Supporting Your Experience
Your weekend includes comfortable accommodations and delicious meals from Friday dinner to Sunday lunch. Arrive Friday evening at 5pm to register and settle in, then enjoy dinner, a welcome orientation and a concert with Jane, Katherine, Linda and our special guest facilitator. The weekend ends Sunday afternoon with a final participants concert and departures at 3:30pm.
Our aim is to provide a nurturing and comfortable space for every participant. We make a priority of providing a space that is a home away from home, where everyone feels safe, secure, and stress-free. We choose locations for WMW that offer spaces to play instruments, join in a group singalong, or find a quiet place to write your song. You can concentrate on your music—by yourself or with others—or just relax in the calm, restful and inspiring spaces indoors and out, with beautiful surroundings to explore. We want you to be free to dig deep into your music and thrive.
Good food is our other priority; we want everyone to feel supported and satisfied and to have their dietary needs cared for. Snacks and drinks are available day and night. Meals are ample with great selections for vegetarians and non-vegetarians, and gluten-free options are made available when requested. And best of all – breakfast, lunch or dinner, meal times are always a great time to meet and chat and laugh, or take time for yourself. The food is local and organic when possible and provides wholesome energy to keep you nurtured all weekend long.
Location (May 1-3, September 11-13, 2020)
Our May 1-3, and September 11-13, 2020 retreats will be held at Loyola House, Ignatius Jesuit Centre, located in the beautiful countryside 2 km north of Guelph, Ontario, Canada.
The internationally acclaimed Loyola House is spacious and relaxed with private bedrooms and a wide range of comfortable meeting rooms. It is surrounded by the Ignatius Farm, with 650 acres of hiking trails, ponds and streams, fields and forests. The Ignatius Jesuit Centre is known to be a place of beauty and sustenance, ‘where nature gives strength to mind, body and soul.’