Closer Together: A Weekend with Sophie

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 Grégoire Trudeau

Closer Together: Knowing Ourselves, Loving Each Other

Sophie Grégoire-Trudeau extends a heartfelt invitation to join her for a beautiful, early summer weekend at Hollyhock in an exploration of self-knowledge, acceptance and empowerment. Drawing from her own personal journey and the insights of leading scientists and practitioners brought together in her new book, “Closer Together: Knowing Ourselves, Loving Each Other", Sophie and friends will lead you through a joy-filled and connective experience of personal evolution and belonging.
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You are invited to spend a Weekend with Sophie at Hollyhock

This weekend retreat will include yoga sessions, playful adventures in the forest and relaxing moments by the seaside. Indulge in the beautiful, local food from the Hollyhock gardens and kitchen, and make space for moments of introspection and connection with yourself and others. On Saturday evening, Sophie will be in live conversation with Deepa Narayan Ph.D, followed by a book signing event.

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About Sophie Grégoire Trudeau

As a certified yoga teacher, meditation practitioner, and outdoor enthusiast, Sophie embodies a holistic approach to wellness, inspiring others to embrace their passions and foster a deeper connection with nature and community.

Sophie Grégoire-Trudeau’s dedication to mental health advocacy, gender equality, and youth empowerment has garnered international recognition, including multiple UN awards for her humanitarian work. Through her involvement with organizations such as Plan International Canada and the FitSpirit Foundation, Sophie continues to champion causes close to her heart, promoting emotional literacy and gender equality on a global scale.

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What to Expect:

  • A special and transformative retreat experience led by Sophie Grégoire-Trudeau.
  • Engaging activities including yoga sessions, forest exploration, and beachside relaxation.
  • Opportunities for introspection, self-discovery, and personal growth.
  • Live conversation and book signing with Sophie and Deepa Narayan.
  • Connection with like-minded individuals in a serene natural setting.
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Who This Program is For:

  • Individuals inspired by Sophie Grégoire-Trudeau’s passion for positive change and wellness.
  • Individuals seeking deeper self-knowledge, acceptance, and empowerment.
  • Those interested in mental health advocacy, gender equality, and personal development.
  • Anyone open to exploring the science behind emotional awareness and growth.
  • Yoga practitioners, meditation enthusiasts, and outdoor lovers.
  • Participants looking to connect with others and build meaningful relationships.
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Be sure to check the detailed schedule, which will be available one month prior to the event. Arrive at Hollyhock between 3-6pm on Friday, July 5th, and depart after lunch on Sunday, July 7th, rejuvenated and enriched by the experiences shared.


Tuition: $750 CAD (2 Nights)

ROOMS & MEALS: Rates listed below include room, 3 meals per day, use of hot tubs, and campus facilities. Tuition not included.

All bookings are subject to a 10% campus fee and applicable taxes. Click here for room types and rates.