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Health & Healing

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Feel the surrounding embrace of nature and deeply exhale. Explore somatic approaches to health and healing through the wisdom of inspiring teachers, healers, guides, and plants. Harness your own healing energy and strengthen your physical and mental health through the power of nature, mind, breath, movement and adventure.

Yoga session at Hollyhock Retreat Centre


Hollyhock Rest & Restore

October 6 - 10, 2023
Cortes Island
Breathe in. Breathe out. Let the natural wisdom of Cortes Island relax and restore your body and soul. Enjoy the healing experience of the ocean and forest while you indulge in time for yourself to connect with the natural world. Your package includes: Four nights of accommodation at Hollyhock (see…

Wim Hof Method, Breathwork and Your True Nature

With Cian Dalton and Carolyn Schmidt

October 6 - 11, 2023
Cortes Island
"We are so successful at being comfortable that comfort is becoming the enemy of success" - Wim Hof Using the Wim Hof Method and other practices, we will explore our TRUE NATURE as human beings, stripping away the layers to reveal our most authentic powerful selves. Optimize your health using…

Psoma with a P: The Heart and Soul of Hakomi

With Donna Martin & Shelley Winton

October 15 - 22, 2023
Cortes Island
How can we assist someone on their healing journey without any suggestion of something wrong, something to fix? Can we recognize healing as an inside job… the unfolding of intrinsic wholeness, rather than a return to wholeness? Is it possible to be the kind of presence that is itself a…

2024 Canadian Psychedelic Summit

With Hollyhock Leadership Institute, Kim Haxton and Orane Cheung

July 17 - 21, 2024
Cortes Island
Pre-register for the 2024 Canadian Psychedelic Summit and secure your spot at the 3rd annual gathering on Cortes Island.    What to Expect Led by facilitator and ceremonial practitioner Kim Haxton, our time together will center the embodied knowledge of Indigenous peoples, creating space for ceremony, storytelling, and connection with…