English as a Second Language 2018
Join us for an all-inclusive English as a Second Language experience at the gateway to the valhallas. All levels welcome.
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Join us in the beautiful Slocan Valley of British Columbia Canada, and develop the English skills you need to work, study, and participate in everyday life. Our courses focus on listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills. Students receive frequent feedback from experienced instructors and practice communicating with classmates from all over the world. Afternoon activities include swimming, kayaking, hotsprings, alpine or lake hiking, art in the forest, wild edible adventures (weather permitting). Evenings include music around the campfire, stargazing, aikido and yoga. Our retreats are limited to 12 participants maximum. For more info about our instructors please click here.
Enjoy your stay at The White Pines Dojo, a beautiful hand built, off grid retreat centre situated on a 40 natural acres of forest and meadows. This all inclusive retreat includes all your gourmet meals and activities. We can accommodate up to 12 participants for each retreat. We offer dorm rooms (maximum 3 per room), shared (double) rooms and private rooms.
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Bring warm comfortable clothes suitable for changeable mountain weather, including a wool layer, rain gear and a sun hat. Please bring a day backpack and your own yoga mat. Bring only biodegradable personal products with minimal to no scent. The White Pines Dojo is off grid and requires being sensitive to energy use. There is no cell phone service in most of the Slocan Valley and the Dojo is WiFi free for maximum retreat experience. Wifi will be available in the village if necessary. Please let us know of any serious medical conditions, allergies or dietary considerations in your registration. You must have travel cancellation insurance.
ALL-INCLUSIVE STRESS-FREE EXPERIENCE
All the details are taken care of from the moment you arrive at our beautiful off-grid retreat centre, including delicious meals prepared by our local chefs, morning classes, afternoon activities and evening events.
As our minimum capacity is six and our maximum capacity is twelve participants a $500 CDN non-refundable deposit is required. These deposits are transferable to another program within the same calendar year if cancelled one month prior to retreat start date.
The balance is due two weeks before the retreat start date.