Treat yourself to an exquisite, four day retreat with Jacquelyn O’Brien on beautiful Wolfe Island at Shanti Retreat.
A busy life can lead to feelings of depletion and exhaustion, discover how immersion in your yoga practice can help you achieve the equilibrium you need. Rediscover your purpose and enthusiasm.
Cross the water, leave your responsibilities behind and focus on you. Experience ease and flow and renew your commitment to a joyful life.
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A few words from Jacquelyn -
My mission is to teach and practice yoga with fearlessness, compassion and intuition. Yoga has helped me overcome paralyzing fears and chronic pain. When I found yoga, I found my true purpose in life. I want to help everyone recognize their own unique perfection and stand strong in their own light.
You’ll feel at home in Shanti Retreat's spacious century inn and waterside cabins. This beautiful 11 acre property has stunning views of the St. Lawrence River and sunsets from the waterfront patio are memorable. The inn’s timbered ceilings and wood stove provide a natural country charm. It’s the perfect setting to curl up with a book, relax by the wood stove, and connect with kindred spirits.
Enjoy the ambiance of peace and tranquility that the Asian décor and sacred spaces exude. Relax in the comfort, warmth, and coziness of guest rooms decorated in themes inspired by the retreat owners’ travels.
Accommodation is shared with either a water or garden view, all with private bathrooms.
Practice yoga in an 850 square foot yoga yurt featuring cork flooring, and a natural lodge pole pine interior. Experience the special energy created by this round structure.
Inside the main inn you will experience the pleasure of meeting in the Green Tara room, a beautiful timbered ceiling space with plenty of natural light and a sweeping water view. Or sit by the fire and talk to friends.
Relax and watch the sunrise and sunset or listen to the sounds of nature in the beautiful Balinese Hut on the lakefront.
Included in your stay, the opportunity to savour the relaxing and detoxifying benefits of the infrared sauna.
Connect with the majesty of the maples, oaks, weeping willows, and extensive gardens that surround Shanti Retreat. In warm weather, take a dip in the bay, bounce on the water tramp or go for a paddle in a canoe or kayak. Choose your favourite spot to retreat along this secluded shoreline.
Your body and soul will be nourished with Shanti’s delicious and nutritious vegetarian meals. Shanti Retreat use locally grown Wolfe Island organic produce and their own garden produce, as much as possible.
Journey into the world of vegetarian food with culinary delights that will leave you totally satisfied. All meals, prepared and served with mindfulness, are a feast for the eyes and a delight to your taste buds.
Retreat schedule -
Thursday 25th September - Arrive any time after 2 pm 5 pm Orientation and intention setting 6.30 pm Dinner 7.30 pm onwards Guided meditation and community
Friday 26th September - 7.00 - 8.00 am Silent self-serve breakfast 8.00 - 9.00 am Walking / sitting meditation 9.30 - 11.00 am Flow Yoga 12.00 - 1.00 pm Lunch 1.00 - 4.00 pm Free time 4.00 - 5.30pm Gentle Yoga 6.30 pm Dinner 7.30 pm onwards Guided meditation and community
Saturday 27th September - 7.00 - 8.00 am Silent self-serve breakfast 8.00 - 9.00 am Walking / sitting meditation 9.30 - 11.00 am Flow Yoga 12.00 - 1.00 pm Lunch 1.00 - 4.00 pm Free time 4.00 - 5.30 pm Gentle Yoga 6.30 pm Dinner 7.30 pm onwards Bonfire and community
Sunday 28th September - Early morning Light breakfast of fruit, trail mix and oatmeal 9.30 - 11.00 am Flow Yoga 11 am Shanti Brunch Departure any time before 2 pm