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with Sylvie Tremblay
2 Day Retreat ~ Beginners welcome!
September 14 - 16, 2012 ~ Lake Aylmer

Join yoga teacher Sylvie Tremblay as we commune lakeside at our luxurious and intimate Camp Comfort Retreat Centre, 2.5 hours outside Montreal, 90 minutes from Quebec City and, 50 minutes from Sherbrooke.

n a busy world, Camp Comfort Retreats stands apart as a destination to soothe your soul and inspire you to live a healthier life. Connect with supportive professionals who will teach you resilience in the modern world. Explore new activities, nourish your body and nurture your spirit. During your stay, enjoy superb facilities, delicious certified organic cuisine, cottage style accommodation and the unique lakeside yoga deck in a range of innovative programs from two to seven days. Quebec owned and operated, Camp Comfort Retreats provides scenic views of the lake and a casual relaxed atmosphere. Located in the heart of Quebec, we invite you to escape and discover Camp Comfort Retreats for the rest of your life.

Some benefits of our retreats include:

  • A sense of deep calm and relaxation
  • Increased strength and flexibility
  • Improved metabolism and blood circulation
  • Improved balance and athleticism
  • A significant boost in overall health and wellness
  • A better understanding of the healing powers of nature

Unite your mind, body and spirit, meet like-minded people, learn a new skill and go home feeling completely rejuvenated. Included in thsi yoga retreat are two special workshops presented by Sylvie Tremblay:

Yoga Moons Workshop: Prevention and relief of symptoms associated with PMS, the perimenopause and menopause. These sessions are intended to harmonize the female cycles and create a new balance body / heart / mind for adapting to the different ages of womanhood. In a quiet and inviting setting to promote openness and acceptance of “the way it is”. This learning is linked to relaxation, stretching, postures, breathing practices, energy intake, concentration and meditation.

Making Herbal Medicine Workshop::Learn how to grind herbs into oils to properly make your own therapeutic ointments from a selection of medicinal plants.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Yoga

The classes taught cover the physical teachings of Hatha yoga with emphasis on the spiritual and holistic aspects of the yoga tradition in general.

Your yoga class includes:

■ Asanas (Physical Movements)

■ Pranayama (Breathing practices)

■ Meditation(Stilling and calming of the mind & inner self)

■ Relaxation (Complete mind, body relaxation)

This Retreat Includes

2 nights accommodation at the Camp Commfort Retreat Centre at
Camp Comfort
, in the Eastern Townships of Quebec
• Two yoga classes facng the lake
• Daily workshops
• Two organic vegetarian meals/ day + teas, juices, and snacks available at all times
• Swimming, boating, evening campfire and movie night
• Scandinavian sauna and spa/ hot tub

• Space is limited to 10 people

All inclusive price (for 2 days of yoga classes, accommodations, food, sauna, hot tub & boating)

 

$430 ~ single occupancy
$290 ~ double occupancy
$260 ~ triple occupancy
$220 ~ single camper

$60/night ~ self-catering between retreats
price includes taxes

Frequent retreaters discount!! Returnees now receive 20% off the 2nd or more retreats during the calendar year.

Options Available to Enhance Your Retreat

• Massage ~ $70/hr.
• Sailing, Canoeing, Kayaking ~ free

* Receipts for private insurance provided, includes taxes.

What to Bring

Please bring comfortable yoga and movement clothes, a journal (optional), yoga mat (mats also available for rental), small towel for yoga, eye pillow (optional), bathing suit, bath robe for the spa, slip-on rubber shoes or sandals, walking shoes and warm clothes. This rejuvenating retreat will feed your body, mind and spirit!

Food

You will be nourished with catered organic vegetarian meals prepared with love by Valérie Calusic. We offer a diverse, healthy, and delicious menu incorporating contemporary and traditional cuisine from around the world, using organic and primarily local foods. Daily brunch and dinner will be included in your package, with tea, snacks and juices available throughout the day.

Reservations

For more information or to reserve, please e-mail Tom or phone/text 1-613-790-7207

Check-in:
Sept 14
4 PM
Check-out:
Sept 16
3 PM

Self-catering between retreats

Can you use some quiet time at the lake? Guests of this retreat may arrive early for up to 4 extra nights, before the retreat, on a self-catering basis at $60 per night, single or double occupancy. However, you will be responsible for your own meals before the retreat. You may be with one or more other guests from either retreat. Private yoga and massage will be available on a limited basis during those days.

Traveling from Montreal?

As many of our guests are from Montreal we encourage you to offer one another rides to reduce the number of cars making the trip. Payment to drivers is negotiable (split the gas, $20-30 etc.).

Sylvie Tremblay
Sylvie is a teacher from the Hatha International Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Centers in the Bahamas, the Padma Yoga Center Yoga in Danville as well as training in prenatal yoga from Chrysalis in Quebec. She is currently training as a teacher of Yoga Chikitsa (therapy) at the Padma Yoga Center in Danville. Her 14-years experience in herbal gardening, the development and manufacture of products derived from medicinal plants, allows her to share her knowledge of drying and processing medicinal and aromatic plants. Sylvie offers a wealth of information on the revitalizing and calming healing power of flower extracts.

 


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