ReWild & ReConnect: A 9 Day Self Care Retreat for Women in Costa Rica
March 30th – April 7th, 2018
Farm of Life, Costa Rica
Annual Conscious Cooking Retreat
June 30th – July 2nd
Shanti Retreat, Wolfe Island
Mid- Week Culinary Yoga & Meditation Retreat
Tuesday September 5th – Thursday September 7th
Shanti Retreat, Wolfe Island
The Holistic Lifestyle Retreat in Costa Rica
April 7-15th, 2017
Farm of Life Costa Rica
Emergence: A Weekend Retreat for Women
April 29th & 30th, 2017
Anishnabe Spiritual Centre, Espanola
From Chaos to Stillness: A 27 Hour Silent Meditation Retreat
Friday January 20th (6-9pm) &
Saturday January 21st (9 am – 9 pm), 2017
In an intimate group setting, experience the beauty, inner peace and pure joy of moving your awareness inward and getting to know who you truly are. This 27 hour silent retreat is a beautiful opportunity to simply “be,” to learn how to sit with your thoughts/emotions and observe what arises without identifying or reacting. An opportunity to investigate who you truly are beyond your name, role, physical appearance, job, successes, losses, likes, dislikes, opinions, perceptions, belief system, judgments, etc….Throughout this 2 day retreat, I will guide and invite you to connect with your True Essence, Highest Self and Presence.
Through gentle yoga, meditation, breathing exercises, concentration techniques, time in nature and teachings on the spiritual heart, non-duality and self inquiry inspired by Ramana Maharshi, Eckhart Tolle, Mooji, and Hridaya Yoga, you may begin to feel more connected to that space within you which is permanent, formless and unchanging. Learn how to become less identified with your always changing thoughts, emotions, identity and the constant chatter of the mind. Leave the retreat with a sense of renewal, a shift in perspective and variety of tools that you can integrate daily to better navigate your life.
This retreat is designed for everyone, both men and women, whether you have never meditated or have a regular practice.
The retreat includes 2 simple, nourishing, homemade and organic meals to support your practice.
Please note this is an offsite retreat, and accommodation is not included. It is highly recommended to set up your schedule and surroundings for Friday night to best support your process and journey. During the 2 day retreat, it is recommended to give yourself a break from reading, writing, listening to music, technology, alcohol and engaging into conversation with others.
First guided seated meditation (dhyana) (20 minutes)
Rates and registration
To reserve your place, please fill out the contact form below. Payment by e transfer is required to confirm your participation.
Women’s One Day Wellness Retreat: Self Care, Chakra Yoga & Teachings on Women’s Health and Well Being
Saturday January 7th, 2017
9 am – 9pm
Anishnabe Spiritual Centre 1091 Anderson Lake Road| Espanola, Ontario| P5E 1T1
Dedicate this day to YOU! … To your well-being…to softening into inner peace…to awakening your passion… to connecting with your True Essence, nature and like minded women… and to your birthright, as a women, to take time for you, without any need of an explanation! I dedicate this day to you… I honour you and appreciate you. You are worthy. My wish for all women is that we aspire to connect with our Highest Self and the wisdom that lies within.
Throughout the one day retreat, you will experience a variety of self care practices rooted in the ancient traditions of yoga, Ayurveda, Chinese medicine, qi-gong and taoism. After the retreat, you will feel inspired and have the outer knowledge to create your own daily routine to bring more stillness, balance and self love into your life. Together we will practice chakra and Hatha yoga, meditation, self- inquiry, traditional energy movement practices for women, journaling, massage, self-care rituals, group sharing, time in nature, and simply being in each other’s presence.
Your body, mind and soul with be nourished with seasonal vegetarian cuisine including warming winter soups, stews, root veggies and clean comfort food. The menu will be gluten free and dairy free and I will be working closely with the chef, Andrea Noon, to create our menu. Herbal tea will be available throughout the day. An afternoon nutrition workshop will shed light on the topic of superfoods, herbs and diets for women.
9 am Arrival, Check In & Women’s Superfood Tonic. A special tea blend prepared with herbs specific for women’s health blended with cacao, maca, cinnamon, vanilla and coconut oil.
9:45 – 12:15 pm Opening Circle and Morning Gathering includes group sharing, chakra yoga, meditation, and self reflection journaling
12:30 – 1:30 pm Nourishing Lunch
2 -4 pm Afternoon Free Time for relaxing, walking outdoors, reading, napping, access bars session with Amanda from ACT wellness, snow shoeing, journalling, colouring, etc. During the afternoon break, I invite you to dive deeper within and connect with your Self through the practice of mauna, sacred silence.
4pm Superfood Snack
4: 15 – 6:15 pm Afternoon Gathering includes conscious energy movement practice for women, and a variety of ancient self care practices rooted in yoga, Ayurveda, Chinese medicine, qi-gong, taoism and the path of the Goddess. Experience the practice of Abyangha – a relaxing hot oil massage…it will change your life! The afternoon gathering will also include a talk on optimal nutrition for women where we will discuss the use of different herbs, superfoods and diets.
6:30 pm Nourishing Dinner
7:30 pm Evening Gathering and Closing circle includes yoga for relaxation, yoga nidra, heart meditation and group sharing.
9 pm Home Sweet Home
$150 for first seven participants to register – – – SOLD OUT – – –
$165 until December 30th, 2016
$175 from January 1st, 2017
Want to extend your retreat experience? Contact the spiritual centre to reserve a room for Friday and/or Saturday night. $45/night
To register, please fill out the form below to ensure availability. To reserve your space, please send full payment by e-transfer to email@example.com. In the case of a cancellation, you may offer your space to another woman, however refunds are unavailable.
Conscious Cooking Retreat – August Long Weekend
Shanti Retreat, Wolfe Island, ON
Friday July 29th – Monday August 1st, 2016
Click here for full details, including retreat description, schedule, rates, accommodation styles, amenities and contact info.
Summer Awakening Retreat: Yoga, Nature & Raw Food Cleanse
Join Registered Holistic Culinary Nutritionist and Yoga Instructor, Lacey Budge, for a weekend dedicated to awakening to your highest Self!
Your body, mind and spirit will be nourished during this three day holistic retreat on the lake. Align yourself with the natural flow and cycles of nature. Deepen your connection to the elements and your own sacred inner temple through the embodied practice of chakra flow yoga and meditation. Dive into the depth of your soul through self reflection, journaling, and inspiring evening workshops that will guide you from a life of chaos, to one of stillness.
Cleanse and renew with vibrant, mouth watering raw food cuisine. Experience the benefits of eating high vibration meals prepared with local, organic, seasonal produce and love!
Experience the beauty of Northern Ontario summers, while connecting with a group of truth seeking women. Unite with wise, wild goddesses who want to feel the bare earth beneath their feet and the radiant sun on their skin. May we rise and walk this magical path together with an open heart and a soaring spirit.
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Superfood Tea Demo: Mint Chocolate & Coconut Turmeric Elixirs
Looking to include more superfoods into your diet? Join Lacey Budge, Registered Holistic Nutritionist, for a food demo and learn to create your own blended superfood tea elixirs at home. Once you know the basic recipe you can enjoy any style of superfood tea, including chaga or Matcha lattes. For her favourite recipes, Lacey will be using maca, cacao, turmeric, mct oil, and delicious teas offered at Cinder’s Health Food Store. Stop by to receive your free sample and recipes!
Saturday January 9th at Cinder’s Natural’s Health Food Store, Espanola Mall. 11 am – 2pm
One Day New Year’s Retreats in Espanola, ON
Choose from 2 One-Day Retreats! They are different offerings, but both provide a focus on nourishing the body, mind and spirit as well as offering inspiration, an opportunity to reset, to renew and to connect with like minded spirits. Rates below. Retreat to be held in Espanola.
Saturday January 2, 2016 – A Whole New You! One Day Wellness Retreat!
Give yourself the gift of wellness. Start 2016 with a sense of vitality and inspiration! Nourish your body, mind and spirit during this one- day-retreat filled with 2 yoga classes (active and restorative), guided meditation, free time for relaxation and rejuvenation, delicious wholesome vegan and gluten-free cuisine with a focus on cleansing and warming foods (perfect for winter), and a workshop on transitioning to a whole foods diet and lifestyle. Herbal tea available throughout the day.
8:30 am Arrival, energizing cacao elixir & Welcoming
9:30 am Flow Yoga for Detoxification
12 pm Yummy Lunch
Free time to take a walk in nature, relax, nap, read a book, meditate, connect with like minded individuals…
3pm Workshop: Transitioning to a whole foods diet and lifestyle + afternoon green juice. Includes time for Q&A (2 hours)
5:30 pm Delicious Dinner
7 pm Restorative Yoga & Meditation
This one day retreat is open to both women and men, and the yoga classes are suitable for all levels. Spaces is limited to 10 participants. Breakfast is not included. Please bring your own yoga mat and journal for taking notes.
Sunday January 3, 2016 – Setting intention for 2016…a sacred women’s gathering!
Setting intention is crucial if we want to live a life of inspiration, passion, clarity and connectedness. How can we achieve what we desire, if we do not know? Nourish your body, mind and spirit during this one-day retreat where you will be reminded how to connect with your boundless feminine potential in this sacred sisterhood circle. Retreat includes 2 yoga classes (awakening the Goddess & Restoring the Goddess), heart-centered meditation, free time for practicing mauna – sacred silence, stillness and rejuvenation, and afternoon workshop which includes an opportunity for self-reflection and group sharing. Your body will be fuelled with wholesome vegan and gluten free cuisine with a focus on cleansing and warming foods (perfect for winter). Herbal tea available throughout the day.
8:30 am Arrival + energizing, hormone balancing maca-cacao elixir
9:00 am Welcoming, setting Intention and manifesting our desires
10:30 Awakening the Goddess Yoga Class
12 pm Yummy Lunch
Free time spent in Mauna – sacred silence to take a walk in nature, relax, nap, journal, meditate…
3pm Workshop & Self- Reflection: Connecting with your Infinite Potential + Afternoon
green juice (2 hours)
5:30 pm Delicious Dinner
7 pm Restoring the Goddess Yoga, meditation and closing circle.
This one day retreat is open to women who are interested in connected with like minded sisters, and diving within to investigate any barriers that are holding you back from your best life. The yoga classes are suitable for all levels. Spaces is limited to 10 participants. Breakfast is not included. Please bring a journal for workshop and personal reflection.
Retreat Rates & Registration
To register, email firstname.lastname@example.org
Rate is $150 per person. Payment is due within 2 weeks of your booking, and can be made by email money transfer. Space is limited, register early!
Within 3 weeks of retreat date, refund is available minus $25 fee.
Within 2 weeks of retreat date, refund is available minus $50 fee.
Within 1 week of retreat date, refund is available minus $100 fee.
Within 48 hours of retreat, no refund is available.
At any time, your space can be transferred to a friend.
2015 Retreats at Shanti Retreat, Wolfe Island
July 17-19, 2015
Shanti Yoga Retreat with Darin, Wendy & Conscious Cooking with RHN Lacey Budge
Join Darin and Wendy, co-creators of Shanti, for a summer retreat of yoga, meditation, silent morning walks and time to simply “be” with the beauty of Wolfe Island. This retreat will also include an introduction to conscious cooking. Shanti’s on site Registered Holistic Nutritionist, Lacey, will shed light on the importance of eating local, organic and seasonally prepared meals. Her workshop will also look at the connection between our thoughts, attitudes and emotions surrounding food – with body, mind and spirit. *THIS RETREAT IS NOW FULL*