Pursuing Menopausal Zest Retreat

Submitted by Sherri Hayden on June 29, 2023@2:28:PM

Women in transition to menopause and beyond face many changes in their body and mind that may result in challenges or frustrations. In our retreat we introduce women to the neuroscience behind this stage of life and include practical strategies for finding your menopausal zest!

Pursuing Menopausal Zest 2023 retreat
with Dr. Sherri Hayden and Anne Lyle
September 25 – 27th, 2023
Nectar Yoga Retreat Centre,
Bowen Island, BC

Topics to be covered include:
~Review biomarker and hormonal factors important for women’s brain and mental health, particularly during transition to menopause and beyond
~Discuss sex-differences in risk for various neurological and mental health conditions (i.e., dementia, stress-response, depression, and anxiety)
~Understand the integration of mental health and brain function for women
~Discuss brain health prevention measures, including the neuroscience of mind-body practices such as yoga, meditation and mindfulness practices

Sample Daily Schedule
9:00 – 9:30 am Morning Centering Meditation Practice
9:30 – 10:30 am Education Session
10:30 – 11:00 am Break & Connect
11:00 – 12:00 pm Yoga Practice/Mindfulness Exercise
12:00 – 1:30 pm Lunch & Connect
1:30 – 3:00 pm Education Session
3:00 – 5:00 pm Free Time (i.e., massages available at extra cost)
5:00 – 6:30 pm Dinner
6:30 – 8:00 pm Free Time (i.e., massage at extra cost)
8:00 – 9:00 pm Restorative/Nidra Yoga Practice

Nectar Yoga Retreat Centre, Bowen Island. We have 13 spots for accommodations and 3 spots for women who would like to attended the retreat but do not wish to stay at Nectar.
About Nectar
Nectar Yoga Retreat is a healing space that sits on 20 acres of forested land on Bowen Island, just a short 20 minute ferry ride from Vancouver. We acknowledge and honour that Nexwlélexwm (Bowen Island) is the ancestral and unceded territory of the Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish) Nation.

Our life’s work is the stewardship of this land, to care for and know its forests and waterways. With this as the foundation, Nectar Yoga Retreat draws travelers, leaders, and brands from metro Vancouver and all over the world, offering overnight stays, retreat experiences, and meaningful programs. By holding space for guests to slow down, our intention is to seed consciousness that naturally comes from immersing oneself in the land.

Our modern, Scandinavian-inspired cottages provide the container for an easeful getaway in nature. Rest and recharge among the Alder trees, and vast varieties of Pacific Northwest flora and fauna.

At Nectar Yoga, we hold space for reconnection in an effort to seed consciousness, individually and collectively. We are grounded and inspirited in everything we do. Our guests describe us as peaceful, nourishing, safe, illuminating, and accessible.
Learn more: nectaryoga.ca

$550 – $950. Pricing includes the two-day retreat, accommodations (as noted below), and locally-sourced plant-based meals. Massage therapy is available upon request at an additional cost through Nectar Yoga directly. Please view our accommodation options below for details and registration links.

Payment in full is required to secure your space. Once booked, this retreat is non-refundable.

All prices are in Canadian dollars. Applicable taxes are added at checkout.

*Travel to/from Nectar Yoga on Bowen Island is not included. Please see BC Ferries for schedule and pricing.

REGISTER: https://synaptictravels.com/pursuing-menopausal-zest-2023-retreat/