RADIANCE RETREAT Off the Mat and Into the WILD
This Retreat Includes
Options Available to Enhance Your Retreat
"Only when the last tree has died and the last river been poisoned and the last fish been caught, will we realize we cannot eat money."
Cree Indian Proverb
Kudos from Past Retreats:
"My first Milagro Retreat was in Baja almost four years ago. At age 50, I decided to take on the challenge of learning to surf. That experience was top notch, and I have since enjoyed two additional retreats in Tofino. Shani and her cohorts have managed to get the mix pretty well perfect: stimulating participants, extraordinary locations, opportunities for activity and relaxation, experienced and joyful staff, and food that is prepared with loving attention, then devoured with delight. Thanks Milagro, I will be back!"
"A phenomenal time! Great people, amazing food and magic location, yoga, surfing and a hot stone massage... now that's good living!"
~ Kat Pellatt
"Thank you for an amazing experience and amazing energy! I can't wait to come back."
~ Megan McCall
Yoga & Movement
Each class will deepen your relationship with your body by bringing in more awareness and balance, and promote healing. These yoga classes are suitable to all levels. I invite you to listen to what your body needs and make each class work for you.
Morning ~ Yoga Somatics and Vinyasa. Afternoon ~ Vinyasa Evening ~ Yin and Yoga Somatic
Kelsey Lawford ~ Yoga Teacher, RYT 200 and Founder of Pralaya Healing. This is a sacred process that connects the body-mind-soul allowing you to live more from the heart and create wholeness in life. She has found that co-teaching with Maha Laya a is a true gift. She lives globally following her heart to the call of where she needs to be and is based on the west coast of North America.
You will always find her with her hands in the dirt, dancing in and out of the ocean. Kelsey finds joy in offering dance, many types of yoga, and opportunities for exploring the Self. With a strong desire to empowering others to create their own healing she brings her knowledge into worldwide workshops, trainings and seminars.
"It is my deep intention to hold space for you, so you may find your gifts and healing. That we may all heal ourselves and be able to hold space for the healing of others."
6 Fresh Vegetarian Meals ~ a direct source from Nature to your body. You will be nourished and filled with these consciously created, delicious vegetarian meals. We have done our best to provide you with local organic food. All meals are Vegetarian.
Our chef values living food, ayurveda and tastiness! Your well being is important to us so if you have any special dietary requirements please let us know prior to the retreat.
The Lodge is off the grid, with a generator, thus creating a unique environment to practice mindfulness of energy consumption. Comforts of hot showers and heat are met; however, there will be scheduled times where the generator is on and off.
Cell phones are also out of range.This is a smoke, drug, and alcohol free program. Please refrain from use of alcohol or drugs during the entire length of the program. Single beds in double or triple shared room with roommates of same sex. Fresh linens and duvet will be provided at the start of course to use for the duration of your stay.
Birkenhead Lake Lodge is a private and rustic wilderness retreat centre nestled in the valley in D'Arcy, BC. The seasons are bold and beautiful at The Lodge and there is the potential to experience all four seasons in one day!
While some of the time will be indoors and evening time by the fire, there will be a variety of outdoor activities, taking advantage of the magical nature at the front door. To fully appreciate and be prepared for the possibilities of the moment, please read carefully our list of "What to Bring."
You will find Birkenhead Lake Lodge upon a wonderfully scenic drive on the world renowned Sea to Sky Highway (99), just 2.5 hours from North Vancouver (199km) or a 1 hour drive from Whistler (80km) and minutes from Birkenhead Lake Provincial Park.
What to Bring:
comfortable clothing for yoga. We recommend layers, to compliment varied levels of movement through out the day. outdoor rain jacket, rain pants, and boots a set of warm layers for outdoors including tuque, gloves, and warm socks lighter clothing for warm weather and sun hat walking/hiking shoes bathing suit just incase you want to jump in the lake! extra towels (one towel provided) personal hygiene products note paper and colourful pens/pencils alarm clock and watch headlamp/flashlight medications/supplements mat and block ~ There are mats and blocks at the lodge. If you prefer to use your own mat and comfortable seat, such a block or meditation pillow, please bring!