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Rest, Resonate & Reset

Practice going inward and explore body-based tools to restore resilience in your nervous system, befriend your body, and connect with the vibration of your voice. 

June 2-4, 2023

(Friday 7pm to Sunday 3pm)

Kaleida, MB

‘Inward' Somatics & Sound Retreat   

Join us for an intimate weekend of self-connection and deepened awareness. Attune to your own needs and find a new rhythm.  Special guest and co-host, Sara Clefstad Holistic Voice Educator, will be offering experiential teachings and practices to explore the interconnections of voice, vibration, and sound to our innate wellness. 
Over the weekend, you will:
  • Tune into your body's needs with gentle, guided practices designed to increase your felt-sense awareness (weave of Bodymind Ballwork, somatic movement, breathwork)
  • Learn basic nervous system literacy (polyvagal theory), explore a variety of body-based practices to shift your state.
  • Befriend the vibrations of your own voice (spoken, inner voice and maybe even singing voice) and develop a more compassionate relationship with it. 

  • Explore the way you perceive your own mind-body connection, core beliefs, and vocal mechanics.

  • Experience an introduction to conscious connected breathwork with live sound.
  • Experience meaningful and authentic connection through circle, nourishing meals, and fire-side chats.
  • Practice listening with attention and sharing authentically with intention and imperfection. 
  • Release stress and find inner calm in the container of this cozy home, the quiet countryside, the wood-burning sauna, and the co-created, sacred circle. 
Located in Southern Manitoba, 1 mile from scenic Pembina Valley
2 hr SW Winnipeg, 2 hr SE Brandon, 1 hr S Portage, 30 min West of Morden
Expect 10 min of gravel road travel
Recently renovated, 70 yr old farmhouse on private, treed 7.5 acres

Features: New pillow-top mattresses, spacious, modern, shared washrooms (3), 
wood burning stove, wifi
Includes 5 nourishing, locally sourced meals plus snacks.
No pets on site - just the birds, fox and deer.
A mobile wood-burning sauna has been rented for this event!

Limited, space (5-8 participants, depending on accommodation preferences) 

Fees - Early Bird Deposit by May 12, 2023 (add $50 to all fees after): 
Shared Occupancy (Queen bed): $450pp (Book with a friend or family- 1 room left)
Single Occupancy: $650 (2 rooms left)
Sleep offsite: $325 (option for local participants - 2 spots left)

To book: Click on the 'Book It' button below then email Joy to confirm your room preference. 
A $200 deposit is required to reserve your spot.

There is space for you to join us!
Contact Joy by email
or text 204-918-2829 to confirm room options.   
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Joy Onyschak

Joy helps people get out of their heads and into their bodies, so they can find self-kindness, presence and connection in their lives. As a Trauma-Informed Somatic Integration Coach, she weaves movement, breathwork, nervous system literacy and the power of human connection into unique classes, courses & intimate retreats. She is Certified Yoga Teacher, Holding Space Practitioner, Numa Breathwork Facilitator, Somatic Movement Guide, and Circle Way Host. The 'hostess with the mostest', Joy is thrilled to co-host and welcome amazing women to her country retreat space. 

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Sara Clefstad

Sara lives her teachings. Her own experience overcoming an auto-immune disease helps shape her heartful & artful offerings into unique growth-based experiences that harness the healing power of expression and inward felt sense. Open-hearted, curious-minded women will find an inspiring teacher in Sara, who is an educator by trade, holding university degrees in both Education and Music. A professional musician in her own right, she weaves concepts of musicality, pulse, expression, and even comedy into her presentations, delivered with a unique stage presence that always leaves you wanting more. You don't want to miss this unique opportunity!  

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Positive Reviews

What people say

"Joy and Sara co-created a beautifully safe, supportive and caring environment for all of us to go inward, calm down and release some tension. I am still in awe at the internal shift I felt after just one weekend in Joy’s peaceful country home. The weekend was filled with authentic and meaningful connections. We arrived on Friday as strangers and left together on Sunday as dear friends. If you are feeling pulled towards booking one of these retreats just do it! Take the dive and invest in yourSelf! It is beyond worth it!!"  ~ Michaela 

What people love

"Authentic & meaningful connection with others; the remote, peaceful location; knowledgeable, compassionate, authentic facilitators."

"Connecting with others in an open and kind environment. Morning movement. Sauna time."

"The breath work, there were so many nuggets of information that “hit” me in a very positive way. The combination of movement and circle time. You also created a very safe environment and as the days went on I felt more comfortable to share myself."

Food & More

"The food was delicious, nourishing and filled with options. I appreciated that there were always snacks (and coffee!) available."


"I really appreciated the home cooked meals (food from garden), and the dairy and gluten free accomodations."

"Taking the time to come out to Kaleida and connect with myself and others was a wonderful way to sprinkle some kindness on myself." -JD

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