Join Us & Celebrate the Fall Yoga Retreat At Cabot Shores

Celebrate the Earth Yoga Retreat


Join us for the Celebrate the Fall Yoga Retreat at Cabot Shores  scheduled  from Oct. 20-22 at Cabot Shores.  This Yoga Retreat is for practitioners of all experience levels.

Enjoy daily sessions of yoga and meditation, explore some hiking trails to Widows’ Veil  waterfall along Indian Brook or to a hidden lake along the Cabot Trail.

Get away from the city to  the  sanctuary of Cabot Shores on Cape Breton with eagles flying overhead, seabirds nearby and the occasional moose.

The early bird package with deposit by October 1 includes:

  • daily yoga and meditation sessions with leaders Blaine Carter of Embrace the Sun Yoga, Enfield and Josette Coulter  of the Yoga Tree, Tatamagouche
  • 6 tasty, healthy meals and snacks prepared by Cabot Shores’ chefs (vegetarian/vegan, meat or seafood options)
  • lodging in a yurt, lodge or chalet with access to a community hot tub as well as the 55 acre nature sanctuary of Cabot Shores and some fun amenities in or near the lodge
  • enjoy the rustic elegance of the lodge,  original art, frequent live music and great food as well as dynamic guests.

You can call Cabot Shores with questions or to reserve at 902 929 2584, contact us at sylvia@cabotshores.com  or book online: Choose one of the following packages that includes yoga retreat, lodging/food/some adventures and amenities such as an outdoor community hot tub:

Pricing :

Single Occupancy: $570 ($285 deposit)+tax
Double Occupancy: $460 each ($230 deposit)+tax
Multiple Occupancy (3 or more people): $420 each ($210 deposit)+tax


Lodging is in either, Whiff’s lodge, a small or large yurt or a chalet.

Inside Mongolian Yurt

Chalet at Cabot Shores, Nova Scotia










The Retreat Leaders: 

Josette Coulter:

Josette is the Founder of The Yoga Tree where she teaches predominately Vinyasa Yoga as well as Adaptive Yoga.  She has experience teaching beginner to advanced classes from ages 5 and her oldest student is 100 years of age.  Teaching many types of yoga such as; yoga for hockey players, Prenatal and Post Natal Yoga, weekly yoga classes to her community, yoga for aging well & weekly adaptive yoga classes at an adult residential facility, as well as, senior citizen homes.  Writing and the healing arts are some of her passions which she has incorporated into her workshops and retreats. Josette leads in retreats throughout the province of Nova Scotia and has developed a retreat for women called Groovy Goddess and one for girls called Groovy Goddess Girls.  Last year Groovy Goddess Girls was brought into the elementary school in her community which she taught the empowerment workshop to both grade five and grade six girls.

She has been teaching yoga in schools for over almost six years where yoga is implemented into the school curriculum in her community.  Here she teaches yoga to grade primary to grade six, with both teachers and students. She also taught yoga after school to grade six girls, focusing on empowerment.

Blaine Carter:

Blaine started yoga  in search of a cure for his constantly sore lower back! It started during random lunchtime classes at work, and then quickly escalated into a consistent Bikram practice. This sold him on hot yoga, where he has consistently practiced at Moksha/Shanti hot yoga studios ever since. Upon reflection things have come a long way from looking around the class to figure out what a downward dog looked like to completing teacher training in Feb 2015! Early in the spring of 2014, Blaine wanted to deepen his practice and be able to share his passion for yoga with others. Subsequently, he commenced and completed the registered yoga teaching 200 Hour course.   “The teacher training really “stoked the fire” within…”