Graduate Gatherings

Fuel your VSBM spark! Graduate Gatherings are a community-focused event where grads of the Spa Therapy Program gain inspiration, growth and self-care.

Held on the 3rd Sunday of each month from 6:30pm-9:30pm, the gatherings are led by a faculty member and are about reconnecting, celebrating and growing your self-care practice with the VSBM community.


To register, please email or register on the night.

Space is limited, spots are offered on a first-come-first-served basis.

Cost: $20 paid in cash upon arrival (unless otherwise stated)

Register via Email

Kirsten Glynnis Marie Graduate Gatherings Instructors
Next Events

Sunday April 15, 6.30pm-9.30pm

Instructor: Colby Gaudet, MA Indigenous & Interreligious Studies, Reiki Master
This evening will include a bodywork exchange where participants are invited to incorporate crystal and sound healing into their session. Colby will bring a selection of crystals and sound devices for us to interact and play with.
Past Events

Sunday January 21, 6.30pm-9.30pm

Instructor: Sheryl Watson, Maya Abdominal Therapist

In our warm studio on a winter evening join this womb drum journey mediation to restore harmony and connection to your womb, to hear the wisdom of your inner guidance, and reignite your wild aliveness! Wear warm and comfy clothes.

Sunday, February 18, 6:30-9:30pm

Instructor: Marie Salton

When’s the last time you received a massage? What modality haven’t you practiced in a long time? Participants of this evening are invited to explore the range of modalities they know and practice infusing them in ways they haven’t before. Within the safety of fellow VSBM’ers they’ll receive thoughtful feedback and the inspiration to shake up their treatment designs.

Sunday December 17, 6.30pm-9.30pm

Instructor: Glynnis Osher, The Spice Mistress
Create and enjoy sultry, aromatic winter beverages and a delicious holiday treat! A sultry way to enjoy Ayurvedic Self Care.


Sunday November 19, 6.30pm-9.30pm

Instructor: Kirsten Johansson
This evening will be an extension of the VSBM Body Mind course. Expertly guided, this is an opportunity to explore your authentic self through the modality that sets VSBM apart from other trainings.


Sunday October 15, 6.30pm-9.30pm

Instructor: Marie Salton

When’s the last time you received a massage? Participants of this evening will experience a restorative yoga pose followed by a bodywork exchange. The theme of ease will thread through this evening as grads give and receive ‘easeful’ bodywork. Share and experience sessions with beautiful, unique, VSBM bodyworkers. Attendees are encouraged to bring their own sheets. Sheet rental will be available for $5 if required.


Bonus Event: Sunday October 15, 3.30pm-5.30pm

Facilitator: Emily Ray Henderson (VSBM Graduate)
In addition to the inaugural event, we will be introducing the Graduate Gatherings with an afternoon Cacao ceremony. This is an opportunity to gather the tribe and set the intention of growing ourselves as we grow together. Graduates are welcome to attend the Oct 15 events together or separately.