ReTurn to YourSelf Intensive Weekend Program

September 2-4, 2022

Arrival & Check in after 3pm Friday Dinner served at 6pm Programming starts at 7pm Departure & Check out at 2pm Sunday *Please arrive at the venue before 6pm if you would like dinner. *Full schedule to be released to registered participants 7 days prior to arrival.

LOCATION Gaia Wellness Retreat - 1 hour drive from Ottawa. Free parking onsite!

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION In this intensive program you will learn to identify and release the inner blocks that keep you from living your life to its fullest. This program is designed to provide you with the space and supportive guidance to go within & heal painful patterns at their root.

Highlights of the Intensive Program: * Learn and practice an incredibly powerful, process for identifying and dismantling the stories that no longer serve you. * Discover how to transform your thoughts and core beliefs allowing for transformation to occur. * Re-connect with your authentic self; which will connect you to a greater sense of purpose and a richer, fuller life.

This intensive program offers mindfulness-based, self-enquiry coaching to assist in healing from issues such as depression, stress, anxiety, trauma, PTSD, addictive behaviours, grief and illness, all in a safe and supportive retreat environment. This program will offer support and guidance to assist participants in experiencing true healing and transformation.

During this retreat you will: ~ Heal and transform negative patterns and self-defeating behaviours ~ Identify and transform core-beliefs that are blocking true well-being & happiness ~ Strengthen your relationship with yourSelf by learning practices that will release self-doubt, judgement and old patterns of negative self-talk ~ Release the grip of resentment through practices designed to support letting go and embodying authentic forgiveness ~ Bring awareness to issues that are affecting your acceptance of your body and your ability to open your heart fully. ~ Embrace self-care, self-compassion, self-trust, self-acceptance and self-love ~ Experience emotional and energetic healing that will address the root causes of unconscious patterns. ~ Explore body oriented practices and self inquiry techniques designed to support the transformation of negative emotional and mental imprints.

Participants will learn breathing and relaxation techniques to expel built up toxins and negativity; self-compassion and loving kindness meditations to deeply connect to the heart; mindful self-inquiry practices to rediscover the true self, and body-centred practices that honour and nurture the body’s needs.

The schedule will include * Daily group sessions led by Billie-Lynn Hillis * Daily yoga and meditation * Intensive study and reflection periods * Fresh, healthy vegetarian meals cooked by our culinary team * Walks in the woods and swims in the lake * Wood-burning sauna sessions * Digital detox - leave your electronics with us, and get the most out of your time * Evening Sound Healing practice

All participants will also receive support to create intentions that will allow for continued transformation after the retreat as you awaken true healing on your path to personal freedom. Return home with a renewed sense of purpose, confidence, and vitality!

COST Private Cabin or Room $1,222 + tax Camping $1,099 + tax *Limited number of spots are available. We encourage you to register early!

REGISTER NOW For more Information contact: (613) 894-GAIA (4242) or e-mail:

FACILITATOR - Billie Lynn Hillis Co-Founder | Director of Programming at Gaia Wellness Retreat Wakefield Founder at Gaia Wellness Retreat Barrhaven 500hr RYT, KYT & KYT for Addictions | Spiritual Therapist | Meditation Teacher | Certified Reiki & Sound Healer | Shamanic Healer Billie (Jugat Joti Kaur) has been on a spiritual path for over 15 years. After experiencing many struggles in her early life including trauma, chronic anxiety and addiction, she turned to yoga, meditation and spirituality to find relief from suffering and support her recovery path. Billie has many years of experience teaching Kundalini Yoga, Hatha, Yin and Beyond Addictions Yoga as well as practicing Reiki, Sound Healing, BioTuning and other healing modalities. She is certified as a Compassionate Inquiry Therapist as well as a Insight Meditation Teacher. Billie has a deep respect for the teachings of Buddhism, Hinduism and all other Spiritual Traditions and is honoured to have studied with wise and compassionate teachers including Jack Kornfield, Tara Brach, Dr. Gabor Mate, Sat Dharam Kaur and many others. Billie offers her experience and knowledge in hopes of inspiring others on their journey towards personal freedom. Billie is known for her authentic, non-judgmental and compassion-centered teaching. Availing herself to continuous philosophical education from various spiritual disciplines, she integrates meditation with self-inquiry therapies, applying ancient wisdom to our contemporary western world in a useful and understandable way. She encourages growth of the physical and spiritual self, citing the interconnectedness to each other, to the world and to the universe at large.

**This is a condensed version of our 5-day ReTurn to YourSelf Intensive Program. For more information on the full program, pleases visit

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