Join Yoga Grove on retreat in 2020! Our renown retreats are designed to inspire and deeply nourish you physically and emotionally. Come get away this year to de-stress completely and turn your focus inward, to a place where you're given the space and time to learn and develop your yoga and mediation practice. Leslie's retreats include yoga, meditation and pranayama practices, inspiring and practical lectures and workshops on philosophy and practice, as well as her signature small-group restorative yoga with individual massage classes.
Summer Weekend Restorative Yoga And Meditation Retreat
Friday, July 17th to Sunday, July 19th, 2020
Plan to get away with us this summer to a place where you can truly relax and de-stress, deeply nourish your body and soul, and come back inspired and refreshed!
We have the ideal retreat for just that! Escape with us this coming July for our very popular and highly anticipated Restorative Yoga and Meditation retreat - this time at the fabulous Opinicon Resort near Kingston!
The Opinicon is a beautiful, well-established resort near Kingston that has a large, gorgeous main building with large dining room, multiple rooms for yoga, a games room and lounge, and more. Beautiful self-contained cottages boast fireplaces, living rooms, a variety of beds and bathrooms (some en-suite, all contained in the cottages). The resort is on Lake Opinicon as well as the Rideau Canal, and and has an outdoor pool and hot tub, hiking trails and beautiful scenery. Everything that we need and more for the perfect luxurious getaway!
Throughout our retreat there, enjoy daily meditation classes, gentle yoga classes, workshops on Yoga Philosophy and Restorative Yoga, and Leslie's signature small-group Restorative Yoga with Massage class.
Invariably the highlight of the retreat, our Restorative Yoga with Massage class is the ultimate in relaxation. Enjoy soothing music, essential oils, and massage while you are draped in cozy blankets and relaxing deeply in fully supported restorative yoga poses. This class will be done at separate times in small groups, ensuring maximum personal attention for everyone.
Our RMT will also be on-hand for additional private massages as well if you choose to pamper yourself even further!
All meals, accommodation, classes and workshops are included. No prior yoga experience is necessary, and all activities are optional, so that you can custom tailor the retreat just for you. Enjoy the pool and hot tub, swim, canoe or kayak in the lake, sleep in or curl up with a good book at any time to make for the perfect personalized getaway!
Experience what it means and feels like to truly relax as you immerse yourself in yoga, meditation and restorative yoga, away from away from it all at this very special and luxurious resort!
A $150 non-refundable deposit is required at the time of reservation to secure your spot.
The balance is required by April 15th. Cancellation policy detailed below.
This retreat is extremely popular and we have a prime season weekend so book early! Contact us to reserve your spot at this extra special retreat!
All food, accommodation, amenities, classes and workshops are included. Prices vary based on the type of accommodation you prefer. All room types are available on a first come, first served basis, with priority given to those staying for the entirety of the retreat. Please add HST to these prices. Contact us if you can only make it for 2 nights.
Shared or Semi-Private (2+ per room)
Base accommodation: $655 per person
Base accommodation is 2 people in a room of a multi-room cottage with a shared living area and shared washroom. You may share the room with someone you know or we will place you with someone who is also coming on their own.
Upgrade to private bathroom: $745 per person
Here you share a room with a private bathroom, in a multi-room cottage with a shared living area.
Upgrade to private cottage with a group of friends: $795 per person
Here you and two or more friends share a private cottage just the right size for your party.
Upgrade to private cottage for two: $845 per person
Here you share a private cottage with just one other person.
Private Accommodation (1 per room, 3 night stay)
Base accommodation: $845
Here one has a private room in a multi-room cottage with a shared living area and a shared washroom.
Upgrade to private washroom $945
A private room with a private bathroom in a multi-room cottage with a shared living area.
Upgrade to private cottage: $1145
Here you have a private cottage all to yourself
Full refund (less $150) up to April 30th. 50% refundable between May 1st and June 1st. Non-refundable after June 1st.
Also Available (at an additional cost)
About The Opinicon Resort
Considered the centrepiece of the Rideau Canal, The Opinicon opened its doors in the 1890s as a fishing lodge and is now run a a beautiful hotel resort on the shores of Opinicon Lake. Located in the tiny village of Chaffey’s Lock, The Opinicon is right next to the 202 kilometre-long Rideau Canal, a UNESCO World Heritage Site linking Kingston and Ottawa.
A beloved fishing spot, The Opinicon has outboard motor boats available for hire by guests, as well as a curated list of the area’s best fishing guides. Our guests also have unlimited daytime access to kayaks, canoes and stand up paddle boards (SUPs).
The Opinicon is also in close proximity to the Cataraqui Trail, a year-round mixed-use decommissioned rail trail ideal for hiking, cycling and snowmobiling that runs approximately 103 kilometres from Smiths Falls to Strathcona, near Napanee.
Enjoy the best in resort accommodations at the Opinicon. Choose from 16 beautiful cottages, each with a fireplace or wood burning stove, a sitting area or living room, washrooms, and some with enclosed porches.
All lovingly hand-made, meals are hearty, wholesome and delicious. Dishes are prepared fresh daily by the Opinicon's dedicated chef and made with local ingredients, some grown in their very own kitchen garden.
**subject to change
Friday, July 17th
Arrival - any time after 2pm
3:00pm - Restprative Yoga & Massage Group 1
5:00pm - Gentle Yoga Class
6:30pm - Welcome and Introduction
7:00pm - Dinner
8:30pm - Restorative Yoga & Massage Group 2
Saturday, July 18th
7:15am - Morning Meditation
8:00am - Breakfast
9:30am - Yoga Philosophy Talk
10:30am - Gentle Yoga Class
12:30pm - Lunch
2:00pm - Restorative Yoga Workshop
4:30pm - Restorative Yoga & Massage Group 3
6:30pm - Dinner
8:00pm - Restorative Yoga & Massage Group 4
9:30pm - Fireside Gathering
Sunday, July 19th
7:45am - Morning Meditation
8:30am - Breakfast
10:00am - Restorative Yoga (All)
12:30pm - Lunch
- Private RMT Massage - $110 + HST per hour