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RISE: The Retreat

A One Day Training

designed for YOU
to step outside of your
day to day life
to focus on BECOMING
the best version of YOU possible.

San Francisco

*Exact location TBD

June 1

8:00 AM- 6:00 PM


*Exact location TBD

June 8

8:00 AM- 6:00 PM

As an ambitious, badass human being making your way through this rapidly changing world, how do you find balance amid all your responsibilities, obligations and longings?

Relationships, career, family, friendships, hopes, dreams; with everything that's going on in your life, it's easy to fall prey to the insidious voice of the mind softly whispering in the background...


  • am I doing enough?

  • am I enough?


When was the last time you paused to ask yourself..


  • What do I really want?

  • What really matters to me?

  • How do I step into my authentic power?

  • How do I make the most of my gifts?

  • How can I best lead and serve those who matter most: my self, my family, and my community?

Join us for a full day immersive, soul raising experience in the company of world class men and women supporting you to become the best version of you possible.


"This experience shook a deep foundation within me, gave me insights to redefine my beliefs of what life is and helped me manage my ongoing inner chatter. I would recommend this experience to anyone who wants to invest in their growth, define their unique path and be part of a soul raising community."

Alejandra Endara

Brand Marketing Manager

The Experience

This experience is for you if you are ready to…


  • Step out of your comfort zone.

  • Confront old patterns, thoughts and emotions that have been holding you back.

  • Shake up your old foundation in order to establish a new one.

  • Show up fully: raw, real and vulnerable.

  • Develop empathy and identification with others’ lived experience


During the five sessions you will be invited to peel back the layers of yourself, discover what’s there and, from a deeply rooted foundation, build a future of your own creation.


Our elite facilitators will create a safe and open environment that is essential for this type of deep exploration.


All that will be required of you is an open mind, an open heart and an open will.


"This was truly one of the greatest experiences I've ever had -- one full of enlightenment, stronger bonds (both new and old), mindfulness, and general openness. I'm extremely grateful for the men that decided to partake in this journey with me, and for Jon and Chris who crafted such an amazing experience. Thank you guys, seriously. There's still a lot of work to be done, and I feel much more empowered to do so going forward because of this weekend."


Xavier Del Rosario

Head of Finance and Business Operations

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What You Will Come Away With

At the end of the one-day intensive you will...


  1. Know yourself better than you ever have before.

  2. Connect to who you are beyond cultural and social conditioning and beneath emotional and behavioral patterns.

  3. See the blocks keeping you from embodying your best self.

  4. Understand how to build a foundation of well-being and inner knowing for the rest of your life

  5. Create a pathway to a new future, deeply rooted in who you are becoming.

  6. Learn tools and lay groundwork for ongoing development

  7. Develop life-long bonds and friendships with world class men and women

  8. Embody your best self.


In short, you will feel seen, connected and expanded.



Laying the Foundation

8:00 AM

8:25- 8:45 AM

8:45- 9:00 AM

9:00- 9:20 AM

9:20- 9:45 AM

Arrival & Registration 

Mindful Movement

Grounding into Presence

Standards of Presence

Breaking Down the Day

Cultivating Discernment

9:45 AM- 12:00 PM

12:00- 12:45 PM

Session 1: Bring Your Own Story (BYOS)


Lunch in Silence


12:45- 2:00 PM

2:00- 2:15 PM

Session 2: Removing the Mask



2:15- 2:45 PM

2:45- 3:45 PM

3:45- 4:00 PM

4:00- 5:15 PM

5:15- 5:45 PM

5:45-6:00 PM

6:00 PM

Session 3: Exploring Mental Models

Session 4: Dyads


Session 5: Stepping into​ a New Future


Closing the Day

The End


"The King's Only retreat was phenomenal and transcendent. An extremely grounding, humbling, and compassionate experience. The bonds we formed in such a short period of time enforces the notion that connection, belonging, and storytelling are central to finding fulfillment and meaning in life.  Everything we did was simple yet extremely powerful, acting as a reminder of reasons and ways to live in alignment with one's values. I feel refreshed and rejuvenated, grateful to Chris and Jon for having the courage and passion to create this experience."

-Barry Breaux, Physician @ Forward

Meet RisOn's Co-Founders and Lead Facilitators

Chris Gueits


Chris is a full-time human. His life is dedicated to maximizing human potential by building leaders from the inside-out (starting with himself). He develops tailored coaching programs, immersive experiences, and world-class communities dedicated to unlocking mental, emotional, and physiological well-being.


He is the Co-Founder and CEO of RisOn, Inc, a company defined by its values - service, curiosity, joy, authenticity, and integrity; vision - to bring the power of precision wellness into anyone’s hands; and customers - 90 percent high-impact men and women of color.


Also: First generation Cuban-American. High school entrepreneur. Princeton graduate. Ivy League champion. Roots of Hope co-founder. Teach for America educator. Tuck School of Business student. 13 Million Voices producer. Airbnb consultant. Many words and none are the foundation for his value as a human


Jon Hermida has spent the past 12 years journeying into the heart of human potential, learning from some of the world’s foremost teachers of personal and spiritual development.


He is an internationally recognized coach, facilitator, mentor and social impact entrepreneur on a mission to empower individuals and communities to embody their best self from the inside-out.  His coaching, workshops, and retreats have spanned four continents and impacted executives, entrepreneurs, and leaders from top organizations including Paypal, Facebook, BCG, and Google.


Jon is an ICF credentialed coach and a Certified Deep Transformational Coach through the Center for Transformational Coaching and holds a BBA in International Business and Marketing. 

When not immersed in his work, Jon is likely off adventuring somewhere in the world with his soon to be wife. 

Jon Hermida


"Jon and Chris are phenomenal facilitators, they are not only able to connect, but can provide a different perspective. I found it helpful to have 1:1 talks with them individually as they asked me profound and deep questions to get to what was really the root."

-Julissa Ramirez, Global Supply Manager, Google

Ready to Level Up Your Life? 

Investment: $250

*Includes lunch

This is Just the Beginning

By signing up to our one-day Intensive you will have the opportunity to join our invitation only Incubator 2.0 platform, a virtual gym for mental, emotional and spiritual optimization, all rooted in community. 

This platform will train you to...

  1.  Handle daily moments of disruption.

  2. Solve the root issues for your recurring life challenges.

  3. Build a life-long foundation of well-being.

*More information will be given at the end of the retreat.


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