2023 Leadership Masterclass

2023 Leadership Masterclass

Join us from April 27-30, 2023 in Mono, Ontario, for a weekend filled with leadership learning, group activities, networking, and connecting with women from all across Canada. This is your opportunity to reset, recharge, and level up as a leader. 

Our goal is that everyone who attends makes new connections, unwinds, and walks away with valuable knowledge, new self awareness, and a renewed positive outlook – and has a blast doing it!

With space for only 50 women, we promise, you do not want to miss out!

“There’s a powerful transformational effect when you surround yourself with like-minded people.” – Po Bronson

Level Up - Mind, Leadership, Life!

Three custom designed workshops to help women leaders level up all facets of their personal and professional lives to tap into their full potential and achieve success. Presented by Julie Cass – Speaker, Author, and Certified Health, Business & Empowerment Coach.

Julie is a renowned keynote speaker and has spoken at over fifty conferences and companies across North America. She has been an expert guest speaker on Global TV, CHCH and CP24; writer for major publications such as Canadian Living, Canadian Business Journal, and Spa Canada; and is a published best selling author.

  • Successfully owned and scaled a multi-8-figure business
  • Motivational Speaker
  • Certified Holistic Health Coach
  • Certified Master Life Coach
  • Certified EFT Practitioner
  • Certified Transformational Coach – TM
  • 20 Years – Certified Yoga instructor
  • Over 20 years working in the health and wellness industry

Training includes 3 workshops with real take-aways and actionable resources for leaders.

Session 1 – Level up your Mind

Our mindset is key to our success. As a leader one of the most important things, we can do is continually work on leveling up our mind for greater expansion and impact.  In this workshop we will discover how some simple changes to our inner programing can create powerful results in our outer world.

These strategies are easy to implement and when practiced have outstanding results.

  • Increasing Confidence and tackling Imposter Syndrome
  • Know your Worth – affirmations to shift and heal the block around your worth
  • Communicating with Confidence – Own your Power, Speak your Truth

Session 2 – Level up your Leadership

As leaders we have incredible opportunity to create impact and positive ripples. In this workshop you will learn the top leadership strategies for today and how to be an impactful leader.

  • The Power of Emotions
    • Trusting your intuition
    • Moving up the emotional scale
    • How to self regulate and teach others the tools for emotional regulation
    • Connecting the dots to Emotions and Mental Health
  • Leadership Best Practices
    • Effective Communication
    • Response time and the Power of Your Presence
    • Empowering your team
    • Time Management – working smarter

Session 3 – Level up your Life

Create sustainable self-loving habits to elevate all areas of your life. We look at the areas of life that need a little nourishment and how we can create balance for sustainable growth and success and most importantly, JOY.

  • Looking at nourishment for the 5 key areas of life to create sustainable success
    • Money/Career, Purpose, Relationships, Health, Inner Peace
    • We will unpack a limiting belief in each category and start the healing process to remove the block.
  • Developing a ‘Me First’ attitude and eradicating the guilt
    • How to create healthy habits that become a lifestyle change
    • The Power of AM and PM Routines
  • Connecting your Personal Growth back to your Growth as a leader
    • You can only take someone as far as you are willing to go yourself.
  • Remember the Fun Factor
    • Setting FUN as a powerful intention

Important Information

Dates: April 27 – 30, 2023

Location: Hockley Valley Resort | Mono, Ontario

Price: Packages range from $579 – $1249 per person (Payment plans are available)


Hotel Information

Hockley Valley Resort is a boutique resort just 45 minutes north of the GTA.

Our group will enjoy fantastic night’s sleep in some of their 104 guestrooms, enjoy their on-site restaurants, and take advantage of their onsite group activities and meeting spaces. 
The hotel offers swimming and a fitness centre for those who wish to take advantage of their outdoor and indoor pools, relax in their hot tub and sauna or get their sweat on in the fitness centre.

Event Speakers

Julie Cass 
Motivational Speaker, Author, and Certified Health, Business & Empowerment Coach

Julie Cass is a best-selling author, successful entrepreneur, certified health, life and business strategist, certified hypnotist, and yoga instructor with a passion for helping others to find the balance between external success and internal peace. As a former owner and operator of multimillion-dollar business ventures overseeing hundreds of employees, she understands the drive to succeed as well as the stress and pressure that can come with it. She founded The Positive Change Group to help those with a drive for success to reach their goals without losing themselves along the way.

Julie works directly with clients to create positive change in their lives, and she shares valuable information across media platforms. Having appeared on Global TV, CHCH, and CP24, she speaks on issues of physical and emotional health, leadership, and empowerment. Published in multiple publications including Canadian Living and Canadian Business Journal, Julie writes on topics of leadership and personal fulfillment and is the bestselling author of ‘Me First’.

Mia Noblet

Mia Noblet is a slackliner from Vancouver, BC. When she was eight years old, she saw a poster of Dean Potter highlining. Seeing somebody balancing high up in the mountains appealed to her and from a young age she enjoyed venturing into the mountains skiing, hiking, and camping. Eventually she began figure skating and then short track speed skating and spent eight years on the ice between the two sports. At the age of 20 she discovered the Vancouver slackline community and tried highlining for the first time in 2015. Right away she knew skating was finished and all of her free time would be filled with slacklining. Mia went to Europe shortly after and attended her first slackline festivals in Switzerland and Italy. Since then slacklining has been her life.
In 2016 Mia broke the female highline world record at 222m and in 2018 she and five others broke the world record with a 1.9k line tying the men’s and women’s record. Most recently in summer 2022 she and seven others broke the distance highline record once again at 2.7k. Since summer of 2016 she has broken 14 World and Guinness records through distance highline, park longline, waterline, urban highline and blindfolded highline. 

Lori Sly 
Founder and Principal Consultant, Destinate Group

The founder and principal consultant of Destinate Group, Lori has 16 years of experience in stakeholder engagement, executive management, marketing, and business development. Prior to her career in consulting, Lori was the Vice President of Business Development and Service Quality at Saskatoon Airport, Director of Business Development for Western Ag, and the Director of Communications at the Regina Airport. Lori has successfully led and delivered numerous consulting projects for tourism and travel clients, stemming back to 2012. From million-dollar multi-stakeholder grant programs to simple tactics for small businesses, Lori ensures that all projects are delivered on time, on budget, and with excellence. She has written and secured $19 Million of funding for her airport and tourism clients since the inception Covid.

Lori has an MBA and Bachelor of Commerce (Marketing) from Edwards School of Business. She is a certified Biosphere Tourism consultant, a global standard in sustainable tourism, and has received her Chartered Certified Marketing Management Professional (CMMP) designation, the highest level of marketing certification. Lori is an avid traveller, ideator, musician and proud mom. Lori and her family of five live in Grimsby, Ontario—except when she can sneak home to the lake house in Christopher Lake, Saskatchewan.

Emily Reiman, MAIS 
Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Elevate Aviation / Aerospace Control Operator, RCAF

Emily is an Aerospace Control Operator working in the Combat Operations Center in Cold Lake, AB, the Director of DEI on the Senior Leadership Team for Elevate Aviation and Project Coordinator for Allies in the Workplace. She holds a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Sociology and a Master’s Degree in Interdisciplinary Studies with a focus in Equity Studies. Emily is a member of the Defence Women’s Advisory Organization (DWAO) that seeks to address and overcome barriers that women face in the workplace, and a member of the Transforming Military Cultures Network – a collaboration that seeks to challenge, reimagine, and transform the Canadian Armed Forces culture into one that embraces inclusivity and difference. Emily was recently published in the Canadian Military Journal for an ethnographic article on culture change as a wicked problem with the CAF through her lens as a Jr NCM. 
Emily spent her previous career in law enforcement, accumulating over 15 years in male dominating environments. Through academia and personal passion, she has committed to bettering the workplace through the implementation of DEI practices. 

Dr Lewena Bayer
CEO of Civility Experts Inc

 For more than 20 years Dr. Lewena Bayer, CEO of Civility Experts Inc., 22-time published author and thought leader, has been striving to build better communities and workplaces all over the world. Lew, who believes that civility is its own reward, has been internationally recognized as a leading expert on civility in the workplace. With a focus on social intelligence and culturally-competent communication, the team at Civility Experts Inc. – which includes over 500 affiliates in 48 countries has supported 1000s of organizations in building better workplaces. Current Positions:

  • CEO if international civility training group Civility Experts Inc. 
  • General Manager, The Civility Speakers Bureau 
  • Founder and Principal Propriety Publishing 
  • Chair of the International Civility Trainers’ Consortium 
  • President of The Center for Organizational Cultural Competence 
  • Founder of the In Good Company Etiquette Academy Franchise 
  • Creator and Master Franchisor HighStyle Impression Management 
  • International Advocate for Aegis Trust 
  • • Education Chair for www.globalgoodwillambassadors.org/ 
  • Co-founder The Golden Rule Civility Statesman Global Certification Program 
  • Ambassador of Global Knowledge Exchange 
  • Master Educator in Global Teachers Academy 
  • Director, Global Learning Development for the World Citizen Project 
  • Country Chapter Head for Canada arm of Research Foundation of India 
  • Mentor- The Etiquette house 
  • Advisory Board – A Civil Tongue 
  • Distance Faculty Georgetown Center for Cultural Competence 
  • Faculty Canadian Management Center 
  • Chair- Every Girl Can Canada Initiative 

Group Activities

Day 1 – Team Building Activity – Drum Circle

This hands-on drumming circle has drums and other percussion instruments being used as tools for communication empowerment, bringing people together and sharing very positive vibrations amongst all participants. This rhythm based event helps synergize your corporate community’s intentions and goals by bringing participants to a place of common purpose while generating lots of energy and laughter. All instruments will be provided by LEAP Adventures.

Day 2 – Group Activities – Choose from one of the following:

Wine Tour and Tasting – Includes a 30 minute guided tour of our vineyard and winemaking facilities followed by a structured tasting of 4 Adamo Estate wines paired with chocolate.


Guided Hike – Let one of Hockley’s experienced LEAP Adventures guides take you on a scenic hike through the beautiful Bruce Trail. The hike can accommodate any fitness level.


Kicking off on Thurdsay evening, we have a fun, educational, and meaningful schedule planned with something for everyone! 

Time Event

Thursday, April 27, 2023

1900 - 2100
Welcome Reception with guest speaker Lori Sly, Founder and Principal of Destinate Group

Friday, April 28, 2023

700 - 830
830 - 915
915- 1045
Masterclass Session 1 - Level Up Your Mind
1045 - 1100
Break / Refreshments
1100 - 1200
Drum Circle
1200 - 1300
1300 - 1430
Masterclass Session 2 - Level Up Your Leadership
1430 - 1445
Break / Refreshments
1445 - 1700
Keynote Speaker - Mia Noblet, Slackliner
1530 - 1730
Slackline Group Activity with Mia Noblet
1800 - 2000

Saturday, April 29, 2023

700 - 900
900 - 1030
Masterclass Session 3 - Level Up Your Life
1030 - 1045
Break / Refreshments
1045 - 1200
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion for Leaders with Emily Reiman
1200 - 1300
1300 - 1430
Civility with Dr Lew Bayer
1500 - 1630
Choice of Wine Tour and Tasting OR Guided Hike
1800 - 2000

Sunday, April 30, 2023

700 - 1000

Note that the scheduled timing of events is subject to change based on speaker availability.

Cancellation Policy: Cancellation with a full refund is permitted until February 27, 2023. For cancellations between February 28, 2023 – March 27, 2023 a refund of 50% of the registration fee will issued. For cancellations from March 28, 2022 or later, no refund will be issued. 

Option 1 – $1249 per person

Price Includes:

  • Single Occupancy (private room), three nights stay at Hockley Valley Resort. Check-in April 27 and check-out April 30, 2023
  • Welcome Reception with hors d’oeuvres, drink tickets, and guest speaker 
  • 3 breakfasts
  • 2 lunches
  • 2 dinners
  • Welcome gift
  • Three Masterclass Sessions with Executive Coach Julie Cass
  • Keynote speakers (TBA)
  • Choice of Wine Tour and Tasting at Adamo Estate Winery OR guided hike of the beautiful Bruce Trail
  • Drum Circle group activity
  • Invitation to private Facebook group for attendees

Option 2 – $879 per person

Price Includes:

  • Double Occupancy (shared room), three nights stay at Hockley Valley Resort. Check-in April 27 and check-out April 30, 2023
  • Welcome Reception with hors d’oeuvres, drink tickets, and guest speaker 
  • 3 breakfasts
  • 2 lunches
  • 2 dinners
  • Welcome gift
  • Three Masterclass Sessions with Executive Coach Julie Cass
  • Keynote speakers (TBA)
  • Choice of Wine Tour and Tasting at Adamo Estate Winery OR guided hike of the beautiful Bruce Trail
  • Drum Circle group activity
  • Invitation to private Facebook group for attendees

Option 3 – $579 per person

Price Includes:

  • Welcome Reception with hors d’oeuvres, drink tickets, and guest speaker 
  • 3 breakfasts
  • 2 lunches
  • 2 dinners
  • Welcome gift
  • Three Masterclass Sessions with Executive Coach Julie Cass
  • Keynote speakers (TBA)
  • Choice of Wine Tour and Tasting at Adamo Estate Winery OR guided hike of the beautiful Bruce Trail
  • Drum Circle group activity
  • Invitation to private Facebook group for attendees

*NOTE – This option does NOT include accommodations*

Not Included in Package Pricing:

  • Flights to / from Toronto
  • Airport transportation to / from Hockley Valley Resort
  • Any extra-curricular activities not included in the schedule

Payment Plans Available on All Inclusive Packages – Select individual package to find out the details.

Did you know that employers are often willing to invest in leadership development training for their employees? This is why we are providing a template you can use to customize and request your employer cover the costs for you to take advantage of this incredible training experience. Simply download the document, copy and paste it into an email or letter template, add any relevant personal details, and send to your company!