Feeling stressed? Perhaps some forest bathing is just what you need. Shinrinyoku in Japanese literally translated means Forest Bathing, and has become a recognized relaxation and stress management activity in [...]
Pure Awareness cabins sleep 12 and our 2 beautiful new bright and spacious Tipi’s sleep 4 each for a total of 20 retreat guests. We have an additional tipi just for the retreat facilitators so they can rest plan and organize away from the group to bring you their best wisdom, intentions and energy for the groups activities.
To the east, the Village at Pigeon Lake is only a mere 15 minutes away with 4 restaurants, boutique shops full of furniture and home decor, clothing, groceries, ‘spirits’ of your choice and more.
Heading 5 minutes west, the quaint town of Winfield is host to a famous quilt shop full of beautiful material and items for hobbyists and if you’re wanting to explore further, Sisters Roadside Treasures is 20 minutes south – for a truly unique experience of treasure from the past.
The yoga studio at Pure Awareness holds 20+ people (depending on the activity). We are also adding a 30′ Tipi this year (2018) to provide an outdoor common area that is still protected from the elements. Yoga, meditation, meetings, house concerts and small, intimate venues are a perfect match for our location.
Yoga mat, comfortable yoga clothes, water bottle, coffee/tea mug, outdoor clothes to match the weather, warm boots for snowshoeing, slippers or warm socks, headlamp or flashlight, towel, journal, camera SUMMER Retreats
Yoga mat, comfortable yoga clothes, water bottle, coffee/tea mug, Runner’s or light hikers, headlamp or flashlight, bathing suit, rain jacket, warm jacket to ward off the chill of cool summer nights or after a dip in the lake, beach sandals that slip off easily, towel, journal, camera OPTIONAL items for all seasons
1. Your favourite board games
2. Extra Snacks
3. That book you haven’t had time to read
4. Wine to share with friends around the fire (if you are so inclined)