Wilderness Yoga Retreat

Recharge and Inspire

Okanagan Yoga Retreat

 July 1 – 8, 2017

Join Barefoot Sanctuary founders Jada and Alvin Tam in an exclusive 8-day wilderness yoga retreat in the lush forests of British Columbia, Canada. Enliven your spirit with wild, organic fruits, wine, and deep meditative moments on the river, in the vineyard and on the mat.

“Wandering re-establishes the original harmony which once existed between man and the universe.” – Anatole France

Fill your day with sunrise yoga, moonlight meditations, forest hikes, campfire stories, gourmet meals, vineyard visits, spa massages and more with Jada and Alvin while enjoying unscheduled free time for self-discovery and relaxation.

“The clearest way into the Universe is through a forest wilderness.”
– John Muir

Raw Beauty

Explore a mindful approach to reconnecting with nature and rooting in the raw beauty of the majestic Okanagan countryside.

Rustic Luxury

Recharge in the quintessential Canadian log cabin, equipped with modern amenities in a rustic, peaceful forest.

Healing Yoga

Enjoy Jada’s healing yoga sessions, visits to luscious vineyards and a peaceful river canoe adventure.

Restorative Bodywork

Rejuvenate with a full body massage overlooking the lake with our professional on-site certified massage therapist.

Peaceful Adventuring

Recharge your spirit with sunbathed lakeside meditations or indulge in your wild side with a day-long canoe expedition.

Inspired Organic

Inspire your well-being with over 17 included organic meals, created with love daily and sourced from local farms.

And Even More…

* Gentle Spirit Yoga
* Vineyard Visits
* Mindful Meditations
* Peaceful Canoe Expedition
* Rustic Log Cabin Living
* Spa & Healing Massage
* Circus Playshop
* Restorative Touch
* Organic Meals




You will be booking your flight from your location to Kelowna International Airport (YLW). The nearest major city is Kelowna and the retreat center is located 2 hours away near the pristine Mabel Lake.


In order to arrive on time to begin activities on July 1, ensure that you arrive by Saturday, July 1 at 10am. Our meeting location in Kelowna will be confirmed 60 days prior to the retreat. From this moment forward, you will be provided with all transportation.

Many of our guests choose to arrive a day earlier to rest and explore the beautiful city of Kelowna. If you choose to arrive prior, please note that overnight stays are not included as part of your registration costs.


Because the retreat center is located deep in the forest, we provide one included departure shuttle on Saturday, July 8 at 7:30am and will arrive at the airport by 10am. The shuttle will bring guests from the retreat center to the Kelowna International Airport (YLW). If you request an earlier time, please note that you will be charged an additional $65 shuttle fee.


Located in southern British Columbia, Canada, the beautiful Okanagan Valley is one of the warmest areas of the Great North. The summer season features sandy beaches, hot sun and endless outdoor and water excursions. This region boasts renowned orchards and vineyards and non-stop hiking, biking, horseback riding and canoeing. The Okanagan is a romantic escape for the adventurer and a wonderful getaway for the entire family.


The retreat lasts 8 days, 7 nights at a private log home retreat on Mabel Lake in the Okanagan Valley.

Each of our sustainable luxury guestrooms are made from locally sourced wood and materials and adorned with local artwork. Each guestroom is a modeled after the quintessential Canadian log cabin feel for an immersive nature experience.

Pricing is based on double or triple occupancy rooms.


Our retreat features 3 yoga and meditation areas. Our outdoor deck overlooks beautiful, serene Mabel Lake, as well as our semi-covered yoga patio area. Our indoor location allows for late evening meditation or yoga if the weather cools.


The retreat schedule includes an evening canoe excursion, a winery visit and 2-3 yoga classes a day. The surrounding mountains have an abundance of optional hiking trails, swimming and more. Additional excursions outside of the retreat schedule are available at the guest’s expense.


17+ gourmet meals are included and special dietary needs such as vegetarian diets and gluten-free can be accommodated.

Guests are responsible for their own meals on half and full day off-site excursions.


Roundtrip ground transfers included for the following:

July 1, at 10am: Airport hotel in Kelowna to the retreat center
July 8, at 7:30am: Retreat center to Kelowna International Airport (YLW)

Reserve Your Wilderness Yoga Retreat Now

$1795 – Pairs Registration

By credit card in 4 equal installments OR single installment+ 4% card processing fee
By check in single installment
Register both guests for discounted early bird pricing of $1795 each

$1995 – Single Registration

By credit card in 4 equal installments OR single installment+ 4% card processing fee
By check in single installment
Register a single guest at $1995

Questions? Contact us at (778) 212-3284

*Package pricing is based on double or triple occupancy rooms. All pricing excludes airfare, visas, alcohol, additional purchases.

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