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Ontario Yoga Retreat Canada

This retreat is for those dealing with any form of loss, including changes in health, relationships, job status, as well as the passing of someone in your life. The fact that grief is a normal reaction to loss doesnt make it any easier to go through. Even though grieving is thought to be mostly emotional, it also has specific physical symptoms. Yoga can be instrumental in addressing the symptoms of grief because it focuses on mind, body, and spirit, the three areas where grief manifests and often goes unacknowledged. This yoga for grief relief retreat offers techniques that can help individuals move through the pain of loss to find release and relief in a safe environment where to explore and share ones personal experience of grief.

Highlights

  • Grief workshops
  • Daily yoga classes
  • Basis of physical grief
  • Techniques for relieving grief
  • 2 nights accommodation
  • 3 breakfast
  • 2 lunches

Skill level

  • Beginner

Styles


3 days with instruction in English
Spoken languages: English
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Accommodation

In Heaven on Earth, there are many types of accommodation from shared spaces like a camping space or a studio dorm, semi-private accommodation and private accommodations going from compact to deluxe.

Heaven on Earth Canada Yoga Retreat Program

In this retreat, participants will learn:

  • General information about grief
  • The physical symptoms of grief and their psychoneurological basis
  • Simple yoga exercises that address symptoms while transforming grief into a resource for personal growth
  • Helpful techniques, thoughtful insights, and useful tips for relieving grief.
  • The combination of theoretical lecture and experiential work can help the heart of anyone who is grieving a loss or those working with them.

Schedule

Saturday

  • 10:00 - 13:00 Class session
  • 13:00 - 14:00 Lunch
  • 14:00 - 18:00 Class session

Sunday

  • 08:00 - 10:00 Class session
  • 10:00 - 10:30 Breakfast
  • 10:30 - 12:30 Class session
  • 12:30 - 14:00 Lunch
  • 14:30 - 18:00 Class session

Monday

  • 08:00 - 10:00 Class session
  • 10:00 - 10:30 Breakfast
  • 10:30 - 12:30 Class session
  • 12:30 - 13:30 Lunch
  • 13:30 - 14:30 Class session

Location

This retreat will take place in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

Nearby places:

  • Downtown Toronto - 60 minutes
  • Niagara Falls - 45 minutes

Features

Activities

  • Golf course nearby
  • Hiking nearby
  • Hiking trail nearby
  • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
  • Shopping nearby
  • Swimming

General

  • Dining area
  • Garden
  • Kitchen
  • Restaurant
  • Terrace
  • Yoga studio

Services

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Shop nearby
  • Tour assistance nearby

Food

Delicious breakfast and lunch skillfully and lovingly prepared by Chef Sylvia Hamilton Claffey are included in the price of this retreat. There is a kitchen on-site for whoever wishes to prepare their meals. The kitchen is equipped with: fridge with freezer on top, four-burner gas stove, toaster oven, toaster, blender; cutlery and/or chopsticks; dishes, glasses, cups; cooking utensils; pots and pans; plug-in kettle.

Exclusions

Dinners are not included in the price of this retreat.

Things to do (optional)

There are many attractions close to this retreat

  • Bruce and Dofasco hiking trails
  • Several golf courses
  • Several wineries

What's included

  • 2 breakfast
  • 2 nights accommodation
  • 3 lunches
  • Daily yoga class
  • General information about grief
  • Helpful techniques, thoughtful insights, and useful tips for relieving grief
  • The physical symptoms of grief and their psycho neurological basis

How to get there

Arrival by airplane

You can book your flight to John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport (YHM), Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ), or Buffalo Niagara International Airport (BFG).

Arrival by bus

You can take the GO train / bus (combo) from Toronto to Stoney Creek: closest GO bus stop is Barton & Nash - a short five or 10 minutes taxi ride to the center.

Arrival by train

Trains from out of town arrive at Toronto Union Station. From Union Station you can take the GO train / bus (combo) from Toronto to Stoney Creek: closest GO bus stop is Barton & Nash - a short five or 10 minutes taxi ride to our center.

Distances

  • Buffalo Niagara International Airport (BFG), 115 kilometers - 90 minutes
  • John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport (YHM), 22 kilometers - 20 minutes
  • Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ), 70 kilometers - 45 minutes
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