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Liquid Detox Weekends – Bowen Island Canada

4 Jan

March 18 – 20, 2016
April 8-10, 2016
May 20 – 22, 2016

RETREAT OVERVIEW
Join Andrea Clark, yoga instructor & owner of Nectar Yoga and Natasha Vaz, Holistic Nutritionist, Ayurvedic Practitioner & owner of Vaz Wellness, for a weekend on beautiful Bowen Island. This inspiring retreat will be filled with yoga, meditation, nature, freshly prepared juices, smoothies and warming soups all designed to detox your body and enhance your personal health and wellbeing.

This retreat is located at Nectar Yoga B&B on 1.3 acres of lush forest, just steps from the ocean. A place where you can breathe deeply, sleep soundly and feel revitalized by the abundance of surrounding nature.

A weekend with Andrea and Natasha will offer you a chance to reboot, detox your body and mind, and will introduce you to new techniques, information and skills that will create positive change in your life. This retreat is a blend of yoga, mediation, delicious organic food, trail exploration, reading, dreaming and conversations by the campfire.

Leave behind the usual distractions of life and arrive in a space of nourishment, movement, self-reflection and discovery. Reconnect with your internal happiness.

For more information, click here: Liquid Detox Weekend

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Sold Out – Nectar Yoga Retreat Greece!

13 Apr

Thank you to all of you who inquired and are attending my upcoming Nectar Yoga Retreat in Greece. It is now SOLD OUT!

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I look forward to welcoming you on another exotic retreat in the near future.

Check out www.nectaryoga.ca for upcoming exotic Fall retreats including Spain and Morocco!

Raw Lettuce Tacos with Nut Meat & Mango Salsa

30 Mar

Are you interested in detoxifying your body but scared about changing your diet? During one of Nectar Yoga’s Detoxifying Yoga Retreats, Chef Mirella, will have you feeling cleansed and full of new recipe ideas. The food during your yoga retreat is meant to be light, nutritious, uplifting and inspiring. For one week we will refrain from eating any sugar, meat, dairy, wheat or caffeine. Seems difficult? You will be surprised about the variety and quality of the food. Try this delicious Raw Lettuce Taco Recipe by retreat Chef Mirella. 

Join us for a Yoga Detox Retreat in Morocco and Ibiza this fall for more detoxifying inspirations like this! Click HERE for Full Details. 

Raw Tacos with Mango Salsa

Raw Tacos with Mango Salsa

Recipe

Raw Lettuce Tacos with nut meat and mango salsa (serves 2)

Ingredients:

Nut Meat:

  • 1 cup walnuts
  • 1 cup mushrooms
  • 4 sun-dried tomato halves
  • 1 Tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon cumin
  • 2 teaspoons paprika
  • 1 teaspoon tamari

Mango Salsa:

  • 1 mango, peeled and diced
  • 1/2 cup peeled, diced cucumber
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped jalapeno
  • 1/3 cup diced red onion
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1/3 cup roughly chopped cilantro leaves
  • Salt and pepper

Other:

  • Firm lettuce to use as tacos

Method:

Take a firm type of lettuce and use the leaves as tacos or wraps. I have used baby Romaine or Napa cabbage before.

For the nut meat, mix all the ingredients in a food processor until you have a chunky mixture with the consistency of ground taco meat. Try it and add spices according to your taste.

Put all of the ingredients of the mango salsa in a bowl and toss it around so the flavours mix well. You can make this a little ahead of time to let it marinade and let flavours soak in.

To serve, place a lettuce leave on your plate, top with walnut meat, mango salsa and optional guacamole.

Visit www.nectaryoga.ca for all our Detox Retreat options.

Nectar Yoga Retreat Ibiza 2014 – Best Moments in Photos

20 Oct

Here are some of our best moments in photos from Nectar Yoga Retreat Ibiza 2014. Stay tuned for upcoming retreats: www.nectaryoga.ca/retreats
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Gracious Living Liquid Detox Retreat Bahamas 2014/2015

3 Sep

Join Andrea Clark owner of Nectar Yoga and Grace Van Berkum owner of Gracious Living for a weeklong liquid detox immersion retreat in the Bahamas.

Nectar Yoga Retreat Bahamas 2014/2015 Dates:
November 17 – 23, 2014
January 4 – 10, 2015
May 11 – 17, 2015
 

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Cleanse your body, discover how specific foods can increase vitality, energy, and prevent & heal disease. Nectar Yoga and Gracious Living will will guide you through a week of yoga, meditation, alkalizing juices, smoothies, and gazpachos prepared in creative, delicious ways and filled with raw, vegan, nutrient-dense foods to ensure that you do not feel deprived.

This cleanse is designed to improve metabolism and digestion, cleanse internal organs, reduce inflammation, increase energy, recalibrate the taste buds, reset the appetite, educate, inspire, and clear the mind. Guided by an experienced health professional within the ashram’s supportive and relaxing environment, you will have the opportunity to focus on healing and learning without distractions. You’ll also take home practical tips, tools and recipes to implement a healthy lifestyle.

For full details click here: http://nectaryoga.ca/yoga-retreat-bahamas/

What do yoga and the woods have in common?

18 Jun

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As the weather warms, it’s no question that summer is just around the corner – you can feel it coming now – finally! 

But with great weather, comes great responsibility – you have the responsibility not to waste it of course!
 
That’s why the Nectar Yoga Retreat in Georgian Bay might be the perfect weekend for you – it will be your chance to get outside, wander in the woods, scout out some furry friends or go frolic on the beach.
 
Did you know that spending time in nature is actually crucial for good health?  I’m sure you’ve at one point been soothed by the sound of the wind in the trees during a long walk or have been moved by the beauty of a snow-capped mountain.  Who wouldn’t enjoy an evening watching the sunset on a beach, sand between your toes with the rhythmic ocean waves lapping at the shore?
 
Experiencing these profound moments of peace, happiness, or wellness in the context of nature is a universal event, and it demonstrates that contact with nature is an integral part of our well-being as humans.


 
At the Nectar Yoga Retreat, yoga and detoxifying will be the focus – but the weekend offers so much more with the chance to explore 3000 acres of provincial land, so you can walk barefoot in the grass or maybe even catch a deer or two peeking in your window.
 
It will be a great time to ditch your desk, leave the office and swap florescent lights for that warm summer sun.
 
Learn more about the Nectar Yoga Retreat in Georgian Bay, Ontario here.
 
We hope you’ll join us July 25-27th.

http://www.nectaryoga.ca/retreats

Nectar Yoga Retreat Maui – Best Moments in Pictures

10 Mar

My Nectar Yoga Retreat Maui has concluded and what a spectacular time it was. Meeting of like minds to partake in a yoga and spiritual journey. Thank you to everyone who joined and made the retreat so special. I’m inspired by all of you…Here are the best moments from me to you. Visit www.nectaryoga.ca/retreats for upcoming retreat experiences worldwide…

Welcome to Maui!

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Beautiful evening sunset on our first night in Maui

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ImageBottles for our custom aromatic distillation demonstration from the organic botanical plants.

ImageA view from 10,000 ft at the top of the Haleakala Crater. It’s not too often that you get the see the sunrise at the top of a volcano!

ImageOur beautiful yoga room where we shared morning and evening yoga, meditation and philosophy talks.

ImageA view from the salt water pool in upcountry Maui overlooking the expansive view. 

ImageEvening sunset meditation in our meditation studio. 

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ImageOur guard dog for the week, Kujo. 

ImageThe best part of our asana class, Savasana!

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Delicious meals prepared fresh by chef Michelle of Extraordinary Foods. 

ImageImageThe view from The Grand Villa Master Suite. It’s hard to get out of bed with this view!

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ImageWhen is the last time you had fresh picked lemons right off the tree?

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Walk on the Path of Love

26 Aug

“If you want to walk on the path of love . . . place your head in your hands and walk with the courage of your heart.”

Guru Gobind Singh

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www.nectaryoga.ca/retreats

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