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Deeply Radiant Retreat : Ultra Wellness from the Inside Out with Stefani Chan-Wright

 

September 4th – 6th 

Radiance is a state of being that encompasses mind, body and heart. In this three day, mid-week retreat, Stefani will guide you into exploring how to deeply nourish yourself with daily Yoga, Meditation, Ayurveda and Herbs & Nutrition.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Discover what it means to feel deeply radiant from the inside out and leave feeling rejuvenated and equipped with practical tools on how to nurture yourself on a daily basis.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

There will also be plenty of free time to enjoy the radiance of nature and September’s beauty on Wolfe Island. Sit waterside and savor the warmth of summer’s end, maybe even enjoy a swim in Brown’s Bay or take one of Shanti’s kayaks or the canoe out for a ride. All scheduled activities are optional – it’s your retreat!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Retreat Includes : 2 nights accommodation, vegetarian meals, yoga classes, meditation, yoga nidra, inspiring workshops, evening gathering, infrared Sauna Session, and use of Shanti’s Amenities (Wellness Tea Bar, WiFi, Labyrinth, Hammocks, Canoes and Kayaks, and Walking and Cycling Routes).

About Stefani

Stefani Chan-Wright, RYT-500, has been practicing yoga and meditation for over 20 years, and teaching in studios, workshops, retreats and teacher trainings for over 14. She has studied with various lineages such as Tibetan Buddhism in Nepal, Classical Hatha & Tantra Yoga in India and Thailand, and Vipassana and Hridaya meditation. In addition, she has studied Ayurveda, Herbalism, and Holistic Nutrition and her workshops integrate the ancient practises of Ayurveda, Yoga and Meditation with cutting edge Nutritional Science for a holistic vision of health and wellness.

 

 

 

 

 

 

FULL RETREAT DETAILS HERE including rates, schedule and registration.


Date Added: July 29, 2018 | Comments (0) | Filed under: Instructors & Retreats,Living with Yoga,Shanti's Retreat Offerings



Humble Herbs: Mint, Parsley and Sage…oh my! Meal Ideas from the Kitchen & Health Properties

It’s the end of May, and here at Shanti Retreat we are all feeling so lucky to already be enjoying the herb garden, as well as some harvest from the permaculture beds. Often times, herbs are only used as garnish (if at all) and their high nutrient profile is forgotten about. However, we definitely  recognize their nutritious and healing properties and have been infusing as many of our meals as possible with these superfoods.

Since some herbs start to come up early spring, it can be an exciting time and the first taste of organic, seasonal, home grown food! Herbs can be used in a variety of ways and contain high amounts of important vitamins, minerals and antioxidants to improve digestion, protect against cancer, boost mood and reduce inflammation, to name a few.

Today we present to you – mint, parsley and sage. Below you can read about the health benefits of each herb, as well as the different ways we have been included them in retreat meals.

 

Benefits of Mint

  • Promotes digestion
  • Relieves Nausea
  • Fights fatigue (try diffusing peppermint essential oil to boost mood and energy levels)
  • Relieves headaches
  • Cleanses palate, improves oral care
  • Clears congestion, helps asthma

…ways we have been using mint:

  • Homemade herbal tea
  • Yogurt Dips like Greek tzatziki  (with lots of garlic and lemon!) or Indian raita
  • Fruit salad topper
  • Mango and pistachio salsa (for enchilada night)
  • Fennel and apple salad

Benefits of Parsley

Parsley, often used as a garnish, is an under appreciated superfood full of many healing properties!

  • Extremely high in vitamin K which is important for bone healthy
  • A rich source of immune boosting antioxidants, mainly  vitamin C and A
  • Kidney cleanser
  • Anti aging / anti – inflammatory
  • High in iron

…ways to have been using parsley:

  • Greek salad and quinoa tabouleh
  • Herbed yogurt dip
  • Herb garden hummus
  • Minestrone soup


Benefits of Sage


Sage is another super herb which has been used medicinally and spiritually for thousands of years.

  • Promotes healthy digestive system
  • Reduces depression
  • Relieves asthma
  • Improves memory and alertness
  • Eases menopausal symptoms, especially hot flashes
  • Lowers inflammation
  • High in antioxidants
  • Strengthens bones

….ways we have been using sage

  • Creamy cashew,garlic and sage sauce (for buddha bowls)
  • Sage cornbead (with veggie chili!)
  • Rustic cheese and nut loaf
  • Homemade herbal tea with slices of fresh ginger root.

 

…Written by Lacey Budge, Shanti Retreat Coordinator and Registered Holistic Nutritionist


Date Added: May 28, 2017 | Comments (0) | Filed under: Green Living,Living Seasonally & Locally,Shanti Kitchen



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