Events & Retreats at Cabot Shores

Cabot Shores Winter Kitchen Parties

Kitchen Party

Kitchen Party

Every second Saturday beginning December 14, 2014,
you are invited to come jam with us.  Bring your instruments, sing a long or just enjoy the music at this community gathering.

When: 3:00pm – 5:00pm
Where: Cabot Shores, 30 Buchanan Drive, Indian Brook
$5 suggested donation | light food & beverage provided

If you are interested, please email or call:  |  902 929 2584

Upcoming dates:
December 13th & 27th
January 10th & 24th
February 7th

*Please note there is no Kitchen Party on Saturday, February 21, 2015

Last year Kitchen Parties were held at the Gaelic Singers’ Hall where music has been played by over a century.  We look forward to continuing this fun tradition, while adding a variety of music with local musicians and self-proclaimed amateurs mixing it up, in advance of weekly ceilidhs and the Cabot Trail Acoustic Festival September 18-20, 2015.

– Sponsored by the Good Health Festival Society –


Saturday: February 21, 2015, 9am-5pm

sean_bwExperience the Full View of Yoga and Dharma Relative to Us with the host of Eastlink TV’s “path of yoga”

This will be a day of making the Indo-Tibetan essences, teachings, and practices culturally relative to us.

In accessible language, Sean will present a non-academic view, practice, and discussion of Indian Yoga (Eight-Limbed Path) and the Tibetan teachings on the mind’s nature.  Sean is host of Eastlink TV’s “The Path of Yoga.”


  • Physical practice
  • Pranayama (breathing techniques)
  • Meditation (Shamatha Vipasana)
  • Overview of the Yoga/Dharma path to establish the language


  • Physical practice / Pratyahara
  • Pranayama (breathing techniques)
  • Meditation (Shamatha Vipasana)
  • Discussion of the view ahead

In particular we will examine and practice the most potent aspects of HEALING in a human birth: optimal healing down to the cellular level, resolving of Karma, and removal of subtle body blockages to enable the flow of Prana (*Pratyahara which leads directly to Phowa).

WHEN: Saturday, February 21,  2015, 9am – 5pm
TUITION: $75 waged / $50 unwaged  (Victoria County residents receive a $25 discount off these rates)

To register and book online, please click here.

Snowshoe hike:  Dr Paul will lead a hike on snow shoes to the Kalapa Valley at 10am on Sunday,  February 22…fee is $15 a person, donated to the Good Health Festival Society.  Call 902 929 2584 to reserve or to register, book online here.



The Cabot Trail Acoustic  Festival

September 18-20, 2015


Celtic Colours

October 9-17, 2015


Celtic Colours Festival on Cape Breton

* Hear the world’s best Celtic music at 40 different venues and be close to the Festival Club to hear the best late night music, just an exit away from Cabot Shores. Read Dr. Paul’s article on Celtic Colours.

* Celebrate your own special events to make them Special Occasions you’ll remember—birthdays, anniversaries, weddings & honeymoons.


Thanksgiving Feast

Sunday: October 11, 2015

Thanksgiving Garden Harvest Celebration – Looking for a special place to spend Thanksgiving? We invite you to Cabot Shores to help us give thanks during our Garden Harvest Celebration. Special package deals on chalet accommodations & meals!


4th Breast Cancer Survivor Retreat

Friday-Sunday: October 23-25, 2014

After completing the 3rd Breast Cancer Action Nova Scotia (BCANS) Survivor Retreat in October, 2012, BCANS has decided to return to Cabot Shores this October and invite participants back for another fun filled weekend of learning, laughing and support.


A Sampling of Past Events:

Shambhala Lineage Festival at Cabot Shores – September, 2011

Interested in meditation?
Want to learn more about creating enlightened society? Cabot Shores is holding the second annual Shambhala Lineage Festival. Click Here for more information on our Shambhala Festival!

BCANS Breast Cancer Survivor S.E.A.R.C.H. Retreat – October, 2012

Breast Cancer Action Nova Scotia is planning the first breast cancer retreat for women in Cape Breton at Cabot Shores Wilderness Resort! Click Here for More Information on our Breast Cancer Retreat!

March Break Madness!
Looking for the perfect getaway for you and your family this March Break? Grab your family, your friends or your honey and join us at Cabot Shores where all week we’ll be dishing out good food, great company and live music! Click here for more info!

Celtic Colours Festival