To a mind that is still, the whole world surrenders.
- Lao Tzu

Retreat to an Island Getaway! Wendy and Darin invite you to relax, rejuvenate and unwind at Shanti Retreat  located on beautiful Wolfe Island, near Kingston, the gateway to the Thousand Islands. To reach us, board the Wolfe Island Ferry conveniently located in the heart of downtown Kingston. It’s a scenic 20 minute free car ferry ride to this island sanctuary.

The spacious century inn and cabins are located on a tranquil 11 acre property. There are sweeping views of the St. Lawrence and memorable sunsets from the outdoor dining patio.

Join us for either a Weekend or Mid-Week Yoga Retreat.  Delicious vegetarian meals are lovingly prepared in the Shanti kitchen.

Wolfe Island is an amazing place of natural beauty. By day, enjoy the country fresh air and commune with mother earth as you explore the island. It’s a cycling and runner’s paradise and there’s also Big Sandy Bay, a beautiful secluded sand beach, only 15 minutes away by car. On clear evenings don’t miss the opportunity to pause at the wonder of the country sky and stargaze. Savor the opportunity to nurture and nourish yourself by pausing from the ebb and flow of daily life.

No car, no problem – walking on the ferry is an option. Arrange with us, in advance, to have a complimentary pick up from the Island’s village of Marysville. Click here for alternative travel options.

We look forward to welcoming you to Shanti.
Darin, Wendy and the Shanti Team

Join us for one of our 2018 offerings …

Spring Yoga & Meditation Retreat with Darin and Wendy

April 13th – 15th

Join Darin and Wendy, co-creators of Shanti, for their first retreat of the 2018 season and celebrate the arrival of spring here on Wolfe Island. Relax, recharge and restore – move into Stillness.

Annual Yin Yoga Retreat with Angela Jervis-Read

April 27th – 29th

The practice of yin yoga is a divine way to influence the meridians that carry Qi to and from your organ matrix. Qi that has become stagnant, scattered and sluggish over the winter months can be refreshed and revitalized through the deep meditative holds that define yin yoga.

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Unveiling Presence in Portugal Monte Orada Retreat Centre September 14th - 21st, 2018 
Joy of Being India Retreat Goa, India February 4th - 13th, 2019

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Enjoy the tranquil 11 acre property where our spacious century inn and cabins are situated on 1000 feet of private shoreline. Now in its 14th season, Shanti has become a popular retreat destination in Ontario. More…