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3 Days Grief Relief Yoga Retreat in Ontario

  • Heaven on Earth, 188 Green Mountain Road E, Hamilton-Stoney Creek, Ontario L8J 3A4, Canada

Overview

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

  • 3 days with instruction
  • English
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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.

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

Antonio Sausys

Antonio is a somatic psychotherapist with over 30 years of experience combining psychotherapy and the teachings and practices of yoga. He teaches yoga for grief relief periodically at UC Berkeley, CIIS, Kripalu, and abroad. He founded and produces the International Yoga Therapy Conference and is a TV host for YogiViews.

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

Nearby places:

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

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.

There are many attractions close to this retreat

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

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
For information about the booking conditions, please send Heaven on Earth an inquiry.
  • Review by Jennifer
    9 out of 10

    "Thank you for everything! It was wonderful and I cannot wait to come back."

    Heaven on Earth website, edited

  • Review by Keri
    9 out of 10

    "Karen, I would like to thank you and your mom for your hospitality. Your facility is beautiful, and enhanced by the love and attention you both contribute."

    Heaven on Earth website, edited

Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

Heaven on Earth is dedicated to serving and creating a sacred space for healing, learning, transformation, and growth.

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3 days / 2 nights

Availability

Arrival: Friday August 11, 2017
Departure: Sunday August 13, 2017

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