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PERSONAL

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TRANSFORMATION

Re~Creation is designed as a safe space to...

EXPLORE

EXPERIENCE

EXPAND

No matter your experience, background or beliefs...

Let me help you re~create your personal life by transforming your Recreation into Re~Creation

How are you looking to transform?

WATER-BASED TRAUMA

WATER-BASED ANXIETY

FEAR OF WATER

AQUAPHOBIA &

THALASSOPHOBIA

ANXIETY

TRAUMA

GRIEF & LOSS

DEATH & DYING

FEAR OF CHANGE

HEALING & HEALTH

MINDSET CHANGE

SHIFTS OF BELIEF

BODY CONNECTION

SELF UNDERSTANDING

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If you are currently experiencing or identify with having experienced fear of water or water-based trauma of any kind, please click below for a version of this page without water imagery for your safe exploration at this stage of your healing journey... 

YOUR GUIDE ON THE SIDE

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With over a decade of experience teaching water-based activities & inspired by my certifications as a...

Surf Therapy™ Provider with the Groundswell Community Project 

Meditation, Mindful Living & Breathwork Guide with the Lab of Meditation 

PaddleFIT™ CORE Coach & Paddleboard Instructor with the World Paddle Association

 

 

 

It is my belief that through intentional time around, on, in & under the water...

We can re~create both your relationship with yourself & the world around you.

 

Through my trauma-informed trainings as well as over a decade of water-based teaching experience & diverse personal lived experience has helped me to understand the possibilities & potential pathways for healing that I am able to uniquely offer. 

 

I am here to help you deepen your relationship with yourself & with the world around you using scientifically proven tools for healing through therapeutic recreational activities around, on, in & under the water.

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INNER DEPTH

RECREATION TO RE~CREATION PROGRAM

Through combining different recreational activities around, on in & under the water ~ this program seeks to help you navigate your path to freedom from whatever you feel is holding you back from living the life you want.

Our unique program includes online & in-person exploration that is self-paced.
That means that our program is based on the foundational belief that...



 

We will never force you to take a next step until you are ready & will adapt the experience based on your vision.
We believe that 'success' looks different for everyone & exploration should have a Choose Your Own Adventure approach to be truly transformative.

Our intention with Inner Depth is to help you develop your 'self-expertise' even deeper.
To truly know yourself inside & out so you are empowered to live fully in a way that feels good to you.

This course is built on the belief that of voluntary 'discomfort' as the pathway to liberation.
We are ready to hold safe space for you when you are ready to dive deeper. 

No matter what age or stage you are... we always abide by Pema Chodron's wisdom...


With the Paddleboard as our foundation, we explore water slowly & intentionally through swimming & snorkelling.


 

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YOUR JOURNEY

LEVEL 1
PREPARATION
ONLINE

Sign Language

EXPLORATION

& CONNECTION

Working Out at Home

INSPIRATION

& IMPLEMENTATION

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INTROSPECTION

& REFLECTION

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VISUALIZATION

& MEDITATION

Using our Re~Creation app, you can explore with us online in preparation for your in~person experience.

This is a self-paced exploration designed to help you:

~ Explore your fear(s) while connecting to the parts of yourself & beliefs that are holding you back
~ Spend time in introspection & reflection so you can get to know yourself on a deeper level
~ Use powerful meditation & visualisation practices to explore & face your fear(s) safely
~ Inspire you to re~create your brain~body connection & implement your practices daily

When you feel you are ready to take the next step of your journey...

 

 

LEVEL 2
EXPLORATION
IN PERSON

Swimmer

EXPLORATION

Snorkeling in the Ocean

TRANSFORMATION

Meditating on the Beach
Peaceful Ripple

MEDITATION

INTEGRATION

We welcome you to your in~person experience.

This stage of the journey will continue to be self-paced & designed by you with your coach.

Through a safe, slow & steady approach we will:

~ Begin with in-pool sessions to explore your fear & expand your current comfort zone
~ Spend time in reflection together & alone so you can get to know yourself on a deeper level
~ Use meditation, visualisation & integration practices to explore & face your fear safely
~ Safely explore different water environments at your own pace & in right timings
~ Inspire you to re~create your brain~body connection & implement your practices daily

There are 4 different 'levels' of water environment we offer for exploration...




You can work with us to design an experience that helps you reach the next level of your comfort with water.

For some, you may be comfortable at the beach or in a pool, but open or deep water is your next level.
For others, the thought of being in the deep end of pool or in a pool at all is uncomfortable or scary.

All comfort levels are welcomed, understood & supported.

We will always begin with an in-pool session to ensure you have the foundations mastered before progressing.
We may also choose to work through other environments as well before progressing to open or deep water. 

Once you have completed the 

When you feel you are ready to take the next step of your journey...

 

 

LEVEL 3
LIBERATION
ONLINE & IN PERSON

Calm Waters
SUP Yoga Meditation Om
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Friends at the Beach
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SUP Yoga Class
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SUP Yoga and Clouds
Swimming in Natural Hot Spring
Surfers

We welcome you to return for in-person experience in different environments as your confidence grows!
We encourage you to keep using the app to deepen your self-exploration & join our monthly meetings.

As always this stage of the journey will continue to be self-paced.
That means you are the expert & can join us 

Through a safe, slow & steady approach we will:

~ Begin with in-pool sessions to explore your fear(s) & expand your current comfort zone
~ Spend time in introspection & reflection so you can get to know yourself on a deeper level
~ Use powerful meditation & visualisation practices to explore & face your fear(s) safely
~ Inspire you to re~create your brain~body connection & implement your practices daily

When you feel you are ready to take the next step of your journey you can join us on one of our adventures
or work with us to plan your explorations into...

Not quite sure yet? Keep reading...

If you have experienced water-based trauma or have fear of water, let me help you navigate repairing & re~creating your relationship with the water.

Please consider taking my Inner Depth Program. 

Depending on your availability & comfort level, this can be run as a 7-day intensive program or a 7-week program.

ENVIRONMENTS TO EXPERIENCE

PRIVATE POOL ~ LAND, POOLSIDE, POOL + ON, IN & UNDER WATER

PRIVATE INLAND LAKE ~ LAND, DOCK, SHORELINE + ON CALM WATER

PRIVATE INLAND LAKE ~ LAND, DOCK, SHORELINE + ON & IN CALM WATER

SEMI-PRIVATE BEACH ~ LAND, SHORELINE + ON & IN CALM / GENTLY WAVY WATER

SEMI-PRIVATE BEACH ~ LAND, SHORELINE + ON, IN & UNDER CALM / GENTLY WAVY WATER

PUBLIC BEACH ~ LAND, SHORELINE + ON, IN & UNDER GENTLY WAVY / QUITE / VERY WAVY WATER

PRIVATE INLAND LAKE ~ LAND, DOCK, SHORELINE + ON, IN & UNDER WATER WITH PLANTS, ANIMALS & FISH

WHAT'S INCLUDED

1-on-1 Coaching

7 sessions of 3 hours

SUP & Prone Paddling Lessons

All Equipment

Workbook

Cost $1000 + TAX

ON-SITE ACCOMMODATION IS AVAILABLE

1, 2 & 3 BEDROOM COTTAGES

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WONDERING IF MY OFFERINGS ARE RIGHT FOR YOU?

My intention is to offer a safe, welcoming & supportive environment for you to feel connected to nature & yourself through paddleboarding.

Get in touch if...

~ You want to learn to paddleboard in a safe, calm, private / semi-private locations

~ You have water-based trauma & want to heal your relationship with water

~ You are looking to experience new ways of exploring meditation & mindful living

~ You want to get comfortable with open water paddling, swimming & recreational activities

~ You're excited for new ways to get or stay fit & move your body safely

~ You're looking to improve your balance & challenge your comfort zone

~ You have children who want to learn SUP or want to improve their comfort with open water

~ Any other reason you can think of...

No matter what you've experienced, I am honoured to help you reclaim your freedom to enjoy time on the water safely.

Please note ~ I mainly work with those that require private, 1-on-1 environments to navigate challenging transitions & transformations.

If you are looking for in-person private Beginner Lesson or PaddleFit opportunities, contact me at info@re-creation.ca for availability

If you are a paddle boarder looking to explore more you can download my Recreation to Re~Creation Paddleboarding Course here

If you are looking for beginner lessons, group paddling or SUP Yoga please visit any of the amazing providers in our area by clicking on the logo below:

 

 

 

 

If 

Looking forward to exploring with you,

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RECREATION TO

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DONATION

HOW YOUR
HEALING HELPS

Your healing impacts the world around you, more than you know.

The ripple effect we have when we choose to heal our relationship with water & with ourselves is powerful.

When we connect with water, we are far more likely to love, nurture & care for it.

Just as with water, the same applies for ourselves, others & the world around us. 

For every session you have with us, you support the Re~Creation Donation & the following:

 

~ Providing free Inner Depth programs for under-resourced caregivers

~ Supporting the efforts of Love Your Greats to keep our local waterways clean 

If you are not planning to take one of our programs or sessions but would still like to support our work, thank you & click below!

OUR LOCATION

BAYFIELD ONTARIO CANADA

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PRIVATE INLAND LAKE

SEMI-PRIVATE POOL & BEACH

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Discover, Design,
Dedicate & Deepen

 

Whether you are looking to discover meditation & mindfulness or are interested in designing your own unique practice, collaborate with Jen to embark deeper on your inner adventure.

 

As well as our free guided practices designed to help you feel safe, supported & adventure ready for wherever life takes you ~ you can take this further by requesting a personal meditation designed for you & with you to deepen your practice.

We also have a course coming soon where you can work with Jen 1-on-1 to map your inner landscape & design your own unique & life-changing practice. Click co~create to learn more...

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GET TO KNOW YOUR COACH...

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Jen has always felt connected to the water & grew up spending summers in lakes of all kinds.

Her water lineage & experience includes...

 Jumping waves in the Great Lakes at the cottage, swimming & learning to scuba dive in her Grandmother's pool, friendly dive competitions at the local pool, 5am swims at summer camp, leading remote paddling expeditions, learning SUP on the River Thames, boating & tubing in Muskoka with cousins, teaching cable wakeboarding & paddling at Windmill Lake, snorkelling inland lakes & the Caribbean with friends, co-creating a documentary about river rowing in Africa, scuba diving wrecks with her Uncle, helping teach offshore sailing over 10,000 nautical miles with Pangaea Explorations, public speaking on waterway plastic & toxic pollution, sailing expeditions in the Atlantic Ocean, Caribbean Sea & Pacific Ocean, planning & leading mass citizen engagement projects in the Great Lakes with Love Your Greats, sitting on Boards of Directors for waterway health...

RECOGNITION

CASBA Safeguarding The Environment Award

CPS-ECP National Environmental Award

Origin Magazine's Top 100 Ocean Heroes

TD Environmental Awareness Award

REPRESENTATION

Board of Directors ~ Lake Huron Centre for Coastal Conservation

National Environment Committee ~ Canadian Power & Sail Squadron

Environmental Officer ~ Goderich Power & Sail Squadron

Leadership Committee ~ Great Lakes Commons

Advisory Committee ~ Main Bayfield Watershed

PRESENTATION

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RECREATION

She is an avid swimmer, paddler, sailor, scuba diver, snorkeler with new explorations in surfing & free diving.

 & much of her personal & professional life has been 

 

An advocate for water began over 16 years ago when she 

 both professional & personal experience that supports her to help you re~create your life with water.

Professional Experience & Certifications

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Re~creating is not living a life of automatic repetition...

It is living a life mindful of our freedom to make conscious choices in our beliefs & behaviours so that we are aware & deliberate about what we are choosing to create again & what we want to create anew.

Thank you for bringing the Spirit of Adventure to your own unique journey of re~creation by being here!

Whether you choose to explore with me through meaningful conversations on the Recreation to Re~Creation Podcast, by discovering & deepening your practice with the Re~Creation Meditation or by joining me on a journey to find your freedom through our Recreation to Re~Creation Inner Depth Program, please know it is my honour to be beside you as a fellow student of life & at times perhaps a guide on the side helping to bring you back home to yourself as you navigate your unique life adventure.

With love,

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OUR OFFERINGS

Explore

Just like we all navigate the world in our own unique way, we want you to engage with our content online in the way that's best for you!

Find inspiration through our images & words on Instagram,

our videos on YouTube or our podcast & playlists on Spotify...

Choose your own adventure below!

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We are dedicated to keeping all of our offerings free

If you find our offerings helpful & you are able to support our work

We would be deeply grateful

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YOUTUBE

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