Friday November 15th, 2019

Body Room


5:00PM - 7:00PM • Registration

7:30PM - 8:30PM • Soul Growth Chakra Meditation

Presenter: Carrie Suwal 

Experience your energy body in a new way. Join Carrie Suwal, Reiki Master and Shaman, as she guides you inwards to align with your soul truth and bring it into your conscious reality. Through this active meditation you will be harmonizing your energy centers and learning what each chakra has been holding on to. You will be connecting deeply through your third eye, as you receive messages to assist you in your soul growth and living a more authentic and passionate life.

8:30PM - 9:30PM • Heart Integration Sound Journey

Presenter: Denise Swick

Close your first day at the Banff Wellness Retreat with a Heart Integration Sound Journey. As the anchor between the physical and non-physical worlds, the heart is the key to the integration of knowledge and inner knowing. In this one hour transformational experience, you will align your Heart chakra with the intention of spiritual truth and growth on a mental and cellular level. Allow the crystal quartz bowls to guide you into a state of deep meditation and prepare you for a weekend of inner growth and outer transformation. 

Saturday November 16th, 2019

7:00AM - 8:00AM • Registration

Body Room


8:30AM - 10:30AM • Yin Yang Yoga

Presenter: Kim Mayberry

For all body types, Yin Yang Yoga is the perfect way to find balance in your life. Starting off with a fluid movement warm up with modified sun salutations, you will build heat and soften the muscles. Next, you will sink into deep long holds accessing the deepest tissues of the body. The Yin segment will focus on lower body and the Yang portion will target upper and side body. Your hips and heart will love you for the dedication to resorting alignment and well being. This class is the perfect balance of Earthy Yin Energy and Fiery Water Flow Energy.



11:00AM - 1:00PM • Energy Healing and The Medicine Wheel

Presenter: Holly James

Embark on a journey through ancient wisdom and discover the power of indigenous medicine and the healing properties of the natural world. Learn basic concepts and tools that will help you identify and heal traumas, patterns and physical/emotional imbalances. Discover how the Energetic Field holds imprints which affect your health & wellness and participate in a guided journey - where you will connect with the powerful medicine contained in the animal and stone kingdoms. Transform energy, activate healing and create ‘right relationship’ with Mother Earth and Great Spirit, in this unique and magical workshop.

1:00PM - 2:30PM • LUNCH BREAK

2:30PM - 4:30PM • Kundalini Yoga - Destiny Bound 

Presenter: Tracy Gawley and Dr. Lisa Manitopyes-Weleschuk

Kundalini Yoga is designed to help one access the Truth of who they are by developing a relationship with their soul.  In this soul-full connection, one’s path can become aligned with their soul’s intent and journey for this lifetime. This is known as, living in one’s destiny. This two-hour session will bring participants through a full Kundalini Yoga practice, including warm up exercises, pranayama (breath techniques), a Kundalini yoga set with both held and moving postures, a deep relaxation and mantra meditation to live music. During this session, the basics of a Kundalini Yoga practice will be covered and each participant will be given tips and tools for integrating some, or all, of these techniques into their lives for a home practice. Continue your journey in part 2 - Sacred Sound: The Magic of Mantra - at 5PM.


5:00PM - 6:00PM • Sacred Sound - The Magic of Mantra

Presenter: Tracy Gawley and Dr. Lisa Manitopyes-Weleschuk

The Yoga of sacred sound, known as Mantra, has the power to awaken the awareness of one’s soul.  There is a treasure trove of soulful qualities that blossom in one’s life through this process. In this one-hour session we will explore a variety of mantras from Kundalini Yoga (as taught by Yogi Bhajan), sung together in community.  No singing experience or musical talent required. You will learn about the importance of breath, resonance, presence, awareness, intention, attention, pronunciation and heart energy in this sacred practice. Each participant will receive a home practice and mantras to further their journey.

6:30PM - 7:30PM • Temple Dance - Sacred Movement

Presenter: Kim Mayberry

It's sacred, it's sexy, it's you! Here's where you connect with the Universe and the Creatrix inside. Here's where you sweat your prayers and shake off your fears. Here's where you connect with the Divine Feminine and your magic majesty. Honour your body and let your soul soar. Bring a journal, yoga mat, and water bottle.

8:00PM - 9:00PM • ïMERGE Experience - Manifest Your World

Presenter: Jennifer MacFarlane

The iMERGE hypnosis experience is a magical mind journey that allows you to experience quantum states of yourself. It’s time to enter a world of quantum co-creation so that you can manifest what you’ve come here to experience. You will create alchemy and magic in one hour that will accelerate and shift the frequency of your entire life, allowing you to manifest the with ease rather than hustle. It’s time to bring that daydream of yours to life. When you access the deep states of your own subconscious, you will profoundly understand how to use your mind to merge with your deepest desires at will.


Mind Room


8:30AM - 10:30AM • The Universal Truths

Presenter: Amanda Abelseth 

Experience a channeling session with spirit and redefine your understanding of human existence by discovering the Universal Truths. Study the components of Self and learn how operating within the 3 planes - Physical, Mental and Spiritual - is a required component of the human experience. Delve into understanding free will, time, karmic patterns and vibration to reveal the science of successful conscious reality creation. Embrace the knowledge of spirit and learn the tools to transform your life. Continue your journey with spirit in part 2 - Becoming the Universal Truths - on Sunday November 17th



11:00AM - 1:00PM • The Ultimate Guide to Heart-Centered Leadership

Presenter: Shamir Ladhani

Imagine being able to consistently convey your ideas in a way that will inspire and uplift others without compromising your core values. In this workshop, you will discover the alchemy of combining HeartMath and Emotional Intelligence techniques to help you sculpt your leadership style. We are all called upon to lead others at one time or another - whether that has to do with being a friend, a parent, a business partner or a co-worker, etc.  At the end of the workshop, you will have tools and techniques to begin to build a courageous heart-centered leadership style. Isn’t it time you stopped playing small and started realizing your highest potential?

1:00PM - 2:30PM • LUNCH BREAK

2:30PM - 4:30PM • Astrology - Your Heavenly Guide

Presenter: Donna Young

Uncover the secrets of your personal star map and gain a better understanding of yourself and others in this 2 hour astrology lecture. Receive a copy of your natal chart and discover the planetary placements unique to you at the moment of your birth. Learn how each planet represents a different element of your personality and how its placement by sign alters how that energy is expressed. With an understanding of what makes us all astrologically unique, we can develop deeper relationships with self, family and friends. If you wish to attend this event, please ensure that you provide your birth date when completing your personalized Banff Wellness Retreat schedule. 



5:00PM - 6:00PM • Gut Health

Presenter: Heather Bowen

Are you ready to take control of your weight, mood and long-term health? Learn how the digestive system plays an integral role in your immunity, emotions and overall well-being. Discover how digestive health could be the root cause of most health problems, ranging from hormone issues, autoimmune disorders and even cancer. Taking a functional medicine approach, Heather will outline the causes and symptoms of an unhealthy gut and provide the dietary and lifestyle solutions to heal your gut and cure the associated ailments. Learn about prebiotics, probiotics, the microbiome, the gut-brain connection, weight gain, a gut-friendly diet and recipes - including a brief demonstration on how to easily make gut-friendly sauerkraut!

6:30PM - 8:30PM • Divine Dinacharya

Design Your Daily Rhythm Through the Wisdom of Ayurveda

Presenter: Carly Banks

In this 2 hour workshop, you will dive into self exploration through the lens of Ayurveda, the 7,000 year-old science of life. In the first segment, participants will complete a personal assessment quiz to determine their “dosha” or primary constitution; providing them with a clear understanding of their inherent physical and mental characteristics, as well as general tendencies toward imbalance in these areas. A general overview of each of the three doshas will be given, to support participant’s deeper understanding of the people in their lives.

During the second hour, you will design your customized set of daily routines, engineered to support your specific imbalances. Registrants will learn multiple ancient healing techniques to support your physiology, adapted for your busy modern life in a way that is simple to implement.





Sunday, November 17th, 2019

Body Room


8:30AM - 10:30AM • Free Style Flow Yoga

Presenter: Kim Mayberry

The body is comprised of mainly fluid and over time the lack of fluid motion dries up the joints. As a society we have forgotten the importance of motion and have lost much of the circular and dance based movements that our ancient ancestors used in daily life. In this fun and fluid class, we will move through sun salutations and repetitive fluid motion, breath by breath, so that you can connect to the fluid movement like a dance. This class will leave you feeling energized, empowered and incredibly soft and open.



11:00AM - 1:00PM • Illumination of the Soul Breathwork

Presenter: Amanda Joy

Breathwork is a powerful, active meditation technique for self-healing. Discover a breathing pattern that moves stagnant energy, allows you to let go of the mind, and opens the heart. Learn a powerful tool for detoxing, processing unresolved pain and healing trauma, as well as accessing a deeper state of consciousness to assist in creating your own reality and answering questions you've been seeking answers to. Angelic Reiki is offered during the session as a support tool to aid in shifting energy and after to offer grounding. The soothing, cleansing harmony of the singing bowl is then added to bring clarity and balance.

1:00PM - 2:30PM • LUNCH BREAK

2:30PM - 4:30PM • This Is Your Brain On Yoga Nidra

Presenter: Kyle Henderson

This unique event will include a group discussion, followed by a Yoga Nidra meditation. Delving into the mind-body connection, explore brain states, limiting beliefs, energy fields and how to produce positive chemical releases in the body. Discover how to create your personal sankalpa (resolve) and learn how to release tension on a cellular level, creating more happiness in your everyday moments. For the final segment of this event, allow yourself to experience a deep relaxation practice where you have the opportunity to plant positive affirmations into your subconscious mind. Journey into the deepest parts of Self and start to change the programs you are operating from to awaken your creativity and personal power!  


5:00PM - 6:00PM • Shamanic Ceremony

Presenter: Carrie Suwal

Treat your senses to a new experience, as you connect to your inner shaman.  Shamanism is merging with the spiritual world and allowing Spirit to guide and assist you on your path. Connect with the Spirits of the land and sky, as you go on a shamanic journey to meet your guides. Receive healing and wisdom from the spiritual world, create a stronger bond with your team of helpers and dive deep into your truth!

6:00PM - 7:00PM • Self Integration Sound Journey

Presenter: Denise Swick

Conclude your experience at the Banff Wellness Retreat with a Self Integration Sound Journey. With the powerful intention to merge the physical and the nonphysical aspects of Self, you will integrate and amplify all that you have learned and the healing you have experienced to create lasting change on a mental and cellular level. Allow the crystal quartz bowls to guide you into a state of deep meditation and prepare you for your journey home.

Mind Room


8:30AM - 10:30AM • Mind Body Nutrition

Presenter: Fiona Groves

As a graduate from the Institute for the Psychology of Eating, Fiona is excited to share with you her approach to nutrition and self love through Dynamic Eating Psychology and Mind Body Nutrition.  This empowering session will give you the tools to begin working through any challenging relationships with food, eating and body that you might have, and that might be holding you back, from becoming the best version of yourself.



11:00AM - 1:00PM • Becoming The Universal Truths

Presenter: Amanda Abelseth

Experience a channelling session with spirit! Discover a simple and efficient process for transforming your life by integrating Universal knowledge and practical steps that will help you see the path to your inner and outer transformation. Knowledge alone is not enough to create change; one must BECOME their truths to see results. Learn self energy healing techniques, vibrational transmutation, mental mastery tools and develop your ability to connect to Self – embracing your power and what is needed to move forward confidently. Begin your journey with spirit in part 1 - The Universal Truths - on Saturday November 16th

1:00PM - 2:30PM • LUNCH BREAK

2:30PM - 4:30PM • The Emotion Code Workshop

Presenter: Jocelyn Pettitt

Study the basics of the Emotion Code, a healing modality created by Dr. Bradley Nelson. Discover how the Emotion Code works, the theory behind this energy healing method and how it can assist self and others! Learn how to find and release negative trapped emotions and how this can not only improve your physical, mental and emotional health - but can also lead you into a higher vibrational state allowing you to live a more fulfilling life! Participants of this event will receive a link for a digital version of the book “The Emotion Code”, as well as free downloadable charts and 8 online video tutorials to be able to practice at home!

5:00PM - 7:00PM • SOULgasm: The LIVE! Experience

Presenter: Dan King

Experience a raw and uninhibited spiritually-guided revealing of what human life is,why you're here, who you truly are and how you can do something about it in a candid, current and real-world style that relates to all.  PLUS -  an audience Q & A where you can have the chance to ask Dan anything!

7:00PM - 7:30PM • Closing Reception


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