Cuomo as
Director of Special Partnerships, where she helped to assemble the New York State Interfaith Advisory Council as well as the New York State Council on Women and Girls. She is passionate about aligning the interest of socially conscious for-profit businesses with the needs and infrastructure of the nonprofits sector.

Jason Stevens is a visionary leader with extensive experience in project management, finance, and sustainable infrastructure development. With a solid foundation in major construction projects, including underground tunnels and airports, Jason's career also includes a notable tenure in the financial markets, marked by several successful
startups. Current CEO of 12 Butterflies, an organization driven to align economic development with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by integrating cutting-edge technologies and sustainable practices in infrastructure projects, ensuring they deliver both financial returns and significant social and environmental benefits.

What's Included.

We have taken care of every detail, so the moment you step onto the resort, everything is handled. Our retreats are meant to bring you peace of mind through our exceptional service.  We only work with the best resorts and experience experts, so you can enjoy your trip knowing every detail is taken care of.  Our retreats include some of the best local experiences, food, and accomodations.



Transfers from the Ischia port can be easily arranged through us.  Flights and other train tickets are not, but we are here to help you every step of the way.

Luxury accommodations San Montanto for 4 nights included in your stay.


Creating a global shift in collaboration.  Enjoy daily mastermind meetings along with community building with other butterflies.


Build your own adventure with this retreat.  Boat tours, spa days, and wine tours are available as small add ons at check out. 


Daily breakfast is included in this retreat along with a welcome & farewell dinner.  Other meals + snacks will be on your own.


Sample Itinerary

Day 1: Unplug & Unwind

   - 6pm: Connection Dinner


Day 2: Reconnect
  - 8am: Morning meditation + coffee

  -9am: Breakfast + Mastermind
  - 10am-12pm: Hot Springs
  - 1pm-5pm: Castle tour
  - 7pm: Night in Ischia

Day 3: Recenter
  - 8am: Morning yoga 

  - 9am: Breakfast + Mastermind
  - 10am-3pm: Coastal Yacht tour
  - 8pm: Dinner in Ischia


Day 4: Recharge
  -8am: Yoga + Breathwork

  -9am: Breakfast & Mastermind
  - 10am-1pm: Spa
  - 2pm-7pm: Winery tour
  -8pm: Closing Dinner at San Montanto

Day 5: Return

  -8am: Breakfast

  -Send offs

**This is a tentative schedule, subject to change

Image by Kristine Tanne

Are you ready?

Join new friends from all over the world in paradise.  Our retreats sell out quickly, save your spot today.

Pricing starts at $2,850

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