Retreat fees are as follows

Single/private accommodations: $1395/per person

Double/shared accommodations: $1195/per person

Your retreat fee includes

-Two nights private or shared accommodation at Galiano Inn & Spa on beautiful Galiano Island, BC on the weekend of October 19-21, 2018.

  • Oceanfront Spa Suite features Queen bed (single accommodation) or King & sofa bed combo (double accommodation) with in suite massage table, heated tile floors, private balcony or terrace, soaker tub, and wood burning fireplace. Ground floor suites are available for those with mobility issues. 6 single/2 double available.

  • Oceanfront One Bedroom Villa features King & sofa bed combo (double accommodation) with heated private balcony or terrace, outdoor hot tub, heated tile floors and kitchenette. Ground floor suites are available for those with mobility issues. 9 available.

-All of your meals and snacks, prepared with local, ethically sourced ingredients.

-Two in-depth workshops with Lorilee Beltman and Hanahlie Beise. Attendees will have the opportunity to take one class with each instructor. During registration you will be able to request which Lorilee Beltman class you would prefer to take, though we cannot guarantee you will be placed in your first choice class. 

-Exclusive Pop-Up Marketplace featuring Hinterland Farms.

-Goodie bags and door prizes!

The retreat fee does not include any spa treatments, however you are welcome to make a separate appointment. Please note, you must book an treatment in advance of the retreat as the spa is by appointment only.

You also have the option of renting a Smart Car from the hotel to explore the Island.   Smart car rental must be reserved through the Inn and there are restrictions based on insurance requirements. You can find more information by calling the Inn at 1-877-530-3939 or visiting their website here.


Sample itinerary only, schedule may change. Attendees will be notified via email of confirmed itinerary 2 weeks prior to event


  • Arrivals (will depend on ferry/float plane schedules)

  • Fiona and Amanda will be available for meet and greets after 1pm

  • Icebreakers 4:30pm (games and refreshments)

  • Dinner 6pm

  • Presentation 7:00pm


  • Breakfast 8:00am

  • Class 9am-12pm

  • Lunch 12pm

  • Class 2pm-5pm

  • Dinner 6pm

  • Show and Tell/evening event 7:30pm on


  • Breakfast 8:00am

  • Marketplace open 10:30am-12pm

  • Lunch 12pm

  • Free time - Knit-in, explore Island, etc.

  • Departures (will depend on ferry/float place schedules)

Attendees have the option of arriving early and staying an extra night on Thursday, or extending their stay and staying an extra night on Sunday. The Galiano Inn will extend our special group pricing discount to you on these nights, but you will need to make your own arrangements with the Inn, by phone at 1-877-530-3939, after you have registered for the retreat with us.  

Cancellation Policy

Any cancellations occurring between August 1st 2018 and September 28th 2018 will receive a full refund less a $25 administration fee. Cancellations occurring between September 29th 2018 and October 9th 2018 will receive a 50% refund. Cancellations occurring after October 9th 2018 will not receive a refund.