Earth and Ocean Travels is a female-inspired retreat, incorporating world-class skiing, mountain biking, surf, whole food nutrition, yoga, and meditation.
Yoga Retreats (2)
A true Kootenay girl and entrepreneur, Galena grew up in Nelson, British Columbia, surrounded by the beautiful Selkirk Mountains. She has worked at numerous back country lodges throughout British Columbia as both a certified massage therapist and ski guide. She is also the owner and business manager of Shalimar Health Spa Ltd, she is also well known for her healing hands and deep tissue massage. In addition to being a licensed esthetician, she is also a graduate of the Maui School of Therapeutic Massage and the Canadian Institute of Palliative Care.
Sarah is certified as a 500-hour yoga teacher, HBSc, HBA, and BEd focusing on outdoor education and leadership. Sarah teaches Science for Self Design Online High School, and teaches yoga in biannual teacher training in Nelson, British Columbia. She brings basic anatomy into all yoga classes and invites students to be lifelong learners fostering curiosity and interest about how our bodies move. Her Power Vinyasa and Vinyasa classes are a dynamic flow integrating breathing techniques, alignment, and core work, with exciting and creative sequencing. Her Yin classes are blissful and rejuvenating.
Early in 1998, Marie-Soleil found a connection with yoga, inspiring a decade plus of practice and leading her to recently complete her CYA-RYT 200-hour certified yoga teacher training on the Big Island of Hawaii in 2014. During the last 19 years, she has traveled the world and acquired training and knowledge about massage and wellness, with clinical studies in massage and spa therapy on the island of Maui, Hawaii, in 2003. Recently, she is certificated as a cranio sacraI therapist.
Kelli is an award-winning acupuncturist at Elements Wellness Centre in Vancouver, British Columbia. She is a graduate of the Doctor of Traditional Chinese Medicine program at the ICTCM. Kelli started her health career as a nutritionist, and over the years, has continued to add on more modalities. Her studies have included NAET allergy elimination, NIS (Neurolink), Reiki levels one and two, craniosacral levels one and two, reflexology, acupuncture facial rejuvenation and cosmetic acupuncture, NADA (national acupuncture detox association), auricular acupuncture, and women's health.