Have you always wanted to try yoga, but just didn’t know where to start? Do you already practice yoga and you are looking for a way to kick-start a deeper yoga practice? Do you want to start building some purposeful movement and regeneration back in your life?
Are you feeling overwhelmed with the high stress level in your life? Are you over stressing, overeating, overworking and just need a BREAK? Do you want a day just for you? Are you looking for a day that is dedicated just to you and your improved health and wellness?
The foods on our plates are impacting our energy levels and mental states. When people make nutrition adjustments they live better with high levels of stress, depression, mood regulation, anxiety and attention struggles. The food and mood connection is real and during the nutrition sections of this retreat you will learn about:
How we make feel-good brain chemicals from the foods that we eat. What foods are mood stabilizers. What foods to avoid because they make us anxious & deregulate our moods. Meal and snack schedules that can help keep you feeling happy and healthy. Take-away tips to help you make a better food and mood connection. Take-away tips to support your self-care.
If this sounds like exciting information to you and you are looking for a way to bring the Light Back In Your Life, then this is the retreat for you!
Joann & Laurie have known each other since they were children, where they met as competitive gymnasts. Later in life, they were reconnected through their love of yoga. They both believe in the power of yoga and the healing it will bring to your life. Yoga has changed their lives and now they want you to have the same amazing experience!
Yoga Teacher YTT 200hr
Joann has completed her 200 hour yoga teacher training under
the guidance of Meaghan Burridge and Bobby Bessey. Their
teachings sparked a fire in her. She is currently enrolled in 300 hour teacher training under the guidance of Christina Sell and Giaconda Parker.
Joann teaches alignment in her classes so that her students can build a strong foundation and move their own practice to the level they desire. Joann’s knowledge of breathing techniques and alignment cues, will guide you through new movements with ease.Joann is passionate about community. She believes we all need strong community in order to feel accepted. She enjoys being active – hiking, kayaking, exploring, being in nature, and being able to control the mind; great gifts. Joann was born a seeker and has always wanted to see what was around the next corner. Her welcoming heart makes everyone feel comfortable.
Registered Social Worker & Holistic Naturopathic Therapist
Laurie holds a Science Degree in Psychology & Biology from Acadia University in NS, a Social Work Degree from Memorial University in NL, a Masters in Holisic Nutrition from the Edison Institute of Nutrition in ONT. She is one of only two Shanker Certified Self-Reg™practitioners in Newfoundland & Labrador.
She is a passionate speaker, educator and service provider on the subject of nutrition and its connection to mental and physical health.
She works with individuals, families, groups and corporations to design and deliver nutrition and wellness programs to optimize health and performance. With a diverse background in clinical social work, advanced holistic nutrition, Self-Reg™ and physical fitness; Laurie's hybrid of expertise is very unique. With a background that includes 20 years in social work and a Masters degree in Holistic Nutrition, she is well equipped to educate and shift perspectives.
Laurie is the creator of www.lauriepinhorn.com
and co-creator of
Laurie is a firm believer in using holistic approaches to help people live better with both physical and mental health concerns. That our mental health management should go way beyond just taking a pill.
A full day may seem like a long time, but when your working at bringing great health and wellness to your life, it's easy to lose track of time. That's why we created this nifty schedule for you.
9:00 - 10:00 AM
Welcomes, light breakfast & 1st Nutrition Discussion
10:00 - 11:00 AM
Opening Circle & Introduction to the powerful purpose of Yoga
11:00 AM - 11:15 PM
Light Nutrition Break
11:15 - 12:30 PM
12:30 -2:30 PM
Super Yummy Nutritious Lunch & 2nd Nutrition Discussion
2:30 - 3:15 PM
2nd Yoga Practice
3:30 PM - 4:00 Pm
Breathing Practice & Meditation Instruction
4:00 - 4:30 Pm
Closing Circle & Goodbyes
Questions always come up about events like this, and we want to save you some time by providing you with answers to some of the questions that we see a lot. Don’t hestitate to reach out with further questions.