Mind, Body, Soul 
Heal Yourself, Help Others

October 28-30, 2022
Canmore, Alberta

A heart-centered retreat for health care professionals

Make 2023 the Year You Reconnect To the Heart of Medicine

What a few years it has been!

Many of us have been in demand and over-giving during the pandemic.

We are running busy clinics, juggling kids, partners, parents and pets and we haven’t been able to pause to take a breather.

  • Do you feel like you need a recharge and rest — the deep, soul-nourishing kind?
  • Are you on the brink of burnout?
  • Would you like to guide your patients further, knowing there is another layer of healing to unlock?
  • Do you feel like you are in uncharted territory with more people suffering than normal and new skills are required from you to help them reach the next level?
  • Do you get triggered working with patients, or in your personal life, and would like to learn how to navigate your reactivity?
  • Are you in need of quality time that brings release, courage and clarity for the way forward?
  • Or are you simply wanting to go to the next level in your practice and life?

Join us in Canmore, Alberta at our fall  retreat for 
health care professionals who are:

  • Needing to reconnect to their purpose and heart’s desires
  • Recharge and refuel themselves to avoid burnout
  • Surround yourselves with supportive heart-centered clinicians who nurture your sense of spirit

Give yourself the gift of time and space to tap into your inner knowing and allow the healing to unfold. 

Mind, Body, Soul is an epic 2.5 day retreat for the busy health care professional who needs to reconnect to the heart of medicine.

You’ll experience: 
- soul based intuitive teachings
- experiential guided journeys
- heartfelt writing prompt
- meaningful discussions in a safe container
- compassionate empathetic witnessing of your experience
- silent spaces for reflection and privacy
- insightful Q&As and 
- nature walks in the stunning views of the Rocky Mountains.

Our intention for this retreat is spiritual transformation, to provide the space and resources to help you reconnect with yourself, uncover your own innate wisdom and drop into your soul. 

This is a time to reflect, relax and recharge. Connect in community with like-minded health care professionals who are soul centred in their practice.

You will learn practical tools that you can integrate into your practice to help guide your patients.

Learn how to:

  •  Compassionately guide your patients to radical acceptance of themselves
  • ​Manage your mind, so you aren’t at the mercy of it
  • ​Recognize triggers and what to do with your reactivity
  • ​Understand the anatomy of a boundary and learn to set boundaries that stick
  • Gain insight into distorted automatic thoughts and how to shift to empowered language
  • Increase your capacity for acceptance and forgiveness
  • ​Navigate the three states of mind, so you can be more mindful in the present moment
  • Shift the inner critic to an inner cheerleader by gaining insight into the role of shadow and sabotaging beliefs that guide your actions

After this event, you will feel empowered in your ability to guide your patients to mental well-being. You will gain a sense of inner peace and fulfillment that comes from being engaged in heart-centered practices.

Who is this for? 

  • Naturopathic Doctor
  • ​Osteopathic Doctor
  • Chiropractor
  • Nutritionist
  • Medical Doctor
  • ​Functional Medicine Practitioner
  • Physiotherapist
  • Holistic Dentist 
  • Counsellor
  • Health Coach
  •  Trainer
  •  Nurses

Speakers

Dr. Christina Bjorndal, ND
Dr. Julie Zepp, ND
Dr. Kate Hazlitt, ND
Dr. Monika Herwig, ND

Venue: Solara Resort & Spa

Canmore, Alberta (In person event)

Schedule - Weekend Overview *

* subject to change

FRIDAY - OCTOBER 28

4:00pm - 5:00pm - Meet & Greet/introductions
5:00pm - 7:30PM – Outline of weekend + teaching
7:30pm- 9:00pm - Group connecting dinner
9:00pm - Release & restore Yoga nidra with Dr. Monika, ND

SATURDAY - OCTOBER 29

8:00am – 8:45am – Morning Yoga with Dr. Monika, ND
9:00am – 10:00am Nature walk (bring your hiking/athletic shoes) - (not mandatory)
10:00am - 1:15pm - (bio break at 12 pm) - Intuition building; Moving from the Head to the heart; Teachings in mindfulness

LUNCH 1:15pm - 2:30pm (optional Group Discussion about Women’s Hormones, Health and Harmony and Today’s Challenges)
2:30 - 5:30pm - (bio break at 3pm) - Leave limiting beliefs behind; Identify unconscious barriers that are keeping you stuck; access courage and confidence
5:30 –6:00pm Guided Breathwork with Dr. Monika
30 min personal break/transition time - to dinner
6:30 – 8:00pm Dinner and Gathering
8:00 – 9:00pm Evening nature walk (optional)

SUNDAY - OCTOBER 30

9:00am - 10:00am – Morning Yoga with Monika
10:00am – 12:00pm - Managing triggers & Compassionate inquiry
12:00pm - 1:00pm - Lunch
1:00pm – 5:00pm (bio break: 3pm) Forgiveness & Shadow beliefs
5:00pm – End retreat -- Dinner optional (for those still in town and who would like to join us)

Monday, October 31: OPTIONAL – Nordic Spa Hydrotherapy – at own expense 9:00am session

The Mind, Body, Soul retreat is not for Everyone
Pre-Qualify Yourself

If you are a:

Naturopathic Doctor
Osteopathic Doctor
Chiropractic Doctor
Functional Medicine Practitioner
Nutritionist
Physiotherapist
Holistic Dentist
Counsellor
Registered Massage Therapist
Health Coach
Trainer

With:

An heart-centered approach to practice
An interest in mental health
Passion for helping others
An inclination towards seeking the truth in all things
A vision for bringing heart into medicine
A commitment towards self-actualization
An excitement for thinking outside the box
A propensity for growth

You Can Expect:

Practical tools you can use with your patients
Opportunities for personal & professional growth
Increased Confidence
Renewed Excitement for Your Profession
Great clarity & confidence in the practice & life you are building
The Discovery of Your Soul sisters
Tactics to Achieving Balance while Building your Life

4

Keynote Speakers

6

Implementation Sessions

2.5

Unforgettable Days of learning

1

Amazing Location

YOUR TEAM OF GUIDES:  

Meet Naturopathic Doctors:

We are here to support you on your path of connection to your highest self.

DR. CHRIS BJORNDAL, ND

Chris is the retreat organizer. She is a naturopathic doctor who has training in aspects of six counselling modalities: Gestalt psychotherapy, Compassion focussed therapy, Cognitive Behavioural therapy, Compassionate inquiry, Mindfulness based therapy and Integrative reprogramming technique. 

As a student of A Course in Miracles, her core mission is to help others learn to manage their minds so they aren’t at the mercy of it by using a heart centered and soul guided approach to healing. She creates an open space where you can allow your intuition to blossom and elevate your spirit to a new level of awareness and healing.
Chris is a gifted speaker, best-selling author, teacher and inspiration to many. Having overcome many mental health challenges, she has been recognized by two independent organizations as a top ND to follow.

Dr. Julie Zepp Rutledge, ND

Julie has been in full-time practice in Regina since January 2005. In addition to private practice and being a mother, Julie is actively involved in leading classes, workshops and retreats, speaking to corporate and non-profit groups, and hosting public lectures.

In the last 16 years, Julie has expanded her healing toolkit and has studied shamanic healing with Jose and Lena Stevens (The PowerPath), became a Reiki Master, and incorporates energy work in the forms of shamanic journeying, drum journeys, Reiki, and acupuncture into her practice. She has also studied attachment theory extensively with her mentor, Kimberly Barthel and is well versed in compassionate inquiry, generous listening, and has done additional training through the National Institute for the Clinical Application of Behavioural Medicine and is considered to be a trauma-informed practitioner. She loves the outdoors, moving her body with nature as her church, she consider herself to be a strongly spiritual person and is a dedicated student of A Course In Miracles.

Her passion lies in helping others reconnect with their inner wisdom and soul essence, thus allowing her patients' "inner experts" to co-create their treatment plans along with her intuition and educational expertise.

Dr. Kate Hazlitt, ND

Kate believes that health is an expression of self-worth, authenticity and self-trust. 

When we are connected to this, bliss flows with ease. Drawing from Naturopathic Medicine and Compassionate Inquiry, Kate seeks to create a safe place to be seen, heard, and valued and to help people reconnect with the truth of who they are. She is the creator of Good Earth Naturopathic Centre

Kate mission is to serve humanity and provide nourishment, community, and a safe place to heal.

Dr. Monika Herwig, ND

Monika has been practicing mindfulness based naturopathic medicine and acupuncture for over 20 years in Canmore, Alberta. An accident in 2011 brought her deeper into her understanding of the roots of wellness and well-being and catalyzed a new, more integrative way of being in the field of wellness and medicine.

She is a Somatic/Yoga-based Feminine Power Facilitator and Coach working with mothers and women leaders in health and wellness who want to live their truest, most beautiful life.

She hosts Restorative Retreats internationally and facilitates 9 month Feminine Power & Well-being Transformation Journeys supporting women to connect with and create what’s next for them - empowering them to shine their light and share their gifts with the world without burning out.

Come rest and repair in the Rocky Mountains
let nature be your guide as your soul, mind and body become one.

Taming the Inner Critic

We all have a voice inside that keeps talking and talking, and with whom we are completely identified. Learn to differentiate between the voice of the inner critic which comes from the egoic mind, and the voice of your inner cheerleader which comes from the place of your inner wisdom.

Spirituality in medicine & healing

In naturopathic medicine, we acknowledge the concept of spirit, but we don’t teach a methodology to work with it. 

In this section we will dive into how to engage your patients in a discussion of spirituality and how to cultivate a spiritual practice.

Introduction to A Course in Miracles 

A Course in Miracles teaches that the way to universal love and peace—or remembering one’s divinity and relationship to the universe—is by undoing guilt through forgiving others. 

The focus is on the healing of relationships and making them holy. 

A Course in Miracles, therefore, is a universal spiritual teaching, not a religion. A miracle is defined as a shift in perception from fear to love

Awakening one's inner wisdom

Imagine living free from limitations and feeling at peace in your life. Learn daily practices that guide you to inner freedom and knowing. 

By understanding the relationship you have with your thoughts and emotions, you will uncover the root cause of your suffering and create a compassionate healing shift within.

The Anatomy of a boundary

Many healers are people pleasers, peacekeepers, conflict avoiders & have a hard time saying no. 

Learn how to speak your truth and stand up for yourself by learning how to set boundaries like a badass. 

Most of us don’t know how to set boundaries because we are taught to put others' needs ahead of our own needs. 

Setting new boundaries will allow you to act from a place of intention, truth and authenticity.

Connected: Embody Self-Compassion and Self-Trust to Lead with Bliss

What if you could move beyond burnout and depletion to a place of bliss, where you can contribute with greater impact in alignment with your purpose in life?

We will explore the medicine of self-compassion. Exploring the science and the impact self-love has on our mind, body and soul. We will dive into practices of self-parenting and tending to the inner child parts to create freedom in our lives.

We will explore heart-centered living and how we can practically take this into a life beyond burnout.

Guide yourself to inner peace so you can create quantum shifts in the lives of your patients. 

What’s Included 

More fulfilling work and purpose
Bring more happiness, love and meaning to your life 
Love, passion, and connection with others
Learn how to help those that are struggling with their mental health without burning out
Break through limiting beliefs & self-sabotaging thoughts that are holding you back

Learn to put yourself first by discovering the art of boundary setting
Create harmony in all areas of your life: work, family, adventure, personal and spiritual growth
Discover the making of miracles as you shift your perception from fear to love

The work we do together will help you create a life filled with greater passion and purpose and a deeper sense of accomplishment as you align the four aspects of self: physical, mental, emotional & spiritual

SPECIAL LIMITED BONUS OFFERS INCLUDE:

The Essential Diet: Eating for Mental Health 
(Value: $27)

Food is such a loaded topic, especially if you struggle with your body image, an eating disorder or disordered eating. But did you know there are delicious, healthy, and simple recipes that will change how you feel physically, mentally, and emotionally? This guide gives you recipes and recommendations for what to eat each day of the week — making it easy to eat in a way that supports your brain and body... and nourishes your soul.  (You’ll get the low-down on foods that increase serotonin and
how to avoid foods that make you feel sluggish and tired, plus so much more.)

Forgiveness Meditation 
(Value: $500 - but peace of mind is priceless)

If you have shame about your past behaviours, are holding onto a grudge or have someone has cut you out of their life or you can’t seem to release the past, this gentle guided meditation is made for you. 
One of the best ways to heal and move on to better days is to learn how to forgive yourself, as well as others. This meditation helps you rewire your brain so you experience immediate relief. Some people experience miracles or incredible shifts in relationships. Let the healing begin!

Mindfulness Conversation with Eckhart Tolle. 
(Value $500)

Did you know there is a simple, medication-free way to stop negative thinking, stress, and mental chatter… and feel a drastic transformation on the spot?

Eckhart Tolle is a world leader in spirituality (Oprah keeps his books by her bedside.) This recorded session will help you step outside hurtful patterns and feel calmer, less stressed, and stop your thoughts from getting the best of you.  You get instant access to these gifts as soon as you join. Plus, when you join Moving Beyond Coaching and pick the 10 week live coaching option with me, you’ll get 2 more bonus gifts to help you feel strong and resilient, like the person you’re meant to be...

 Integrative Mental Health Clinician Program 
(Value $857)

The Integrative Mental Health Clinician Program was created to raise the standard of proficiency for health professionals in understanding complex mental health concerns such as anxiety, bipolar disorders and depression. It explores mental illness through the lenses of trauma, psychoneuroimmunology, pathophysiology, epigenetics, and patient-centered compassionate management. The program is evidence-based yet holistic, considering the physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual as vital parts of an integrative system. This bonus includes two live group coaching calls with Dr. Chris Bjorndal, ND.

Secure Your Spot Today!

Spots for the retreat are limited to give everyone a personal experience. 
We expect this retreat to sell out and encourage you to take advantage of the early bird rate. 

Best Value

(Oct 1-Oct 20, 2022)

$857

Installment

(Payment plan)

3 x $367

Refund Policy:

Prior to September 30, 2022: 100%
Prior to October 15, 2022: 50%
After October 15, 2022; no refund

TESTIMONIALS

“The retreat was an intimate retreat where I had the opportunity to learn clinical pearls and broaden my scope in the area of mental health. I gained skills that I was able to implement in practice, had the opportunity to explore my own challenges and learn effective techniques to find my inner peace.

It was a relaxed environment with plenty of opportunities for interaction, discussion and lending support to one another. ​You will learn effective techniques that will aid in calming your mind, opening your heart, and laying the foundation to good health.

Dr. Chris, ND has personal and clinical experience in the area of mental health with knowledge in both the medical and naturopathic world and has great ability to integrate all of this information for the most benefit. I would highly recommend this course.” ~ Dr. S

“This retreat is a unique learning experience. Not only will you learn relevant, practical and tangible clinical information to utilize with patients right away, you will also learn the importance of “physician, heal thyself”, which can often be missing in other professional educational courses, allowing you to put into practice what you’re learning.

Dr. Chris, ND draws upon her own personal and professional experiences in the area of mental health in an engaging and dynamic way, sharing personal and clinical examples, concepts, techniques and tools learned from various sources providing a foundation for acquiring knowledge and skills for an effective and integrated approach in serving others.
The small group setting was intimate, supportive and relaxed, with invitation to share, discuss or just listen. I enjoyed my experience at the retreat, and if you feel the course resonates with you, I’m sure you will enjoy it as well.” ~ Dr. H

“Dr. Julie, you truly are the one woman in my life who I have been the most inspired by and have grown the most personally just by knowing you.

You have taught me what vulnerability is, and how to be authentic. I have learned from you about my inner mean girl and how to talk to her and hear her, and how to let go of the self criticism and judgement. You have shown me how beautiful a thing true compassion and empathy are and how to go "all in" to the arena. You have inspired me to grow and learn to love myself through all the curveballs life tosses my way.

Your love and support has shown me that I do have a voice, and that it's ok (and essential!) to be heard and seen. From you, I have learned about the power of heart felt crazy love hugs, and very importantly the power of forgiveness and repair in relationships.

I love and appreciate everything working with you has taught me. Your courage to just show up and try new things in your life, whether it's teaching new classes, leading retreats or simply the pure dedication you have to your soul time and morning meditation times... it all is awe inspiring to bear witness to and has inspired me to transform my life.” ~ PN

“Dr. Zepp, It is impossible for me to put into words the priceless treasure you have given me by sharing your knowledge, experience & wisdom. I have learned so much & feel motivated to follow a healthier path for my health which is the most valuable gift that we have.Thank you a million times. What a blessing to have discovered you! The world is a better place because of you.” ~ DT

“My experience working with Dr. Kate has been beautiful. Her energy is able to light up the room even during these times of isolation where we connect virtually. When talking with her you feel heard and seen. I will be forever grateful for the work I have done with Dr. Kate”. - B.N.

“I experience Dr. Kate as a highly regarded, knowledgeable, trustworthy, approachable, down to earth professional in her field. Her vibration is high and I always feel better after working with her. A Gifted human being. . .” M.M.

"Dr. Monika is a treasure trove of wisdom, support and presence. She has an ability to respond to exactly what is needed in the moment from her vast array of knowledge, wisdom and expertise. She is a Teacher with a capital "T"; and is my go-to Life Coach. Being a Life Coach myself, Dr. Monika helps me fill myself back up; to restore, renew and inspire me so that I can go back out there to to be of service to others. You know what they say, "every Coach needs a Coach." In a nutshell, she is my soft place to land; to touch down and replenish and receive much needed self-care. Dr. Monika's authenticity and playful approach to life is inspiring; a role model who teaches us how to go within to heal, rediscover our awesomeness, and emerge brighter than ever so that we may shine our light and live a playful, loving and peaceful life. I highly recommend working with Dr. Monika - she is such a valuable resource and treasure - being an ND is just the beginning of what she has to offer!” 

- Leigh Ann Betts, Life Coach and Vibrational Jewellery Consultant with Kate King 

Do you want to have a heart-felt practice 
that truly transforms patients' lives? 

Your teachers have long wait lists for patients to see them. They are successful in practice, in part, because of their willingness to dive deep into their vulnerability and to speak from a place of compassion and love, as well as an ability to face their fears.

This only came after doing years of inner work - looking at core beliefs, shadow beliefs, unconscious commitments, as well as examining triggers from a place of love and compassion. It is through this lens of love that they will hold you to transform yourself, your life and your practice. Let’s be part of the solution to help humanity heal at this critical time in history.

“Be the change you want to see in the world” ~ Gandhi

FAQ

Where is this event?
Canmore, Alberta. The closest airport is Calgary and you can drive from there to Canmore.
 What stage of practitioner is this event for?
The retreat is for practitioners who feel a yearning for something more, something better in their lives and who want to widen your community of supportive, courageous, love-driven people.

We will accommodate any level of practitioner in terms of years of practice. It is a perfect event for those looking to integrate the mental, emotional and spiritual aspects of health into the work they do with patients in order to guide them to a deeper level of healing beyond the physical level.
Will this event transform my business and my life?
Yes. But true transformation requires follow-through, commitment and goal setting. As Dr. Julie Zepp, ND teaches “Information is not Transformation”. We are assembling the speakers, opportunities for intuitive transformation and a community of like minded souls who are equally committed to leaving the world a better place.
I practice in a highly regulated province, can I incorporate what you are teaching into my practice?
Yes. 
I have a busy few days and might not show up live, is there a recording?
The event will not be recorded.
Are CE credits available?
Yes, the Integrative Mental Health Clinician Program has been approved for 12.5 Category A CE credits from CONO. You will be provided with a certificate upon completion of the course.
Can I buy a ticket if I email you the morning after registration closes, but give lots of reasons why I couldn’t buy a ticket sooner?
We would love to have you there, and once registration closes it is final.
Is food and accommodation included in the price?
The price includes all meals (except Friday & Sunday dinners). Accommodation is not included in the price. 


Please make your reservation either by calling the central reservations line 1.877.778.5617. Ext. 2. And mention that you are affiliated with Natural Terrain Inc. group. 

Rooms fill up quickly at Solara, so please search "accommodation Canmore" for other options if there are no rooms available. 
Is there a refund policy?
Refund policy:
Prior to September 30, 2022: 100%
Prior to October 15, 2022: 50%
After October 15, 2022; no refund

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