November 5-7, 2017
There will be fresh air walking among the fall leaves and along the sparkling shores of Lake Ontario. There will be yoga flow and meditation in the Devonshire’s Glass Box. There will be power walking on the trails and time to enjoy the uplifting, art-filled surroundings and space of the Drake Devonshire with its stunning views of lake, creek, and shoreline.
Here is our schedule.
SUNDAY, November 5
11:30-11:45: Arrival at the Drake Devonshire: ready to power walk with Lee or take some fresh air on your own. We will leave luggage in our cars and walk from the Drake lobby, leaving at noon.
12-1:15pm “Welcome to Wellington” Power Walk or Run (or fresh air on your own)
1:30-2:30 Group lunch overlooking the lake served in the Drake dining room
2:45-3:45 Check in, shower/change into yoga clothes
4:00-5:00 Yoga practice in the GlassBox (GB) including grounding to arrive, twisting to invite release and transformation, meditation
5:15-5:45 Welcome circle
6:30 Dinner on your own
Monday, November 6
6:15-7:45am: Yoga practice in the GB, gentle practice for joint freedom
8-9am: Group breakfast by the Drake in the dining room
10-11:15: Power Walk (running allowed!) with Lee for exploration and exhilaration (or fresh air on your own)
12-1pm: Group lunch overlooking the lake served in the Drake dining room
1:45-3:00pm: Yoga practice in the GB with a focus on the chakras 3:10-3:30 Light snack by the Drake served in the GB
3:30-4:30 SILENT and TECHNOLOGY-FREE creative hour with an invitation to bring journal (writing with non-dominant hand only), colouring, drawing, simply relax. You are encouraged to practice this silence OUTSIDE of your room. All staff of the hotel will be alerted to the fact that you are practicing silence. NOTE: This silence will continue into our late afternoon yoga nidra (meditation) practice, including the time leaving the GB when yoga nidra is complete. Conversation may resume outside of the GB at the completion of yoga nidra. You are encouraged to stay in silence until you reach your room (if you are sharing) or until dinner.
4:15-5:15 Yoga nidra (guided meditation) in the GB
6:30 DINNER on your own
TUESDAY, November 7
6:15-7:45am: Yoga practice in the GB with a focus on play and experimentation, intention-based meditation
8:00- 8:30: Last Blast Power Walk (running allowed!) with Lee (or fresh air on your own)
8:30-9:30: Group breakfast by the Drake in the dining room
9:30-11am: Shower/pack, check out
11-11:45: Closing meditation and circle in the GB
12-1pm: Group lunch served by the Drake in the lakeview dining room
This retreat will be limited to 12 participants. Enjoy the personal attention! In the past, this retreat has sold many months in advance. We encourage taking advantage of the really bird pricing!
Early bird pricing until summer solstice (midnight JUNE 21, 2017)
$565.00 + HST
After June 21, 2017
$615.00 + HST
Accommodation must be booked separately. We have arranged special rates at the Drake Devonshire Inn, please call 613 399 3338 and ask for the special Namaste November rates. It is also possible to make alternative accommodation arrangements in Wellington or elsewhere in Prince Edward County.