Essence of Being Retreats bring you to your Essence

Each retreat touches and inspires the soul to live and create a conscious life.  Gain clarity on what really matters to you,  clear the emotional burdens that get in your way, consciously create yourself newly and discover the power of abundance through heart centered living.  Come to love and accept yourself through self care and nourishment. Leave your Essence of Being retreat knowing that you are the difference in the world.

Note: Each retreat is a stand-alone retreat with no necessity to participate in the other parts. Following the cycle will however bring you a deeper and greater understanding of your Self and your role as powerful creator in this life.

Coming again February 2020

Part One

Empowering creation

Living with Purpose

Through a process of uncovering your true purpose and deepest desires, you are guided to take the first steps to set everything in motion to manifest the life your heart is yearning to live. Taking place in the North of the Medicine Wheel, the place of wisdom, understanding and powerful knowing.

"It was a really beautiful and peaceful experience of going inward while feeling so connected to everyone. An amazing way to start the year that I would love to make an annual tradition! Thank you for creating such a positive and uplifting space to meet the Self again and re-presence myself to my goals coming from my heart" - Alda

"Very helpful to get clarity and direction. I now have a clear definition of purpose. I loved the overall experience, it was the perfect way to ground and bring focus to the new year and path ahead. " - Jordan

"This retreat met and exceeded my expectations. This was truly a wonderful experience. Thank you for creating this amazing experience for us!" - Lara

part TWO

Coming again April 2020

clearing the shadows

Be Magnificent

Clear the shadows and obstacles that stop you in expressing yourself fully so you can stand in the light and power of your magnificence as creator of your life. Taking place in the East of the Medicine Wheel, the place of the rising sun and pure potential.

"This is a labor of love for Murielle and Marise. They attend to every individual guest. They do an amazing job of creating beauty,comfort, and space for the participants. We all felt that we were surrounded with love and creativity. The retreat offers an effective way of getting a breakthrough in awareness and possibilities that come with getting one’s power back. " - Parvin

"The meditations were powerful! So well guided creating great inside imagery and bringing out emotion - shadows and joy. So therapeutic and cathartic! Amazing. I love the use of the singing bowl, it was so comforting. ​" - Kathy

"The well thought holistic structure by Marise and Murielle ensured an easy flow towards the essence of being. Letting  go of the shadows and bringing light. Great Work!" - Hany

Part three

Coming again June 2020

aligning with the essence of self

Living with Gratitude

Tap into the power and source of wealth, abundance and joy. Unleash the essence of your full self expression and have your heart blossom with love and gratitude. Taking place in the South of the Medicine Wheel, the place of fire, power and support.

The Solstice and Equinox are key moments in the sun's journey through the sky and provide an opportunity for us to connect with the cosmic journey of the soul. Join us for a day of celebration and conscious expansion.  Discover your deep connection to all life and the harmony and abundance flowing from this oneness. 

Celebrating Life

Part four

November 8-9-10, 2019

Nourishing and cleansing the body to release what no longer serves and strengthening its vitality to fulfill on manifesting your dreams. Celebrate life with vitality and manifested accomplishments. Taking place in the West of the Medicine Wheel, the place of completion and healing.

We are inviting you to a weekend of Beauty In its purest form, from clean delicious food, to soul soothing meditations and sensory experiences. Discover the beauty and power of the present moment and step fully into your calling as creator of YOUR life. 

Location: Muskoka Soul, Cliff-Bay House, Gravenhurst, Ontario

Early Bird Price (for bookings before October 1st) : $599 (tax included)

Price after October 1st: $699 (tax included)

Extra night: $100 (tax included), your option to stay Sunday afternoon and night to relax and allow your new found bliss to settle into your being.


Experience the language of crystals

and create your own Essence of Being Empowerment Bracelet

Coming soon

Price: $65 (all materials included)

Crystals are one of the precious gifts Mother Earth brings us for guidance and support. Each crystal has its own unique essence and vibration, sending out a powerful message heard by those who are called by that particular stone. Crystals become a supportive companion of empowerment.


Join us for an empowering and creative workshop. Travel into the heart of the crystals, uncover their message, and get attuned to their vibration. Allow to be guided and called to find your personal crystal match. Create your own unique Essence of Being Empowerment Bracelet and feel supported and empowered.

emotional empowerment through the taste of vibrations

Coming soon

Price: $45

Emotions are at the heart of everything we experience in life. When emotions are misunderstood, they may accumulate and create blockages causing physical and mental discomfort. Emotions carry their own unique vibration and when we become aware of their expression we can experience them as a constrictive or expansive force within our body. Through mindfulness and emotional awareness we have the power to clear and balance our body and mind back to a state of well-being. Join us for a vibrational experience into the power of emotions. Experience the subtlety of vibration through sound and meditation and become attuned to your body’s vibrational essence. Learn about two powerful therapies to assess and clear emotional blocks:  Rubimed® therapy and Trame Vibrational therapy.

Gratitude and Abundance - full moon despacho

Coming soon

Price: $65 (all materials included)

Tap into the powerful energies of the full moon and immerse yourself in a beautiful Despacho Ceremony, a tradition kept by the Q’ero communities in the Andes mountains. A Despacho Ceremony is a heart opening experience of giving and receiving, offering blessings of gratitude to Mother Earth by creating a beautiful gift for her, wrapped with our blessings and prayers.

Join us for a unique celebration in honor of the full moon with the beauty of a Despacho Ceremony. Set your purest intentions in a powerful way and bring abundance and harmony to yourself, to those around you, and to the world. Offer your gift in gratitude to the fire, sending your wishes up to the spirits and receive abundant blessings in return.  

The Essence of Eating

Discover your Emotional connection to food

Coming soon

Price: $65 (all materials included)

Do you deal with emotional eating, cravings and food sensitivities? Are you confused about the so many diets and what your body really needs? If you are looking for answers on how to best balance your body while calming your emotions this workshop is for you.

Join us for a hands-on and eye-opening workshop on conscious eating and the impact it has on your overall health and well-being. Come to understand your emotional connection to food, get hands on experience in preparing a nourishing and balanced

meal that you will enjoy as a group. Learn what it actually means to ‘nourish’ your body and how to feel healthy and happy about eating. Discover the Essence of Eating.

Fueling Manifestation