Somatic Immersion

Alberta, Canada - April 18th to 21st, 2024


“Everything you need to know is within you. Listen. Feel. Trust the body’s wisdom.” – Dan Millman

 

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Retreat Overview

A deep dive into yourself…

The Somatic Immersion Retreat honors the innate wisdom of the human body. This journey into the body combines powerful somatic practices to create a holistic and transformational experience. 

When the body is placed in an environment that supports healing, it will naturally and effortlessly move towards improved holistic wellbeing. As the body heals, the mind follows with an experiences of calm, peace, and relief. The Somatic Immersion Retreat provides that therapeutic environment.

What to expect

Access the innate wisdom of the body…

Each Somatic Immersion Retreat is a multi-day intimate, small group – 12 to 16 people – holistic experience carefully curated to provide your body with rejuvenation, invigoration and healing. Through meaningful connection to yourself and others, this retreat allows you to make space for the person you are meant to be.

Depending on the hosting venue, your body will be immersed in a nurturing and nourishing environment that includes meditation and breathwork, restorative yoga, sauna infusions, cold exposure, wholesome & healthy meals, an extended period of noble silence, and evening discussions and discourses.

You will leave with a deeper understanding of – and greater connection to – your body, as well as self-care practices that will support you in everyday life. Your body and mind will have received the gift of recovery. Consider this journey as the personal cocoon, from which you will emerge a new Self after the inner work that you do.

Upcoming Retreat Details

4-Day Somatic Immersion in Alberta, Canada

Dates & Times

Dates: April 18th – April 21st

Arrival time on Thursday, April 18th is between 2-3pm. The retreat will come to a close at 1pm on Sunday the 21st. 

Preparation & Integration Sessions

This Somatic Immersion retreat will provide support both in terms of preparing for the experience, as well as post-retreat integration and settling back into everyday life. 

Location & Venue

Nestled in the heart of Red Deer, our exclusive retreat destination unfolds in a private haven that seamlessly blends tranquility with the city’s unique history. Immerse yourself in the peaceful ambiance of Red Deer and let the unique blend of history and natural beauty enhance your wellbeing journey.

Our private retreat in Red Deer invites you to experience the perfect blend of comfort and serenity, all within the confines of a truly remarkable setting. providing you with the perfect set and setting, contributing towards the therapeutic intentions for your mind, body, and soul!

Red Deer History

The city was named for the river flowing through it. Cree people called the river “Waskasoo Seepee,” which translates to “Elk River.” The first Europeans thought the local elk were European red deer, and named the city Red Deer.

Food & Snacks

Meals, snacks, water and tea are included in the cost of the retreat.

Retreat Package Includes:

    • Receive mental, physical, and emotional support before and after the retreat with one (2) group Preparation Sessions and two (2) group Integration Sessions (via Zoom)
    • Stillness practices that help you reconnect with your body, learn to hear its subtle language, and tap into its wisdom, including meditation, breathwork, and Yin yoga
    • Experience the holistic and interconnected mental, physical, emotional benefits of Thermal Stress Exposure with sauna bathing and cold plunges
    • Guided somatic practices and embodiment workshops that teach you the tools and techniques you will need on your own journey of authentic change
    • Plant Medicine Ceremonies (2) that supports somatic healing process, emotional processing and integration, and transformational personal growth
    • Evening sharing circles to support processing an integrating healing experiences
    • Catered Wholesome & delicious food, including meals, snacks, water and tea

     

    Guides for the journey

    Meet your Facilitators

    Warren McCaig

    Warren believes in the transformative power of community. Driven by a relentless curiosity and love of adventure, he continues to explore the tremendous therapeutic capacities of the natural world. Trained initially as a counsellor, Warren has spent years in community development work, focused on supporting people struggling with addiction.

    His own growth demanded a confrontation with his own trauma and disconnection. This led Warren on a journey of healing that brought him to a place where one of his enduring passions is studying and applying everything he has learned related to healing trauma. Presently, Warren leads a focus group of over 150 therapists from around the world that are practitioners or studying psychedelic-assisted therapy.

    Dr. Luke Sniewski

    Trained under Sat Dharam Kaur, Luke is a certified Compassionate Inquiry Practitioner, Mentor and Facilitator. His passion for understanding the human body and the mechanisms that drive and dictate human behavior have led him down a path of self-discovery and personal exploration. His greatest passion is awakening people to their true potential for change.  

    Through a combination of somatic modalities and self-inquiry practices, Luke guides his clients as they reconnect with their own body. While the process of reconnection with Self can sometimes be uncomfortable, it can lead to profound and life-changing insights. The experiential wisdom garnered through such inner work helps people live more authentically and show up in relationships with more calmness and presence. 

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    Payment & Registration Details

    Registration: $3,500 CAD pp*

    Early Bird Rate: $3,200 CAD pp

    All-Inclusive cost includes room & board, meals, and retreat activities

    Payment via CAD e-transfer can be made to wmccaig@hotmail.com
    For international bank transfers, please contact us for bank details. 

    ***Early Bird Rate ends Mar 1st***

    50% non-refundable deposit upon reservation and 50% non-refundable balance by 1 March 2024*

    Regular Rate: 100% non-refundable payment upon reservation (after 1 March 2024)*

    *On-site accommodation limited, and available on a first-come, first-served basis. If you wish to attend the retreat and stay at a nearby BnB, the cost of the retreat will be $3,000 CAD.