• Blue Heron School of Discovery Teen Retreat

    I have exciting news to tell you ! This July will be the first session of Blue Heron School of Discovery. What is Blue Heron School of Discovery, you may ask. As you may well know, teenagers today feel tremendous pressures, are facing many challenges and feel more stressed than ever before. They have lost their way. So what do they need ? They need help getting back to themselves and discovering who they are. Blue Heron School of Discovery was established to create a safe place for them do this. Through the practices of mindfulness and meditation they will be 'still' and tap in and listen to...

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    • Type: Mid-Week
    • Date: July 23-29, 2018
    • Cost: $1200
  • Intuitive Weekend Renewed Energy Retreat

    Are you a person that seems to fall into all sorts of serendipitous moments? Do you feel your intuitive self is trying to bloom? Do you feel maybe with a bit of self care and quiet opportunity you can gain faith in your intuition? Do you need to recharge the batteries? Join us for a two day long journey to find some clarity and encouragement for your inner intuitive in a serene and beautiful setting. Reconnect with nature, sit by the lake and listen to the whisper of the wind. Learn what an intuitive is and the different types of intuition. Learn how the Yogic world coincides with intuition...

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    • Type: Weekend
    • Date: April 21 - 22, 2018
    • Cost: $316.59
  • MySelf Revival - Weekend Retreat w/ YogiWino

    Every now and then, this fast-paced life demands that we slow down and take a breather. Life begs us to be still and connect to ourselves in a more meaningful way. We are being called to create space to listen to our intuition and live more fully awake. This is your breather. Now is your time. Here is your space. Join YogiWino at a secluded and little-known venue just 45 minutes from Ottawa: this property is a gem and will take your breath away!! Gaia Wellness Retreat MySelf Revival® will bring together a small group of women who are experiencing the same yearnings as you: a desire for deeper...

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    • Type: Weekend
    • Date: June 8-10, 2018
    • Cost: $565
  • Spring Retreat with Myriam

    Nourish your body, heart, and soul! Welcome Spring at the beautiful Gaia Wellness Retreat - nestled in the Gatineau hills, just 2.5 hours from Montreal and 4.5 hours from Toronto. Join me for a weekend of yoga (active and restorative), meditation, introspective practices, evening outdoor fires, and delicious meals. During your free time, canoe or kayak on the lake, explore the forest trails, relax in the sauna, or curl up with a good book. The retreat begins on Friday May 4th, late afternoon, and ends on Sunday May 6th after lunch. What's included: Shared accommodations in cabins (2 to 4...

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    • Type: Weekend
    • Date: May 4-6, 2018
    • Cost: $395
  • Beyond the Asana 5 Day Yoga and Meditation Retreat

    Beyond the Asana Retreat 5 - Day Yoga and Meditation Retreat in Quebec, Canada Treat yourself to a week of diving deep into the Yoga Sutras and Yoga Philosophy with Jerome Giovinazzo & Bille-Lynn Hillis. Strengthening both your mind and body with concentration, meditation, yoga asana and personal contemplation. All Yoga practice is based on the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali, a collection of aphorisms represented more than 2.000 years ago by the Indian Sage Patanjali. The Sutras were the earliest – and still are the most profound and enlightening – study of the human psyche. In them, Patanjali...

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    • Type: Mid-Week
    • Date: July 16-20, 2018
    • Cost: $455 - $595
  • Mood Wellness & Real Happiness for Whole-BE-ing Workshop

    Mood Wellness & Real Happiness for Whole-BE-ing Workshop During this workshop participants will be guided to explore FUNdamental principles and guidelines that work to help us enhance our moods, offering a path to healing our anxiety and depression. Join special guest Jo-Ann D’Alfonso with the assistance of Billie Hillis as she teaches participants how to gain self-awareness and self-knowledge through understanding and experiencing Yoga as a therapeutic tool that can be used to help you find balance in your moods. You will learn mood assessment techniques from a yogic perspective and how...

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    • Type: Day
    • Date: Saturday April 28, 2018
    • Cost: $175
  • Chakra Forrest Wellness Walks - A 7-Week Course

    Chakra Forest Wellness Walks Join us beginning April 8th at 1pm for this special seven-week series of Chakra Forest Wellness Walks , journeying from the Root chakra to the Crown chakra… turning our focus from the roots of the trees and plants, and the stories within the soil, to the towering crowns of the trees and beyond to the skies… A single Forest Wellness Walk helps you to take care of yourself, de-stress and connect with nature. A series of walks offers a whole new level of self-discovery, vitality and connection to nature. This series brings particular focus to the properties and...

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    • Type: Day
    • Date: April 8, 2018 - May 20, 2018
    • Cost: $45 - $315
  • A Mindful Self Compassion Daylong Retreat May 27, 2018

    Time to take care of yourself with a beautiful day of mindful self compassion practice in nature at Gaia Wellness Centre https://www.facebook.com/gwrwakefield/ Are you a person who has an easier time taking care of others’ needs than your own? Do you have a strong inner critic? Do you have an intuitive sense that being kinder to yourself would serve you, but you are not sure where to begin? After this daylong introductory retreat, you will walk away with some tools for befriending yourself and motivating yourself with kindness rather than punishment. You’ll participate in experiential...

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    • Type: Day
    • Date: May 27, 2018
    • Cost: $140 per person + tax
  • 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...

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    • Type: Mid-Week
    • Date: June 18-22, 2018 & Sept 10-14, 2018
    • Cost: 3 days/2nights $295 per person + tax 5 days/4 nights. $495 per person + tax
  • Living from Presence Workshop with Russell Scott

    Sometimes you might feel that you are not really in your life. You can have a hard time letting go of the past or worry about the future. Yet there are times when you have experienced the deep contentment of just being in the now, without any concerns or fear. If you would like to learn to live more centered in these times attend this event. Through an experiential process of self-acknowledgement and "practicing presence" and call and response chanting you will leave the workshop: More in touch with your inner wholeness, energy and aliveness. Being seen, heard and understood for who you...

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    • Type: Day
    • Date: May 26, 2018 9:30am - 5pm
    • Cost: $108 Full Workshop or Pay $25 Enrolment Fee + Donation of what you feel the workshop was worth