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Nourish Yoga Retreat: A Restorative Winter Experience

30 Buchanan Drive, RR#1, Englishtown

902-929-2584



Date: Feb 13, 2021

Nourish: A Restorative Winter Experience: A winter yoga and nature retreat with Blaine and Robin, Feb.13-15, 2021

Join instructors Blaine Carter and Robin Thompson this holiday long weekend to nourish yourself with a restorative winter experience on the Cabot Trail. Take in the elements of the outdoors through guided snowshoeing*, enjoy the stillness of cozy candlelit Restorative and Yin practices in the evenings, and gentle mindful movement in the mornings. Healthy , delicious and freshly prepared vegan meals will nourish the system**.

Please note that the current Covid-19 recommendations and guidelines as per the Nova Scotia Health Authority will be in place. All guests will receive a detailed guide after booking. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact [email protected]


* Weather permitting, snowshoes provided (rental cost included in retreat fees), or BYO.
In the event of no snow, an all weather hike will take place instead

** Dietary restrictions can be accommodated with advance notice.

Pricing and Lodging Options:

Stay in a chalet, yurt, or lodge room! Pricing varies depending on chosen accommodation.  Please phone or email for more details.

Fees include: 6 meals, 2 nights accommodation, use of snowshoes, main lodge and property amenities, and all activities as identified below.

Not included in fees: Alcohol

Appropriate outdoor weather clothing is recommended to participate in activities. Participants are also asked to bring personal yoga items such as mat and meditation cushion if used, journal and pen, slippers/ socks for indoor use, and bon fire blanket, and hot tub wear!

Late Checkouts for 12:30pm on Monday are arranged for the retreat.

Tentative Schedule of Events:

(please note times and events are approximate, subject to casual change)

Saturday:

1-2pm: Arrival and check in
Tea, light snacks

2:30-3:30pm: Meet and Greet
Opening Program
OM circle

4-5pm: Welcome introductory walk-about around the property

5:30-6:30pm: Dinner in Main Lodge (covid “bubble” in place within lodge)

7:00-8:00pm: Yin Yoga Practice

8:30pm: Bonfire

Optional hot tub, or purchase of “beverage” in main lodge (must be consumed onsite inside)

Sunday:

7:30-8:30am: Gentle/ Slow Yoga

8:30-9:30am: Breakfast in Main Lodge

9:30-10:15am: Meditation

10:30am-12:00pm: Guided Snowshoe Hike

12:30-1:30pm: Lunch in Main Lodge

Free Time

3:30-5pm: Group Program: winter aligning to purpose/ manifest, standing body joint sequence, journaling

6:00-7:00pm: Dinner

7:30-8:30pm: Restorative Yoga

8:30pm: Bon Fire

Optional hot tub, or purchase of “beverage” in main lodge (must be consumed onsite inside)

Monday:

7:30-8:30am: Gentle/ Slow Yoga

8:30-9:30am: Breakfast in Main Lodge

9:30-10:15am: Meditation

10:30am-11:30am: gentle movement, journal, nourishing winter daily rituals

11:30am-12:30pm: pack up/ Free Time to enjoy amenities

12:30-1:30pm: Lunch in Main Lodge/ check out

1:30pm: Depart, Optional off-site group hike on the way home

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