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Creative Awakening Retreat October 28-30th
Creative Awakening Retreat October 28-30th

Fri, Oct 28



Creative Awakening Retreat October 28-30th

Come for an amazing creative awakening weekend retreat on music, sound and vibration.

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Time & Location

Oct 28, 2022, 5:00 p.m. – Oct 30, 2022, 12:00 p.m.

Châteauguay, 498 Bd D'Youville, Châteauguay, QC J6J 5V1, Canada

About the event

Creative Awakening Weekend: Music as the Bridge 

Come join us for a weekend retreat with like minded people at the manoir D'Youville! 

The theme this year will be: Music as the Bridge between the finite and the infinite

Note: This retreat will be in English.

"Do give the opportunity for music. Let the entity listen to and be guided by, not that character of music that is of the passing fancy but that which builds harmony, that which builds the bridge between the sublime and the finite - or from the infinite to the finite mind."  4098-1

Spiritual Lectures on Attunement,  Music, Vibrations and Sounds.

The retreat is set on beautiful and peaceful grounds located at the entrance to Refuge faunique Marguerite-D'Youville for wildlife on St. Bernard Island.

NEW Schedule:

Retreat Schedule

Friday 28 October

4:00 Registration

5:30 Supper

7:00 Welcome and Orientation

7:15 Matthew von Behrens - Awakening the Music of Your Inner Temple

8:30 - 9:30 Medium Messages with Vanessa Bertran

9:30 Meet and Greet

Saturday 29 October

7:30 Special breathing exercises with Kenny Allego

8:00-9:00 Breakfast

09:00-10:15 Kenny Allego - Music as a gateway to a deeper meditation.

10:30 - 11:45 Andrea Courey - Wellness Through Sound

12:00 - 1:15 Lunch

1:15 - 2:30 Karen Stemmler - Edgar Cayce on Sound

2:45-4:15 Nancy Fuoco - We are Crystal Beings: riding the Wave of Crystal Light Sound & Music to help evolve our own Genome (cellular structure)

5:30-7:00 Supper

7:00-9:00 Talent show followed by social (come as you were party)


7:30 Sleeping Meditation

8:00 Breakfast

09:00-10:15 Karen Stemmler - Edgar Cayce on Sound (continued)

10:30 - 11:55 Healing Circle / Closing ceremony

12:00 - 1:00 Lunch

Tuition and accomodations are separate!

For more information and to register contact Donna Campbell : or contact  at 519 267-5859.

For registration you can purchase a ticket below, or send an interac transfer of 55$ to

The retreat is from Friday evening (supper included) to Sunday Lunch.

Tuition Registration: (full weekend) $55.00. At the door $65.00.

Friday night only $15:00, Saturday only: $35.00, Sunday $15:00 (meals not included)



Single room : $112.00 a day. (includes all meals: Friday dinner.  Saturday breakfast, lunch, dinner. Sunday breakfast & lunch.)

Double occupancy with shared bathroom : $165.00 a day. (includes all meals: Friday dinner.  Saturday breakfast, lunch, dinner. Sunday breakfast & lunch.)

For your room reservation you must call the reception of the Manoir d'Youville at:  450 692 8291 (1-844-900-8291) and make your reservation. Specify code  "AWA" , that it is the creative awakening retreat.

If you do not have a roomate but want one, let us know and we will pair you up with another attendee.

The address of the hotel is: 498 Boulevard D'Youville, Châteauguay, QC J6J 5T9, Canada

Their website is :

Description of talks:

"Awakening the Music of Your Inner Temple." - Matthew von Behrens

"Everyone has experienced how singing or listening to a certain tune can uplift your spirit. What if we want to uplift the highest Spirit of all within and around us? What is the music best suited to do that, for you as an individual? You can find out using practices Edgar Cayce recommended, which we will do and will help to awaken the music of your own "inner temple."

Matthew is a harp playing chaplain at Porter Hospital in Middlebury, Vermont (USA) as well as an ordained Christian minister, playing at the bedsides of both those souls entering the earth and taking their first breaths, and those souls leaving the earth and taking their final breaths.

Medium Messages with Vanessa Bertran

Vanessa Bertran, Psychic Medium and Channeler, is descended from a maternal lineage of 3 generations of active spiritual spokeswomen with diverse gifts, light channelers and energy healers. She kept her spiritual and psychic development activities in the privacy of her innermost circle and under the tutelage of close guides for over 30 years. In 2015 she formalized her psychic training at the SSF-IIIHS (Spiritual Science Fellowship - International Institute Of Integral Human Sources) center in Montreal, where she began her process of exposure and integration with her life mission formally. Since then, she has been giving lectures, trainings and individual, group, face-to-face and distance sessions. Her passion is to encourage the expansion of consciousness through coherence and her daily practice following her philosophy: Nurturing the individual for the well-being of the collective.

Wellness Through Sound - Andrea Courey

‘Music as a bridge’ appropriately describes how Sound Meditation takes us into our invisible

world to connect with our consciousness. We are vibrational beings and our cells respond to

high vibration. When we experience a choice bit of vibration with just the right facilitation, we

build our own bridge to our inner world. Using the breath, we quiet the mind, follow the sound

and allow a myriad of wonderful sensations and visualizations to arise.

Sound meditation is a healing experience that incorporates crystal bowls, rattles, chimes and

Tibetan bowls with recorded high vibrational music and live guidance to bring you an elevated

vibratory experience. By raising your personal vibration, you can shift out of lower vibrational

states like anxiety and worry to acceptance, equanimity and peace. Benefits include reduced

muscle tension and anxiety, increased intuition, improved mental clarity and wellbeing.

Andrea began meditating in 1992 after living a profound near death experience. Initially

meditating in silence, her world changed when the first crystal bowl was introduced around

2000. She continued to practice Sound Meditation through her years as an award winning

entrepreneur, a McGill University lecturer and a mentor for budding entrepreneurs.

Finally retiring in 2015, Andrea began dedicating herself full time to facilitating Sound

Meditations at yoga and wellness centres, hospitals, universities and since 2020, online via

Zoom. Participants report pain reduction, better sleep, after death communication with loved

ones, reduction of anxiety and greater peace. An author, Andrea has written 2 books and a play

on themes of life and life after life.

Edgar Cayce on Sound - Karen Stemmler

The medicine of the future will be music and sound.’ Edgar Cayce

This interactive presentation will have us look at our bodies and sound, and how we can support our energy through music and frequency.  It will highlight current research, along with Edgar Cayce (1877-1945) quotes.

With the advent of the cymascope (which is a tool to make sound visible), amidst an explosion of information, methods and techniques applying sound in the field of health care; it is so delightful to bask in the words of Edgar Cayce from so many years ago, and see them being revealed in and through us, and experience the many exciting aha’s and realizations, potentials, & vibrations of the love that we are!

Session one - We will look at the properties of sound and Edgar Cayce quotes assisting us in attuning to the Divine.

Session two  - We will explore recent scientific advancements in sound and tips in incorporating them in everyday life.

Karen Stemmler grew up in an Edgar Cayce household and is a lifelong participant with the material.

As a teacher of music for many years, Karen has been very interested in the many readings

pertaining to sound and the many ways frequencies heal and strengthen our energy field.

We are Crystal Beings: riding the Wave of Crystal Light Sound & Music to help evolve our own Genome (cellular structure) - Nancy Fuoco

The first part of the section involves a talk and presentation on how pure sound and intention can profoundly and positively affect cellular mutation.

The second part involves a powerful pure sound activation and purification including the vibrant and pure sounds of quartz and alchemy crystal bowls, gongs, chimes, bells, drums, the resonant voice and lemurian light language.

Nancy Fuoco is an intuitive channel, sonotherapist and an experienced meditation facilitator. She has been offering workshops on emotional wellbeing, sound healing and therapeutic concerts for the last 20 years. As well as leading spiritual retreats in Mt. Shasta, CA, and in the Laurentians to evolve soul connection and opening to the inner Goddess, she has long pursued studies and taught on the subjects of Lemurian healing and reconnection, spiritual psychotherapy, sound healing and vocal therapy, rebirthing, crystal healing and understanding consciousness through the rays of light (color, sound and light therapy). To know more about her, you can visit her website at:


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