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Winter Retreat

 On the beautiful grounds of Hennenland Inn & Schatz Winery in Zurich Ontario.

Just 45 minutes from St. Marys, 60 minute from London & 90 minutes from Kitchener/Waterloo

Embrace your authentic self
February 11th 10am-4pm

Retreat centre

Welcome Spring and surrender to the joy of movement and energy with this very special collaborative day retreat, guided by Susan Hodson, Jessica Damen and Leslie Switzer.


Together, we will open our arms (and heart) to all that Spring represents, infusing the day with energy healing, connection and alignment. Awakening our mind, body and spirit through movement, intuitive guidance, creative writing an so much more.

What to expect?


Imagine......A magical day - fully centred around you -to come to an understanding of what living in the present moment means. To receive a deeper knowing of what your purpose is and to find joy in the now. By creating this perfect balance of nia, yoga, intuitive guidance, meditation, writing and rest……Melting into the serenity of Spring and calling in everything that you want for the year ahead. Our Spring Emergence Day Retreat offers this and so much more…

Rough itinerary for the day. this is subjected to change as we like to let the day unfold naturally and create space for what needs to arise.

930- Registration

10-1030- Opening ceremony

1040-1140- Nia

1145-12- Self-Reflection

12-1245- Embracing your Authentic Self

145-1- Catered Plant-Based Lunch

145-215- Guided Mindfulness Journey

215-245- Self-Refection

245-330- Heart-centered Yoga (for all abilities)

330-4- Sound healing & Meditation

4-430- Closing ceremony

Meet Your Guides 


Susan Hodson

Hello you beautiful souls. My name is Susan and I will be one of three guiding you through this magical day. I am a Reiki Master, certified yoga teacher and intuitive. I'm excited to share space and co-create with you.


Jessica Damen

Hi, I'm Jess. I bring a channeled, intuitive/inspired talk & meditations as well as Reiki energy to the day. I'll be holding the sacred space with you through this retreat as you continue your journey into your authentic self. 


Leslie Switzer

Leslie here! It is my honour to share this Life Giving Day with you. I bring Energy Medicine, Nia- Holistic Movement Practice and Intuitive Visioning to infuse the day with ease and flow, while you discover the beauty and truth of who you already are. 

Upcoming Retreats

Spring Emergence 
Day Retreat
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More info to come

Autumn Equinox Weekend Retreat
ember 22-24, 2023

The fall equinox is a sacred day of equal parts light and dark, facing outward as well as turning inward, and allowing our past and future to merge in the present. 

More info to come

Winter Day Retreat
January 27th, 2024

Step into your greatness while learning and applying holistic modalities and techniques to take charge of your own well-being. You are designed to heal. Learn to tune into your body’s energy systems and accelerate your natural self-healing mechanisms

Cancelation Policy
If you have registered for a retreat facilitated by Bare Roots Wellness and need to cancel for any reason, we will allow you to transfer your registration to another individual at no additional cost. 

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