Luxurious eco-accommodation where the land meets the sea
Welcome reception with light + healthy refreshments
Farm-to-table cuisine prepared by Chef, Vanessa Vorbach
Daily yoga classes, ritual practices and meditation sessions
Friday evening fire ceremony
Saturday afternoon art workshop
Full use of the retreat grounds and amenities, including 2 bicycles and 1 kayak
Access to many forest hiking trails
Join international yoga retreat leader, Kim Wolff, for a rejuvenating weekend of restorative bliss on magical Bowen Island. JUST 3 SPOTS REMAIN!
“An incredible experience. Soulful and nourishing.” -Neelu
This profoundly rejuvenating weekend of restorative, therapeutic and yin yoga is designed to unwind the mind and deeply relax the body amidst the pristine natural beauty of Bowen Island. Engage in daily rituals designed to renew the spirit and assist you in tapping into your innate ability to manifest your deepest dreams and desires. Gain clarity on life purpose and take away tools to help you move towards it. Connect with like minds and return home feeling grounded, nourished and inspired. All levels welcome, including those with no prior experience.
FLOW FOR THE WEEKEND
Upon arrival you’ll be greeted with a warm welcome and light + healthy refreshments along with time to relax and get oriented to your surroundings before opening ceremony and our first yoga class. Friday night’s dinner will be followed by a fire ceremony. Days will begin with morning rituals, yoga and meditation with lots of free time in between sessions. Hike, swim, cycle, kayak, relax in a hammock, read, nap or treat yourself to an in-room massage. Participate in the optional art workshop before lunch on Saturday. Late afternoon yoga will be followed by supper on Saturday evening. We’ll partake of a leisurely brunch after our Sunday morning practice, have a bit more free time and conclude our weekend with a closing ceremony. *All classes and activities are optional.
Certified yoga instructor, international retreat leader, Thai yoga massage therapist and Chrysalis Yoga Retreats founder, Kim Wolff, will facilitate daily classes, providing gentle guidance and focused support while allowing space for each student to find their own connection to the practice. Soulful and playful by nature, Kim’s class sessions are based on Hatha yoga philosophy, postures, breathwork and the principles of Ayurveda. Guided meditation offers students an opportunity to experience a range of techniques emphasizing simple methods that can be integrated into daily life. Organic aromatherapy is used as a therapeutic tool to assist with balancing mind and mood. Stream of consciousness writing exercises along with journaling prompts assist students in gaining insight into and increasing awareness of their innermost Self.
Nourishment for the weekend will be provided by Vanessa Vorbach, an inspirational Holistic Nutritionist and classically trained Chef based out of Vancouver, British Columbia. Though she’s logged some serious time cooking in Michelin starred restaurants throughout Europe, these days Vanessa’s heart and soul goes into offering her clients vibrant, prana-packed, plant-based cuisine that’s expertly and lovingly prepared with seasonal, organic and local ingredients and presented with beautiful creative flair that elevates vegan cuisine to an artform. An entirely vegan / gluten free menu will be served with a mix of both raw and cooked dishes. All meals will be served in abundant portions and are certain to satisfy both belly and soul.
RESERVE YOUR SPOT!
Just 3 spots remain! Advanced registration is highly recommended. Rates start at $678 per person, double occupancy. A deposit of $250 will hold your spot. For complete details, travel info and the link to register, email: email@example.com
A women’s yoga retreat to feel, share, move and transform your grief after loss.
July 6-8, 2018 at Nectar Yoga, Bowen Island
Surrounded by nature, join Richelle Muscroft for a weekend to nourish your mind, body and soul in a compassionate and welcoming space with the collective support of other women who have experienced loss, too.
– 2 night stay at Nectar BnB (double or triple occupancy)
– Nourishing and supportive meals from Wildhearts Catering
– Daily yoga, meditation and breath work
– Conversation, share circles and guided journalling
– Yogic teachings and discussions in relation to grief and loss
– Quiet time for reflection, nature and rest
– Ayurvedic self-care workshop
– Take home goodies, resources and self-care practices
– Space is limited to 10 women
We never get over the loss of a loved one but we can change our relationship with grief and learn to grow with it.
Where | Nectar Yoga BnB, Bowen Island, BC
When | Friday, July 6 2018 at 4pm – Sunday, July 8 2018 at 12pm
Investment | $675 (+GST) if paid in full by May 1 2018 (10% of proceeds donated to TBD)
Deposit | $300 paid upon registration acceptance (non-refundable)
*Transportation to and from island not included
“Though in many ways Grief isolates us, in so many other ways, it connects us to more people than we could ever have reached otherwise.” -Aimee-Claire Smith
This retreat is not intended to be a replacement for professional counseling but to complement your self-care and grief journey. Due to the context of this retreat, it must be at least 3 months since your loss.
For more information and to register email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Scaravelli Yoga Weekend Retreat at Nectar on Bowen Island with Tara
April 6 – 8, 2018 – Sold Out
April 20 – 22, 2018 – Sold Out
Our focus will be the foundations of movement, unearthing fluidity, and honouring effortlessness as taught by Vanda Scaravelli. By balancing the polarities of experience we may find ease and equanimity, both on and off your mat. This is a method accessible for any curious student looking to connect to their inner grace, strength and joy.
Yoga practice sessions will include yoga, pranayama, and meditation in the vipassana tradition. The extra time and space that a retreat offers will allow for questions, assists, and a deeper practice. This intimate retreat of a maximum of 10 people and is suitable for practitioners of all level.
Bowen island is a short 20 minute ferry ride away, an oasis of land and sea where you can unwind your body and quiet your mind. Breakfast and lunch on Saturday and Sunday are included. We will book an optional group dinner for Friday and Saturday evening of which costs are not included in the retreat. There will be time to book a relaxing massage, go for a hike or a kayaking tour, or explore the island.
For more details and to register, email: email@example.com
Join Tanya for a challenging flowing Vinyasa class at Nectar Yoga B&B on Bowen Island. Join us in our new Geodesic Dome for and invigorating morning practice. Drop-ins welcome.