Healing Foods Meditation Retreat

We’ll eat, breathe, and move together in ways that support healing from illness, grief, trauma, mental exhaustion, and overall stress.

Join Tamika, Carolyn, and Brenda at DevaTree Place on Oct 4-8 Healing Foods Retreat on Salt Spring Island, British Columbia.

This retreat focuses on the basic healing protocols of Anthony William, Medical Medium. Slow down the pace of life and reset your health with delicious healing juices and foods, in a supportive and natural setting.

*Please note that Tamika, Carolyn, and Brenda are not affiliated with Anthony William.

Perfect for solo travelers, friends or couples, Tamika’s retreats offer small-group teachings, inspiration, hospitality, and loving support. Space is limited to 7 guests. Suitable for all levels—no yoga or meditation experience required. Serious inquiries only. For detailed information and to request an application form, email: info@devatree.com

Package Includes:

  • Meditation & gentle yoga program
  • Meals
  • Local island travel


October 4–October 8, 2018

The  schedule  may  shift  according  to  group  needs  and  preferences.  Daily  juices,  smoothies,  teas,  breakfasts,  lunches,  and  dinners  are  included. 

Thursday:  Afternoon  arrival  on  Salt  Spring  Island,  late  afternoon  meditation  &  setting  intentions  for  the  retreat.  Relaxation  experience  before  bed. 

Friday:  Gentle  yoga  and  morning  meditation,  afternoon  grounding  session,  and  evening  meditation.  Explore  the  beauty  of  the  island  in  your  free  time. 

Saturday:  Gentle  yoga  and  morning  meditation.  Saturday  market,  solitude,  or  excursion  of  your  choice.  Optional  additional  session  for  locals  who  are  not  on  excursion.  Evening  meditation  and  relaxation  experience. 

Sunday:  Gentle  yoga  and  morning  meditation,  afternoon  grounding  session,  and  evening  meditation.  In  your  free  time,  explore  Salt  Spring  or  rest  and  relax  at  DevaTree  Place. 

Monday:  Gentle  yoga,  morning  meditation  and  closure.  Depart  Salt  Spring  Island  at noon  or  1:00pm. 

Program Cost:

$1488.00 + 5% GST per person
$688 + 5% GST per person (Local Rate - no accommodation or transportation)

Payment Options

A $500 non-refundable deposit per person is due on registration, along with the registration form. Please note, no spaces can be reserved without deposit and completed form. The balance of the retreat cost is due one month prior to the start date of the retreat. Preferred payment method for Canadian clients: Interac e-Transfer (other options also available). International guests: Conversion rate and payment options will be provided upon confirmation of your space.


Tamika Schilbe, MSW, E-RYT 1000, RCYT

Tamika Tara Schilbe is an award-winning counselor, consultant, author, and yoga teacher trainer. As Co-Founder & Yoga Educator at DevaTree School of Yoga, Tamika shares her vision for collaborative yoga through DevaTree's Cross-DisciplinaryTM approach to education. An experienced group facilitator, Tamika has been teaching the art of personal renewal across the globe since 2001. Tamika is on faculty at the Toronto & Vancouver Yoga Show & Conference, and is a contributing author at Elephant Journal, Huffington Post, and MindBodyGreen. She co-created and co-directs the 100-hr HeartRise® Children’s Yoga Teacher Training, the Deep Attunement of the Instinctual Psoas Training and the Yoga & the Subtle Energy Body Program. Originally trained at the Nosara Yoga Institute in Costa Rica, Tamika directed their first Canadian 200- hr YTT, and first 500-hr level training program in Costa Rica.

Tamika’s knowledge, community leadership and compassion inspires people of all ages both on and off the mat. A forever-student of children and animals, Tamika shares her message with passion and playfulness, helping her students to create an inspired, authentic, and creative life.


Carolyn Jyoti Burke, MSW, E-RYT 1000, RCYT

Carolyn is an experienced yoga educator, retreat facilitator, strengths-based psychotherapist and parent. She has designed and led numerous wellness programs and therapeutic groups. Carolyn co- created and co-directs the 200-hr level Cross DisciplinaryTM Yoga Teacher training, the 100-hr HeartRise® Children's Yoga Teacher Training and the Yoga & the Subtle Energy Body Program. As a consultant for government treatment programs, Carolyn has developed therapeutic groups to assist children who are recovering from traumatic grief. Carolyn has created and successfully launched yoga programs for people of all ages and backgrounds. It is a rare teacher that can fill a room with compassion and joy the way Carolyn can.


Brenda Dowell, E-RYT 1000

Brenda Dowell is the Anatomy & Therapeutics Instructor at DevaTree, and the creator &facilitator of DevaTree’s 50‐hr level restorative yoga module in the 300/500‐hr level teacher certification program. Brenda has a natural gift for making yoga, playful and accessible to everyone. Brenda received her 1st Yoga Training in 2002 and has studied many different yoga systems since then. She has traveled, taught and studied extensively, focusing on Anatomy & Therapeutics, as well as Anusara Yoga. A Licensed Holistic Practitioner, Fascial Stretch Therapist, Certified Lomilomi Therapist, Reiki Master and Thai Yoga Practitioner, Brenda is dedicated to inspiring & empowering people by bringing them home to their hearts through their bodies.