HEALING HANDS RETREAT
September 26 ~ 30, 2019
Galiano Island, BC
Healing Hands is a retreat intended for learning, healing and growth.
Study Craniosacral Therapy while restoring mind, body and spirit in the gorgeous Gulf Islands of BC.
Together, we move through the fundamentals of Craniosacral Level 1, understanding how to work on both ourselves and others while strengthening our connection to intuition.
Journey with us through 4 nights of renewal of spirit, energy and community. It is through this process of healing ourselves that we may ultimately heal others.
Craniosacral Therapy Level 1 with Kari Toft
In this certification course, study Craniosacral Therapy by learning and understanding the different teachings of this healing modality, combining both Upledger and Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapies. Certificate provided upon completion.
Yoga and Breathwork with Jamie Lee Mock
Yin yoga, breath work and guided intuitive practices will be held to deepen our connection to our physical bodies as well as our intuition. This understanding and connection to self will lead to a heightened experience when practicing Craniosacral Therapy on others.
Nourishing Meals and High-Vibe Treats
Let your body be nourished and supported by delicious and nutrient-packed meals prepared by our local chef and certified nutrition practitioner, Kaitlin Allen. All meals plus and high-vibe treats, teas and elixirs will be provided throughout the weekend retreat.
Closing Cacao Ceremony
Coming together to close the weekend, we gather and connect with heart-opening ceremonial cacao.
Nestled in the oceanside forest of Galiano Island, we will retreat to the healing sanctuary that is Cliff Pagoda.
Set up with a sacred healing space, infrared sauna, patio lounge and hot tub as well as multi-level outdoor decks overlooking ocean, ridges and mountains beyond.
Craniosacral-based treatment is now one of the most successful and fastest-growing approaches to mind-body healing.
It’s both a medical system with precise anatomical criteria and a therapeutic art requiring the practitioner to feel, interpret and move energy. Craniosacral Therapy is a form of manual therapy that goes so much deeper than the physical body.
This is soul work.
We are holistic beings and if one aspect of ourselves is out of balance or experiencing dysfunction, Craniosacral can be a helpful healing modality. Expect to have your mind blown.
Combining both Upledger and Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapy, we will learn to work with the cranial rhythm,
pelvic and respiratory diaphragms, thoracic inlet and hyoid bone.
Learn to work with both osseous and membraneous restrictions while identifying and releasing restrictions at the sacrum, in the dural tube and within the bones of the skull.
An in-depth introduction to Anatomy will also be covered including:
Frontal Bone, Temporals, Sphenoid, Parietals, Occiput, TMJ and more.
By the end of Level 1, students will have the skills and techniques to compete a 10-step protocol.
Students will receive a booklet and a certificate upon completion.
Mornings begin with yin yoga, breathwork and — if you feel called — a refreshing ocean dip.
We then move into the Craniosacral Therapy Certification Coursework followed by dinner in community.
Each evening, we gather together by fire to reflect, share and connect.
During your free time, we highly encourage rest and relaxation.
This is a wonderful time to journal, meditate, detoxify in the infrared sauna, unwind in the hot tub, ground in the surrounding abundance
of nature or simply be.
1pm – 3pm: Arrival & Opening
3pm - 6pm: Course Program
6pm – 8pm: Community Dinner
8pm: Fireside Share Circle
FRIDAY + SATURDAY + SUNDAY
8am – 930am: Morning Yoga
930 – 11am: Breakfast
11am – 1pm: Course Program
2pm – 5pm: Course Program
5pm – 6pm: Free Time
7pm – 8pm: Community Dinner
8pm: Fireside Meditation + Stargazing
8am: Cacao Ceremony + Meditation
10am: Closing Share Circle
Cost includes 4 nights stay at the gorgeous oceanside Cliff Pagoda cabin on Galiano Island, Craniosacral Therapy Level 1 Certification, morning yoga + breathwork, three healthful meals per day and healing high-vibe treats, tonics and elixirs.
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Partial or full payment is required to secure your spot.
Kari Toft is the owner of Visionary Craniosacral Healing. Over the past 15 years, Kari has studied and worked all over the world. Her passion lies in facilitating the healing journey of others so that they may live an authentic, balanced life. Kari’s Spiritual path began 25 years ago and since then has become a skilled and gifted Craniosacral Therapist, Medical Intuitive and Reiki Master. She is an Empath, Clairvoyant and has extensive training in Shamanic Practices. Kari teaches a wide variety of courses and is passionate about sharing her knowledge.
JAMIE LEE MOCK
Known for her practice in Craniosacral Therapy, Jamie Lee offers healing by gently guiding the body, mind and spirit back to its natural state of harmony. Along her journey, Jamie Lee has explored many healing modalities from Tantra and Plant Spirit Medicines to Traditional Chinese Medicine and Reiki. Drawing from direct experience, she brings a multi-faceted approach to her work incorporating grounded yet intuitive guidance to her sessions and retreats. Providing safe space, support and healing is her deepest purpose and calling.
LEARN TO HEAL & BE HEALED
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