• Woman doing yoga on a dock in the morning sun in Whistler

Ignite: Schedule

Embark on a 2-night transformative journey incorporating workshops and sessions to elevate the mind, body, and soul.
View the entire retreat schedule below and click on the + icon to learn more about each session.

Friday, November 1 - Ignition

Commence your journey by mingling with facilitators over nourishing appetizers before a restorative Serenity Yin Yoga session. Achieve a heightened level of relaxation and create space for a restorative night’s rest.

Host: Kayla Isaaks
Embark on your wellness journey with a warm introduction to our exceptional facilitators and your fellow wellness enthusiasts. Together, let’s set the tone for an empowering weekend by aligning our intentions for personal growth and rejuvenation.

Host: Kayla Isaaks
Immerse yourself in the gentle embrace of Yin Yoga, a serene practice focusing on deep relaxation and elongated poses. Release and unwind your connective tissues, inviting tranquility, spaciousness, and serenity – a perfect prelude to a restorative night’s rest.

Saturday, November 2 - Mind | Body | Soul

Elevate your mind, body, and soul through these carefully curated wellness activities. Discover holistic practices that will leave you feeling revitalized and in perfect harmony.

Indulge in a nourishing group breakfast, fostering a tranquil start to your day.

Host: Monica Sander Burns
Forest Bathing (also known as Forest Therapy), is a slow, restorative, and completely immersive nature connection ritual in Whistler’s world-class rain forests. Your local guide will share mindful, sensory prompts that transport you into a serene zen-state, allowing your mind, body and soul to fully rest and rejuvenate with the medicine of the forest. This unique shared experience will renew your sense of connection to self, community, and nature.

Blair Kaplan Venables is the Founder and CEO of The Global Resilience Project, a social enterprise and community that shares stories of resilience from around the world. This session will explore the science behind the impacts storytelling has on our healing journey.

Key Takeaways

  • Understanding the 5 ways to strengthen your resilience muscle
  • An easy to implement daily gratitude practice
  • A powerful handwritten story of resilience
  • A stronger sense of community and empowerment to move through challenges

This will be an interactive session where we will begin writing our stories
to help us with our overall wellness and healing.

Savor a delicious healthy meal while we recap the morning and learn more about what we have in store for you for the rest of the day.

Host: Lululemon Whistler
This workshop is designed for participants to connect with their true values, gain clarity about their life’s purpose, and develop a roadmap for realizing their dreams. We aim to inspire a sense of purposeful living, to empower individuals to unlock their full potential, and begin charting a clear path toward achieving their most meaningful goals.

Host: Melanie Levenberg
Get ready for a high-energy dance workout where you’ll learn SIMPLE moves from a mix of styles (Hip Hop, Latin, Jazz, R&B, Country, Tik Tok and more) and bust a move as you #sweathappy! Forget 5-6-7-8, or left foot/ right foot choreography, there are only 3 rules to follow in this beginner level class: Be Positive. Be Fun. Be Yourself!

Host: Sky Lilah
Join us for an exploration of wellness amidst the breathtaking surroundings of Whistler’s Alta Lake. Delve into the invigorating practice of cold-water plunging and discover the synergy between intentional breathing techniques and the exhilarating effects of immersion. Under the guidance of Sky Lilah,
participants will learn to deepen and control their breath, unlocking a multitude of physical and mental benefits. Following the breathwork session, prepare for a transformative experience as you immerse yourself in the cold plunge, experiencing a surge of energy and heightened senses as your body adapts to the cold.

Unwind with the freedom to indulge in your evening at your own pace. Whether you choose to wander through the captivating Whistler village, or simply savor moments of tranquility in our exceptional facilities, the choice is yours.

Host: Dorrie Cyr
This experience will guide you through a deeplyimmersive, full-body listening experience that intentionally uses sound to invite gentle yet powerful therapeutic and restorative processes to nurture your mind and body – a perfect prelude to a restorative night’s rest.

Sunday, November 3 - Natural Radiance

Awaken your body with a revitalizing morning yoga session and wrap up the retreat by engaging in a serene nature immersion.

Host: Sky Lilah
Rise and Shine Yoga is a dynamic and uplifting yoga practice designed to awaken the body and mind, setting a positive tone for the day ahead. Led by experienced Sky Lilah, this session combines gentle movement, breathwork, and mindfulness techniques to create a holistic experience that rejuvenates both body and spirit.

Re-fuel your body with a healthy breakfast in the Macdonald Foyer before delving into ‘Master Your Mindset’ with Sky Lilah.

Host: Sky Lilah
Are you ready to take control of your life and craft your own journey towards fulfillment? Join us for an immersive experience led by Sky, an accomplished leader renowned for her expertise in health, fitness, fine arts, international events, and entrepreneurship.

The “Master Your Mindset Workshop” is divided into four parts:

  1. Awareness: Gain deep insights into your values, passions, and strengths as you embark on a journey of self-discovery.
  2. Dreams & Goals: Clarify your aspirations and define concrete goals that align with your vision for the future.
  3. Bridge the Gap: Identify actionable steps to bridge the gap between your current reality and your desired outcomes.
  4. Game Plan: Develop a strategic roadmap and establish daily habits to propel you towards success and fulfillment.

In our final two hours, we’ll reflect on the weekend’s insights and select new tools for your daily and weekly routines. Sky will personally guide you through each section of the workbook, with a focus on reinforcing weekend practices and implementing strategies for a powerful daily routine. You’ll receive invaluable guidance and support, emerging with a clear vision for your ideal life and practical tools for everyday success. Sky will assist you in crafting a personalized practice to ensure each day feels like a rejuvenating wellness retreat, even amidst life’s fast pace.

A complimentary late check out of 12:00 PM has been extended to all “Ignite” guests.

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