Retreats

Take your health to the next level and join our wellness workshops for women day!

For the fitness enthusiast, experienced athlete or anyone in the health/fitness profession. And for those who are ready to adopt a healthy lifestyle, this full-day of wellness workshops is for you! Guaranteed action, reaction, education and relaxation.

 

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

Date/time: Sunday October 15, 2017 from 9 AM – 4:30 PM

What to bring: water bottle, wear comfortable clothing for outdoor walks/yoga

Where to go:  Pioneer Village is at 3700 Wilhaven Drive

Where to park: Free parking onsite

Venue: Maskimming Outdoor Education Center

EVENT PROGRAM

8:30 – 9am – REGISTRATION
We look forward to meeting you!

9 – 9:20am – MINDFUL WALK with Tanya Robertson

This is a meditative, silent, group walk. Our focus will be on observing nature around us and practicing being part of a group, enjoying each others energy in silence.

9:30 – 11am – FALL DETOX with Dr. Kristy Lewis

This workshop is designed for women who are interested in learning about a whole body approach for a safe and effective detoxification program. By attending this event you will receive:

  • A basic understanding of the body’s detoxification pathways and elimination processes
  • Information about the signs and symptoms associated with an overburden of toxins in the body
  • Practical nutrition, lifestyle and supplement tips to support a safe and effective detoxification program

11:00 – 11:30am – FITNESS & YOGA BREAK with Tanya Robertson

This will be outdoors, some basic fitness exercises and yoga poses to work your body from sitting in the workshop.

11:30am – 12:30pm – LUNCH
Enjoy a delicious and nutritious lunch, and maybe go for a beautiful walk, enjoy nature. Please bring your own lunch and snack. We have two refrigerators to store food in.

12:30 – 2:00pm – THE WILD FOODS AND HERBS OF AUTUMN

The cool, crisp days of autumn invite us to prepare for the coming winter by nourishing our bodies, supporting the immune system and getting more rest. Join herbalist and wildcrafter Amber Westfall to explore some of the wild foods and herbs that we can incorporate at this time of year to honour the season and transition into fall with health and vitality. Learn about wild plants such as burdock, yellow dock, elderberry, hawthorn, New England aster, yarrow and others.

2:30 – 4pm – FERMENTING: BASICS FOR BEGINNERS with Kathryn Scott

Learn how to make lacto-fermented vegetables and drinks with basic equipment available in any kitchen. The fermenting process will be demystified, giving you the confidence to begin your own microbial adventure.

4:00 – 4:30pm – SONIC GONG MEDITATION 
Sit back, relax and let the sound take over. The gong is a powerful musical instrument used as sound therapy that can help lift and shift your internal vibes and bring them back to a less chaotic and natural rhythm. Basically, you’ll feel super relaxed and it will calm you right down.