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"Thank you for everything! It was wonderful and I cannot wait to come back." Jennifer K.
"Karen, I would like to thank you and your mom for your hospitality. Your facility is beautiful, and enhanced by the love and attention you both contribute. Shanti OM, Keri"
We are situated in our beautiful residential retreat center in the "Green Belt" region of Stoney Creek, Ontario, Canada on 2.56 acres of conservation zoned land. We are surrounded by trees and nearby farms, yet only 5 minutes from shopping and amenities. You may enjoy the sights and sounds of a great variety of birds, hawks, Canada geese and wild life.
We look forward to serving you and growing with you!
Amenities & Attractions
Yoga/Manual Therapy room with radiant-heated floors
Accommodations (optional extra)
Large deck for outdoor meals/yoga weather permitting
45 minutes from Niagara Falls; 68.2 km/42.37 mi
60 minutes from Downtown Toronto; 75 km/46.60 mi
Hiking Trails: Bruce Trail and Dofasco Trail
Travel By AIR
Airports listed in order of proximity:
25 minutes from Hamilton Airport; 22.4 km/13.91 mi
45 minutes from Toronto Pearson Airport; 69.7 km/43/30 mi
90 minutes from Buffalo Airport, NY; 115 km/71.45 mi
Travel By BUS
You can take the GO train/bus (combo) from Toronto to Stoney Creek: closest GO bus stop is Barton & Nash:
The Barton & Nash GO Station is a short 8 to 10 minutes taxi ride to our center: https://goo.gl/maps/pDj9rYwbwu32
Travel By TRAIN
Trains from out of town arrive at Toronto Union Station. From Union Station you can take the GO train/bus (combo) from Toronto to Stoney Creek: closest GO bus stop is Barton & Nash - a short 5 or 10 minutes taxi ride to our center.
Arrivals & Departures
Residential / For Out-of-town Students
Arrive the night before the program begins. If possible arrange your travel schedule to arrive in the late-afternoon or evening (between 5:00 and 8:00 PM). Allow yourself enough time to get settled in and comfortable the day before your program begins. If your travel schedule makes it necessary for you to arrive earlier or later than this, please let us know and we will make sure there is someone here to greet and orient you.
Non-Residential / For Local Students Commuting:
Arriving the morning the program begins, allow yourself enough time to get settled in and be ready for when class starts.
For certification programs, schedule your departure after class on the last day of each module/program. It is necessary to complete the full schedule in order to complete all the hours required for certification.
What to Bring to Class
Meditation cushion - optional
Notebook and writing materials
We provide bolsters, blankets, blocks, and straps. Optional mat rental $2 per class/day.
Accommodations On-Site (update effective May 2018) - Optional/Extra
Rates per Night including tax 13% HST
We have a three private rooms available on-site, and a larger dorm room that has a few beds (first come first serve):
Deluxe Private $80 per night
Private $70 per night
Semi-Private (2 single beds) $50 each per night
Private and semi-private rooms fill up early. Register in advance to ensure availability.
**Note: We offer accommodations at very affordable rates to our participants. In order to maintain our inexpensive rates, participants are kindly asked to clean up after themselves and contribute to maintaining the cleanliness of the space during their stay.**
There is a kitchen on-site for students who wish to prepare their own meals.
The kitchen is equipped with:
fridge with freezer on top
4-burner gas stove
cutlery and/or chopsticks
dishes, glasses, cups
cooking utensils; pots and pans
We do not have a microwave for health reasons.
There are grocery and health food stores as well as a variety of restaurants within biking or 6-minute driving distance.
**On the last day of a program students are kindly asked to remove all remaining food and clean the fridge and kitchen as in the condition that you found it.**
Local Lodging Nearby
(listed in order of proximity)
Comfort Inn / Distance 5.8 km
183 Centennial Parkway North, Stoney Creek, ON L8E 1H8
www.choicehotels.ca / (905) 560-4500
Comfort Inn offers our participants special rates $89 + HST (regular rate $109 + HST)
Holiday Inn Express Hotel Hamilton / Distance 7.5 km
51 Keefer Court, Hamilton, ON L8E 4V4
www.hiexpress.com / (905) 578-1212
Rose Arden Bed & Breakfast / Distance 13.3 km
266 Mountain Park Avenue, Hamilton, SK L8V 1A5
www.rosearden.com / (905) 387-2000
Rutherford House Bed & Breakfast / Distance 18.3 km
293 Park Street South, Hamilton, ON L8P 3G5
www.rutherfordbb.com / (905) 525-2422
A Tranquility Base Bed & Breakfast / Distance 26.1 km
110 Abbey Close, Ancaster, ON L9G 4K7
(905) 648-1506 / (877) 649-9290 (toll free)
Ridgemoor Bed & Breakfast / Distance 27.4 km
902 Shaver Road, Ancaster, Hamilton, ON L9G 3K9
www.ridgemoor.ca / (905) 648-0116