Seeds of Intention

A Yoga and Nature Retreat

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May 25-27, 2018

 

Take time to unplug and reconnect with yourself and nature for a weekend at the beautiful Harmony Dawn Retreat Centre.

 
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Slow down and cultivate the inner space you need to better meet the challenges of everyday life. Explore a mindful connection to nature through the practices of yoga, meditation, and forest therapy. You will leave this retreat with a variety of nourishing self-care practices to bring into your daily life.

 

Facilitators

Monica Sheridan and Kristina Domsic 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 a certified Massage Therapist through the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario. Both enjoy slow and exploratory movement paired with expansive breath awareness and grounded meditation.


Tentative Program Offerings

Everything is Optional!

Friday

  • 4:00-6:00pm Arrive and get settled
  • 6:00-7:00pm Dinner
  • 7:30-9:30pm Welcoming & Slow Flow / Restorative Yoga

Saturday

  • 7:00-7:45am Morning meditation & movement
  • 8:00-9:00am Breakfast
  • 9:00-10:30am Free time or guided nature hike
  • 10:30-11:45am Mindfulness Flow Yoga
  • 12:00-1:00pm Lunch
  • 1:00-4:00pm Intro to Forest Therapy (includes snack and tea time)
  • 4:00-5:30pm Free time
  • 5:30-6:30pm Dinner
  • 7:00-8:15pm Yoga & Self-Care Practices
  • 8:30-10:00pm Campfire (weather permitting)

Sunday

  • 7:00-7:45am Morning meditation & movement
  • 8:00-9:00am Breakfast
  • 9:15-12:15pm Guided Forest Therapy
  • 12:30-1:30pm Lunch
  • 1:30-3:00pm Closing Practices
  • 3:00-4:00pm Pack up & check out!

Facilities & Accommodation

Harmony Dawn Retreat Centre is located on the shores of Rice Lake, in Northumberland County. The Centre is 45 minutes south of Peterborough, and about 25 minutes north of Cobourg.

Facilities include a cozy gathering space, a beautiful dining room overlooking the woods, a bright practice room facing a meadow, high-efficiency bathrooms, and comfortable dorm-style sleeping quarters. Everyone leaves the Centre raving about the amazing vegetarian food by Nicola Lawrence James, chef and co-founder of Harmony Dawn.