Retreat fees are as follows

Single/private accommodations: $1595CAD /per person

Double/shared accommodations: $1395CAD /per person

Traveller Option: $895CAD / per person (does not include accommodation)

  • Traveller Option allows you to take part in all retreat activities (all meals, classes, and other weekend events) but does not include accommodation at the Galiano Inn, or your transportation to and from the Inn each day.

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 August 1, 2019 and the remainder due by October 15, 2019.

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. Complimentary wine is served with dinners.

-Two in-depth workshops with Gudrun Johnston and Mary Jane Mucklestone. Attendees will have the opportunity to take one class with each instructor.

-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 your own appointments. 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 (optional)

  • Dinner 6pm

  • Presentation by Gudrun and Mary Jane at 7:30pm


  • Breakfast 8:30am

  • Class 9:30am-12:30pm

  • Lunch 12:30pm

  • Class 2:30pm-5:30pm

  • Dinner 6pm


  • Breakfast 8:30am

  • Free time - optional guided hike offered

  • Trunk Show

  • Lunch 12pm

  • 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. We will not be offering any formal retreat scheduling for Thursday or Sunday after lunch.

Cancellation Policy

Any cancellations occurring between May 25th 2019 and July 31st 2019 will receive a full refund less a $25 administration fee. Cancellations occurring between August 1st and October 14th will receive a 50% refund. Cancellations occurring after October 15th 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.