Immerse yourself in nature during an intimate 3 Day Summer Yoga Retreat at the Cobblestone Farm just north of Cobourg 100km East of Toronto. Our theme is LOVE. Love for Self! We will balance out all our Chakras with a focus on the Heart Chakra.
Join Francesca Bonta for 3 days of yoga, meditation, healthy eating and nature that will leave you feeling rejuvenated & transformed. All the delicious foods you'll enjoy on the day will be prepared in house with love. Vegetarian meals guaranteed to please all your taste buds & to defy any reservations you may have. We will be using fresh ingredients right from the Bonta garden too! We are willing to cater to your nutritional needs as well, inclduing Gluten-Free & Non-Dairy!
We will be following all government guidelines around Covid-19 safety and protocol. In the event that due to mandated lockdowns you will receive a FULL credit.
1-2pm Welcome Circle at Bonta residence & Garden Tour
2-3pm Garden Yoga Flow
3-4pm Nature Walk & Meditation
4-5pm Check in at Cobblestone Farm
5-7pm Dinner- BBQ Black Bean Burgers with Grilled Garden Fresh Goodness
8-9pm Yoga Nidra
9pm onwards Chill Time
8-9am Breakfast - Fresh Baked Goods, Overnight Oats & Fresh Berries
9-10am Dynamic Vinyasa Flow
10-11am Rest/Healing Session/Hike/Journal/Read
12-2pm Lunch - Buddha Bowl Create Your Own Experience
4-5pm Self-Love Workshop
5-8pm Cooking Class & Dinner - Dhal & Rice with Curried Veggies
8pm onwards Chill Time
8-9am Breakfast - Fresh Farm Eggs Fritatta & Glorious Greens
9-10am Slow Chakra Flow
11am Check Out & Lunch-To-GO-Box
12-1pm Closing Circle Mandala at Bonta Residence
- rubber boots/water shoes
- a towel
- extra clothing to accommodate weather
- yoga mat
- cushion & blanket for yoga classes
- bug repellent/sunscreen
- a journal
- open heart & lots of smiles (mandatory)
Location: 3286 Cornish Hollow Road, Cobourg, Ontario, Canada K9A 4J9
Holisitc Healing including Energy Work, Yoga, Nutrition, Essential Oils, Herbs & overall Health & Fitness have been part of Francesca’s life for 40 years and she is sharing her gifts around the globe. She holds an Honours Degree from the University of Western Ontario in Nutrition, Certified Advanced Yoga Teacher E-RYT 500 & Therapeutic Yoga Specialist, Chakra Therapeutics Practitioner, Usui Reiki Master & Therapeutic Touch, Mindfulness-Based Chronic Pain & Stress Management Certified & Essential Oil Wellness Practitioner. She has studied & practiced in multiple countries around the world. Through her experiences she developed her own unique practice of healing arts.
Francesca offers private healing sessions that incorporate a variety of modalities to meet the needs of each client. Through sharing and her intuitive abilities she helps move the stagnant energy from the body. Francesca is here to offer our community an opportunity to experience Samhadi, or the “bliss state”, amidst our very hectic & stressful lives. Her approach is delicate and kind, yet incredibly powerful.
Francesca has offered hundreds of local and international retreats for private clients, corporate or the general public. Now balancing her time between Cobourg and Toronto. Francesca has recently resigned, but for numerous years led all the Yoga Retreats at Ste. Anne's Spa in Grafton. She is available for workshops and presentations, including Mala Making & Meditation, Chakra Therapeutics & Healing with Essential Oils Circles.
As an advanced E-RYT 500 teacher trainer, she holds certifications in Alchemy of the Chakras, Zero-Gravity Aerial Yoga, Barre, Restorative Yoga I & II, Yoga for Back Care, Older Adults and Stress Management, Yin Yoga & the 12 Meridiens, Deepening your Asana Sadhana I & II, Sound Yoga, Art of Hands on Corrections, Luna Yoga, Therapeutic Yoga, Meditative Art, Pre-Natal Specialist, Pranayama, Movement & Meditation, Therapeutic Yoga Specialist and Mindfulness -Based Chronic Pain & Stress Certifications.