Activation Retreat


Do you want to enhance your creative capacities for a transformative shift in your professional and personal life?

Are you aware of what prevents you from doing so, and how to overcome it?

The Mindsmatter Activation Retreat is an invitation to explore and elevate the five key pillars of activation to support your personal and professional development: Power, Heart, Freedom, Flow, and Wisdom.

The 5 Pillars of Activation


Gain insights into your essence, your intrinsic power and its origins, a key component for leadership and decision-making.


Cultivate a renewed sense of contact and engagement with yourself and others, essential for building meaningful and impactful relationships at work and in your life.


Learn to let go of what no longer serves you to best embody your highest potential, a critical factor for sustainable growth and innovation.


Transition your workflow from effortful striving to effortless efficiency, vital for maximizing productivity and reducing burnout.


Navigate from the turbulence of uncertainty to the clarity of informed insight and reduced friction, indispensable in today’s fast-paced world.


April 25th - 28th, 2024


Beatnik Hotel

279 Chem. du Lac Gale,
Bromont, QC
J2L 2S5


Limited to 20 participants

A transformative journey under the guidance of seasoned coaches and mindfulness experts,

Carl Lemieux and Bhaskar Goswami.


The Activation Retreat isn't just a series of sessions; it's an intensive, outcome-focused program designed to activate and elevate the five pillars within a personal and professional context.

Through embodied and intuitive learning and practices, the Activation Retreat transcends conventional cognitive development approaches, offering participants transformative growth applicable to all roles and responsibilities.

Activation Retreat - Mindsmatter

The Activation Retreat will take place at the beautiful BALNEA spa + thermal reserve and Beatnik Hotel.

BALNEA Spa, established in 2005, stands as a premier day spa in Quebec, renowned for redefining the art of relaxation and wellness. It offers a contemporary design and an “all-inclusive” experience that stimulates all senses in a calming, refined ambiance. BALNEA provides exceptional beauty treatments, exclusive massages by Quebec’s elite massage therapists, and creative local gastronomy, complemented by its thermal experience and all embraced by an exquisite nature reserve.

The Beatnik Hotel offers a unique, rustic and warm experience, in perfect harmony with its exceptional natural surroundings.

Nestled in the peaceful Eastern Townships region, these establishments promise the perfect balance of relaxation, wellness, and culinary delight, authentic connections with like-minded souls, making it the ideal place for healing and rejuvenation. For more information, visit the BALNEA spa and Beatnik Hotel websites.

The pinnacle of over 60 successfully facilitated programs, the Activation Retreat is designed to equip forward-thinking leaders and professionals with practical tools and insights to enhance their creative potential and strategic capabilities.

Space is limited to ensure an intimate, focused and personalized experience. Register now to reserve your spot!

* You can make your reservation online by clicking the button above, or by phone at 1-844-476-0413.


EARLY BIRD: $880 per person*
Regular Price: $910 per person* – price effective March 1st, 2024

* Approximate price. Price may vary depending on the choice of accommodation.

- Price includes spa access from April 26th to 28th
- Participants are welcome to arrive at 9 AM on April 25th to take advantage of the reserve and thermal experience at a reduced cost of $50/day (excluding treatments)
- 15% reduction on massages and aesthetic treatments

Arrival and Departure

Arrival: Thursday, April 25th, 2024 between 4:30PM – 6PM
Departure: Sunday, April 28th, 2024 at 3PM


Facilitated in English. French exchanges are welcomed.


Vertical Growth Retreat - Morocco - Carl Lemieux

Carl Lemieux is a sought-after speaker and workshop facilitator. As an executive coach and seasoned management consultant (over 35 years), he has developed expertise in strategy, cultural transformation and leadership development.

Carl’s strengths lie in developing the potential of humans as they face increasingly complex lives, by (1) enhancing personal mastery and leadership, (2) using neuroscience and well-researched practices to increase focus and presence, (3) deepening levels of self-regulation. He helps people become wiser in their decision-making while they reach greater levels of clarity, authenticity and inner peace.

Carl is a registered workplace psychologist and psychotherapist (OPQ), he holds an EMBA and is a qualified mindfulness teacher (MBSR). He recently co-authored Vertical Growth: How Self-Awareness Transforms Leaders and Organizations (Wiley 2022).

Carl speaks both English and French, and lives in Montreal.

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Vertical Growth Retreat - Morocco - Bhaskar Goswami

Bhaskar Goswami, a guiding figure in transformative leadership and mentoring, is the founder of BODHI, offering award-winning well-being solutions, and daana, a non-profit delivering global wellness programs.

Originating from Assam, India, he is deeply embedded in yogic traditions, having been trained by esteemed masters in India, Kuwait, and Canada. Bhaskar is a certified Master Coach with the Warrior Sage Trainings and is renowned for mentoring business leaders worldwide.

Besides personal development, he has a Master’s Honors in Electronic Engineering from Nottingham University, and a 10-year international engineering career. He is also the author of “Wisdom Stories – Book 1” and producer of the albums “Open Yoga” and “Wisdom Stories”.

As a speaker, he has led over sixty retreats and spoken at international events like the COP22 UN Climate Change Summit. Bhaskar is dedicated to catalyzing profound change in individuals and organizations, aligning their actions with their values for sustainable success and growth.

Bhaskar lives in Montreal with his wife and three children.

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