3-Day Yoga Retreat at Nootka Sound Resort

Join Inner Compass Yoga on a magical getaway in the beautiful wilderness of Nootka Sound.

The three-day Ayurvedic Yoga Retreat is hosted by Lena of Inner Compass Yoga and is open to all levels of yoga experience. An intimate Retreat group will work on creating a calm and peaceful mind, an open and compassionate heart, and a strong feeling of self-acceptance, love, and connection.

We hope you will join us on this renewing journey. 

3-Day Yoga Retreat at Nootka Sound Resort
3-Day Yoga Retreat at Nootka Sound Resort
3-Day Yoga Retreat at Nootka Sound Resort
3-Day Yoga Retreat at Nootka Sound Resort
3-Day Yoga Retreat at Nootka Sound Resort
3-Day Yoga Retreat at Nootka Sound Resort

What to Expect

Retreat guests will meet in the Village of Gold River and depart together, arriving at Moutcha Bay Resort where we will embark by boat to Nootka Sound Resort floating in the wilderness of Galiano Bay. This boat trip is approximately 15 minutes.

Upon arrival to Nootka Sound Resort, guests will be welcomed by Resort staff and checked into comfortable suites (2 twin beds or 1 king bed per suite, with private washrooms). The Resort Chef will prepare nourishing Ayurvedic meals served in the dining room. With its beautifully appointed suites, spacious dock and lounge space, views of ocean, lush rainforest, and mountains, Nootka Sound Resort is a treat for the senses. You will feel right at home.

Daily Yoga Practice and Mindful Meditations

Lena will guide the Retreat group in daily yoga practice and mindful meditations. Expect to learn about Ayurveda, the holistic system of medicine practiced widely in India for over 5,000 years. Lena has received her certification in Ayurvedic Therapy from the Ayuskama Ayurvedic Institute in India and looks forward to helping you rejuvenate yourself from the inside out. You will learn about your Doshas, your constitution, and how to find balance through nutrition.

Other Activities

This promises to be a relaxing and enlightening experience: a perfect place to deepen your practice and reconnect with your body. Practice yoga. Sunbathe. Learn about Ayurveda. Kayak. SUP. Relax. Savour healthful Ayurvedic meals. Rejuvenate yourself.

On the third day, the Retreat group will embark for a boat tour of Nootka Sound and the village of Yuquot on remote Nootka Island. The rugged beauty of this part of the world will energize and inspire you. Also known as Friendly Cove, Yuquot is the historic site of first contact between First Nations and European explorers in British Columbia and is designated a Canadian Historic Site. The group will enjoy lunch on the beach, followed by a seaside yoga practice before returning to the Resort in the afternoon.

What’s Included

Included in your cost: return transportation from Gold River, accommodation based on double occupancy, tour of Yuquot, kayaks and SUPs at the Resort, yoga lessons, meals.

How Much Does This Retreat Cost?

$1,299.00 Per Person All Inclusive

How Do I Register?

For more information or to register, contact Lena at [email protected]

Click here to visit the Inner Compass Yoga website.


August 27
12:30pm  –  Depart Gold River
2:30pm   –   Check into Nootka Sound Resort
4:00pm   –   Welcoming/Hatha-yin Yoga Practice
6:00pm   –   Appetizers followed by Ayurvedic dinner
8:30pm   –   History of Nootka Sound

August 28
7:45am – Meditation
8:00am – Hatha/Vinyasa Yoga Practice
9:30am – Breakfast
10:30am – Ayurveda: Finding your Dosha
1:00pm – Lunch
2:00pm – Ayurvedic Nutrition: Eating for Nutrition
4:00pm – Group Paddling Excursion
5:00pm – Dosha Balancing Yoga Practice
6:00pm – Appetizers followed by Ayurvedic dinner
8:00pm – Yoga Nidra and meditation

August 29
8:00am – Hatha/Vinyasa Yoga Practice
9:30am – Breakfast
11:00am – Depart for tour of Yuquot
1:00pm – Lunch on the beach
3:30pm – Seaside Yoga Practice
4:30pm – Depart for Nootka Sound Resort
6:00pm – Appetizers followed by dinner

August 30
9:00am – Hatha/Vinyasa Yoga Practice
10:00am – Breakfast
10:45am – Closing Circle
1:00pm – Lunch
2:00pm – Leave for Moutcha Bay Resort
4:00pm – Arrive at Gold River

*Itinerary is subject to change