260 St Patrick Steet, Unit 302 

Ottawa, Ontario

K1N 5K5

 

withmariesylvie@gmail.com

WHAT TO BRING AND HOW TO DRESS?
 
  • Dress in layers and bring comfortable clothes. You will go outside so bring warm winter clothes.

  • Bring your sports equipment if you want to snowshoe or cross-country ski and comfortable boots to walk outside.

  • Bring loose clothes for qigong and stretching in the morning.

  • Bring a yoga mat if you want to stretch on your own. There will be a room available for this purpose.

  • Bring an extra towel for your room if you wish (one towel is already available per person).

  • Bring some sandals or flip-flops to walk to the bathroom as well as a robe.

  • Bring your own toiletries (shampoo, soap, kleenex, hairdryer).

  • You have access to a laundry room if needed. It is suggest that you bring enough clothes so you don’t have to worry about it.

  • Bring your own water bottle. If it has a closed lid, you will be able to bring it with you in the retreat room.

  • Bring your own coffee-tea cup with a closed lid and your own tea bags for beverages between sessions.

  • Bring your own snacks if you need to eat between meals.

  • Bring a special cushion to sit on or one for your chair if you need it.

  • Bring a watch or time device that is not your cell phone.

  • Bring a journal and pen for your own inquiry.

  • Don’t bring scented perfumes, candles or incense. You will not be able to use them.

  • Don’t bring any reading material.

  • You are strongly encouraged to not use your cell phone, iPad, iPod or access your email while on retreat.

 

PAYMENT AND CANCELLATION POLICY

 

Payment

Full payment is due at time of registration for retreat and room and board and can be made through PayPal with Visa, MasterCard, and American Express.

 

Cancellation and Refund Policies

Marie-Sylvie reserves the right to cancel a program at any time. If she cancels a program, you will receive a full refund.

 

REFUNDS FOR RETREAT:

 

  • Fully refundable (less a $50 processing fee) until January 22, 2020 5:00 p.m.

 

  • Nonrefundable credit toward a future retreat (less a $50 processing fee) is available if you give notice between 30 and one day(s) before the retreat. Credit may be applied to a future retreat or a Journey Intensive Workshop offered by Marie-Sylvie Roy for one year following the date of issue.

 

  • No credit or refund is available if you cancel on the arrival day; if you do not show up; or if you leave an event early for any reason.

 

REFUNDS FOR ROOM AND BOARD:

 

  • Fully refundable (less a $133.00 processing fee as per Galilee Centre policy).

 

WHAT IS INCLUDED WITH THE ROOM?

 

  • Dinner on Friday night and lunch on Wednesday

  • 3 meals a day, mostly vegetarian

  • Hot water available during the day

  • Towel with the room

  • Bedding is included

 

HOURS OF THE RETREAT

 

  • The retreat starts Friday 15, 2019 at 7:30 pm and ends on Wednesday, February 20, 2019, at noon.

  • It is suggested that you arrive on Friday between 3:30 pm and 5:00 pm for registration. You then have a chance to settle in your room and get acquainted with the Center.

  • The Friday meal will be provided from 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm.

  • The silence will start at the end of the Friday evening session.

  • A schedule will be provided upon arrival.

 

SHARING A ROOM

 

  • If there is someone with whom you would like to share a room, please send us a private message and we will do our best to accommodate your request.

 

SPECIAL NEEDS REGARDING FOOD

 

  • Meals will be mostly vegetarian with meat available on two separate dinners.

  • Gluten-free meals will also be available.

  • If you have other dietary restrictions, you can bring your own food and a fridge will be available for this purpose.

 

IN CASE OF EMERGENCY

 

  • In case of emergency, you can be reached at the Galilee Centre as follows: during the day by calling Debbie at 613-623-4242 ext. 21 and after hours by calling Allan at 613-623-4242 ext. 24.

 

PAYMENT AND RECEIPT

 

  • Payment for the room and the Retreat need to be done prior to the start of the Retreat to reserve your spot.

  • If you require a receipt for insurance purposes, make just to check the appropriate box when registering for the Retreat. The receipt will be given to you when you arrive at the Retreat on Friday.