Parry Sound – Details

rock with lichen on Georgian Bay shoreline
A recreational waterway like none other, the world’s largest freshwater archipelago is a UNESCO-designated Biosphere Reserve.

Parry Sound – Cooking and Yoga Retreat

For those of you looking for a one of a kind Georgian Bay Experience, discover world-renowned jewel of Georgian Bay’s 30,000 island region. The Town of Parry Sound is a bustling port and commercial hub whose population triples to 60,000-plus in the summer.  From Parry Sound Harbor you can set out along the region’s famous shoreline onboard one of our cruise ships or get a birds-eye-view of our remarkable ecosystems and fall colors by flight.

Explore the Canadian Shield light houses and all that dots Georgian Bay’s eastern shores by motorboat, air, canoe or kayak. The Georgian Bay is a recreational waterway like none other. This world’s largest freshwater archipelago is a UNESCO-designated Biosphere Reserve. Heading inland there are more than 1,000 lakes, rivers and channels, and dozens of rustic, big-hearted towns.

The Group of Seven

“In the early decades of the twentieth century, circumstances brought together several artists who were committed to exploring, through art, the unique character of the Canadian landscape. Collectively the agreed: Canada’s rugged wilderness regions, nominally Georgian Bay and its sweeping Pines, needed to be recorded in a distinctive painting style. The style would break from European tradition and reflect and increasingly nationalistic sentiment.

Today, these men are among Canada’s most famous artists. For many, their works have come to symbolize what is the distinctly Canadian identity.”

Yoga Classes

Yoga in Daily Life is beneficial to many levels of development in the areas of physical, mental, social and spiritual health.  When the body is physically healthy, the mind is clear, focused and stress is under control.  Yoga also builds muscle strength.  When you build strength through yogayou balance it with flexibility.

About Meredith Marotta
Meredith’s instruction comes from years of experience and a great passion for the practice. What differentiates Meredith from many of today’s teachers is her clear instruction and sense of her students’ needs. She is not ‘practicing’ along with her class, but ‘teaching’ from a deep knowledge base. She provides hands on instruction to help her students experience being in their bodies with greater awareness and acceptance.



Included in your package:

  • 5 nights accommodation
  • All scheduled meals
  • Daily yoga instruction with Meredith Marotta
  • All scheduled transportation
  • 5 cooking lessons with Chef Jason
  • A nature hike in Killbear Provincial Park
  • Lecture on Wine and Food pairing
  • The Flagship 3hr Afternoon Cruise
  • A visit to an Artists Island – weather permitting
  • Limited Wifi available
  • OPTIONAL:  Fly around the 30,000 islands- not included in cost


Georgian Bay lighthouse


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