Relax & Renew Yoga Retreat in Hecla, MB – Oct 19-21, 2018

Join Natasha Lenon and I for our fourth annual Relax & Renew Yoga Retreat at beautiful Hecla Island!  Enjoy a weekend of yoga, meditation, kirtan, nature walks, mineral pools, and self-care. Fall is a wonderful time for introspection and reflecting on the past year’s events and experiences.  We hope you can join us for this nurturing and rejuvenating weekend retreat.

We have been lucky enough to sell out this retreat for the past two years, so if you have been thinking of coming, sign up soon!

Hecla Island lakefront

About the retreat

Dates: October 19-21, 2018
The retreat includes Friday dinner and officially starts after dinner, and will end around lunchtime on Sunday (lunch is included).  An itinerary is not released prior to the retreat to encourage participants to take things one step at a time.  Please be assured that the pace of the retreat will be steady and relaxed, with plenty of time between activities.  All yoga classes will be accessible to both a beginner and long-time practitioner.

How to get there:
Hecla Island Resort is about a two hour drive north of Winnipeg.

Google map WPG to Hecla

Investment:
Double room: $525 / person
Single room: $625 / person

All prices include GST, meals, accommodations, and use of the Salka mineral pools.  Payment is made directly to Natasha or Adrienne Shum.  Please make cheques payable to Adrienne Shum.  E-transfers can also be sent (to Adrienne only).  Please read the payment and cancellation policy below.  Upon payment, please fill out this online registration form.

If you would like to book a spa treatment, there will be time available during the retreat or on the Sunday afternoon after the retreat ends.  Please visit the Hecla Resort website for more information.

Questions?  Feel free to contact Natasha or Adrienne!

Hecla Island walking path

Payment and cancellation policy:
Payment in full is required to secure your spot.  If you are interested in a double room, it is your responsibility to find a roommate.
If you need to cancel:
before July 1st, 2018, you will receive a full refund less an $100 administrative fee.
On July 1st and after, there is no refund.

Payment plans are available upon request and considered on a case-by-case basis.
All plans considered will consist of a maximum of 3 payment instalments.  All plans considered must submit complete payment within 6 weeks of start date.  Natasha and Adrienne take great care to organise and plan this retreat in the hopes of providing benefit to all; please be considerate of their energy and time if you choose to make this request.

Ayurvedic Spring Reset!

Engage in a transformative process that is based on the healing traditions of Ayurveda and yoga to restore balance, wellness and clarity. Find a deeper connection to yourself and realign with what nourishes and serves you.

As complementary practices, Ayurveda and yoga seek to address the well-being of an individual’s body, mind and spirit. According to Ayurveda, the change of seasons is the natural time to reset ourselves, boost Agni (metabolism), and remove Ama (toxins).

The 2-hour workshop lays the groundwork for understanding the principles of Ayurveda and covers the methodology of a 5-day cleanse. Thereafter, online content (recipes, guided meditation recordings, and more!) will be made accessible exclusively to workshop participants to support them on their continuing journey. For each day, participants will be presented a practice (sadhana) to incorporate into their daily routine. Discover practices that are sustainable, simple, and restorative.

This is an opportunity to take time for ourselves and listen carefully to the feedback that our bodies provide. The focus will be on integrating Ayurvedic eating principles (including recipes), mindfulness, and self-reflection to help reset the body-mind as we move into a new season.

This practice is excellent for both beginners and seasoned pros; find support and community in embarking on this journey together. If you have participated in a cleanse with Adrienne before, please note that this is an evolved format. Adrienne continually strives to advance her understanding of Ayurveda, and this updated program reflects deeper insights.

Details: Sunday April 15th, 3-5 pm, $55+GST, at Yoga Public

Ayurvedic Spring Reset workshop Apr 15 2018

Ayurveda workshop at Snowflake Festival in Winnipeg!

***UPDATE: registration for this workshop is full.***

Join me on Sunday January 21st, 2018 (3:45-5 pm) at the Snowflake Wellness Festival in Winnipeg! I will be doing a creative workshop discussing the healing methods of Ayurveda. Check out the workshop’s description below:

Ayurveda: A Life of Balance, Inner-healing, and Self-Love

Through an emphasis on addressing an individual’s physical, mental, and emotional aspects, Ayurveda is a traditional healing method for achieving wellness and harmony. Considered the sister science of yoga, it offers the methods to guide our path towards inner healing in a way that is sustainable, rooted, and holistic.

One of the most important principles of Ayurveda is that of balance; one aspect of balance is the interplay between ourselves and the environment we live in. Through this workshop, discover daily self-care practices and considered cooking and food choices that enable us to connect deeper with ourselves and the world around us. Unearth simple, logical wisdom that enables resilience, well-being, and self-love.

Join Adrienne Shum (MSc, ALC) for an inspiring discussion on how the grounded, wise system of Ayurveda can be applied to your unique needs and lifestyle, and propel your journey towards wholeness.

Ayurvedic nutritional counselling – book today!

Personalised counselling is an ideal way to deepen your knowledge of Ayurveda and to learn how to apply its principles to your individual needs and lifestyle. A 60-minute Initial Consultation is tailored to attend to your specific concerns, such as designing an Ayurvedic meal plan or cleanse that suits your unique constitution, addressing specific health concerns, or establishing long-term habits that promote balance and longevity.

Having both a certification in Ayurvedic Counselling and a Masters in Food Science, I am most interested in merging traditional healing practices with contemporary research to provide a modern, holistic approach to food, cooking and nutrition. Ayurveda emphasizes the harmony of an individual’s physical, mental and emotional beings for achieving optimal health. As the complementary system to yoga, it is a great way to support and further your work on the yoga mat or meditation cushion. Discover how yoga and Ayurveda can integrate into daily life, particularly when it comes to the kitchen and dinner table.

Take the opportunity to work with me and learn how Ayurveda can support your journey towards balance and wholeness. Contact me here to book your consult today!