Workshops & Retreats 2019

Reconnection Weekend Retreat

Reconnect to your true nature        Nourish your body, mind and soul   


Looking for a way to slow down, be present, and reconnect with body, mind and soul?  How does a weekend dedicated entirely to your well-being sound? Join us for a deeply rejuvenating and inspiring weekend,  held at St Benedict's Retreat Centre,  a beautiful peaceful setting next to the river, just a few minutes north of Winnipeg.  


The retreat will be a collaboration of amazing Yoga instructors and healers and will include:  

  • Friday evening: Crystal Sound Healing with Tara Lee Ayotte of Sacred Earth Adventures

  • Inspired Yoga with Heather McDermid

  • Energy Medicine Yoga with Carla Kummen

  • Awakening Yoga with Sound with Angela White and Marni Daun

  • Saturday evening: Kirtan with Shell Andrea

  • Ayurveda Self-Care with Heather McDermid

  • Herbal Wisdom with Stephanie Snadden

  • Delicious nourishing meals

  • Time to rest, explore nature,  connect with other like-minded souls


Also available: Book a private session with your choice of fabulous energy healers! (extra cost) 

Friday May 24 - Sunday May 26, 2019

St Benedict's Retreat Centre

225 Masters Ave, West St Paul,  MB

Investment in you:   (choose an option)  

  • $299 basic price includes full retreat + 2 lunches

  • $399 includes full retreat, all meals, and shared room (2 people per room) 

  • $450 includes full retreat, all meals, and private room

  • Also available:  $50 evening pass or $100 day pass (includes lunch) 


To register,  please fill out registration form and confirm with $100 deposit or full payment.


Friday May 24th: 

  • Check in anytime between 5:30 - 6:30 pm. 

  • 7:00 pm Crystal Sound Healing with Tara Lee.


Saturday May 24th:   

  • 7:00 - 8:00  Meditation & Yoga

  • 8:00 - 9:00 Breakfast

  • 9:00 - 11:30 Ayurvedic Yoga & Herbal Wisdom

  • 12:00-1:00 Lunch

  • 1:00 - 2:00 Your time for rest, private healing sessions, or explore nature

  • 2:00 - 4:30 Inspired Yoga

  • 5:00 - 6:00 Supper

  • 7:00 pm Kirtan with Shell

Sunday May 25th:   

  • 7:00 - 8:00  Meditation & Yoga

  • 8:00 - 9:00 Breakfast

  • 9:00 - 11:30 Energy Medicine Yoga & Awakening Yoga with Sound

  • 12:00-1:00 Lunch

  • 1:00 - 2:00 Your time for rest, private healing sessions, or explore nature

  • 2:00 - 4:30 Inspired Yoga

Full retreat, without room

Full retreat,

shared room

Full retreat, private room

Day Pass for Saturday or Sunday

Evening Pass for Friday or Saturday

Feedback from Previous Workshops

Tammie says . . .

"Wow the Friday eve was so wonderful. I was ready for the slow down and look within that the eve gave to me. I left feeling relaxed, inspired and motivated to get back into making that time for me and honouring my body. What a nice reminder of how important it is to make this time an important part of your everyday. A very big Thank you to all that hosted and contributed to the energy of that evening. What a gift you ladies are!!"

Kristi says . . .

"LOVE, LOVE, LOVE Heather’s classes and her workshops! I have learned so much and have even shared with others and my family with what I have benefited from! I feel so amazing after her classes!
Thank you Heather for all that you do and helping me appreciate yoga the way I do!!"

Alyson says . . .

"I had a wonderful evening at the Workshop! I walked in with a headache & walked out feeling amazing with no headache!! The music was hypnotic! What a great way to end a week. Thank you All!"

Maureen says . . .

"The workshop was a wonderful experience, the energy flow was very loving and healing. I truly always enjoy Heather’s quiet inspiring instructions and suggestions. Carla was great at coming around and doing one on one healing energy with everyone. It was a very uplifting evening after a long week of work.  Thank you for being who you are!"

Dorothy says . . .

"Being surrounded by this very special healing community is a blessing. I consider myself very fortunate to experience Yoga on such a deep level that you and your colleagues always provide. I never know what to expect, but I always learn and experience something I can only call magical."

Linda says . . .

"Friday evening class was great!  I learned so much, being a newbie! Slept like a baby that night after class!"

Cheryl says . . .

"I attended the Yoga & Energy Medicine workshop with Heather & Carla and thoroughly enjoyed the evening. I felt that I was surrounded by attentive teachers and received guidance in poses that I thought were beyond my ability. Thanks to both of you as well as your additional assistants."

Donna says . . .

"It was an awesome workshop. I really enjoyed it. It was our private concert!!!!"  (Yoga + Kirtan) 

Sandra says . . .

"Heather is a very thoughtful yoga teacher.  She made everyone feel at ease right away.  I truly enjoyed my yoga/chakra experience!"

Heidi says . . .

"Loved the workshop, felt amazing very relaxing.  Highly recommend. "

Dorothy says . . .

"All the normal chatter in my mind was quite settled for the remainder of the day, and my sleep has improved tremendously over the last few days. Your calm quiet manner has a positive impact on getting me to the proper state during your workshop".

Linda says . . .

"Heather's Yoga workshops are so good. I could stay all day. "

Nicole says . . .

"As a mom of two small children it was so nice have 3 whole hours to myself and just be still. I honestly can’t remember the last time I was so quiet and focused on myself. It was an amazing morning. Thank you."

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 Contact me at or (204) 467-7949 for more info.