• Woman sitting in the snow over looking Lake Louise

Flow, Connect & Restore – Wellness Retreat

Immerse yourself in nature while staying in luxury Fairmont accommodation with sweeping views of Lake Louise and the Rocky Mountains. Nourish and recharge your body with energizing and restorative yoga, explore mindfulness meditation and breathwork, make connections with like-minded people and have a great time in the process! In addition to two delicious, healthy meals a day, six yoga classes and a workshop led by international yogi Kathy Parsons, you’ll have the opportunity to pamper yourself with a world-class massage or spa treatment, explore the gorgeous trails around the property, relax with new friends or settle in to read a good book.

This retreat is designed to be both energizing and restorative. Bring your partner, friend, family member or come on your own. Rest assured, your retreat host and the team at Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise will make sure that every detail is taken care of throughout your magical mountain retreat.

The Yoga

You will be practicing with Kathy Parsons, a Toronto-based yoga teacher who is focused on helping each guest learn, grow, relax and feel connected on this retreat. Start each morning with a 75-minute energizing Vinyasa flow yoga class. These classes feature curated playlists and strong flows with creative sequencing designed to lengthen, strengthen and open up your body. Expect to sweat and give yourself a full-body workout while staying connected to the breath. Everyone will be encouraged to listen to his or her body and take breaks when needed.

In the late afternoon, you will explore Yin & Restorative yoga. These classes will begin with a gentle flow to prepare your body for deeper stretches (yin) and deep release and relaxation (restorative). This deep stretch yoga targets the deeper fascia of the spine & pelvis allowing for improved flexibility of soft tissues, mobility of the joints and the release of stress in the body and mind. Often described as yoga for the mind, these classes will have mindfulness meditation weaved throughout. You will also enjoy Yoga Nidra Meditation in one of the classes. Yoga Nidra, also known as ‘Yogic Sleep’ is a meditation that invokes deep relaxation and healing. All classes will be set to inspiring music, include optional hands-on adjustments and a relaxing aromatherapy savasana.

*Kathy will provide modifications for students who are practicing at different levels, including those who are just starting their yoga journey. Although this practice is suitable for all levels, it is advised that you have the physical fitness that allows you to flow through several basic poses that are linked together. This will make for a more enjoyable practice!


October 20 – October 24, 2024 | Book Here
October 27 – October 31, 2024 | Book Here


Kathy Parsons


Retreat Itinerary

Retreat Takeaways

  • Challenge and expand your body and mind through challenging (yet accessible) vinyasa flow yoga.
  • Kick-start or power up your fitness routine.
  • Learn simple breathing techniques and mindful movements that you can incorporate into your daily life for energy and relaxation.
  • Disconnect from your busy life and enjoy space and time for reflection.
  • Forge new connections and meet friends from all over the world (maybe even have a few laughs).
  • Immerse yourself in nature in one of the most beautiful places in the world.

Retreat Audience

  • Yoga practitioners of all levels wanting to experience both challenging and restorative practices to learn, grow, and
    let go.
  • Anyone craving a healthy, relaxing, fun holiday that will recharge your batteries and inspire wellness.

Retreat Includes

  • 4 nights accommodation at Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise in a Fairmont room
  • Welcome cocktail reception with appetizers on Sunday evening
  • Daily Breakfast and dinner on Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday. Breakfast on Thursday. Gratuities included. Dietary requirements can be accommodated
  • Daily morning and afternoon yoga sessions with Kathy
  • An additional workshop on Sun Salutations and Pose Alignment
  • Guided group walk to learn more about the local area
  • Amenities at Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise
  • Free time daily

Retreat Rates

Early Booking Offer: First 5 bookings will get a complimentary room upgrade to the next available room category.

  • Rates based on Fairmont room do not include taxes or service charges
    • Single occupancy is available from $2,600 CAD for the full retreat ($650.00 per person, per night)
    • Double occupancy is available from $4,120 CAD for the full retreat ($515.00 per person, per night)
  • Four night stay required (October 20 – 24, 2024 or October 27 – 31, 2024)
  • US travelers will enjoy additional savings due to favorable exchange rate. Check Daily Exchange Rates. (Rates will vary and do not include credit card exchange fees. Subject to daily exchange rate changes).
  • All retreats require a 50% deposit at time of booking, with full payment due at check-out. Cancellation within 30 days of program start date will result in full retreat charged.


Come together in Mountain Pose takes on a new meaning when surrounded by the majesty of the Canadian Rockies. The mountain’s strength, resiliency, endurance and Lake Louise’s tranquility are the ideal backdrop for an invigorating and restoring yoga retreat under Kathy’s masterful guidance. Add in good food, great company and Kathy’s signature dash of laughter and joy and it’s perfect. – Sandra R, Lake Louise, October 2021 Retreat, Toronto, Ontario

I am so grateful for Kathy’s Lake Louise Yoga Retreat. It was a life changing experience. Kathy is kind and considerate, taking into account everyone’s skill level, strengths, and favorite poses. Kathy uses her wealth of knowledge to put together beautiful flow and restorative classes that are set to the best music!
You float out of class in the morning (and evening) to find a magnificent view followed by a delicious meal and great conversations. It doesn’t get much better than that. Now to plan for the next one! – Pam, Lake Louise, October 16-20, 2022, Toronto, Ontario

Restored and recentered — Kathy’s retreat in Lake Louise was an experience which exceeded my expectations on every level. A skilled teacher and motivator, Kathy tunes into each participants’ ability and coaches them to find and challenge their individual edge; along with Kathy’s mindfulness meditation workshop and practice, I came away feeling stronger physically and mentally prepared to incorporate mindfulness into the whirl of everyday madness. Accompanied by the stunning backdrop of Lake Louise, exceptional accommodation and meals at Chateau Lake Louise, hiking the Rockies, and a great group dynamic – Kathy is authentic, dynamic and fun, and worked hard in creating a memorable journey for all. My best yoga & meditation experience yet – I highly recommend Kathy’s retreats. – Judy McKinnon, Lake Louise, October 2019, Toronto, Canada

I’ve been practicing yoga on and off for a few years now, but it wasn’t until I met Kathy that I really started to learn and understand the soul of the practice. Never having been to a retreat of any kind I took a leap of faith and decided to join her on her biannual event in Lake Louise. Kathy has a wonderful talent for bringing all sorts of people together and making them feel at home and cared for. All practices were well-curated and thought through, with modifications for every level of yogi. Her kind approach helped people connect and feel at ease almost immediately, making a few days we spent together feel like the most incredible vacation with close friends. Workshops on mindfulness, proper alignment, meditation and breathing were extremely valuable and helped everyone find a new edge in their practice. And don’t forget the spectacular backdrop of the Fairmont hotel with the highest level of accommodations and catering to everyone’s needs, with no shortage of activities to fill up your free time, – many spectacular trails with magnificent views, guided walks, spa, delicious restaurants. – Olga, Lake Louise Retreat, October 2020, Toronto, Canada

I went to Kathy’s retreat in Lake Louise with an open mind but also a little nervous never having been to a retreat before and not being an experienced yogi. Right away, Kathy put me at ease. Her warmth, dynamic personality and sense of humor all blended together to provide just the environment I was looking for. Her skill as a teacher really shines through. She is able to teach to all levels so that each student in the room can get the most out of each class. She recognizes her student’s strengths and gently pushes them to try new things and expand on the movements they have. Her pose breakdown workshop drilled down and allowed me to build on my practice. The daily schedule was great. Lots of yoga but plenty of time for hiking and enjoying the area. The group meals were really fun and I met some great people. I left the feeling refreshed and fortunate that I got to know Kathy. -Michelle M., Lake Louise, October 2019, Toronto, Canada