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June 7-9 The Nature of Yoga Retreat

June 7, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - June 9, 2019 @ 2:00 pm

$355 – $575
Three people doing a standing yoga pose.

Join Robin and Blaine for a nature inspired yoga retreat at Cabot Shores, on the world famous Cabot Trail

Discover your connection with nature



Yoga Retreat @ Cabot Shores Wilderness Retreat, 7-9 Jun 2019

Join Robin and Blaine for a weekend retreat to connect with nature and how this relates to your yoga practice.

Enjoy a weekend of yoga, hiking on the beautiful Cabot Trail, relaxing hot tub & sauna sessions, and delicious food.

Meals will be vegan and hand prepared with love. Allergies and restrictions can be accommodated.

Fees include: 6 meals, 2 nights accommodations and all activities as identified below.

All participants will receive a “new to you book” covering a mindfulness or yoga topic as a small gift.

Please bring your yoga mat and any props, journal and pen. Appropriate weather clothing is recommended as the hike/walk takes place rain or shine.

Per person Prices (all taxes & fees already included):

Chalet (5 spots available):


Shared Accommodations in Chalet (twin bed) 3 spots – $445.00 (Click to reserve now. $250 deposit required)

Shared Accommodations in Chalet (queen bed) 1 spot – $465.00 (Click to reserve now. $250 deposit required)

Private room in chalet (double bed) 1 spot- $550.00 single occupancy or $440 each for a couple Sold Out

Mongolian Yurt (6 spots available):


Shared Accommodations in large Yurt (Double bed) 4 spots – $425.00 (Click to reserve now. $250 deposit required)

Shared Accommodations in large Yurt (twin bed) 2 spots – $415.00 (Click to reserve now. $250 deposit required)


Private accommodations in small Yurt (Double bed) limited spots -$575.00 or $450 each if couple (Click to reserve now. $250 deposit required) – 1 left



Camping (bring own tent) – $355.00 (Click to reserve now. $250 deposit required)

Tentative Schedule of Events:


4 pm: Check in
6:30-7:30pm: Supper, meet and great
7:30-9:00pm: Opening invocation, relaxation class
9:00-10:00pm: Hot tub or use of Sauna



sunrise-7:30am: Hot tub/Sauna

7:30-8:30am: Morning Flow Yoga
8:30-9:30am: Breakfast
9:30-10:15am: Meditation and Qi Gong
10:30-11:00am: Depart (carpools) for outing
11:00am -2:30pm: Gentle Hike/Nature walk with picnic lunch and mindfulness practice. Option for visit to Periwinkle Café and Groovy Goat Farm and Soap Company in Ingonish on return
2:30-4:30pm: Free Time at Wilderness Lodge:
Options: explore the grounds, read, hot tub, sauna, use of kayak, canoes, paddleboards (included in retreat fee). Acupuncture Appoint (Barbara) *extra cost
4:30-5:30pm: Workshop (Ayurveda, Daoist Concepts of nature
6:00-7:00pm: Supper
7:30-8:30pm: Gentle relaxing yoga practice infused with Thai Yoga assists
8:30-10:00pm: Bonfire, Hot Tub/ Sauna



sunrise-8:00am: Hot tub, Sauna
8:00-9:00am: Yin Yoga
9:00-10:00am: Breakfast
10:00-10:45am: Meditation and Qi Gong
11:00am-Noon: Workshop (Behind The Asana, Robin), closing invocation
Noon-1:00pm: Check out, Lunch
1:00pm: Depart for hike/walk


Meet the Instructors:

Robin Thompson

Robin brings over 500 hours of certified yoga teacher training, Thai Yoga Massage and thousands of hours of teaching over the last 8 years from Halifax, and India. She is a part of Halifax’s On The Mat yoga studio where she teaches classes and workshops. Beyond the Mat, Robin’s boundless enthusiasm and caring approach to life frequently takes her to India where she immerses herself in the culture, run a children’s charity and share these experiences while co-leading authentic India retreats.

Robin grew up in a temperate rainforest on B.C’s West Coast, experiencing some of the most beautiful nature in the world. Being an environmentalist led to her BA in Environmental Studies and Resource Geography from UVic. This respect for and understanding of the Earth brought her to yoga, and exploring the interconnectedness between the two.


Blaine Carter

Blaine is a 200hr Registered Yoga Teacher who has been teaching since 2014. He is trained in Vinyasa and Yin styles of Hatha yoga. He currently teaches throughout the Halifax area at Clarity Garden Wellness Clinic, the Shanti Yoga studios and HRM Recreation. Through travel to India and a mix of online and in person workshops, he continues to delve deeper into the roots and history of yoga. Blaine has a warm personality and a wealth and depth of knowledge.
He is from Nova Scotia and enjoys promoting activities that highlight the amazing variety of natural experiences here. He is a supporter of the Nova Scotia Nature Trust in their efforts to preserve our ecosystems for future generations. Blaine has been leading retreats, teaching yoga, doing hikes and teaching Standup Paddle Board skills at Cabot Shores since 2015.


Robin and Blaine have yoga’d together in India, fundraised together in Halifax, and are super excited to work together in offering you this weekend in exploring “the Nature of Yoga” and share the amazing vibrations of Cabot Shores Wilderness Resort.


We hope you can join us!


Questions? Email [email protected]

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations are required 28 days in advance or initial deposit is retained with the option to apply it to another reservation in the next 12 months. A $50 fee will be charged for cancellations made with 28 days advanced notice. Cancellation on your day of arrival, leaving before reservation has expired or arriving late will result in the entire fee being forfeited.


June 7, 2019 @ 4:00 pm
June 9, 2019 @ 2:00 pm
$355 – $575
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Cabot Shores Wilderness Resort
30 Buchanan Drive
Indian Brook, Nova Scotia B0C 1H0 Canada
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