Retreats + Workshops



October 1-3, 2021

Located in Midland, Ontario, this weekend is designed to care for your body, mind and spirit. Join in nurturing gentle yoga classes, meditation sessions, hiking in a beautiful Ontario forest and more. Enjoy delicious

home cooked vegetarian meals, freshly prepared using primarily organic and local foods. Walk in the woods, relax by the fireplace, share experiences, develop new friendships and come away refreshed and inspired.

This retreat will be led by Aida and co-led by Gabriel 

For more information about the retreat content, please email or call 905-770-9210.

For details on accommodation options and to register, please contact Sugar Ridge -, call 1-866-609-1793.

Register before July 28/2021 – $575.00 + HST for quad accommodation

After July 28/2021 – $615.00 + HST

For double or single accommodation availability and cost please contact Sugar Ridge.

Retreat cost includes six meals, shared accommodation and all instruction.

The 2020 Retreat was delightful, as you can see from the photo.

Hope you can join us in October 2021!



October 12-19th, 2019 - FULLY BOOKED


Imagine connecting with and nurturing your mind, heart, body and soul on a magical volcanic island. This is quinta minuvida in São Miguel,

Azores, Portugal.  

Please join us for an exclusive 8-day, 7-night experience of self-nurturing in this beautiful part of the world that is virtually untouched by tourism.  

This retreat is designed for anyone who loves to hike through stunning country and ocean side, would like to practice yoga and meditation – beginner or experienced – and would appreciate doing so with other like-minded people in truly peaceful and inspiring settings. 

Most Yoga and meditation classes will be led by Aida Neves. There will be other yoga teachers who will also share in some of the teaching. Aida is a Professional Level Kripalu Yoga Teacher and Yoga Therapist. Through her love and passion for and practice of the art and science of this very gentle and intuitive style of yoga, Aida has inspired thousands of students to live and experience life to the fullest. She is also an an outdoor education teacher and avid environmentalist who brings her love of the natural world into all of her classes and retreat experiences.  


For more info please contact Aida at

This was a phenomenal retreat.  Looking forward to when we may be able to schedule another one.


Meditation Techniques and Practises


Saturday, July 17, 2-5 pm

Cost: $55.00 (HST included)


This 3 hour workshop is an opportunity to explore the benefits of a regular meditation practice.
You will learn techniques to assist you in creating your unique method

of a daily meditation – for 5 minutes or for 30 minutes.  The importance is to be consistent.

The tools will include breath, mantra, sound, mudra and asana.  
The length of the workshop is such that there will be plenty of time to practice the various techniques,

have time to pose questions and share observations, and do a 15 minute group mediation.

All are welcome.
Cost: $55.00 (HST included)

To register contact Aida at: or call 905-770-9210