Recalibrating Your Inner Compass

Mindful Yoga, Meditation & Nature Retreat

Step away from the busy-ness of life and recalibrate your inner compass through yoga, meditation and nature experiences, led by Michelle Compas.

Discover new perspectives to unlock your true potential

Fall yoga & meditation retreat

Join Michelle and escape to the edge of Algonquin Park to connect with yourself and nature, leaving you rejuvenated and inspired!

This 5-day retreat is exactly what your mind and body needs to unwind, relax, and reset.

Your days will begin with serene meditation and mindful yoga amidst nature’s beauty. Relax in a wood-fired sauna, stroll the labyrinth, or lounge on the floating dock. Explore the forest at your leisure, and paddle the tranquil Lake Kawawaymog. End your day unwinding with a Restorative or Yoga Nidra session before retiring to your cozy cabin.

yoga and meditation retreat

Michelle will guide you through contemplative practices to reconnect with your inner self, leave you feeling refreshed, realigned and ready to embark on your journey with newfound clarity and purpose.

Courtney at the Edge

Michelle Compas

Michelle, a Kripalu-trained yoga instructor with E-RYT500 and YACEP certifications, began her yoga journey in 2011. With a focus on slower-paced practices such as yin, restorative, and yoga nidra, Michelle has honed her expertise to create transformative experiences on the mat. Her commitment to personal growth extends beyond the physical practice, as she continually immerses herself in trainings centered around living a yogic lifestyle and being trauma-informed.

Outside of her yoga practice, Michelle is an Organizational Wellness Coordinator in the Public Safety sector, where she utilizes her expertise to promote health and well-being in the workplace.

Trae Robinson paddling in the back of a canoe

Trae Robinson

Facilitator, Way of the Circle Centre Coordinator

Inspired by nature, travel, and vibrant living, Trae guides experiences in London and Northern Ontario. As a facilitator, she says it’s a privilege to witness “aha” moments as quantum leaps in understanding.

Deposits & Cancellations

In short: Spaces are limited.  When you book a retreat with us, a non-refundable deposit (50% of your overall balance) reserves your space and allows us to plan accordingly. Remaining balances are due 15 days before arrival.

Deposits protect our group-based experiences by acting as a commitment from our guests. If you need to cancel your visit, the timing of your cancellation will determine the level of flexibility we can offer in rescheduling your visit or holding your deposit as a credit to be used in the future. Please refer to our full deposit and cancellation policy for more information on our policies, timelines, and the commitments we make based on your registration.

Meals & Dietary Needs

Edge guests are well nourished and experience mealtime itself as a program element, with storytelling to introduce the seasonal flavours of the region and the relationships with the folk who grew and raised the ingredients close to home. Cooking at the Edge focuses on balancing globally far-flung tastes with provincially produced foods. Meals are served buffet style and are guests often enjoy lakeside dining outdoors when the weather allows it.

Over the years we have met many diverse dietary needs. Guests are invited to identify their dietary needs & preferences as a part of the registration process, and those with restrictions love the options we provide.

Itinerary & Program Timings

We offer unique, tailored experiences that flow as our facilitators respond to the interests of our guests, seasonal conditions, and special opportunities that may arise.

Each retreat at the Edge features healthy doses of dreamtime, adventure, community, creativity, time spent in nature, and a dash of surprise. Guests always have the choice to take solo or rest time in lieu of planned experiences.

While a detailed itinerary is not available, you can count on and prepare for the activities used to describe the flavour of this retreat. Meals are generally served at 8:30, 12:30, and 6pm. When appropriate, optional early-morning or late-night experiences may be offered.

Arrival Time & Directions

Arrival time is between 2 – 3 pm with programming beginning at 3:30.  We encourage our guests to arrive on time and stay to experience the full retreat, which generally ends after brunch on the final day. Please let us know if you expect to arrive after 3.

You can find us easily on Google or Apple maps, or view detailed directions here.

What to Bring

We’ll be spending time both indoors and out in nature, and we invite you to dress appropriately for the season to stay comfortable, warm, and dry. There’s no dress code and most guests wear their “retreat-casual”.

We encourage guests to bring a surprise to share with others – this might take the form of a game or activity, an instrument/song/poem, or a tasty treat.

Yoga & Meditation Retreat

All-Inclusive Pricing from:

$ 1,509 +HST

Book Retreat:

What’s Included

  • Your choice of shared or private cozy cabin accommodation.
  • Daily guided yoga & meditation practices to restore your wellbeing.
  • Equipment & materials included*
  • Nourishing, nutritious meals and snacks from Day 1 Dinner to Day 4 Lunch (locally sourced and catered to your dietary needs)
  • Wood-fired sauna, campfires, and more!

What’s Not Included

  • 13% Harmonized Sales Tax
  • Gratuities for the hospitality team, facilitators & guides.
  • Wi-fi access and cellular signal are not available for our unplugged experiences.

Explore Accommodation Options

Canvas Cabin

Canopy Cabin

Our simple, clear-roofed cabins bring participants closer to nature, just a short walk away from main programming spaces and amenities such as showers and flush toilets. Each canopy cabin features a double bed, ideal for solo travellers or couples.

Shared: $1,509 / person

Private: $1,629 / person

Habitat Cabin

Habitat Cabin

Cozy, rustic habitat cabins are located just a short walk away from main programming spaces and amenities such as washrooms and showers. Each offers a loft double bed above 2 single beds, making them ideal for sharing with friends or other participants.

Shared: $1,509 / person

Studio Cabins

Studio Cabin

Comfortable & spacious eco-friendly studio rooms are located just a minute’s walk away from main programming spaces and showers. These feature a small en-suite bathroom with an incinerating toilet. Both a double bed and a single bed make them ideal for couples or friends.

Shared: $1,629 / person

Log Cabin

Log Cabin Bedroom

The luxurious and comfortable log cabin is located a bit further from main programming spaces for optimal rest, and features en-suite bathrooms with showers. Each room’s Queen bed can convert into two twin beds, providing flexibility for solo travellers, couples, or friends.

Shared: $1,849 / person

Private: $2,134 / person


“Everything about this place is amazing! The food is incredible and the accommodations are very clean and cozy. Thank you to The Edge for creating a magical, calm and fun environment. I will definitely be back.”

Christina Cupelli

“A Relaxing and fulfilling weekend – went into the retreat with no expectations and was blown away! It is more like staying at a close friends cottage than a retreat with a group of strangers. The instant camaraderie that is shared between participants is remarkable! The food is all locally sourced, nourished the soul and palette.”

Anna Hardwick

“A Relaxing and fulfilling weekend – went into the retreat with no expectations and was blown away! It is more like staying at a close friends cottage than a retreat with a group of strangers. The instant camaraderie that is shared between participants is remarkable! The food is all locally sourced, nourished the soul and palette.”

Lauren Reinhart

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