Laughing Yoga

Toolbox for Toxic Relationships

Date TBD


Calabogie Peaks Resort

30 Barrett Chute Rd, Calabogie, ON K0J 1H0


- Mental Health programming delivered by a Registered Social Worker

- Yoga by a certified instructor

- Lunch and snacks (including vegetarian and gluten-free options)

- Access to the resort’s hiking trails

Receipts can be claimed through insurance benefit programs who cover services with a Registered Social Worker. Krista Helman MSW, RSW, OCSWSSW#827222.

This one-day event for adults aims to improve your understanding of the mind-body connection.  You will learn and apply a range of skills and techniques in a safe and welcoming environment.  

This therapeutic event will focus on helping you cope with an unhealthy relationship by expanding your mental health toolkit. This retreat will guide you through a journey of self-discovery and reflection.

You will experience interactive research-based practices with fellow participants.  The natural setting will offer a beautiful escape as you shift towards better mental health.

Please bring your own yoga mat to be able to fully participate.


8:00am Check-in

9:00am Welcome & Day Orientation

9:15am Building your Coping Toolbox

10:30am Break

10:45am Turning Down the Distress Volume

12:00pm Lunch

1:00pm More Toolbox Building & Reflection

2:15pm Break

2:30pm Yoga

Registration fees are non-refundable unless the event is cancelled.

Helman Counselling

Krista Helman is a Registered Social Worker who helps clients navigate trauma while improving their mind-body connection. Her private practice encompasses psychotherapy, EMDR, Ego State Therapy, and the Safe and Sound Protocol. Her scope of practice has included children, adults, couples, active and retired military members. She is Co-Director of the West Ottawa Wellness clinic. Krista was born and raised in Ottawa, where she lives with her husband and blended family of five children and two dogs.