Cultural Retreat in Haida Gwaii
Embody holistic wellbeing, support local arts and be immersed in the living cultures & natural landscapes of Haida Gwaii.
Being here, Being there is brought to you by Eudaemonia Network, a registered Canadian non-profit dedicated to improving the quality of life for the Old Massett Community, Haida Gwaii.
Connecting Individual & Societal Change
This is more than your average Retreat. Being here, Being there is a community-centered social venture that bridges the gap between the outside world to the local and indigenous experience. This immersive cultural retreat will help you gain a greater awareness of yourself, your community and your environment.
Transformative Cultural Experiences
By coming to Haida Gwaii, the retreat attendees will undergo a transformative experience where they learn about themselves and the living cultural history of the community and Canada. One unique opportunity is to visit the studios of Haida Master Carvers working on these larger than life totem poles.
"We welcome those who are curious and respectful to discovering new ways of being. This is a rare & rich Haida cultural experience you won't find anywhere else."
Your Haida Experience
6 Days, 5 Nights stay @ Haida Artist, April’s White Raven House
Daily Yoga, Breathwork and Meditation
Meals included: Haida Fusion (vegan & gluten-free options)
Daily trips and artist talks including Haida Dance/Dinner performance
Transportation costs, totem pole raising, gifts and more!See full itinerary
World renowned Sculptor and hereditary Haida Chief James Hart offers an exclusive tour of his carving studio and shares stories.
Haida Curator & Artist shares her deep knowledge of the living history and traditional storys of Haida Gwaii and beyond.
Haida Master Carver gives a tour of TXN Longhouse and carving studio as part of the Cultural Center expansion in Old Massett.
Medicine man, Singer and Plant Collector shares with you his profound experiences and cultural traditions through song and drum.
With background in Chinese martial arts, Tai Chi and Qi Gong, registered Acupuncturist and Herbalist will use a mind-body approach to treat emotional/ physical pain, digestive, sinus, TMJ, reproductive issues and more.
Movement specialist and holistic wellness coach helps you identify your health goals and build a personalized program to achieve a sense of wholeness.
"The experience on Haida Gwaii changed my life. I left feeling more relaxed and connected to myself and everyone around me. The landscape was breathtaking, food exquisite and the people I met possessed so much talent, wisdom and humor!"
Join us on Old Masset, Haida Gwaii
Haida Artist, April SGaana Jaad White invites you into her waterfront sanctuary. You will be hosted along Masset Inlet at this one of a kind guesthouse for the duration of your retreat.Getting here
At Being Here, Being There, we will guide you on a journey to feel more connected with your-self and the community. Each day leads you closer to a sense of wholeness and balance.
Recognizing that everyone and every being has an important role to play.
Creating systems that are more vital, biodiverse and resilient.
Coalescing calm, peaceful and effortless expressions of beauty in everything we do.
Recognizing that actions in the natural, human and supernatural worlds are intertwined.
Giving back in someway so our relationship and interaction is mutually beneficial.
Design is for everyone. All abilities, bodies, backgrounds are welcome in our spaces.
Call our retreat specialists to learn more:
250 626 3500
50 Raven Avenue
Old Massett, Haida Gwaii