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Mindful Self-Compassion

With Megan Prager and Martin Thomson-Jones, PhD

June 9 - 14, 2024
Application is required before registering. You may apply here. This 5-day residential program is an intensive form of the internationally recognized, eight-session Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC) training developed by Christopher Germer and Kristin Neff. It is open to laypeople and professionals alike. Participants will learn to: understand the science of self-compassion,…

Dance of Connection

With Bettina Rothe

June 9 - 14, 2024
Come home to yourself, find connection and nourishment in community, and with the land. Together we take refuge in our primary language "rhythm", and find belonging in the dance. Release old patterns of relating that no longer serve and expand your repertoire of how you can relate with others on…

The Embodied Voice

With Amy Thiessen

June 19 - 23, 2024
Step into the wisdom of your body & unleash the power of your voice. Our voice is both the channel through which we excavate past traumas and conditioning as well as a vehicle through which we may find healing and reconciliation with the various facets (voices) of our being. In…

Wild Soma Being and Becoming: Embodied Practices for Collective Thriving

With Andrea Nann, Julia Aplin, Roula Said and Shannon Litzenberger

June 23 - 28, 2024
In this time of intersecting social, political, and planetary crises, how do we embrace and honour all that is arising in us as bodies? What if we listen closely to what we feel in our hearts, what we sense in our bones, and what we know in our guts? Can…
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Closer Together: A Weekend with Sophie

With Sophie Grégoire Trudeau

July 5 - 7, 2024
"Hollyhock is a sacred, special and transformative place. It’s an honour for me to host this retreat where the theme of togetherness, compassion and relationship to ourselves will allow us to dig deeper and come Closer Together." - Sophie Gregoire-Trudeau Sophie Grégoire Trudeau invites you on a deeply personal journey…

Connecting to Source: Yoga, Meditation, Ritual

With Mara Branscombe

July 12 - 17, 2024
Since ancient times, the human collective has aligned with the seasons, the elements, the rhythms of the sun, the moon, and the earth as a way to source pure energy and connect to one’s inner compass. The mind-body science of yoga, combined with the practice of meditation, breath-work, and the…

Presence Psychotherapy Training: Integrate Spirituality With Trauma Work (28 CE Credits)

With Michelle Lepak

August 4 - 9, 2024
Note: Continuing Education Credits available. See below for details. Presence Psychotherapy is a trauma therapy that integrates spirituality, internal inquiry, and relational attunement to facilitate healing. Developed by Michelle Lepak, this intensive 5-day training, rooted in evidence-based practice, helps clients orient to Four Dimensions of Presence to sense compassion in…

Whole Human Health

With Lawrence Cheng, MD, CCFP(EM), MPH and Devon Christie, MD, CCFP, RTC

August 9 - 14, 2024
Embody your well-being potential! Join us on this five day immersive retreat to learn, explore and experience true health and healing, from a cellular to whole-being level. Dr. Lawrence Cheng and Dr. Devon Christie expertly guide you through their unique and holistic synthesis of functional and mind-body medicine, and share…

Slow Art, Somatic Practice, and Creative Rest

With Shauna Kaendo, Registered Art Therapist | BFA, RCAT and Trudi Smith, Registered Clinical Counsellor | MC, MA, PhD

August 14 - 18, 2024
Bringing our bodies into the conversation through creative process. In this therapeutic arts program, we get curious about what self-care practices can look and feel like both individually and in community. Through creative meanderings we will experiment with solo and collaborative art-making processes, for example, bilateral drawing, collage, watercolour, bookmaking,…

Nine Patterns of Developmental Pathways: An Interpersonal Neurobiology View of the Enneagram System (4 nights)

With Dan Siegel, M.D.

August 24 - 28, 2024
"Freud’s theory of the unconscious and Darwin’s model of evolution continue to help us understand the findings from current research on human behavior....Daniel Siegel’s theory of Mindsight—the brain’s capacity for both insight and empathy—offers a similar 'Aha!'" - Daniel Goleman, Author, Emotional Intelligence In this immersive, interactive workshop retreat with…

Opening to Inner + Outer Change: A Life Balance Retreat

With Celeste Young and Meera Bawa

August 29 - September 1, 2024
Book now and get 10% off accommodation prices. Offer valid until May 30, 2024.
How well we navigate changes and transitions has a direct impact on the degree of well-being, purpose, and satisfaction we experience in our daily lives. If you’re considering a big change, are in the midst of one now or are still feeling the effects of past changes, this unique retreat…

Healing at the Edge: Conscious Living/Dying

With RamDev Dale Borglum

September 6 - 11, 2024
Book now and get 10% off accommodation prices. Offer valid until Jun 7, 2024.
Imagine living without fear. Imagine approaching the unknown with an open heart. There is a path to this freedom. "I recommend anything that Dale teaches.” - Ram Dass For over 40 years, RamDev Dale Borglum has been in close contact with many people who were approaching death. Almost all of these…

Essential Somatics: Free Your Movement!

With Martha Peterson

September 11 - 16, 2024
Book now and get 10% off accommodation prices. Offer valid until Jun 12, 2024.
If you have “tried everything” to relieve your chronic muscle or joint pain for the long term and have only experienced short term relief (or none at all), then this week-long training program is for you. Come and learn how to restore freedom of movement, resolve chronic muscle tension, so…

Harnessing Your Nature’s Potential

With Restore Human

September 11 - 15, 2024
Book now and get 10% off accommodation prices. Offer valid until Jun 12, 2024.
Join us for a transformative three-day journey, designed to empower you to become a better mechanic and pilot of your own human spaceship. Regardless of your fitness level or experience, our program will help you understand and enhance your body's capabilities, regulate your nervous system, and broaden your movement potential.…

From Age-ing to Sage-ing®: Deepening the Sage Within

With Annie Klein

September 22 - 26, 2024
Book now and get 10% off accommodation prices. Offer valid until Jun 23, 2024.
A great gift of our older years is the potential for deepening wisdom and expanding possibilities.  As more and more of us are living longer, we want these extra years to be vibrant, inspiring and fulfilling. This program will help you discover what gives your life meaning as you age.…

The Nourished Woman Goddess Retreat

With Abneet Kaur Sandhar

September 22 - 26, 2024
Book now and get 10% off accommodation prices. Offer valid until Jun 23, 2024.
Aligned. Knowing. Full Bloom Radiance. Clear. Shining. Grounded. These qualities all exist within us, yet for so many women, we feel depleted and defeated. Our attention being pulled in many different directions, with a low-grade fever of constant overwhelm. We may feel racked with guilt, shame, and comparison, constantly feeling…

Cultivating Wellbeing for Health Professionals (2024)

With Andrea Grabovac, MD, FRCPC and Erin Burrell, MD, FRCPC

September 27 - October 2, 2024
Book now and get 10% off accommodation prices. Offer valid until Jun 28, 2024.
"In dealing with those who are undergoing great suffering, if you feel 'burnout' setting in, if you feel demoralized and exhausted, it is best for the sake of everyone, to withdraw and restore yourself." -Dalai Lama Replenish and revitalize yourself in this mindfulness-based meditation retreat for health professionals and partners.…

Psoma: The Heart and Soul of Therapy

With Donna Martin & Shelley Winton

October 6 - 13, 2024
Book now and get 10% off accommodation prices. Offer valid until Jul 7, 2024.
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…

Fermentation of Place

With Kirsten K. Shockey

October 6 - 10, 2024
Book now and get 10% off accommodation prices. Offer valid until Jul 7, 2024.
Learn to collaborate with the microbes that make your foods delicious and your health vibrant. Join world-renowned fermenter, Kirsten K. Shockey in this unique fermentation master class to learn how to ferment confidently and safely in your kitchen. You’ll learn the art and science of this ancient craft by exploring…

Wim Hof Method, Breathwork and Your True Nature

With Cian Dalton and Carolyn Schmidt

October 16 - 20, 2024
Book now and get 10% off accommodation prices. Offer valid until Jul 17, 2024.
"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…

Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT) Levels 1-2 (Vancouver)

With Alina Frank & Dr. Craig Weiner

November 15 - 17, 2024
SFU Harbour Centre - Segal Rooms
Learn EFT, the most sought after energy psychology approach on the planet. Emotional Freedom Techniques or “The Tapping Techniques” are used by millions of people worldwide.  These techniques can quickly and effectively resolve dysfunctional feelings, thoughts, behaviours and beliefs which can lead to challenges in relationships, health, right livelihood and…