• The EPIC Life Retreat - Summer Solstice

    MOVE . NOURISH . PLAY . EXPLORE . **************************************************************** register here: https://bit.ly/2J080vR ***************************************************************** A retreat focused on ABUNDANCE and your EPIC Life. ***************************************************************** Join us for 2 days and 2 nights of movement, delicious food, nature and self-care. This retreat will be facilitated by Stephanie Karlovits from EPIC Fitness + Lifestyle. Stephanie is a personal trainer, registered holistic nutritionist, yogi and wellness guru. Her clientele has...

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    • Type: Weekend
    • Dates
      June 15, 2018 to June 17, 2018
    • Cost: $500
  • Reflections & Intentions Silent Retreat

    Treat yourself to a week of compassionate reflection and personal intention in a natural setting with dedicated teachers. You will connect with yourself on deeper levels as you practice yoga, reflection, contemplation, silent meditation and connecting with nature – all at a nourishing and rejuvenating retreat. Self-reflection is necessary for the creation of the best version of yourself. It is one of the best ways that you can shift your mindset, increase positivity in your life, and discover a greater connection to yourself. Taking time out to self-reflect can help you process your thoughts...

    • Facilitator:
    • Type: Mid-Week
    • Dates
      June 18, 2018 to June 22, 2018
    • Cost: 3 days/2nights $295 per person + tax 5 days/4 nights. $495 per person + tax
  • Sunday Morning Yoga & Art by the Lake

    Join Vortex Art Studio's Stella Mandrak and Gaia Wellness Retreat's Billie Lynn Hillis for a unique experience in the beautifully scenic Gatineau Hills. GWR is an idyllic place to slow down and emerge yourself with mother nature. We will embrace the fresh air and the spectacular view as we nourish our bodies and minds. A perfect place to recharge and refuel your being with yoga and creative arts. It will be a journey of discovery in a warm, caring and joyful environment. This magical and peaceful place will touch your heart and awaken your soul. All supplies will be provided and we have yoga...

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    • Type: Classes
    • Dates
      June 24, 2018 to August 19, 2018
    • Cost: $45 -$60
  • Monday Night Yoga & Meditation by the Lake

    Join Jerome Giovinazzo every Monday evening during the summer at Gaia Wellness Retreat for 1 hour of Slow-Flow Yoga and 1 hour of guided mediation by the lake. If it's raining we will move the class indoors to our 780 sqft Yoga Studio. Jerome is known for his humour and his interactive teaching style. This class is suited for new meditators as well as more advanced practitioners. Mondays starting June 25 ~ 6:30 - 9 pm 6:30 - 7:30 pm / Yoga / $10 8 - 9 pm / Meditation / $10 Join us for both Yoga and Meditation sessions or guests have the choice to come for one or the other. Contact us for more...

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    • Type: Classes
    • Dates
      June 25, 2018 to September 24, 2018
    • Cost: $10 - Yoga $10 - Meditation $20 - Both
  • Deepening Awareness - Silent Retreat

    Deepening Awareness - Silent Week-long Retreat July 2-6, 2018 we will be offering a silent Deepening Awareness retreat focused on mindfulness, presence, and nature. This silent-meditation, week-long retreat is supported by the serene environment of our retreat center, nestled in the Gatineau Hills; delicious and healthy food; and the thoughtful group that gathers. Spend the week learning how to live your life with mindfulness and presence with Billie Hillis. Yoga, meditation, mindful periods of silence, forest walks, healthy food, sharing around the campfire with friends new and old, and even...

    • Facilitator:
    • Type: Mid-Week
    • Dates
      July 2, 2018 to July 6, 2018
    • Cost: EARLYBIRD - $375 or after June 15th - $425
  • Personal Silent Retreats

    Take time to connect with your authentic self... Gaia Wellness is now offering personal yoga & meditation retreats designed to support you on your unique journey to personal freedom. During a Personal Silent Retreat you will be provided with your own private cabin nestled in the trees, 3 delicious vegetarian meals per day and daily yoga and meditation sessions offered to support your practice and deepen your connection. Personal retreats can be transfomative and life-changing-- a chance to re-connect with who we really are, and surrender our old ideas of who we thought we were. ​A silent...

    • Facilitator:
    • Type: Mid-Week
    • Dates
      July 7, 2018 to October 19, 2018
    • Cost: $395 - $605
  • FREE Weekly Meditation Class at City Hall Ottawa

    Lunch Hour Guided Meditation Class in the Councilor’s Lounge on the second floor We do so much to take care of our body but do we apply the same attention to our minds? Join us every Thursdays at noon for a fulfilling dose of guided meditation, helping us to achieve increased levels of stillness, peace, clarity and most of all happiness. Participants will learn a variety of meditation-related topics such as: The benefits of meditation Proper posture Obstacles and antidotes Breath work How to start a daily practice Jerome Giovinazzo: a long-time practitioner and instructor of meditation &...

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    • Type: Day
    • Dates
      July 12, 2018 to August 30, 2018
    • Cost: FREE - Meals Provided
  • How Yoga Really Works - Dismantling all your Barriers

    How Yoga Really Works - Dismantling all your Barriers 5 - Day Yoga and Meditation Retreat in Quebec, Canada Treat yourself to a week of diving deep into the heart of yoga. Throughout the retreat participants will learn about the profoundness of the yogic philosophy and how to apply it to their everyday lives. The yogic path provides all the essential ingredients to gaining mastery over the body, mind and emotions, ultimately overcoming the obstacles within our spiritual evolution to unite ourselves with our highest nature. The main texts that will be referenced for the retreat are the 2 great...

    • Facilitator:
    • Type: Mid-Week
    • Dates
      July 16, 2018 to July 20, 2018
    • Cost: $455 - $595
  • Business with Pleasure Retreat

    BUSINESS WITH PLEASURE RETREAT Are you running on empty? Between your family, your business and everything else in your life, do you feel as though you are running out of steam? Today’s world requires A LOT from women. We are expected to ‘do it all’ and somehow keep our sanity in the process. With so much on the go, we end up sacrificing our own needs for the sake of our business and family. This retreat is all about changing that. Join us as we not only help you hit that reset button, but we show you how to stay charged even after you go home. In reality most women struggle to make the...

    • Facilitator:
    • Type: Weekend
    • Dates
      July 20, 2018 to July 22, 2018
    • Cost: Early Bird cost $995.00 + HST (savings of $200) per person open until May 30th Regular price $1195 + HST per person Payment Plan Available: 4 instalments of $275 + HST (Early Bird) 4 instalments of $325 + HST (Regular)
  • Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC) Intensive

    The full eight-session MSC curriculum can be experienced in an intensive format, five full days of training with a Certified MSC teacher who has completed additional MSC teacher training. As the name suggests, the MSC intensive is a deep dive into the practice of self-compassion. While it can be emotionally challenging, concentrated practice allows you to become deeply involved in MSC and experience its transformative potential. Learn to manage difficulty with more ease and kindness Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC) combines the skills of mindfulness and self-compassion to enhance our emotional...

    • Facilitator:
    • Type: Mid-Week
    • Dates
      August 6, 2018 to August 10, 2018
    • Cost: $950