Slip Off for Women’s Wellness Weekend in Hockley Valley

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Madeleine Marentette
Madeleine Marentette
Madeleine Marentette
Madeleine Marentette

How does a women’s weekend in the country focusing on health and wellness sound? Pretty good, right? A Weekend in the Woods at the Hockley Valley Resort in Mono Township takes place Sat., Oct. 26 and Sun., Oct. 27, 2012 and will feature alternative health practitioners sharing information on a wide various of topics including Qi Gong, foods for energy and healing, Nia, natural hormone balancing, sacred geometry and mindfulness.

Some of the wellness weekend’s presentations include:

  • “A Body That Thrives on Less Sleep” by Jennifer Gough
  • “Food Matters – How Are You Energizing or Healing Your Body” by Dr. Fateh Srajeldin, ND
  • “Develop Your Inner Gifts (Become a Medium)” by Heather Scavetta
  • “Conscious Relationships and Sex” by Milena Vigliotta
  • “What You Have in Your Home May Be Making You Sick” by Sheena Symington
  • “Super Manifesting Your Life” by Madeleine Marentette

Outdoor workshops including Outdoor Bootcamp and a nature hike will allow participants to get outside and enjoy the fall colours and rolling hills of Mono Township, located in Ontario’s Hills of Headwaters region.┬áParticipate in a guided meditation with Carmen Maggisano on both Saturday and Sunday from 12 p.m. to 12:45 p.m.

Hockley Valley Resort
Hockley Valley Resort

What is a nature weekend without a drum circle? Bonnie Christina Ross will lead an authentic drum circle experience on Saturday night, accompanied by musician Daryl Thistel and dancer Erica Ross.

The wellness weekend fee, which does not include accommodation, is $125 per day and $205 per weekend and includes organic lunches, snacks and beverages. A block of rooms at the Hockley Valley Resort has been reserved for weekend participants at a special, reduced rate of $99 per person per night, double occupancy and $73 per person per night, quadruple occupancy including full breakfast. Participants may reserve Saturday night dinner at the Hockley Valley Resort’s Restaurant 85 for $45 per person, which includes a three-course dinner and live music or opt for the farm to table cuisine in cabin option for $65 per person.

In between sessions, you’ll get a chance to visit over 50 vendors at the Experiential Marketplace who will be showcasing super foods, crystals, acupuncture, massage, aromatherapy, life coaching, meditation, iridology, colour therapy and readings.

Hockley Valley Resort, Orangeville
Hockley Valley Resort, Orangeville
Drum Circle Facilitator Bonnie Christina Ross
Drum Circle Facilitator Bonnie Christina Ross