Young Adult Cancer Retreat at Cabot Shores

More than a month later, we, the staff at Cabot Shores, are still basking in the glow of the good energy generated by the courageous and lively participants of Retreat Yourself, the annual retreat of Young Adult Cancer Canada (YACC).  Being young (18-35) and living with a cancer diagnosis isn’t easy – mostly it’s a lonely experience. Connecting with other young survivors is essential and that’s what this retreat was about.

During the retreat, participants had the opportunity to share their personal cancer story;  discuss how cancer affects their emotional wellbeing and their relationships; participate in  group acupuncture and art therapy […]

Breast Cancer Action Retreat (Nova Scotians Celebrate at Cabot Shores)

A group of eleven vivacious breast cancer survivors and their supporters participated in the first annual Breast Cancer Retreat at Cabot Shores. The retreat was sponsored by BCANS, Cabot Shores and the Good Health Festival Society of Cape Breton Island.
These women knew how to have fun! and how to stretch their limits (i.e. hiking much longer than they thought they could or participating in a night walk in spite of anxieties of all sorts).
Cape Breton women from the Cape Brestoners’ Dragon Boat group easily mingled with city women from Halifax, created good cheer around the dinner table and the bonfire, […]

Shambhala Lineage Festival and Retreat at Cabot Shores

Cabot Shores hosted the first Shambhala Lineage Festival.
At one point Kristine McCutcheon spoke of the influence
and the teachings of a King.
See this excerpt in this talk taking place in the Green
Chalet at Cabot Shores as part of the Shambhala meditation retreat.

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Firewalking for Breast Cancer Action, Nova Scotia

Cabot Shores and Firedance present…
Firewalking with Spirit
Conducted by Paul & Barbara Weinberg,   Sundoor Certified Firewalk
Sunday, August 7th, 2011
7pm  rain or shine
The firewalk is one of the oldest and most widely spread rituals in the world. It is an
ancient ceremony of empowerment, connection and an unforgettable example of human
Connect in circle – Set your intention and allow the fire to energize it. The evening
concludes with an optional walk across the coals. Whether you choose to walk across
the hot coal or not, you will be touched by this inspiring ritual.
$50 Suggested donation  – proceeds to THE HEALTH FESTIVAL SOCIETY (to  benefit
Breast […]