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Navigating to Your True Self - Mindfulness Retreat


In the fast-paced whirlwind of modern life, finding moments to reconnect with your inner self can feel almost impossible. Between work responsibilities, family obligations, and the constant barrage of digital distractions, carving out time for self-reflection and personal growth often seems like a luxury we can't afford. Yet, these moments are vital for our well-being. They are essential for personal growth, self-discovery, and achieving a profound sense of inner peace. Without these moments of connection, we risk becoming overwhelmed, disconnected, and depleted.

That’s why I am thrilled to invite you to my first-ever 3-day retreat, Navigating to Your True Self, a mindfulness retreat held in the serene surroundings of Elona, Ontario. This retreat is designed to provide you with the space, tools, and guidance to embark on a transformative journey of mindfulness and self-discovery.

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A mindfulness retreat is more than just a temporary escape from the pressures of everyday life; it's an opportunity to hit the reset button on your mind, body, and soul. 

By stepping away from your usual environment and immersing yourself in a setting dedicated to peace and tranquility, you create a sacred space where true healing and transformation can begin. It's about finding that stillness within, which often gets lost in the chaos of daily routines.

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Whitby, Ontario 2024


Navigating to Your True Self is not just another mindfulness retreat—it's a carefully curated experience designed to help you delve deep into your inner world and emerge with a renewed sense of purpose and clarity.

Here’s why this retreat stands out and why it’s the perfect choice for those seeking meaningful transformation:


Immersive Natural Beauty

Over the course of three days, you will be immersed in the breathtaking natural beauty of Elona, Ontario. Nestled amidst lush forests, rolling hills, and serene lakes, Elona provides the perfect backdrop for introspection and calm. The tranquil environment of the retreat location is more than just scenic—it plays an active role in facilitating your journey inward. The serene setting encourages a profound connection with nature during the Forest Bathing, allowing you to unplug from the demands of daily life and attune to the gentle rhythms of the natural world.

Purposeful Design

This retreat has been meticulously designed to offer a holistic and immersive experience. Each element, from the mindfulness meditation sessions to the nature immersion activities, is intentionally crafted to support your journey towards self-discovery and personal growth. This program integrates a variety of practices that promote mindfulness, resilience, and inner growth, providing a comprehensive toolkit for navigating life's challenges with greater ease and grace.

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Whitby, Ontario 2024

Expert Guidance

Led by a seasoned mindfulness coach, author, and meditation guide, the Navigating to Your True Self retreat offers unparalleled expertise and support. With a wealth of experience in guiding individuals through transformative journeys, your retreat leader provides not only practical tools and techniques but also a compassionate and understanding presence. This expert guidance ensures that you are well-supported throughout your journey, allowing you to explore deep and sometimes challenging aspects of yourself with confidence and safety.

Community and Connection

One of the most powerful aspects of this retreat is the opportunity to connect with a community of like-minded individuals. As you share your experiences, challenges, and triumphs in facilitated group discussions and sharing circles, you'll find a sense of camaraderie and support that enhances your journey. The bonds formed during this retreat can offer lasting encouragement and a reminder that you are not alone in your pursuit of self-discovery and growth.

" The bonds formed during this retreat can offer lasting encouragement and a reminder that you are not alone in your pursuit of self-discovery and growth."

Nadia Tamara Lee

Intentional Practices

Every activity in this retreat is designed to cultivate mindfulness and foster resilience. From guided mindfulness meditation sessions that help you cultivate present-moment awareness and emotional balance, to forest bathing that reconnects you with the restorative power of the outdoors, each practice is a step towards greater self-awareness and inner peace. Workshops on resilience building provide practical tools for coping with stress and fostering emotional well-being, ensuring you leave the retreat equipped to navigate future challenges with strength and poise.

Personalized Experience

While the retreat is a group experience, there is ample space for individual reflection and personal growth. Dedicated time for self-reflection, journaling, and introspective activities allows you to delve deeply into your own journey, gaining insights and clarity that are uniquely yours. The balance between group activities and personal time ensures that your experience is both communal and deeply personal.

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Whitby, Ontario 2024



Healthy, farm-to-table cuisine nourishes your body and complements the mindfulness practices, providing a holistic approach to well-being. The meals are carefully prepared using locally sourced ingredients, offering a culinary experience that supports your overall health and vitality, making it easier to focus on your inner work without distractions.


Ultimately, Navigating to Your True Self is about more than just a few days away from the hustle and bustle of daily life. It is a profound journey towards understanding and embracing your true self. By the end of this retreat, you will have gained invaluable insights, developed practical tools for resilience, and experienced a deep sense of renewal and empowerment. This retreat is an invitation to pause, breathe, and truly listen to your inner voice, guiding you towards a life that is more aligned with your values, passions, and purpose.

Join in on this transformative journey and take the first step towards discovering and embracing your true self.


1. Stress Reduction: Mindfulness practices have been scientifically proven to reduce stress levels. By focusing on the present moment and letting go of worries about the past or future, you can achieve a state of calm and relaxation.

2. Enhanced Self-Awareness: The retreat's exercises and reflections will help you gain a deeper understanding of your thoughts, feelings, and behaviors. This heightened self-awareness is crucial for personal growth and making positive changes in your life.

3. Emotional Healing: Many of us carry emotional wounds that need attention and care. Through guided meditations and mindfulness practices, you'll have the opportunity to heal these wounds and foster emotional resilience.

4. Personal Growth: The retreat offers a structured environment that encourages personal development. You'll leave with practical tools and techniques that you can integrate into your daily life to continue your journey of growth.

5. Connection with Nature: Being in nature has its own healing power. The serene surroundings of Elona Mills will enhance your mindfulness practices, allowing you to feel more grounded and connected to the world around you.

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Forest Bathing in Whitby, Ontario 2024
Forest bathing in Elora, Ontario
Forest bathing in Elora, Ontario


This retreat is perfect for anyone looking to deepen their self-understanding and embark on a path of personal growth. 

Whether you're feeling overwhelmed by life's demands, seeking to heal from past experiences, or simply wanting to reconnect with your true self, this retreat offers the perfect sanctuary for your journey.

"Embark on your own quest for inner peace, to escape the noise of daily life, and to reconnect with your essence."

Nadia Tamara Lee


Day 1: Grounding and Connection

- Welcome Ceremony: Begin with a warm welcome and intention-setting session.

- Guided Meditation: Experience a calming guided meditation to center your mind.

- Forest Bathing: Connect with the beautiful surroundings of Elona, Ontario.

- Evening Reflection: Wind down with a reflective journaling session.

Day 2: Deepening Mindfulness

- Morning Yoga: Start the day with a gentle yoga session.

- Resilience Workshop: Participate in an interactive workshop on mindfulness techniques to build resilience and inner strength.

- Personal Reflection Time: Enjoy solo time for personal reflection and journaling.

- Group Discussion: Share experiences and insights with fellow attendees.

- Evening Sound Bath: Relax with a soothing sound bath meditation.

Day 3: Integration and Empowerment

- Morning Meditation: Begin the day with a grounding meditation practice.

- Empowerment Session: Learn tools and techniques to integrate mindfulness into daily life.

- Closing Ceremony: Conclude the retreat with a closing circle and gratitude practice.

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Nadia Tamara Lee Forest Bathing

"The peaceful environment of Elona Mills enhances the retreat experience, allowing you to fully immerse yourself in the journey of self-discovery."

Nadia Tamara Lee

Elora Mills Hotel & Spa
Elora Mills Hotel & Spa


Located in the tranquil town of Elora, Ontario, the Elora Mills Hotel & Spa offers the perfect setting for a mindfulness retreat. Surrounded by lush greenery and serene landscapes, this luxurious venue provides comfortable accommodations, nourishing meals, and exceptional spa services. The peaceful environment of Elora Mills enhances the retreat experience, allowing you to fully immerse yourself in the journey of self-discovery.


Now, as I reflect on my journey, I extend a heartfelt invitation to you—to embark on your own quest for inner peace, to escape the noise of daily life, and to reconnect with your essence. Whether it's for a few days or a week, a mindful retreat offers the space and tranquility you need to nourish your soul.

Reserve your spot today for the Navigating to Your True Self retreat in Elora, Ontario. For more details and to view the full itinerary, visit my website at Mindfulness with Nadia and book your retreat at .

Take this opportunity to escape the noise of daily life, reconnect with your essence, and discover the profound benefits of mindfulness. Your journey toward inner peace and self-discovery begins now. Join in and let the serene surroundings of Elora Mills Hotel & Spa guide you on this transformative path.

Attending this retreat will immerse you in a holistic wellness experience that combines the best of a Mindfulness and Meditation Retreat, a Yoga Retreat, and a Healing Retreat.

This retreat is a Resilience Building Retreat that focuses on empowering you with tools and techniques to enhance your resilience. 

Set in the picturesque Elora Mills Hotel & Spa, this Nature Retreat Ontario offers an idyllic backdrop for your journey of self-discovery and stress relief.

By attending this retreat, you'll not only embark on a journey of self-discovery and personal growth but also return home with lasting strategies to maintain inner peace and resilience in your everyday life.


Nadia Tamara Lee is a certified mindfulness coach, meditation guide, and the founder of "Mindfulness with Nadia." With a deep passion for helping others discover their true selves, Nadia combines her expertise in mindfulness practices with her love for travel to create transformative retreat experiences. After a profound personal journey of healing and self-discovery in Thailand, Nadia returned with a renewed sense of purpose—to guide others on their paths to inner peace and personal growth. She is dedicated to providing empathetic, knowledgeable, and inspiring guidance to those seeking a break from the demands of daily life and a deeper connection with their inner selves. Join Nadia on her retreats to explore the world and expand your horizons, one mindful step at a time.

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1. What can I expect from the "Navigating To Your True Self" 3-Day Mindfulness Retreat?

This retreat is designed to provide a holistic experience focusing on mindfulness, meditation, and personal growth. Participants can expect a blend of guided meditation sessions, mindfulness exercises, yoga, nature walks, and group discussions. The aim is to help you reconnect with your inner self, build resilience, and achieve a profound sense of inner peace.

2. Who is the "Navigating To Your True Self" retreat suitable for?

The retreat is ideal for anyone seeking personal growth, self-discovery, and stress relief. Whether you're a beginner or an experienced practitioner of mindfulness and meditation, this retreat offers something for everyone. It's particularly beneficial for those feeling overwhelmed by the demands of daily life and looking to reset and recalibrate in a serene environment.

3. What is included in the 3-Day Retreat package?

The retreat package includes accommodation at the beautiful Elora Mills Hotel & Spa, all meals, guided meditation and mindfulness sessions, yoga classes, nature walks, and access to the spa facilities. Additionally, you'll receive personalized guidance from mindfulness coaches, including Nadia Tamara Lee, to ensure a transformative and enriching experience.

4. How can I register for the retreat and what are the dates?

You can register for the retreat by visiting the website or by going to Book Retreats . The retreat is scheduled for July 28-30, 2024. Early registration is recommended as spots are limited to maintain an intimate and personalized experience.


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