Book now and get 10% off campus rates! Offer valid until Mar 31, 2023.
  • Private Cabin Oceanfront – CAD $3,615.00
  • Single w/ensuite Oceanfront – CAD $2,875.00
  • Single w/ensuite – CAD $2,705.00
  • Single w/shared bathroom – CAD $2,330.00
  • Couple w/ensuite Oceanfront – CAD $4,520.00
  • Couple w/ensuite – CAD $4,175.00
  • Couple w/shared bathroom – CAD $3,830.00
  • Twin w/ensuite oceanfront – CAD $2,265.00
  • Twin w/ensuite – CAD $2,090.00
  • Twin w/shared bathroom – CAD $1,915.00
  • Three-share w/shared bathroom – CAD $1,740.00
  • Women Dorm – CAD $1,510.00
  • Male Dorm – CAD $1,510.00
  • Mixed Dorm – CAD $1,510.00
  • Tent Site Single – CAD $1,435.00
  • Tent Site Couple – CAD $2,695.00
  • Commuter – CAD $1,365.00

Date & Time Details:
Starts with dinner on June 30
Ends with lunch on July 5

Sample program schedule

Location: Cortes Island

Tuition: $750 CAD

Campus Rates: Campus rates include accommodations, meals, Hollyhock activities, use of hot tubs and campus facilities (does not include tuition). Click here for details.

Scholarships: Program experiences are enriched by having a multitude of voices and experiences that reflect global plurality. Our scholarship program is one of our key strategies to expand program access to underrepresented and marginalized communities.

A limited number of scholarships are available per program with awards ranging from partial to full tuition. We encourage applicants from those whose identities intersect with, but are not limited to: Black, Indigenous, People of Colour, 2SLGBTQIA+, people with disabilities, newcomers, youth, and elders.

Please apply for a scholarship within your program registration form. We ask for a 5% refundable deposit to apply. Contact us directly if you are unable to pay this deposit.

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Nitõtitān – Let’s Listen: A Yogic retreat to deepen connection to self, community and Land

With Malina Dawn

June 30 - July 5, 2023

Nitõtitān is a Cree word meaning ‘Let’s listen’.

Listening deeply is key to living in balance. Living in balance means we are not only taking good care of our selves, but being an active and willing participant in life. We take care of our communities, the earth and all our relatives. When we are present and clear the debris of the mind, we can then listen and this listening allows us to learn where we are out of balance in any of these areas and make the changes necessary to live a joyful and fulfilling life centred in service. When we are in a state of present moment listening, we can hear the breath of our ancestors and instructions meant for us to live a meaningful life.

In this 5-day immersion on toq qaymɩxw (Klahoose), ɬəʔamɛn qaymɩxw (Tla’amin), and ʔop qaymɩxw (Homalco) Nations territory, expect to dive deep into contemplation and relationship with land and self through yogic and Cree cultural teachings. Practice daily silence and slow down using yogic technology and learning indigenous ways of being to connect to yourself, your community and the Earth.

You will have two daily practices consisting of Hatha, yin/restorative, pranayama (breath work), japa (chanting) and meditation. Each practice is designed to bring you through emotional processing and into self reflection, contemplation. acceptance and stillness. There will be a drum circle and land based rituals and meditations through our time together. We will take time to connect to and honour the land and the waters of this beautiful territory through the teachings.

Cultivate a stronger and deeper practice in your daily life by utilizing the teachings and the practices of Yoga and connection to land. Integrate stuck emotions/grief, heal and accept your past, create clarity in your mind, refresh and invigorate your physical body and create radiance, faith and love in your heart and Spirit. This is a rich and immersive experience for those who wish to feel deeply connected to themselves and all of Creation.

Private Sessions

Students can book private sessions with Malina during the program to get insight into what practices or changes can help them create the transformation they desire in their lives.

Schedule

A detailed schedule will be available 1-2 weeks in advance of the program. View sample schedule here.

Terms & Conditions

You may find our terms & conditions here.

Presenter

Malina Dawn
Malina is a queer nehiyaw-ahpihtawikosisān iskwew (Cree Métis woman) who weaves together, the worlds of indigenous wisdom and yogic knowledge. Raised on the prairies and well travelled through her young adult years, she found her own healing path through Yoga and the Red Road.  Through reclaiming her culture and applying the…
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