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Art & Wellness Retreat

May 5 - June 9

Art & Wellness Retreats

Session One – May 5

Gently awaken your mind and body to the changing seasons with a specially designed program that combines stretching and core strengthening, meditation and mindful artmaking for a restorative creative reset.

Begin the day with stretching, strengthening, and yogic intention with registered yoga teacher Rina Morra. Following a light buffet-style lunch, Director of Creative Learning & Programs Anna Stanisz will lead participants in a practice of mindful art viewing and sketching to promote deep creative engagement.


Rina Morra, Registered Yoga Teacher
Anna Stanisz, M.A. Art History, Director of Creative Learning & Programs, McMichael Canadian Art Collection

Session Two – June 9

As summer begins, tap into the abundant creative energy of the season with a contemplative retreat that combines gentle fitness, artmaking, nature and meditation.

In the morning, Alessandra Quattrociocchi, a personal trainer and owner of Bella Body Fitness, will lead a therapeutic Pilates and meditation session to calm the nervous system. Following a light buffet-style lunch, participants will go outside for an Art & Nature Meditation workshop, which integrates a Japanese-inspired shinrin-yoku (forest bathing) walk with artmaking led by Christina Kerr, a visual artist and arts educator.


Alessandra Quattrociocchi, B.A. Kinesiology & Health Sciences, Certified Personal Training Specialist and Founder of Bella Body Fitness
Christina Kerr, B.F.A., Creative Learning Program Development Manager, McMichael Canadian Art Collection

Ticket sales are non-refundable.

Program Details

Art materials, light lunch & non-alcoholic drinks included.  Please bring a yoga mat and comfortable fitness clothes.


Available Sessions

  • Session One, Art & Wellness Retreat

    Sunday, May 5 | 9 am to 3 pm

  • Session Two, Art & Wellness Retreat

    Sunday, June 9 | 9 am to 3 pm

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