Escape, Explore and Experience Sisters in Fitness Nature & Hiking Yoga Retreats Summer-Autumn 2021 

The wonder of Canada’s most easterly National Park in Terra Nova NL, Canada will welcome you to its magical charm where the land and sea compete for your attention. The retreat residence will welcome you in the nestled, charming Village of Terra Nova.

Offering a personalized and semi-private retreat in a home that combines the old (Historical Rowsell family dwelling est. 1945) with the new (Extension est. 2019) providing a very intriguing setting that will be sure to ignite fascinating conversations. Three separate outdoor living area, campfire sitting area, sun porch will sure to lend in creating an opportunity to recharge and truly “breathe”. All this is in a personalized friendship - family atmosphere.

If you are the adventurous type, this package is for you:

The Retreat Hikes the Terra Nova National Park Trails, Eastport, and Salvage

(Damnable Trails) to embrace your yoga practice in nature.

Escape to a private sanding beach for lunch only minutes from the retreat home to a stretch session followed by frolicking in the lake. Or maybe take some time to kayak, paddle board,  mediation walks, camp fires, fishing, swimming, mediation with the morning loons and night owls, soak in the hot tub, stroll through the town for ice cream at the community general store,  storytelling, music, wine tasting or simply sit and become one with nature on the magnificent Terra Nova Lake.

Enjoy a weekend where it is all about YOU!

Let our Host Michelle Porter & Team treat you to a weekend you will remember a lifetime.


  • Daily hiking,  yoga and stretching sessions
  • Hiking in the Damnable Trail & Terra Nova National Park Trails
  • Lunch on secluded, quiet natural sandy beach
  • Water adventure activities
  • Daily 3 healthy meals Breakfast, Lunch, Supper
  • Daily 2 nutritional snacks
  • 3 nights’ accommodations

Skill level

All yoga levels welcomed

All hikes will be rated easy to moderate with options provided

Retreat Facility Details

The Retreat is located on 44 Loop Road it is beautifully set amidst massive white pine, birch and dogberry and aspen trees. The homestead is located 19 kms from Terra Nova Sandy Pond Entrance and a 2.5 hour drive from the metro St. Johns region. It is 30 second walk from the distinguished Terra Nova trussell and remembrance of the numerous bridges that boasted a prosperous logging industry in the area. The home boosts full, Wi-Fi, cable, land telephone, and smart tv’s. This intimate property counts 4 bedrooms three queen bedroom rooms and one double twin room with option to expand with sleeping cots. Three are located on second floor of the restored home and 1 in the new extension. There are 2 full bathrooms. There is a large double sided fireplace in the centre of the living area.

Guest rooms are equipped with fans, linen beddings, extra choice of pillows, towels for bathing and beach are provided. 10 Person Hot Tub is available for your relaxing.

Meals are an important part of your experience and we love to serve you in a high vaulted open kitchen where we all sit together and share love of food and laughter each evening. (Food restrictions are accommodated) Many lunches will be a boxed lunch brought to our hiking yoga sites so we can experience all the beauty the hikes have to offer.

No dogs will be at the property during guests stay. However, nature’s wild life of beavers, owls, bats, eagles, loons, otters, black squirrels, jumping trout & salmon are right there for you to admire.

In this intimate setting in a family home, Michelle Porter has a long history of hosting events & large gatherings she loves to host and strives to create an atmosphere full of harmony, compassion, adventure, fun and love; making our guests feel at home and belong.

Read up on the beautiful history of Terra Nova

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Retreat Dates:

#1 SOLD OUT!! July 30th August 2nd

Friday Check In - 12:00 noon to 6:00 pm

Monday - Retreat Closing 11:00 am

Note Sunday Optional Check out 5:00-7:00 pm

#2 SOLD OUT!! August 13th- 16th

Friday Check In - 12:00 noon to 6:00 pm

Monday - Retreat Closing 11:00 am

Note Sunday Optional Check out 5:00-7:00 pm

#3 75% SOLD OUT!! September 17th -20th

Friday Check In - 12:00 noon to 6:00 pm

Monday - Retreat Closing 11:00 am

Note Sunday Optional Check out 5:00-7:00 pm

#4 October 22nd - 25th

Friday Check In - 12:00 noon to 6:00 pm

Monday - Retreat Closing 11:00 am

Note: Sunday Optional Check out 5:00-7:00 pm


$300 includes taxes per attendee shared accommodations

$600 private room

$100 deposit required upon booking

*Balanced paid day prior to start.

Private Group or Corporate booking - Full Private Retreat

$300 deposit required

*Balance Paid day prior to start.

To Book

Please note availability will be very limited. Call 709-693-2511 or email to discuss specifics and date availability.