Mid-Week Fitness Retreat: “Mind and Body Recharge”



th-5Do you need some time away to recharge your body with fun outdoor work outs and rejuvenate the mind through healthy meals and self reflection? This retreat will do just that and much more. With over 150 km of beautiful single track trails and stunning road biking at your fingertips, the outdoor fitness opportunities are endless in Horseshoe Valley.  Come with a friend or by yourself for intense outdoor workouts, healthy food and inspiring workshops that will leave you feeling strong and grounded.

All fitness levels are welcome! We will divide the activities based on current levels that you are comfortable with. Do not worry about ability as we will ensure to have guides that suite your level to ensure a successful experience for all.  Road biking, mountain biking, trail running, outdoor bootcamps or hiking – the choice is up to you and the opportunity to work at your own level will be provided at all times.   Do not let your hesitations or fears get the best of you – this retreat will accommodate your fitness abilities.  Moving our body, challenging our minds and enjoying the opportunity to work on ourselves is our main focus.


Date:             Tuesday, August 9th at 7pm – Thursday, August 11th at noon

Location:    53 Fairway Court, Horseshoe Valley

Cost:             FULL RETREAT: $275 (includes accommodations/4 meals/2 snacks/activities)

ONE DAY ONLY : $100 for Wed only (includes 3 meals/snack/activities)

Itinerary:    Boot-camp/Bike/Hike or Trail Run/Yoga/Healthy Food/Wellness Workshops

Bring:          water bottle, yoga mat, fitness gear, headlamp, bike (mountain or road)

Please inquire should you need any gear. Dress is laid back and comfy!

Register:   https://goo.gl/L9llks

Email:         For questions/concerns  virginiacann@hotmail.com or lamantia.andrea@gmail.com

Instructor:   Andrea LaMantia & Virginia Gingras

Retreat Itinerary      

Tuesday, August 9th at 7pm                                              

7:00 pm:                       Arrival/Welcomephoto 3

7:30 pm:                       One Hour Meet/Greet Trail Hike

8:30 pm:                       Energy Beverage at Crazy Horse

9:00 pm:                      Setting The Tone Workshop

10:30 pm:                     Bed

Wed, August 10th 

7:00 am:                         Light Breakfast Snack

7:30 am:                         Flat Trail Run or Power Walk Hike

8:15:                                Outdoor 30 Minute Core/Stretch

9:00 am                         Healthy Breakfast/Shower or Relax

9:45 am                          Positive Mental Health Workshop

10:45 am                        Bike Ride with Healthy Snack (all levels in terms of ability)

 (Gentle Flat Single Track Mountain or Scenic Road Ride: 1.5 hours -option for smaller route)Andrea

12:45 pm                        Healthy Homemade Lunch On Patio Porch

1:45 pm                          Relaxation/Down Time (Electronic Free Time):

A. Swim/Hot Tub/Relax at Outdoor Local Pool

B. Quiet Read Time Backyard

C. Massage or Pedicure or Manicure at extra cost

3:00 pm                         Nutrition Workshop

4:00 pm                         Restorative Yoga

5:00 pm                         Healthy Homemade Supper and Homemade Dessert

6:30 pm                         Inspirational Video/Social

(Those interested in bringing a beverage of their choice to unwind with for this evening are welcome to do so with a gentle reminder that we will be up early for our morning workout!)

Thursday, August 11th 

7:30 am                          Light Breakfast Snack

8:00 am                         40 minute Hilly Power Hike/Run Trail Adventure

9:00 am                         Outdoor Upper Body/Core Bootcamp

9:30 am                         Breakfast/ShowerPanorama Singletrack

10:30 am                       Debrief/Discussion

11:00 am                        Depart


The retreat will take place in a spacious home at the heart of Horseshoe Valley. The house has a large kitchen/great room, real wood fire place and three full bathrooms. This home backs onto the golf course and has scenic views that provide a tranquil, relaxed atmosphere for a retreat. The price quoted above is based per person with double occupancy for the rooms. There are 5 bedrooms. One has a king size bed, two of the rooms have queen beds, one room has a double and one room has 2 singlets.

Housepic1 fire pit House2

House Kitchen House Great RoomBackyard House

Instructors Bio: 

To learn more about each instructor, please click their names below.

         Virginia and Andrea – selfie syle!


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