Looking for a yoga retreat that goes beyond yoga?
BC is home to some true gems. We always say there’s two main ingredients in a great retreat: Having a knowledgeable teacher that sets the right tone, and a beautiful location. Good company is important, but you’ll bring that ingredient just by showing up!
Here are five very unique upcoming BC yoga retreats; each of which packs a big wellness punch in it’s own way. Let us know which of these resonates with you, and if you have any questions!
Join the beautiful ladies of Unity Yoga for a nourishing Spring farm and yoga retreat to Salt Spring Island. Are you ready to create the right conditions to nurture and foster healthy shifts in your life? This yoga retreat is an invitation to set powerful intentions, embrace new experiences, and manifest fresh ideas in the perfect setting for spring planting: the iconic Stowel Lake Farm. This retreat includes daily yoga, meditation, Seed Planting Ceremony, Taoist Astrology, Partner/ AcroYoga and Partners Thai Massage. Learn more and book here!
Dates: April 30-May 3, 2020
Location: Stowel Lake Farm, Salt Spring Island, BC
You’re invited to grab your bestie, sister, mom, auntie or soul sister and join Two Souls Wellness on the west coast of Canada in beautiful Ucluelet, BC for three nights of well deserved self care. This popular retreat includes daily yoga, fitness, wellness workshops and deeply connecting with yourself and your “soulmate” all with a beautiful view of the Pacific Ocean. Other highlights include meditation, chakra balancing and massage, a mala making workshop, and twice daily meals and snacks. If sisterly bonding is your priority, then this might be perfect for you! Learn more or book HERE.
Dates: May 22-25, 2020
Location: Ucluelet, BC
This is the ultimate Gulf Island weekend getaway. Leave the city stress behind and enjoy the slow pace of island time. Breathe in the fresh sea air; move in the great outdoors. Your mind, body, and spirit will be catered for with daily yoga classes; stand up paddle boarding excursions, gourmet, fresh, and locally prepared meals, laughter, and a few fun surprises. This retreat includes 2 night accommodation, daily yoga classes, meditative walks, daily SUP excursions and SUP Yoga, a mini island tour, and all your healthy gourmet locally sourced meals. Oh, and wine tasting. Learn more and book HERE.
Dates: Multiple Dates in July + August, 2020
Location: Pender Island, BC
Is an adventure what you’re after? Reo Rafting + Yoga Resort in the Fraser Canyon offers a wild, beautiful nature immersion with yurt-style glamping, daily yoga, meals, and sleeping to the sounds of the roaring Nahatlach rivers. Practice yoga daily in the open air yoga studio, enjoy healthy, locally-sourced food, and go on an optional white water rafting excursion. These unique retreats will remind you how to be a kid again. Learn more and book HERE.
Dates: Multiple Dates
Location: The Fraser Canyon, BC
One of the most popular yoga retreats in Canada, led by Yoga Generation’s Nicole Whitman and Prestone Sehn, this retreat offers Vancouverites a quick escape from city life, as it’s located at the Panabode in Maple Ridge, just a 45 minute drive from the city. All about connection, relaxation, and fun, this yoga retreat is an invite to women only to come as you are and enjoy the cabinesque accommodation in a woodsy setting, nutritious gourmet meals, daily yoga and meditation offerings, and lots of time outdoors on the lake and the trails. All activities are optional, leaving lots of time for rest and relaxation if you desire. Learn more or book HERE.
Dates: August 28-30, 2020
Location: The Panabode, Maple Ridge, BC
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Looking for more BC yoga retreat options? You can find a full list of upcoming BC yoga retreats. This article on upcoming west coast wellness retreats includes a couple of great options in BC, too.
Photo credit: Soul Sisters Yoga Retreat