Serenity Retreat

A Mindful Weekend of Hatha Yoga - Breathwork | Hypnotherapy | Nidra | Elemental Cleansing

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Every so often, we need a break from our familiar surroundings to listen within and allow space for transformation.

 

Inye is excited to host our first yoga retreat at the beautiful Harmony Dawn. An opportunity to move away from the constant hum of city life, to the AUM of the Cosmic rhythm. Serenity retreat is a practice for you to be surrounded by stillness (in nature), eat nutritious fresh food, practice yoga (including hypnoyoga and yoga nidra), and introspection.

 

Harmony Dawn is on 50 acres of rolling meadows and forests. It is completely self-sufficient and off the power grid. The country air boasts one of the highest oxygen levels in Ontario. Their scenic Rice Lake is relatively shallow, and you are welcome to take a swim. The delicious homemade meals are made of herbs and vegetables grown on the property and surrounding local organic farms.

 

This is a time for your inner evolution.

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Itinerary

Friday June 24 

4:00pm – Arrive and Settle 

5:00pm – Opening Circle - with ritual

5:30pm – 1hr Yoga Class

6:45pm – Dinner

7:30pm – Free Time

8:30pm - Quick gather with gentle Breathwork + details for next day

 

Saturday June 25

7:30am – 1hr practice energizing

8:45am – Breakfast 

9:30am – Free Time

11:30am – Nature Hike to the Lake with meditation by the lake

1:00pm – Lunch

2:00pm – 5pm Connect with Nature Activity + Collect Cedar

5:30pm – Hypnotherapy session

6:30pm – Dinner   

7:30pm - Setting barn fire with cedar

8:30pm – Restorative Yoga Class under the stars

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Sunday June 26

7:30am – 1hr class

8:45am – Breakfast

9:30am – Free Time

10:30am – Self inquiry + walk

11:30am – guided meditation & share

12:30pm - Lunch 

1:30pm – Closing Circle

3:00pm – Pack and Check-out

 

*Subject to change

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Program Includes

  • 2 Nights shared accommodation 

  • 6 Incredible wholesome vegan meals

  • Yoga practices with Eddee and Shanine

  • Hypnotherapy experience

  • Nature exploration with herbology workshop

  • Sacred transformational ritual

 

Plus much more…

  • 50 Acres of trails for hiking or walking

  • Swimming at Rice Lake

  • Time to relax & rediscover yourself

  • A unique off grid experience 

  • ​An evening bonfire together

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Investment

  • Total Retreat Cost: $585 + HST

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  • Due at time of registration: $275 + HST ($310.75)  | Non-refundable deposit to hold your spot - register via Mindbody here.

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  • Final payment due by June 17th: $310 + HST |  Accommodation & Food Fee - this fee is payable directly to the Harmony Dawn Retreat Centre (click below link for contact email). e-transfer instruction document through the button below.

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  • You can save $62! This expense is eligible for the Ontario Staycation tax credit.

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Harmony Dawn Retreat Centre

Harmony Dawn was built in 2003 and was custom designed as a green retreat centre, using most of the sustainable energy technologies available. It was voted one of the greenest buildings in Canada. It also incorporates the owners' Feng-shui and Yin-Yang knowledge, 

 

The Yoga Studio: The studio is bermed into the top of the hill, while the front offers sunny, expansive views of rolling hills through their 10-foot, floor-to-ceiling, high-tech windows. You feel as if you are sitting out in a high, open meadow and foxes, turkeys, and deer occasionally walk by. Berming is the technique of totally or partially covering a building in earth to take advantage of the temperature of the earth, 55 F or 13 C., through all seasons. Their studio also has radiant-heated floors, which can adjust to the required room temperature. There is a living “green roof” over the studio.

 

Accommodations: Their central pod houses the living room, bedrooms and washrooms and is also partially bermed. All floors boast large windows; all washrooms have heated floors. There is a wood-burning, glass-windowed masonry fireplace in the living room, which heats all three floors. Please let us know your preference to stay with another practitioner(s), we will do our best to honour the request.

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First Floor - Yoga Space / Common Area / Dining Room (outdoor dining also available) / Washroom

Second Floor - 3 Shared Rooms with Bunk Beds (2-4 people per room) / Bathroom

Third Floor - Open Concept Loft (4-6 people, divided with screens & plants)

Sleep Cabin - Single Bed on main floor + Small Loft with single Bed

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Group size: ~ 14 participants.

 

Meals: Nicola has had a life-long passion for food and cooking going back to her childhood. She has worked in the food industry, had her own catering company, and found the perfect outlet for her food passion and knowledge as Chef of Harmony Dawn. Her cuisine encompasses international cooking from across the planet and speciality diets, including lacto-vegetarian, vegan, dairy-free, gluten-free, macrobiotic and more. She is a passionate advocate for fresh, local and organic food whenever possible. At HD, they grow a selected variety of organic herbs and vegetables and have access to a wider variety within the local organic farming community.

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During the retreat, we will be serving delicious fresh vegan meals.

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Location

Harmony Dawn Retreat Center is located 2 hours & 30 minutes north east of Hamilton. It is situated on the shores of beautiful Rice Lake in Northumberland County and is easily accessible from the 407 or Hwy 401 east.

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Transportation

Carpool is encouraged to offset the cost of gas. Detail arrangement will be communicated to the group closer to the retreat date.

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Harmony Dawn Retreat Center

800 Baxter Road, RR#1

Hastings, Ontario K0L 1Y0

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EDDEE HUANG

Eddee is the studio director of Inye Yoga. His invitation to all students is to experience and deepen their connections to the physical, energetic, mental, and the subtle bodies through Yoga. Whether it is through Hatha asana, pranayama, meditation, hypnotherapy or reiki, as long as one is willing to step across the open door of awareness, he would provide guidance to aid their journey.

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Eddee's main Hatha Yoga principle for deep integrated work is patience. He strives to bring flexibility and mobility back to the spine, to grow tall and move with freedom, and to re-introduce natural alignment back to the body. His practices are conducted gracefully and methodically, and he invites the students to re-discover their physical and mental boundaries while exploring their unique path. Move and discover, that's how we grow and evolve.

 

Eddee is a certified E-RYT200 teacher, certified Reiki Master, and a clinical hypnotherapist. He aims to provide judgement free practices & a sacred space for every practitioners.

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SHANINE DENNILL

After being touched by the death of a family member at a young age, Shanine questioned the meaning of life and death. This led her to study healing and spirituality with masterful teachers. Through her studies and life experiences, she intuitively guides her students to access an inner wisdom that propels them to live to their greatest potential.

 

Shanine was introduced to yoga while studying massage therapy in 1999 (in South Africa). It wasn't until she came to Canada in 2001 that she fell deeply in love with it. She completed her first 200-hour yoga teacher training in 2008. She then completed another 200-hour yoga training (with an alignment focus), a Meditation teacher training program, and her 300-hour yoga teacher training. She owned a yoga studio for 10 years and is grateful to continue to share yoga with so many students, especially at Inye Yoga.

 

Shanine is an E-RYT 500 teacher with Yoga Alliance. She also teaches Yoga Nidra and Meditation and is completing her trainings in Reiki and Folk Herbalism. Her yoga practices are heavily influenced by Tantra Yoga (from the Sri Vidya lineage). This includes intelligent sequencing of poses to feel more embodied, focusing on the breath and meditation to stabilize the mind and manage energy to realize the true Self.

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