Feb, June, Sept & Nov | Location is TBD

Root Down to Blossom - 2022 weekend getaways!

Reconnect to your authentic Self! Join us in 2022 for our weekend getaways ...Rejuvenating your Self, and connecting with other women for nourishing retreats in the foothills and Rocky Mountains of AB.
Root Down to Blossom - 2022 weekend getaways!

Time & Location

Feb, June, Sept & Nov
Location is TBD

About The Event

Join us in circle as we connect in nature...

...Rejuvenating your Self, and connecting with other women.

In our retreats, we guide participants through a rejuvenating infusion of the following healing modalities:

• an all-levels Yoga Flow practice to build strength & endurance

nature walk / hike in the beautiful outdoors (weather-pending)

guided meditation

• relaxation tools to instill inner serenity

Expressive Art Therapy session

grounding Yin Yoga practice

pranayama (breathing techniques)

mantras, affirmations & poem readings

• prompted & open journaling

sharing circles where we can bring our hearts & minds together

•...and the space to simply be... in the sweetness of stillness, silence + serenity

Our weekend retreats will involve a variety of single day retreats as well as full weekend getaways with overnight accommodation. All yoga props and art supplies are included and light refreshments provided. Meal options will vary from weekend to weekend, from partaking in local cuisine to catered meals to bringing your own lunch. At this time,  transportation for departing and arriving back in Calgary is the responsibility of each participant to organize. 

2022 Dates:

• February 26/27 weekend

• June 4/5 weekend

• September 17/18 weekend

• November 26/27 weekend  

Details for locations and registration investment will follow as plans solidify for each retreat.

Pre-register for free to express your interest and save your spot on our rejuvenating weekend getaway! No commitment for pre-registration; full registration details will follow.

"The circles of women around us weave invisible nets of love that carry us when we are weak

and sing with us when we are strong. ~ Sark

Bios:

Erica Pretty BA, RMT, YT

Erica is a mother and has been a facilitator of healing for 15+years. She currently practices at a fertility and post natal clinic, facilitating healing on the journey through motherhood. Through her many years of training and practicing Meditation, Hatha and Yin Yoga, Yoga Nidra, Massage Therapy, Expressive Arts, and a Degree in Anthropology and Indigenous Studies, her aim is to allow you to connect deeply to your true authentic self whilst encouraging you to blossom into your fullest potential.

"After becoming a mother I've learned even more how self care is crucial to our mental, physical, and emotional health. We must fill our cup first so we can be there for ourselves, our children, and our families. Taking time out to re-connect to who we are as individuals makes us more present and able to weather the constant navigating that is motherhood. Workshops and retreats with other mothers allows us a safe space to feel a sense of connection and ease where we feel supported, revived and loved. A place to blossom and just be as we are."

Cher Compton Owner of Dragonfly Maternity

Cher has been guiding others on their healing journey through yoga & meditation for over 4 years, with certifications in 200-hr Yoga Teacher Training, 85-hr Prenatal & Postnatal Yoga Training, 30-hr Yin Yoga Training, and 50-hr Kids Yoga Training. As a mother of two boys, she's experienced the highs & lows of parenthood, which is why she brought Dragonfly Maternity to life. Building relationships and having a place where moms & parents can be supported in a variety of ways, is the true essence of what Dragonfly is about.

"In the early days of being a first-time mom, I felt a lot of anxiety, isolation, and depression. It was my connection to others and the support that I felt through relationships -- my family, friends, and new moms that I was forming friendships with -- that got me through those tough times. Connection with others is so important for our emotional & mental well-being; which is why I believe that holding the space for us mamas is so instrumental on this journey -- holding space to experience healing, rejuvenation, education, inspiration, laughter, tears... the full range that can emerge when we come together!"

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