Coming retreat:
August 23-25, 2019


New Life Retreat, Lanark, Ontario

This retreat is packed with explorations guiding you through a unique evolutionary journey to release limiting patterns and embody your highest potential. You will come away with a set of transformative skills you can use for the rest of your life.

Facilitators Rebecca White Raven and Kaia Nightingale are pooling their skills to offer this innovative experience. These steps embrace both light and shadow work, and can be adapted to your unique needs and choice of creative expressions.

Friday and Sunday – light work; Saturday: shadow work.

Set in beautiful Lanark county, about an hour’s drive from Ottawa, New Life Retreat is a lovely rural get-away from busy lives. A place to experience a deeper quiet and enjoy a summer weekend with swimming, walking trails and the night sky.

There are 15 beds available at New Life. Some are shared rooms and some are private. You can have your pick at the time of registration.

Inquiries: and
Registration by e-transfer to Check before registration that there is still space.
Choice of accommodation is on a first come first served basis.

We look forward to this explorative weekend with you!

Our journey includes:
– Crystal Singing Bowl Sound healing
– The Science of Transformation
– Shamanic Journey
– Energy & Sound healing Qigong
– Inner Inquiry
– Toning, Chanting practices
– Breathwork, movement and intention tools
– Cacao ceremony
– Gong meditation
– Dance Journey
– Fun creative expression of your choice
– Time to swim and enjoy nature

Past Retreats

Toolbox for Awakening – October 21-22

A serene, meditative, restorative retreat

A two day immersion in restorative approaches for deep personal transformation. Re-open your consciousness and increase inspiration through gentle movement, Shinrin Yoku, sound, breathe, silence and shamanic journeying. $260 before Oct 7, $295 after + B&B if you’d like to stay overnight.

Outline – Workshop content will adapt to participants, so times are approximate


Some previous meditation practice and personal work. Total beginners will likely find themselves out of depth with this course content. Saturday is a deep immersion in a variety of practices.

One scholarship place If you’d love to be on this retreat but don’t have the means, let me know where you’re at in your journey and your life situation for a chance to enjoy a $120 discount.

10:00 am Opening circle. Where are you in your transformative journey, and where are you aiming for?
10:30 am What is Transformation? Integrating and benefitting your daily life.
11:00 Relaxation: Opening awareness – being with what is. Guided embodied journey.
11:30 Opening up – body, mind and spirit
12:00 The power of sound
12:30 Silent sit

1:00 Lunch break. Take time to relax or walk in the woods.
2:00 Transformation Clinic Q&A or free time.

Saturday cont’d
3:00 Shinrin Yoku
5:00 pm Dinner and down time. Take time to relax or walk in the woods.
7:00 pm Meditation in movement
8:00 pm Introducing Zen Meditation with Louis Radakir

10:00 am Cultivating transformative centeredness through breath and movement
11:00 am Toolbox of meditative practices for all moods

12:30 – 2:00 pm Lunch – Take time to relax or walk in the woods.

2:00 Guided shamanic journey
3:00 Resources to support your evolution. Setting intentions.
4:00 Closing circle