It’s not selfish to love yourself, take care of yourself and make your happiness a priority…it’s necessary.   Join us for a weekend of cultivating self love by focusing on beautiful YOU!

What you may experience…
* Rest, relaxation and rejuvenation of mind, body, spirit
* A deeper connection to self
* A time to just “be” rather than “do”
* Personal transformation or breakthroughs
* Growth and healing

What your experience includes:
* Two nights accommodations at the beautiful Pictou Lodge Beach Resort
* Delicious meals all weekend (Friday night nibblies, breakfast buffet Saturday & Sunday, lunch and supper buffet Saturday, bar items extra)
* All retreat activities (see agenda below, treatments extra)

The Venue:
The Pictou Lodge Beach Resort is situated on the beautiful Northumberland Strait just outside the town of Pictou. Rustic log cabins, executive chalets, suites and hotel style units are spread over the property. There is both a private beach and access to a beach connecting to the neighboring provincial park, great for a long walk! The view, no matter the weather, is always stunning!

Your hosts:
*Jeanette Gormley, Registered Reflexology Therapist, lives and operates her practice in the town of Pictou. Practicing over the last 8 years, she offers treatment in Reflexology, Indian Head Massage, Raindrop Therapy and Hot Stone Massage.
* Claudette Landry, Healing Touch Practitioner, lives and operates her practice in Lyons Brook, 10 minutes outside the town of Pictou.
* Dr. Lisa McNiven, Naturopathic Doctor, ND, lives in the town of New Glasgow and operates her practice in the town of Stellarton using modalities such as acupuncture, Live Blood Analysis, homeopathy, electrodermal testing and much more.

Reservation details:
Investment per person as low as $408.40 in a Birches Queen room (2 per bed / 4 per room, 2 queen beds, OR $483.15 each with 2 people per room) with a number of other accommodation options available. A $100 non refundable deposit is required to reserve your spot (charged at time of booking) with the remaining non refundable balance due 3 weeks prior (Oct. 4th, will be automatically charged to credit card).

Phone 902-485-4322, or 1-800-495-6343 to register or visit and enter October 25 to 27.  Be sure to mark number of people to get correct pricing.

Please let the lodge know of any dietary restrictions at time of booking. Please include all names of people staying in your room. If each person will be paying their deposit separately, please phone the Pictou Lodge with your credit card information. Please note, the regular dining room will NOT be open this time of year. Please direct all retreat inquiries to

Space is limited so reserve your spot asap!
You deserve this. You’re worth it. Choose you. Choose self-love.

Treatments will be available at an extra cost. Friday 3-5pm from Jeanette, Lisa and Claudette, 20 min treatments, $30, with treatment times at 3pm, 3:30pm, 4pm, 4:30pm and 5pm.
Jeanette will be offering Reflexology or Indian Head Massage, email to book.
Lisa will be providing acupressure and massage over head and hands while acupuncture needles help to destress ..OR Live Blood Analysis email… to book.
Claudette will be offering a Healing Touch Treatment called mind clearing that helps the body and our busy minds go into total relaxation, email to book.
Treatments will also be available on Saturday from your hosts as well as others, sign up sheets for all Saturday treatments will be available Friday evening at the meet n greet.

Friday: 6pm: Meet n greet, Oceanview Room, main building (Intros, sign up for treatments, food trays of cheese n crackers, veggies, deli meats, nachos & dip, salads, sandwiches, sweets)

7:45-8:45: Delicious buffet breakfast, Oceanview Room (scrambled eggs, bacon, sausage, home fried potatoes, banana french toast, fruit, yogurt, pastries, toast, cereals)
9:30: Dr. Lisa,ND What really rules our bodies? How can something so small dictate how we think, feel, and respond to our world? How can we feed it and feel the best we can be! Come and learn and listen,,💗, Northumberland Room
10:45: Stretch out on your 🧘‍♀️ yoga mat with Rachael MacLean of True Nature Yoga
12pm: Delicious lunch buffet 🍽 (soup, salad, sandwiches, sweets)
1pm: Kim Coleman, Tooled Ya! This 1 hour conversation is all about you…how you might be functioning in your life and living that isn’t contributing so much. You will leave with tools for you to change it fast!
2-4pm: Free time (explore the beautiful Pictou Lodge, walk the beach, catch a nap…it’s up to you!)
4pm: Drumming with Claudette, a healing drumming circle with an intention in mind to let go of something that we do not need.
6:30pm: Supper buffet (soup, fresh biscuits, salads, fresh vegetables, garlic mashed potatoes, korma, rice, salmon, stuffed pork loin)
8pm: Music, dancing, bonfire, fun! 🎼

7:45-8:45: Continental breakfast (cereals, pastries, toast, yogurt, fresh fruit salad)
9:30: Laughter yoga with Delena Roma
10am: Group spiritual guidance readings, Oceanview Room, with Carol Grimmet, spiritual guidance reader/energy channeler and owner of Silverbirch Spirit Connections
11am: Talking circle, wrap up ♥

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