If you want to know your past, look at your present. If you want to know your future, look at your present.
- Buddha
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Wellness Options


Shanti is currently offering the following Wellness Options: Thai Massage with Darin, Massage with Jack, Reiki Sessions with Wendy, Holistic Body, Mind and Spirit Consultation with Lacey, Bio-Dialetic Energy work with Jack or Lacey, and Infrared sauna sessions. See below for more details.


Darin has been offering Thai massage with metta or loving kindness for more than a decade. He studied under two very accomplished teachers, Kam Thye Chow in Montreal,(www.lotuspalm.com) and Asokananda in northern Thailand (www.asokananda.com)

How is it done?
Thai Yoga Massage is an ancient and sacred system of healing which is a synthesis of yoga, Ayurveda and meditation. The massage takes place in comfortable yoga wear on a mat  which allows for the practitioner to use their palms, feet, forearm, thumbs, and elbows to apply pressure along the body’s energy lines and pressure points.

Pressing and stretching are where Thai bodywork excels. The deep presses squash the muscles, stretching the myofascia sideways. These changes increase blood and energy flow and make all the tissues amenable to the effects of stretching that are listed below.

Additional  effects…
It enhances the flow of healing energy (prana)  through the body which generates a deep state of relaxation and rejuvenation.  There is relief from muscular tension, improvement of one’s circulation and immune system, and  a  balancing effect at the physical and energetic level .

Rate: $105 plus HST for a 90 minute massage


Jack is a certified Raynor massage practitioner - a holistic deep tissue trigger point release method of massage utilizing deep breath work, while incorporating styles and techniques from all over the world like shiatsu, Hawaiian lomi-lomi, Swedish, reflexology, abdominal, accupressure, Ayurvedic, Thai and Chinese massage. This method of massage adresses the 4 layers of tension: physical, mental, emotional, and traumatic. He focuses on finding any tension in the body and getting rid of it from the root, providing long lasting relief from pain. He has has also had trainings in polarity therapy and biodynamic cranial sacral therapy. Guided by stillness and fueled by compassion, Jack is dedicated to providing the most effective, and personalized session he can.

Rate: $105 plus HST for a 90 minute massage

$80 plus HST for 60 minute massage or reflexology

REIKI WITH WENDY (60 minutes)

This season Wendy is delighted to offer 1 hour Reiki sessions on a donation basis.  Reiki is a gentle, hands-on healing technique that releases stress and tension hence promoting deep relaxation.

Reiki was discovered in the early 20th century by Japanese Master Mikao Usui. He developed ways to access, use and share this healing energy to facilitate a balancing and healing effect on the physical, emotional, mental and spiritual levels of our being.

In Japanese, “Rei” (“ray”) means “universal” and “Ki” (“key”) refers to the vital life force energy which is within and connects all living things.  Wendy’s love of this healing energy technique stems from its ability to anchor one in stillness.

The more one lets go both physically and mentally the greater the results of the treatment. Reiki has been described as a wonderful glowing radiance that flows through and around you.

It’s a simple, natural and safe method of healing and self-improvement that anyone can receive. As an energetic modality, it has the capacity to provide relief from a wide range of issues including insomnia, fatigue, fibromyalgia, arthritis, anxiety, depression, grief, and emotional trauma. It works in conjunction with all other medical or therapeutic techniques to relive negative side effects and promote recovery.

Suggested donation of $40 to the charity of your choice;

India - Ramana’s Garden Children’s Home OR Arunachala Animal Sanctuary

Wolfe Island and Kingston -  Martha’s Table  OR   Wolfe Island Friends of Ferals


A Holistic Mind, Body and Spirit consultation is unlike most traditional health care “appointments.”  Lacey is dedicated to guiding individuals to live a holistic life, and to rediscovering that which is already within. She takes into account the wholeness and interconnectedness of your Being (physical, mental, emotional and spiritual bodies) and uses tools such as whole food nutrition, yoga, meditation, pranayama, self inquiry, connecting to nature, and more, to guide you back into a life of balance. Lacey combines professional knowledge (Registered Holistic Nutritionist, self-taught vegetarian chef, yoga and meditation instructor, inspirational guest speaker, spiritual life coach) and personal life experience to meet you, as you are, in the moment. Throughout the consult, she will invite you to take a look at your life from a perspective that you may have not considered. For full details about the consultation, visit www.holisticlacey.com 

Rate: $70 plus HST for 60 minutes consult.


Bio-dialetic energy work is rooted in Biodynamic craniosacral bodywork.  Bio-Dialectic, created by Secret Fine, is a modality for listening to the body and assisting in the “self healing” process. This gentle hands on healing method connects you with your own inner stillness and ability to self-heal. As you are guided into a state of deep relaxation, the body begins to open and release deeply stored tension, pain, trauma, emotions, stress, etc.  Bio refers to the human biology, the energy and anatomy of the body, and Dialectic was popularized by Plato and means “the art of investigating or discussing the truth of opinions”. Together they form what is the search of truth in the moment for that person.

Lacey and Jack have both studied directly with Secret, in Costa Rica, to learn this unique and profound style of energy work.

Rate: $70 plus HST for a 75 minute session.


Infrared saunas are an effective tool for natural healing and prevention. Benefits include detoxification, relaxation, improved circulation, anti-aging effect, cell health, skin purification, weight loss, pain relief and more.

One infrared sauna session per guest is included in all weekend and mid-week retreats.


About Us

Enjoy the tranquil 11 acre property where our spacious century inn and cabins are situated on 1000 feet of private shoreline. Now in its 15th season, Shanti has become a popular retreat destination in Ontario. More…