Holistic Health

Eat Real to Heal: Boost Immunity & Reverse Chronic Disease

With Nicolette Richer

May 8 - 12, 2019
Cortes Island
Eat Real to Heal is a new way of eating and living based on a 100-year-old metabolic nutritional therapy. Rebuild your metabolism, kick-start your immune system, regenerate your tissues, and heal your body from the inside out.

Consciousness & Healing: The Hakomi Way

With Donna Martin and Georgia Marvin

May 17 - 22, 2019
Cortes Island
A body-centered and experiential form of psychotherapy, the Hakomi Method - created by Ron Kurtz - draws upon scientific, psychological, and spiritual knowledge to promote mindfulness, nonviolence, unity, and mind-body integration. Everyone welcome.

The Wim Hof Method & Becoming Human

With Daniel Cortez

May 17 - 22, 2019
Cortes Island
Tap into your primal nature and discover the healing power of breath, cold, movement, and ancestral health practices. Benefits include increased energy, reduced stress, better sleep, and practical takeaways for daily life. Cold exposures are gradual and accessible to all.

Finding Flow: Yoga, Dance, Pilates

With Loretta Laurin

June 23 - 28, 2019
Cortes Island
Maintain health, fitness, and joy at any age! Enjoy accessible dynamic movement and foundational practices from yoga, dance, and pilates. Lubricate the joints, liberate the spirit, and invite more ease and flow into your life.

Mindful Self-Compassion

With Megan Prager and Martin Thomson-Jones, PhD

June 28 - July 3, 2019
Cortes Island
Cultivate the skill of self-compassion in this empirically supported training program. Self-compassion is strongly associated with greater emotional well-being, less anxiety and depression, maintenance of healthy habits, and satisfying relationships.

Radical Aliveness

With Jody Holmes, PhD and Jonathan Godfrey

July 12 - 17, 2019
Cortes Island
Become RADICALLY ALIVE: present, whole, authentic, spontaneous. Through powerful group and individual healing processes, connect to your truth and strength, and allow your full potential to emerge. Live the life you long for. Continuing Education credits available.

Aung Medical Qi Gong

With Dr. Steven K.H. Aung, CM, MD, OMD, PhD

July 18 - 21, 2019
Cortes Island
Realign vital energies with this ancient Chinese wellness practice of breath work, concentration, and movement. Learn hands-on how to intuit, assess, harmonize, and heal vital Qi for yourself and loved ones. -- Dr. Steven K.H. Aung, MD is a Clinical Professor of Medicine and Family Medicine at the University of Alberta and a recipient of the Order of Canada.

Forest to Sea: Earth Based Medicine

With Yarrow Willard

August 23 - 27, 2019
Cortes Island
Awaken the herbalist within and deepen your connection to the healing power of the natural world. Learn to recognize health and disease, stagnation, and flow as you sharpen your senses and build relationships with the medicinal plants, mushrooms, and seaweeds of the west coast.

Garden to Table: Cooking & Mindful Movement

With Rebeka Carpenter

September 1 - 6, 2019
Cortes Island
Cultivate a nourishing experience with Hollyhock chefs, gardeners, and yoga teachers. Enjoy hands-on culinary play inspired by the harvests of the garden, and refresh with gentle yoga and mindful movement. A rare opportunity to discover the process from garden to table, and to create some of Hollyhock’s extraordinary vegetarian dishes!

Whole Human Health: Functional Medicine 2.0

With Dr. Lawrence Cheng and Dr. Devon Christie

September 6 - 11, 2019
Cortes Island
Embody your well-being potential! Create your own personalized optimal wellness plan for lasting health and happiness informed by a synthesis of integrative and functional medicine, mind-body medicine, and leading-edge neurobiology.

Living Awake: Grief, Grace & Gratitude

With Lilli Ruth Rosenberg and Katheryn Trenshaw

September 29 - October 3, 2019
Cortes Island
Now is the time to live your most radiant life from a place of resilient well-being. Experience and learn how surrendering into life’s rising and falling cultivates essential happiness and true freedom.

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

With Alina Frank & Dr. Craig Weiner

October 4 - 6, 2019
Blue Horizon Hotel, Baker+Arrowsmith Rooms (31st floor)
Learn powerful evidence-based Clinical EFT tapping techniques to quickly and effectively create changes in negative emotions, thoughts, beliefs, and behaviours. This training is for individuals looking to use EFT for self-help, and to integrate it safely into professional client-based practices. -- Alina Frank & Dr. Craig Weiner, DC, are internationally respected EFT trainers and directors of the EFT Tapping Training Institute.