Root to Rise
A 2-night Yoga & Meditation Women's Getaway with Shawna
Thibodeau & Sarah Madamba
Join us for a 2-Night, Yoga & Meditation retreat this fall, 2020.
Due to Covid-19, our May, June and July retreats were cancelled. We have rescheduled to September with high hopes of running it. At this time, we'll only be accepting 8 women for this fall retreat - save your spot below!
A beautiful 5 bedroom retreat home, right on the water (Lake Erie) in Fort Erie (South Niagara) - see pictures below!
Arrive between 6-7pm on Friday September 25th 2020, and depart by noon on Sunday September 27th.
*Note - Hors d'oeuvres served Friday night - recommended to eat dinner prior to arrival if wanting a more satiating meal.
This retreat is led by mental health nurse, women's coach & meditation teacher, Shawna Thibodeau and yoga & meditation teacher, Sarah Madamba. It will be a small group size for a more connected, intimate experience and so you can fully enjoy the beautiful home and property.
What it includes:
2 nights accommodation - all rooms are waterview!
3 lakeside yoga practices (no experience needed, beginners welcome)
2 guided meditation circles
1 transformative breathwork practice
Daily group coaching circles for inner reflection, journaling, connection & healing
Therapeutic talk & exercises on activating your fire, passion and purpose within
Waterfront Mindful nature activity
Sacred Fire burning ceremony outdoors by the water (weather permitting)
Grounding & relaxing aromatherapy roller bottle (yours to keep!)
Downtime for personal rest and relaxation
1 lunch and 1 dinner (saturday) - please let us know if you have any dietary restrictions
2 fresh smoothie on Saturday & Sunday
2 nourishing breakfasts
Where: Fort Erie, Ontario (Niagara region) - right on the water
Date: Friday September 25th - Sunday September 27th, 2020.
Investment - limited spots per option
Luxury Single Room Getaway (2 nights): $575.00 CAD - your own private waterview room with a double bed
Bestie Getaway (2 nights): $525.00 CAD each - bring a friend and share a King waterview bed
Roomie Getaway (2 nights): $525.00 CAD each - share a waterview room with 1 other person, single beds
*Note: Shared room option for this retreat only available for those coming with a friend or family member.
Only 8 spots available! Spots are first come, first serve.
To register for this retreat, email with bed preference.
$125.00 deposit required to hold spot
(e-transfer to email@example.com)
Remainder due by Aug 30th as e-transfer to
**Please note: Retreat deposits and final payments are non-refundable.
Postponement of date allowed for death in family or contagious illness**
If cancellation occurs because of on-going Covid-19 concerns, deposits will be refunded back to participants.
Past Retreat Reviews
WE GOT ANSWERS!
"I'm thinking about coming alone...is this ok?"
Absolutely! YES YES YES! Going to a retreat alone can be extremely powerful and transformative. Common feedback we also receive is the welcoming, safe and connected vibe we create and the relationships you create on retreats sometimes turn in to lifelong friends. 50% of past attendees have come on their own.
"I'm not too experienced in yoga & meditation...is this ok?"
Another big YES! We welcome women of all levels and complete beginners too! Retreats are a great place to learn or to solidify established practices and routines.
"Is there a what-to-bring list?"
Yes, once you reserve your spot, a Retreat information email will be sent out 2 weeks prior to the retreat.
"What if I have dietary restrictions?"
Most of the food and meals are gluten free with vegetarian and vegan options. Send an email to if you have other requests to see if we can accommodate.
Pictures From Past Retreats
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