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O.U.R. Sustainable Wellness Retreats

What is Sustainable Wellness? Sustainable Wellness + Integrative Health + Community = Healthy Earth Sustainable wellness is co-creating healthy community through teaching the inherent healing ability we each have within ourselves. We offer workshops, retreats, and ceremonies for you to learn and experience the healing power of nature through both traditional wisdom and scientific knowledge. We believe that by…
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November 6, 2018 0

Coyote Mentoring Weekend

Coyote Mentoring Weekend Weekend for adults with Thriving Roots Wilderness School Friday March 23- Sunday March 25th at OUR Ecovillage, Shawnigan Lake Join us for an action-packed weekend of nature connection and mentoring training that will teach you the secrets behind the 8 Shields Mentoring Practices. For teachers, parents, and anyone looking to deepen their…
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February 7, 2018 0

Sustainable Development Goals

We are no longer taking registration for the course this year. If you are interested in taking the SDGs training later, please contact us at info@ourecovillage.org.  The Sustainable Development Goals April 27th – April 28th, 2019 Cost: 120GBP (CAD price depends on exchange rate. Registration being taken through Findhorn Ecovillage) Interested in more? This SDG training…
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January 24, 2018 0

OUR Permaculture

Interested in taking a course in Permaculture? Visit OUR Events page to see our current offerings. “Permaculture is a branch of ecological design, ecological engineering, and environmental design that develops sustainable architecture and self-maintained agricultural systems modeled from natural ecosystems.[1][2] The term permaculture (as a systematic method) was first coined by Australians Bill Mollison and…
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January 19, 2018 0

OUR Upcoming Courses

Courses and Events Earth Activist Permaculture Design Certificate Course Learn how to design human systems that mimic natural systems, using a minimum of energy and resources and creating real abundance and social justice. We will cover principles and ethics, reading the landscape, how to heal soil and cleanse water, design integrated systems, harvest water, drought-proof…
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January 18, 2018 0


Gaia Education 1st Training of Trainers (TOT) programme in Canada is coming to OUR Ecovillage in 2018! OUR partnership with Gaia Education is extending to the next level! After offering Ecovillage Design Education Certificate (EDE) for 2 years, we have been invited to be the organizer and venue for the first Training of Trainers (TOT)…
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November 23, 2017 0

Weekend Plaster Course

As part of the fourth module in our Natural Building Extravaganza, we will be offering a weekend package for those wishing to learn natural plasters and finishing from two experts in the field, Athena Steen and Cindy Walker. About Earthen Plasters bring a special feel to a home. And while natural plasters are available ‘in…
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July 4, 2016 0


It has been a long beautiful transformation over the past 7 months – and October 31st was OUR  brilliant graduation for the “2015 Regenerative Living and Community Homesteader” program.  With 8 amazing humans we journeyed the twists and turns of learning to live together, work together, laugh/cry/rage/hope, hit the wall, find courage, learn and learn…
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November 6, 2015 0

The Most Powerful Thing You’ll Ever Do

Emergence Care is a profound healing art that goes beyond our identification with self (ego), deep into the subconscious, accessing our subtle energy and our inner most essence. This subtle energy and inner most essence is always there. When exposed to years of repeated stresses our physical body and mind gets “armoured.” This means we’ve…
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March 2, 2015 0

January 2014 Events & Yoga update…

Contributed by Satiya Hello Ecovillage Friends, Satiya here (site & events co-ordinator & yoga teacher and therapist). I am beside myself with excitement about the acceptance of my proposal to bring a weekly yoga practice to OUR Ecovillage! Beginning February 14th Village Heart Yoga will host weekly Hatha & Yin Yoga practices (3 X a…
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February 6, 2014 0