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Return to Now Healing & Yoga Retreat

June 4-5 or Sept 30-Oct 2, 2022

 

Important Updates

We’ve made important updates to our retreat experience. Make sure to review all the details below.

 

About Return to Now Healing & Yoga Retreats

Select from two different weekends

June Retreat is now Saturday & Sunday - 4-5th (Only 2 Spots Remaining!)

or Friday Sept 30-Sunday, Oct 2, 2022

Looking to reconnect with yourself and nature, and find alignment and peace in your life?

Join us for a  unique weekend retreat experience like nothing  you've ever encountered before. It’s time to hit pause and return back to yourself and find presence and beauty in your soul.


This retreat is for anyone who finds themselves in need of a break and a little (or a lot) of self-care. Slow down, reset and refuel your mind, body and spirit and receive healing and awakening that will support you in your journey to finding more joy and peace in your life.

During this weekend you will be offered a blend of yoga, meditation, healing and connection. Not only will you spend the weekend connecting with nature and the Herd, you will also be able to connect back inward - back to yourself. Together we offer you the space and support you need to truly Return to Now. 

Hosted at Spirit's Whisper Ranch in Tillsonburg, Ontario, this nature oasis is nothing short of magical.  What makes this retreat truly unique is the beautiful herd of horses that live at the ranch. Horses help us see and experience the world in an authentic way and provide support to those who choose to connect with them to understand ourselves in new ways and find the truth that lies within. 

Your retreat hosts, Andrea Tesolin (Embracing Zen Wellness Services), Catherine Henry (Inner Peace Warrior) and Melanie Groves (Metamorphosis Healing), are excited and honoured to be supporting and guiding you on your journey.

Don’t miss out on this incredible healing opportunity.

 
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Retreat Details

Date:  June 4-5, 2022 or Sept 30-Oct 2, 2022

Location: Spirit’s Whisper Ranch - 55807 Jackson Line, Straffordville, ON  N0J1Y0


Cost:

June Retreat - $625/Per Person + accommodation

October Retreat - $725/Per Person + accommodation


What’s Included: See below for details


Accommodations: Available at an additional cost. More information below.

Must be at least 16 years of age or older to attend. Yoga is suitable for all levels of practice.

 

What You Can Expect

Each weekend offers a unique experience.

This retreat offers you healing beyond what you’ve ever experienced before. Transform with gentle movement of the body, mindfulness and contemplation.


Experience healing with the Herd and connect with these majestic animals in a powerful group session to release what no longer serves you.

Each retreat weekend will feature special guests who each bring a special magic to the experience.  

  • Nutritious meals

  • Drinks, tea, coffee, and light snacks 

  • Various yoga practices (no experience needed and beginners welcome)

  • Meditations (no experience needed)

  • Group healing with the Herd & Kristi

  • Guided nature walks

  • Bonfires

  • Saturday night drumming circle with special guest

  • Individual healing sessions (optional at an additional cost)

  • Inner reflection, journaling, and connection

  • Downtime for personal rest and relaxation

Accommodations are additional. See details below.

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Nutritious Meals

Enjoy delicious meals throughout the weekend. We've got you covered.

  • Delicious meals provided daily

  • Snacks to keep you fueled all weekend

  • Beverages including hot tea and coffee

June: Friday night dinner will be at your own cost. Breakfast and lunch provided both Saturday and Sunday and dinner Saturday.

October: All meals provided including Friday & Saturday dinner, breakfast and lunch Saturday & Sunday.

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Yoga & Meditation

For all levels.

Whether you are new to yoga or a seasoned yogi, all our classes are suitable for all levels of yoga. We will provide a variety of group yoga including Hatha, Restorative and Gentle Flow.

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Guided Nature Walks

Reconnect to nature and to yourself

Go at your own pace. Let your heart and your feet be your guide as you take in the peace, the quiet and the wisdom of nature. Feel the stress melt away as you emerge from your walk feeling refreshed and re-energized.

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Group Healing With the Herd

Outstanding Quality

It's hard to describe this experience in words. What participants have said is that it's life changing. Connect with these powerful creatures and let go of what no longer suits you.

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Accommodation

Each retreat will be a different experience and we’ve got you covered. 


June 4-5 Retreat - Only 2 Queen Rooms Available


We have booked the historic Seven Gables B&B in nearby Tillsonburg (~15 minutes away). This historic home has five large bedrooms with either a King or Queen bed, ensuite bathroom and plenty of space to spread out. 


Update! Only 2 Queen-bedrooms available (as of April 22, 2022)

Cost:  $385 (inc. taxes) for the weekend. Bring a friend a split the cost.

Accommodations will be charged separately in addition to the cost of the retreat.


Alternate arrangements can also be made at nearby Howard Johnson Tillsonburg. Be sure to book as early as possible to ensure you have a comfortable place to sleep. 

Sept 30 - Oct 2 Retreat​

We have booked the unique Mill Tavern & Inn (formerly the Mill Tales Inn) in nearby Tillsonburg (~15 minutes away). This Historical mill from 1878 has been beautifully restored into a restaurant and Inn. It boasts 10 upgraded rooms equipped with a queen bed, full bathroom, and mini fridge and coffee maker. 

Accommodations will be charged separately in addition to the cost of the retreat.

Mill Inn & Tavern
20 John Pound Rd
Tillsonburg, ON N4G 0B9

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Optional 1:1 Treatments

Only the Best

Want to treat yourself to a little extra self-care during the weekend? Book one of these optional 1:1 offerings;

  • Energy Healing - Huna or Reiki

  • Healing with the Herd

 
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Spirit's Whisper Ranch

Healing with the Herd

Set on a backdrop of 100 acres of magnificent property that was once known as a sacred gathering space, you can feel the healing and connection the moment you arrive. 


Nestled in the forest, the property features walking trails, barn, meditation space, sprawling open fields, swings and fire pits. A perfect way to unwind and reconnect. 


Along your walks you’ll encounter the Herd. These loving, gentle and magnificent animals roam freely around the property and bring a gentle, loving and healing energy with their presence.


See more about the property here:  https://www.spiritswhisperranch.ca/

 

Your Retreat Hosts

We are honoured to join you on this weekend journey.

Guiding you for this weekend retreat is a trio of powerful women who’s combined knowledge of coaching, yoga, meditation and healing arts expertise will support you wherever you are on your journey. 


Their promise to you is to ensure that your experience is memorable, rewarding and transformative.

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Andrea Tesolin

Embracing Zen Wellness Services

Catherine Henry

Inner Peace Warrior

Melanie Groves

Metamorphosis Healing

 

Special Guests

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Kristi Rockley

Certified Facilitated Equine Experiential Learning (FEEL) Facilitator. 
Well-respected former Police Officer/Trainer and International Athlete.

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Diane Berkeley

Intuitive Medium, Reiki Master and Teacher. Lover of all things magical.

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Theresa McGregor

Drum & song carrier for Indigenous drum groups, Water Walker, Ceremonial Leader, Energy Practitioner and Women's Traditional Dancer.

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Cathy Chadwick (Starfire Woman)

Indigenous Energy Practitioner and Psychic Medium. Offering Energy Healing, Sound Healing Meditation, Moon Ceremonies, Drum Circles and Woman's Circles.

 

Retreat Pricing

Are you ready to invest in yourself?

$625/Per Person

Saturday June 4-Sunday June 5

Includes all activities and meals Saturday and Sunday.  Accommodations are at an additional cost.

$725/Per Person

Friday Sept 30-Sunday Oct 2

Includes all activities and meals including Friday and Saturday dinner. Accommodations are at an additional cost.

To secure your spot, a non-refundable deposit of $250 is required upon confirmation of registration.  Total payment will be due in full, no later than 30-days prior to the event that you registered for.


Group size will be limited for the most powerful and intimate experience.  Must be 16 years of age or older to attend.

Please connect with us if you have any questions or to get more information about our retreats.

 

Event Policies & Disclaimers

Deposit & Payment Policy

A $250 non-refundable deposit is required to confirm your reservation. The deposit will be applied towards the final cost of your retreat. All final payments are due no later than 30-days prior to the retreat date you registered for.

Cancellation & Refund Policy

Cancellation of your reservation must be made in writing/email up to 4 weeks prior to the event date and will be refunded in full less your $250 non-refundable deposit. Cancellations made in less than 4-weeks of the retreat date, will not be refunded.

Spirit’s Whisper Ranch Policy

The host facility, Spirit's Whisper Ranch, is a nature oasis with animals. Upon arrival there will be a waiver to sign stating that by choosing to enter the site, participants willingly assume all inherent risks involved on the property and in any activities.