Sunday
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From September 22 to September 28
7:30am to 10am
Breakfast
As you enter the dining room, you will notice that there are tables for two or for six people. Thanks to the spirit of conviviality that often develops among guests, it is easy to opt for a place at a table for six and share a meal with other guests in a pleasantly informal atmosphere.
8:15 to 9:15 am
Cardio nature
Cardio nature is a workshop offered to nature lovers. This is an outdoor training session consisting of warm-up, moving cardiovascular exercises, streghtening exercises with the body's weight and stretching. This training will take place in good weather / bad weather. Please wear shoes apropriate to the season and weather. This workshop is offered by a spa kinesiologist who will adapt the level of difficulty to your needs .
9:30 to 10:15
Forest Bathing
You are cordially invited to a workshop of contemplation and relaxation in a forest environment. Allow yourself this space-time to slow down and connect to the elements of nature through your senses. More and more research is showing the beneficial effects of a forest immersion. These include a decrease in hypertension, positive changes in the nervous system, mental clarity, feeling of harmony with oneself and the environment. Welcome everyone! P.S: Wear warm and comfortable clothes for walking in the forest.
10:30 to 11:45
Massage Thaï initiation
Come and discover Yoga thaï massage with our kinesiologist and yoga teacher Kasia. It's a treatment without oil and over clothes. using the whole body as massage instrument. You will learn some tricks and a routine that you will be able to do on people you know. Wear comfortable clothes and welcome to everybody!
12 to 12:45 am
Thermotherapy initiation with Kasia
Join this activity to learn all health benefits about thermotherapy! Our guides invite you to take the waters the European way and learn more about the benefits of alternating hot and cold on one’s overall health with the Kneipp approach, among others. Beyond the notion of pleasure and relaxation associated with Nordic spas in Quebec, this activity highlights the positive impact that thermotherapy has on health and quality of life in North-America. Follow the guide! Kasia is in our kinesiologist’s team since 2014. Wanting to enhance the importance of her first passion, yoga, she decided to complete her bachelor of kinesiology and well-being program at University of Sherbrooke. Yoga teacher since 2008, Essentrics teacher and Thai massage practitioner (joint mobilization, soft stretching and pressure), she’s interested in therapeutic movements. She’s very passionate of general well-being and she will help you to find different tools to brighten your lifestyle. Thoughtful and open hearted, she will take care of both your body and spirit!
12am
Presentation of the lunch menu
Everyday we welcome you to the to the bistro to discover the secrets of our savory lunch meal. A great opportunity to learn more about the basic principles of our tonic cuisine.
12 to 2 pm
Lunch
As you enter the dining room, you will notice that there are tables for two or for six people. Thanks to the spirit of conviviality that often develops among guests, it is easy to opt for a place at a table for six and share a meal with other guests in a pleasantly informal atmosphere.
3 pm
« Vert » de bienvenue, welcome
At 3PM the day of your arrival, you are invited to our "Vert de bienvenue." This meeting aims to familiarize yourself with the site and give you the information needed to maximize the benefits and enjoyment of your stay at Spa Eastman. It is followed by the tasting of our famous green smoothie, which has also given its name to the tour "Vert de Bienvenue" means green welcome!
4 pm to 4h45 pm
Anti-stress walk
During this slow and meditative walk, you will explore specific techniques that will help you inhabit your body more and get in touch with yourself. A great way to detach from mental agitation, soothe the nervous system and better manage stress.
5 pm to 5h45 pm
Restorative Yoga with Audray
Come and relax in comforting and mainly passive yoga postures, where your body will be supported by the floor and accessories for several minutes. We will create favourable conditions to relax muscles, soothe and balance the nervous system, gently release the breath, support the immune system, regenerate organs.... in short, promote general health and vitality. This is the best type of yoga to use in case of fatigue, illness, injury, stress, emotional distress or during the first days of menstruation. An excellent way to anchor yourself in the present moment, to find your inner peace and to recharge your batteries! Audray Kingsley has a rich background, which includes contemporary dance, somatic education techniques and energy healing. She has completed a certification in Yin Yoga and Functional Anatomy with Paul Grilley, as well as a Therapeutic Yoga teacher training with Carina Raisman. She has been teaching yoga (Yin, Restorative and Therapeutic) since 2009.
18:00
Presentation of the dinner menu
Everyday we welcome you to the to the bistro to discover the secrets of our savory meal, including the description of the inspiration dish of the day. A great opportunity to learn more about the basic principles of our tonic cuisine.
6pm to 8 pm
Dinner
As you enter the dining room, you will notice that there are tables for two or for six people. Thanks to the spirit of conviviality that often develops among guests, it is easy to opt for a place at a table for six and share a meal with other guests in a pleasantly informal atmosphere.
8pm
The hidden remedies of our kitchens
**This workshop is offered only in French; however please feel free to join us!** This workshop presents traditional remedies using herbs and well-known foods such as garlic, onion, cabbage, thyme ... to prevent and soothe the ills of everyday life. Plants are the basis of our diet and, for millennia, they have served and are still used as remedies on a daily basis. Using plants is not a substitute for medication but supports the body in restoring imbalances. Manon Viger, a nurse by profession for 40 years, is also a certified naturopath and herbalist. She has been an integral part of the Spa Eastman team since 1998.