Special! The Art of Self Care Weekend in Westport



You are cordially invited to join us in beautiful Westport at the Grist Mill this weekend, July 15-17, for three days of transformation — and fun!

Yoga ~ Meditation ~ Thai Massage ~ Dream Analysis ~Fitness ~ Expressive Arts

Enrol for the entire weekend for only $75 or choose Self Care à la carte and attend any single session for $15.

See the full schedule below and the attached brochure for more information.

To register, respond here or to info@centreforcreativelearning.com, or visit us at www.centreforcreativelearning.com

We’d love to see you!

The Art of Self Care: a transformational weekend in Westport

Friday July 15
7:00 – 8:00 Welcome social

8:00 – 9:00 Fun with Zumba

Saturday July16
All – 9:30 – 10:30
Cheryl Shurtliffe
Relax and Remember (Body Memory)
We begin the day with this brief workshop to get your energy flowing through gentle movement and complete it with a meditative memory retention exercise.

10:30 – 10:45 – Break

10:45 – 12:30
Cheryl Shurtliffe and Zach Weese
The Courage of Compassion
In this workshop you will learn the correlations between courage and self-compassion. With this key component life flows with passion and excitement. Without out it… anxiety and depression. You will come away with strategies and tips to help renew your hope that change is not only attainable but occurs in ways you least expect.
Some of the key points will be having the courage to take a chance and having the courage to be who you are. You will benefit by being inspired and confident to practice self care on a regular basis.


10:45 – 12:30
Andrea Myers
Embodied Goddess – Connecting with Our Bodies
In this workshop you will learn how to reconnect with your body and why it is so critical to our health, especially as women. In the second half of the workshop we will move our bodies in a wonderfully invigorating fusion fitness class that includes dance, yoga-style stretching and Pilates! No experience necessary and appropriate for all fitness levels. Please bring a yoga mat (if you have one), workout clothes, water and running shoes.

12:30 – 1:30 Lunch

1:30 – 3:30
Ginger Pharand and Angela Elster
Journeying: Your Dreams and Creativity
We will guide you to a deeper understanding of the power of dreams as the voice of your unconscious – how dreams serve as a guide to reaching your potential and finding your purpose. You will be provided with tools to help you remember and document your dreams. Then, through music and other forms of creative expression, we will have fun discovering new ways to tap into and actualize the personalized resources of our nightminds while awake.


1:30 – 3:30
Individual 30 minute sessions with
Zach – Nutrition
Andrea – Thai Massage
Cheryl – Hypnosis

4:00 – 7:00
Boat Tour

Sunday July 17
10:00 – 12:00
Andrea Myers & Zach Weese
Yoga & Meditation to Help You Survive Modern Life
In this two-hour workshop, learn why meditation is so important in today’s hectic world, and learn meditation techniques that you can use in your everyday life. In the second half of the workshop, experience a wonderfully restorative yoga-style stretching and relaxation class. Please bring workout clothes and a yoga mat if you have one.


10:00 – 12:00
Cheryl Shurtliffe
The High Cost of Burnout
In this workshop Cheryl Shurtliffe shares her personal journey through the depths of burnout, the signs and symptoms, the price one pays when ignoring these signs, tips for regaining control and strategies for recovery to a happier and healthier future because of burnout.

12:30 – 2:00 Lunch and break

2:00 – 3:30
Laughter Yoga!
End the weekend with this exploration of joy!!!

When ?
July 15 – 17, 2016

Where ?
Grist Mill, Westport, ON

Contact :

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Explore Westport Ontario ONTARIO

Westport Ontario is one of the most beautiful towns in Ontario. This heart warming village has kept its charm and quaint feel for the past 50 years! There is so much to do as well as natural beauty. The fishing is great. Westport is surrounded by lakes and is linked to the Rideau Canal so your options for fishing, boating and water sports are limitless.

If you enjoy shopping, Westport has always been known as a shopping destination. The downtown area of Westport is filled with unique shops and fun boutiques. There are several great restaurants in Westport that have delicious menus. Westport constantly has festivals and events taking place so any time you visit you are sure to be entertained.

Westport is a landmark between Kingston and Ottawa, so it's the perfect escape. With several accommodations and bed and breakfasts, you can make Westport a weekend vacation or enjoy an expended stay. There are several Cottage rentals as well.

Of course while you are in Westport you must go up to Foley Mountain and catch the famous view from Spy Rock. There are also several trails and sights to see at the Foley Mountain Conservation Area.

Some common attractions are the Rideau Valley Art Festival, Westport Music Festival, Antique Show, Fall Studio Tours, Blues on the Rideau, July 1st Celebration and the Westport Heritage Festival.

There are so many local artisans and you can view a lot of their work at the local Art Gallery - Artemisia. We could go on and on about how wonderful Westport Ontario is, but you will have to come visit it yourself!

If you have never been to Westport or you are a returning visitor and would like to find out about places to stay, stores to shop at and things to do, visit our Business Directory.

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