Jun 16 2023 - Jun 18 2023

Yoga & Meditation: A Stress Reduction Retreat

Reconnect with yourself during this retreat!

This weekend has a focus on mindfulness practices aimed at stress reduction. Enjoy this time just for you! Learn to let go of stress as you feel more centered and able to deal with whatever life presents.

Just being immersed in the Sugar Ridge environment is a naturally peaceful experience. This getaway is your time to relax, unwind, and reconnect body, mind and spirit as you become mindful of all that surrounds you and is within you. Listen to the sounds of nature, the breeze. Feel your heartbeat, the rise and fall of your breath.

the kindest gift you could ever give yourself

Throughout the retreat you are invited to explore various forms of mindfulness meditations including sitting, walking and eating, as well as mindful movement through yoga and hiking.

No experience with yoga or meditation is necessary! This retreat is perfect if you’re curious about it but not sure how to start or what to expect. This retreat is a perfect choice for you even if you have physical limitations to movement, little or no meditation or yoga experience. Beginners will discover how to sit comfortably, and experienced practitioners can deepen their practice. No need to sit on the floor if that’s not comfortable – chairs are always available, as well as guidance on modified poses.

Everything during your retreat is completely optional. This is YOUR time. If you need to sleep in then skip the early morning yoga session. Allow this time to be the kindest gift you could ever give yourself and honour your needs.

Explore all aspects of yourself

– Cleanse and nourish your body with yummy organic vegan meals, while you also nourish your soul.

– Come into physical balance with Yoga classes that will flex your muscles, as well as your mind and spirit.

– Create your resilient emotional balance with mindfulness-based meditation.

– Have fun with time hiking the forest.

– Meet new friends and become your own best friend!


Friday June 16
Arrive and settle into your cabin
Meet and Greet in the studio
Introduction to the 8-Limbs of Yoga followed by YogaNidra (guided relaxation)
Saturday June 17
Meditation & Yoga class – or sleep… do what you need!
Guided Hike (& walking meditation)
Free time
Mindfulness Stress Reduction workshop
Guided Pranayama (breath practice)
Gentle Somatic Yoga
Sound Meditation
Sunday June 18
Yoga class or sleep – do what you need!
Breakfast and free time to pack up your cabin
Loving Kindness Meditation

Meet Your Facilitator

Jenny Jackson

Jenny Jackson has been immersed in Movement Education for more than 20 years. Jenny is a seeker of inner well-being, and she consciously aligns herself living with an open mind, an open heart and embodies joy & vitality which is reflected in her welcoming & inclusive style of instruction. She teaches with a strong anatomical influence while still deeply honouring the classical roots of yoga. Jenny believes that feeling vital and in harmony with others & within our own selves is the primary goal (in life and in our bodies), and practice should reflect this.

Book Your Retreat

Friday June 16
Sunday June 18
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Tuition for this adventure includes all meals, classes and accommodation. Rates are per person

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.