Retreat fees are as follows

Single/private accommodations: $1595CAD /per person

Double/shared accommodations: $1395CAD /per person

At registration you will be required to pay a deposit of $450CAD. The balance will be invoiced to you, with 50% of your balance due by February 22nd, 2019 and the remainder due by April 5, 2019.

***UPDATE 11/08/18*** Due to the extremely high interest in this retreat, we are offering a Traveller Option: all of the retreat perks (classes, all meals and snacks, presentations, door prizes/swag bags, Marketplace) are included but not accommodation or transportation to and from the Inn to your chosen accommodation. Any questions about this option please email us at

Traveller Option: $895CAD / per person

Your retreat fee includes

-Two nights private or shared accommodation at Galiano Inn & Spa on beautiful Galiano Island, BC. (excluding Traveller Option)

  • 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. 18 available.

-All of your meals and snacks from Friday dinner until Sunday lunch.

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

-Exclusive Pop-Up Marketplace featuring local BC dyers, notions makers and pattern designers.

-Swag bags and door prizes!

The retreat fee does not include any spa treatments, however you are welcome to make a separate appointment. Our attendees receive 15% off all spa services! 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)

  • Meet and Greet 4:30pm in the lounge

  • Dinner 6pm

  • Presentation by Norah Gaughan 7:30pm


  • Breakfast 9:00am

  • Class 10am-1pm

  • Lunch 1pm

  • Class 2pm-5pm

  • Dinner 6pm

  • Presentation by Bristol Ivy 7:30pm


  • Breakfast 9:00am

  • Presentation by Norah Gaughan 10:30am

  • Lunch 1pm

  • Marketplace open 2pm

  • Free time

  • 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 November 10th 2018 and December 31st 2018 will receive a full refund less a $25 administration fee. Cancellations occurring between January 1st 2019 and March 31st 2019 will receive a 50% refund. Cancellations occurring after April 1st 2019 will not receive a refund. 

In the case that we can fill your cancelled spot from a waiting list you will receive a full refund less $25 admin fee regardless of the date you cancel.