Aug 18 2023 - Aug 20 2023

Yoga and Meditation Stress Reduction Weekend

Open your heart, relax your body and unwind!

This weekend is relaxing, rejuvenating, educational, and a a getaway into the arms of nature where you can move, breathe and just be. It is an opportunity to reflect and connect your body, mind and spirit through different practices.

Relax with the combination of gentle Yoga, mindful movement and other movement forms, hiking forest energy, stillness of meditation practices, and free time to relax or head to the beach.  Time in nature soothes your soul!  Exploring forest trails renews your vitality.  Fresh air and peaceful surroundings.  Enjoy bonfires, forest walks, new friends and create sacred memories.

restore physical and emotional well being

Learn basic meditation techniques to calm your body, mind and spirit to help restore physical and emotional well being.  Who doesn’t need more of that?  Within the first two minutes of meditating, even for the very first time, your whole being shifts into a more healing, restful state.

Anyone can attend this retreat! No experience in yoga or meditation is necessary. In fact, this is the perfect retreat if you are looking to explore new ways of being in the world or simply want a restful weekend away.  Make this weekend what you need – everything is optional!


Friday August 18
Arrive and settle into your cabin
Group circle - intention setting
Gentle Somatic Yoga to release and open to the benefits of deep rest and nature
Restorative Yoga & Sound bath
Saturday August 19
Mindful Morning Movement practice to greet the day and energize the mind, body and soul
Breakfast and free time
Mindfulness walk in nature. Forest bathing techniques and teachings to learn how nature heals us
Post-hike stretch and meditation
Free Time to do read, nap, go to the beach, explore the forest or do whatever you want
Yoga and the Chakras - an exploration
Barefoot earthing practice
Yoga Nidra with Sound Bath
Sunday August 20
Rise and Shine Mantra, Meditation and Movement practice
Breakfast & free time to pack up your cabin
Loving Kindness Meditation and Closing
Lunch - Enjoy the ambience, new friends and depart at your leisure.

Meet Your Facilitator

Pamela Fitzgerald

Pamela Fitzgerald is a certified Equine Assisted Learning Facilitator, Certified Yoga Teacher (200hr) Mindfulness Coach and Equine Yoga Instructor.  After 15 years in the fitness industry, Pamela feels most at home guiding people to reconnect with themselves at the deepest level possible through yoga, meditation, stress management and time with horses.

Book Your Retreat

Friday August 18
Sunday August 20
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Tuition per person

Tuition includes all meals, classes and accommodation.

Shared - $575 + HST (up to 4 people in a cabin)

Semi-Private - $650 + HST (2 share a room)

Private - $825 + HST for a room to yourself


Shared - Cabin will be shared with up to 3 other guests of the same gender. If you are booking for just yourself, depending on the retreat, we will match you with other guests of the same gender.

Semi-private - Cabin will be shared with the 1 other person you are registering with. If booking alone, we will try to match you with someone of the same gender.

Private - Cabin for one person, not sharing with others.

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The Centre

Welcome to Sugar Ridge! It is our mission to provide a space for you to be nourished in body, mind and soul. From completely silent to dip your toe, testing mindfulness, we have what you’re looking for!

Please Note: This Retreat has now finished. See our upcoming retreats here.