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Rooted Connection

A retreat for young adults:
to be seen,
to be supported,
to be you,
to be.

A weekend retreat for 18-24 year olds as you ebb and flow through the big transitions of

adulting and being a human.

 

Honour your truest self, lean into your inherent curiosity, compassion and intuition. Connect with community, nature and nourish your nervous system. This is your permission to slow down, be supported in community, and root into your worthiness. You don’t have to do it all alone and you are worthy of support on your journey.

 

You are already enough,

this is your invitation to come back to that.

Your Hosts

Meet Emily McIntosh (she/her) and Taylor van der Deen (she/her). Registered Social Workers, best friends and fellow human beings. 

Emily & Taylor both work in private practice, Emily's practice focus is on grief, loss and life transitions; and Taylor's practice focus is on anxiety, self-esteem & worth, life transition, emotional regulation and trauma recovery. They both have a passion for supporting young adults as they navigate this crazy world.

Emily & Taylor met working together in community Children's Mental Health, and became best friends as they bonded over their love for cozy vibes, awesome food and good conversation.

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Your Weekend

With a focus on community connection and nervous system regulation, your weekend include yoga, group activities, self-inquiry and reflection, delicious food, hiking, time in nature,

an herbal blending workshop and more. 

Sample Itinerary:

Saturday - opening circle and inquiry, yoga, lunch, hiking, group activity, dinner, yoga nidra or restorative yoga, optional camp fire.

Sunday - breakfast, opening circle, yoga, hiking, lunch, herbal blending workshop.
 

The Details & Logistics

August 20 - 21, 2022

10am - 8pm (Saturday, with optional until 10pm)

10am - 5pm (Sunday)

Option to come and go each day, or camp onsite on Saturday night (additional $65)

Saturday lunch and dinner, Sunday breakfast and lunch, as well as snacks, drinking water and tea/coffee are all included. Please let us know of any dietary restrictions.

Location:

The OM Dome @ The Luna Homestead

625 Sager Rd, Troy, ON (just outside of Hamilton)

The OM Dome is a dreamy yurt situated in the forests at the Luna Homestead.

The site includes an outdoor kitchen, hiking trails, a swimming pond, river, campsite and a farm with rescue farm animals.

Your Investment:

early bird (extended to June 21) - $400 + HST

regular - $450 + HST

a $100 non-refundable deposit holds your place

Payment plans available

There are two $100 off scholarships available, priority given to BIPOC, LGBTQ + and those marginalized due to income. Please inquire for scholarship opportunities.

This is an intimate weekend which will be capped at only 12 participants. Please note that while this training is facilitated by mental health professionals, it is not group therapy or a substitute for mental health support, and is not eligible for receipts under psychotherapy services.

 

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