2nd Annual

Seeds of Intention Retreat

May 24-26, 2019

 

Slow down, unplug, and reconnect with yourself and the natural world.

This yoga & nature retreat will offer you gently guided meditation, yoga, and forest therapy practices, as well as opportunities for solitude and down time. Our special weekend together will take place at Harmony Dawn Retreat Centre. With environmentally conscious features throughout, design that encourages flow of Chi, and amazing vegetarian meals prepared by chef Nicola Lawrence James, Harmony Dawn provides the perfect setting for deep relaxation and rejuvenation. You will leave this retreat with a variety of nourishing self-care practices to bring into your daily life.

More information and Registration is available through Queen Street Yoga. Save $60 with early bird pricing available until April 8th!


Retreat Highlights

 

Yoga and Meditation

Practices offered will include morning meditation, grounding and gentle yoga flows, various restorative modalities, and breathwork. Truly accessible to all levels, instruction is provided from the perspective of helping participants turn inwards and cultivate self-care. Our beautiful practice room features wrap around floor to ceiling windows, facing an open meadow.


Forest Bathing and Nature connection

Guided forest bathing (or Forest Therapy) sessions will be provided to help participants connect more deeply with the natural world. This practice invites you to let the healing properties of the forest wash over you by calling you to notice your senses, move slowly, explore your own unique connection journey, and be supported by a group atmosphere of openness and respectful listening. Each practice includes walking a short distance, a variety of nature connection invitations designed to suit the surroundings and the weather of the day, opportunities to share with the group about your noticings, and we end with a wild foraged tea ceremony. Nature connection can also be cultivated through personal time spent on the trails, or going for a dip in nearby Rice Lake.


12:00 - 1:00 pm - lunch

1:00 - 4:00 pm - introductory forest bathing session

5:30 - 6:30 pm - dinner

7:00 - 8:15 pm - yoga and self-care practices

8:30 - 10:00 pm - campfire

Sunday

7:00 - 7:45 am - guided meditation and gentle movement

8:00 - 9:00 am - breakfast

9:15 - 12:15 - forest bathing

12:30 - 1:30 - lunch

1:30 - 3:00 - closing practices

Tentative Schedule

All activities are completely optional!

Friday

4:00 - 6:00 pm - arrive and get settled

6:00 - 7:00 pm - dinner

7:30 - 9:00 pm - welcoming and slow flow / restorative yoga

Saturday

7:00 - 7:45 am - guided meditation and gentle movement

8:00 - 9:00 am - breakfast

10:30 - 11:45 am - mindful flow yoga

 


Your facilitators

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Monica Sheridan of Queen Street Yoga and Kristina Domsic of Rooted Heart completed their Yoga Teacher Training together at Queen Street Yoga in 2014. They have both continued their studies of Ayurveda and the Tensegrity Repair Series. Kristina is also a certified Forest Therapy Guide with the Association of Nature and Forest Therapy. Monica is also trained in Restorative Yoga and is certified in Massage Therapy through the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario. Both enjoy slow and exploratory movement paired with expansive breath awareness and grounded meditation.


 

Register to Reserve your Spot

early bird pricing $390 available until April 8

general pricing $450 starts April 9