• Private Cabin Oceanfront – CAD $4,120.00
  • Single w/ensuite Oceanfront – CAD $3,120.00
  • Single w/ensuite – CAD $2,920.00
  • Single w/shared bathroom – CAD $2,495.00
  • Couple w/ensuite Oceanfront – CAD $4,825.00
  • Couple w/ensuite – CAD $4,430.00
  • Couple w/shared bathroom – CAD $4,035.00
  • Twin w/ensuite oceanfront – CAD $2,415.00
  • Twin w/ensuite – CAD $2,215.00
  • Twin w/shared bathroom – CAD $2,015.00
  • Three-share w/shared bathroom – CAD $1,810.00
  • Women Dorm – CAD $1,565.00
  • Male Dorm – CAD $1,565.00
  • Mixed Dorm – CAD $1,565.00
  • Tent Site Single – CAD $1,540.00
  • Tent Site Couple – CAD $2,830.00
  • Commuter – CAD $1,365.00
  • (All prices include CAD $1,240.00 base amount)

Date & Time Details:
Starts with dinner on September 8
Ends with lunch on September 13

View your program schedule here

Location: Cortes Island

Generous: $850 CAD
Standard: $750 CAD
Reduced: $650 CAD

Pricing Note: We ask that you reflect deeply and select the tier that is most appropriate for your financial situation. The “Generous” tier will support Hollyhock in continuing to offer meaningful programs and also support your fellow community members who are experiencing financial hardship.

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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Reclaiming Your Roots & Amplifying Your Voice: An Embodied Yoga and Mindfulness Retreat for People of Color

With Susanna Barkataki and Linda Lopes

September 8 - 13, 2023

Application is required before registering. You may apply here.

In this unique immersive workshop for BIPOC practitioners, teachers and students of yoga, Susanna Barkataki will guide participants on a rich cultural journey into the roots of yoga, skill-building for connecting with your ancestral wisdom, power and amplifying your voice.

Through an arc of experiential embodiment you’ll reclaim your roots, explore your own authentic journey with yoga in order to understand yourself and the tradition deeper. This training will cultivate your own personal storytelling with yoga, situate you thoughtfully within the tradition, develop your authentic voice and guide you into an embodied, inclusive, dynamic and soul-revealing experience.

We will gather in sacred circle for ancestral and yogic ceremony, rituals, rest, practice and masterminding. We will experience the beauty of Cortes Island as we are held in community. Grounded in this way, we will inspire and ignite your soul’s calling and purpose.

Soften. Receive. Rest. Nourish. Ignite. Inspire. Connect. Embrace. And Integrate.

Join us on this transformational journey of authentic self-expression for you as well as for the communities you serve. You will leave centered, calm, inspired and fired up with a concrete action plan to create, disrupt and be the change you are here to be in alignment with your purpose!


This program requires you to fill out a short application form. You may apply here.


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Susanna Barkataki
Susanna Barkataki, (she/her) is an Indian yoga practitioner and founder of Ignite Institute for Yogic Leadership and Social Change. Known for her work in decolonizing and embracing the roots of yoga, she runs 200/300 Embody Yoga’s Roots Yoga Teacher Training programs that are changing the face of yoga today. Author…
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