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Join us at Crooked Lake Resort for our 1st Annual

Crooked Cures Women's Weekend

'YOUR' Whatever you want weekend! Mark June 12, 13 and 14th, 2020

to book your spot.  Crooked Cures will be a weekend filled with time

just for you to choose what you want to do...

Workshops

Holistic healing sessions

Reiki

Emotion Code

Hypnosis

Yoga

Drumming

Axe throwing

Belly dancing

painting

Eureka Hike

...more to come

Water, forest, mountains, rustic cabins, camping, canoeing, kayaking,

paddle boarding, hiking, campfires, star gazing...or just sitting under

a tree by the lake.

Great food and wonderful women all with at least one thing in common...

Setting time aside to reboot, recharge, tilt your head to the side and say

'Ya Baby so glad I did this!'...leave with a smile and more positive energy

to take home and share.

Are you a woman with a skill or talent you'd like to teach/share with others? 

Are you a woman with a desire to learn or just try something new or just do

that ole familiar thing that you love? Our Crooked Cures Weekend may just

hit the spot!

Keep an eye on our events page and facebook for updates and workshop

announcements.

Pick 'your' package to suit you. Come for a few hours or a few days.

Private space, shared space or BYO space.

Call or email Kim B. at Crooked Lake Resort

250-984-1307  or info@crookedlakeresorthorseflybc.com

                                              

Meet some of our Crooked Cures Crusaders

Meet Kim Bouwmeester

Living in the mountains gives you all kinds of moments of reflection. The fresh air, snow peaked mountains and pristine lake

                                                               all in this Boreal Forest have an inspiring and thought provoking effect on how you

                                                              feel, work, live and play. In years gone by I have always loved to play with holistic

                                                               and natural cures for what ails ya~~ Healing happens in many forms. Cures can

                                                              come from the outside, breathtaking visuals, music and song, breathing fresh crisp air,

                                                              loving touch, nutrition and Laughing! Cure can come from the inside, deep breaths,

                                                               positive thoughts and energy toward ourselves and others, exhaling and releasing

                                                              tension and negativity…more laughing!

After many years working together with children and adults who struggled with  physical, emotional, along with

mental health and financial issues, it seemed only natural to me to look at their overall/whole world patterns and problems…

putting healing into perspective and individual autonomy. So I put my love of herbs and sneaking healthy foods into my kids

meals on the wall with little autographed diplomas that say I can talk about Mental Health, Holistic Nutrition and Herbalism.

Hence! Crooked Cures!

Crooked Cures is about perspective! Through our journey to get to this place Crooked Lake Resort we have been

passionate about being sustainable…holistically. When you live off the grid, and are 2 hours from a major centre,

it means looking at things from many different perspectives. Surviving our first winter in the mountains was an adventure
filled with what ifs and why nots. We learned the importance of preparation, getting the wood/kindling and outside chores

done before dark. We learned to make food from scratch (Crooked Cooking)…what’s in the freezer and cupboard. We learned

that mice and packrats and dogs and cats all want to live with you in your warmish space when it's -40'. We chose the dogs

and cats…they convinced the rest to leave. We were cautioned to keep ahead of the snow before it gets too much and to

always have a plan b and c in case our snow removal tactics faltered. We realized that nary a few days go by before someone

will drop in to say hi and maybe enjoy some crooked cooking. But most of all, and the best words of advice…We learned to

take it in stride, cuz no matter how much you try to control your life…the universe has its own agenda for you. When the

fires started to erupt in July 2017, we were up in the alpine oblivious to the chaos that was happening to our new friends

and neighbours, albeit far away. Many people and businesses struggled to stay alive physically, emotionally and financially.

We learned  to ‘go fishing’…and keep laughing!

My vision for the Crooked Cures Women's Weekend is that women will venture out to the Cariboo Back

Country, on their own or with friends and spend some time doing just what they want to do for the

weekend. We have some pretty cool and talented women coming from near and far to share their passions 

with you if you choose. You are also welcome just to be. I will be more than happy to sit down with

                                                       anyone who wants to talk about what ever ails ya~~

                                                                    I'll also help you find your axe throwing niche. And if creative cooking

                                                       is your sweet spot, come spend some time in Kim's Crooked Kitchen.

                                                       Practice what you love to do over the winter and share your unique way

                                                       of doing things in this open, accepting of everyone and everything space.

                                                        I'm thinking belly dancing :) This is Shakira, I made her and she brings out

                                                        my inner belly dancer~~~~Or maybe you need some reflective 'float' time~~~~~

Meet Kim Clark-McKay

                                        Hello new friends, I am so excited to be a part of this amazing event.  I have been to several

                                       different types of Woman’s Wellness Retreats and

                                       I can honestly say that I have always left with a new perspective on life.  I am sure that you will

                                       not be disappointed with Crooked Cures. My vision for this weekend is summed up with this.

                                       “What does it mean to hold space for another person?"
                                        It means that we are willing to walk alongside another person in whatever journey they’re on

                                        without judging  them,  making them feel inadequate, trying to fix them, or trying to impact the

                                       outcome. When we HOLD SPACE for other people, we open our hearts, offer unconditional support,

                                       and let go of judgement and control.”  So my new friends, let’s hold space for one another. Who am I,

well, I am a healer, I am a nurturer, I am a grandmother, mother, daughter, sister, wife, and the list goes on...  My journey to

becoming a healer was an interesting one and I am still in awe of the gifts I have been given. 

What is a healer…”A Healer is not someone that you go to for healing.  A Healer is someone that triggers within you,

your own ability to heal Yourself.” My offerings for this wonderful weekend are either personal or group

Reiki sessions, personal or group Drum Journey to find your power animal, De-cording, Crystal Chakra Balancing.  I work with

Spirit Animals, Crystals and Stones, Essential Oils, and Higher Powers. hat is Reiki:  Reiki is a Japanese technique for stress

reduction and relaxation that also promotes healing.  We all have “life force energy” that flows through us and when it is

high we feel energized but when it’s low we are more likely  to feel stressed and get sick. 

Dictionary definition = “a form of therapy in which the practitioner is believed to channel energy into the

patient to encourage healing or restore well-being.”

What are the benefits of a Reiki Session:
*Helps you manifest your goals
*Enhances personal awareness and promotes spiritual growth
*Balances the energies in the body
*Releases blocks and suppressed feelings
*Balances organs and glands, and their bodily functions
*Treats symptoms as well as causes of disease
*Strengthens immune system
*Clears toxins
*Relieves pain
*Promotes natural self-healing
If you are interested in any of the other items I have listed please contact me at reikibykim@hotmail.com

 

Meet Ashley O'Connell

Ashley started off in the healthcare field as a Personal Support Worker and then

upgraded to a Practical Nurse, before branching off into the field of wellness. She has

now grown into a practice that is a unique blend of the healing modalities she practices.

Ashley is a teacher of Usui Reiki, a Hypnosis Instructor for The National Guild of

Hypnotists and an NLP Trainer for the National Federation of Neurolinguistic

Programming. Along with regular classes and sessions, Ashley also offers spiritual

retreats into the Amazon and Andean Mountains of Peru. Ashley works with people to

find their true selves;  letting go of fears and anxieties, old patterns, beliefs and habits. 

Working directly with the subconscious Ashley is able to facilitate the bypass

of the “ego” and tap in to ones truest self.

Get to know Ashley better at https://www.facebook.com/AshleyOSpiritual/

    Meet Colynn

 

                                      Colynn started her journey in the healthcare field in 2000 while simultaneously also beginning her

                                     path in yoga. Moving through the ranks of uncertified Home Support Worker, Care Aide, Licensed

                                     Practical Nurse and then Registered Nurse, all within the Emergency Department, she thought she

                                     had found her place in the world. After years of service, being overworked and under appreciated,

                                     Colynn experienced burnout and decided that being a doctor was likely the answer to it all…

                                      She applied to and was accepted to Medical School and coincidentally also did her yoga teacher

                                      training. She immediately recognized that Med School was not the answer, but felt locked in due

                                      to family support and an incredibly large student loan. Colynn journeyed through it all, starting

                                      a yoga business while raising a family, while working as a nurse and becoming a doctor. Little

                                      sleep and an incredibly packed schedule, brought her to a place of committing to a path, and she

                                     chose the path of yoga. She decided to leave medical school and retire from nursing and put all of

her energy into yoga and eventually coaching others in life and business.
The path of yoga and coaching has brought Colynn’s western knowledge and clinical experience to

meet with her eastern yoga philosophy and chakra work to create her very personal and individually

tailored offerings. She is filled with joy to offer yoga classes, past life regressions and one on one

coaching sessions at the annual Crooked Cures Woman’s Weekend.

Get to know Colynn even better at https://m.facebook.com/frikshuhnyoga/
 

Meet Britny


Does your body ache? Do you have troubles reaching in cupboards,

for your purse in the back seat of  the car, or toys off the floor?

Do you have trouble concentrating or focusing after a concussion or whiplash

event? I can help.

My name is Britny Sukert. I have a Bachelor of Athletic and Exercise Therapy,

I am a Certified Athletic Therapist and Practicing Kinesiologist. I am the owner

and clinician of One Therapy Rehabilitation in Williams Lake, BC. Who am I?
I am a romantic partner, yogi, runner, CrossFit enthusiast, outdoor adventurer, barefoot dancer,
earth/sea/sky adorer, businesswoman, entrepreneur, and lover of all beings. I am very excited to be
offering my holistic hands on healing services at Crooked Cures.
Crooked Lake Resort was my home for the first five years of my life. I grew up fishing the lake and
playing in the creek. This place is my absolute favorite place to be and I have been blessed with this
chance to offer my gift to others at the place my journey began.
As an athletic therapist and kinesiologist, I heal the body through manual therapy skills including the
following: mobilisations, soft tissue release, massage and modalities including thermotherapy and
cryotherapy. Manual therapy will increase range of motion and decrease pain, however; therapeutic
exercise is how the injury is corrected.
It is my firm belief that most issues are due to inability to breath, stabilize the core, and listen to the
body. My focus is to give my clients space to be heard, be safe, and tune into their bodies and be guided
through a rehabilitation journey.
At Crooked Cures, I will be offering injury/ body assessments, education, treatment and therapeutic
exercise programs for those seeking a change.
Check out my Instagram, @onetherapyrehabw and Facebook, @onetherapyrehab for more information
on athletic therapy, kinesiology, and me. My website is currently unavailable as I work on some BIG
changes in 2020.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bucket List time! June 26, 27 and 28th, 2020.
Ever dreamed of going on an ATV ride in the
back country but don't have an ATV or clue where to go?
Book your cabin at Crooked Lake Resort for the weekend of
June 26, 27, 28. Rent an ATV or side by side from Spectra Power Sports
and follow Trail Boss Wayne through some of the most spectacular back
country trails right in our backyard. Trail Boss Wayne has been making,
clearing and stewarding the trails out here for years, so in celebration of
his dedication and love for the area we are hosting a Trail Boss Wayne
Appreciation Day. No better way than to have him accompany folks on
an intimate, small group of resort guests who never thought they'd see such
incredible sights from Wayne's world. Book your cabin and an ATV from
Spectra Power Sports and celebrate 10% off each too!
Check out these great prices!

                                              1st Day                 Addt’l Day          Week                   Month

 

ATV (single)                       $225.00               $50.00                  $525.00               $875.00

 

2-Up ATV                           $275.00               $50.00                  $575.00               $1125.00

 

Side X Side (2-3 pass.)    $400.00               $50.00                  $700.00               $1300.00

 

Side X Side (4 pass.)        $450.00               $50.00                  $750.00               $1400.00

 

Side X Side (6 pass.)        $500.00               $75.00                  $950.00               $1800.00

 
 
 
 
 
 
2019 2nd Annual Crooked Lake Resort Ice Fishing Derby Raffle Donors
What a spectacular Day to celebrate the 2nd annual derby
There were lots of winners of the raffle prizes and as a team we raised over $800.00 for the
Horsefly P.S. Farm to School Lunch Program to buy beef, pork and lamb raised in harmony
with nature by the Krumsiek family at Big Bear Ranch, who are also going to give the
students an educational tour of the farm. Big kudos goes out to the Truckers Association
for topping us up with $500.00, giving us over $1300.00
celebrating great food for a great program!
Spectra Power Sports www.spectrapowersport.com BC Link Radio, goggles, Stash Backpack
Cariboo Auto and Springs  www.caribooautospring.com    PAA Light set
KKB Trucking gas powered auger
Truckers Association $500.00
K.A.M.O. Auto Service Centre 3 gift certificates worth up to $320.00
Big Bear Ranch www.bigbearranch.com $80 gift certificate
Cariboo Chevrolet, Buick, GMC 3 gift certificates
G & S Logging Propane heater
Williams Lake Honda www.williamslakehonda.ca fur hat
Tasco Supplies jharrop@tascosupplies.com Power Puller
Woodland Jewellers www.woodlandjewellers.ca double walled beer mugs
Realm of Toys and the Nerd Room www.realmoftoys.ca gift certificate
Reiki by Kim gift reikibykim@hotmail.com gift certificates
Chilcotin Guns www.chilcotinguns.ca t shirt, knife, hat
Mr. Mikes Steakhouse www.mrmikes.ca Gift certificates 2 x $25.
Brandt Tractor www.brandt.ca miniature grader
Blue Mountain Gunsmithing and Sales www.bmgs.ca gift pack loaded
James Western Star Trucking www.jamessws.com BBQ set
Williams Lake Canadian Tire Brad oneill.brad@gmail.com Wall Organizer
Napa Auto Parts cfrederick@napacanada.com travel mugs and chocolate
John Bennetts Porta stove with butane, Mastercraft impact wrench
Craig and Cindy Augustine Trucking Rockwater Designs Snowshoes
Grasslands www.grasslandequipment.ca Toy tractor set
Margetts Meats $25. Gift certificate and deal on hamburgers
Safeway Deal on Buns
 
1 st Prize Biggest Fish Crooked Lake Resort 2 nights stay in Longhouse, 2 dinners, 2 brunch, and a boat rental. And a Crooked Lake Resort 2nd Annual Ice Fishing Derby winner T shirt in your size 
2 nd Prize 2nd Biggest Fish, Crooked Lake Resort 2 nights cabin stay, 2 brunch and boat or 2 kayak rental and a Crooked Lake Resort T shirt 3 rd Prize 3rd Biggest Fish, Crooked Lake Resort brunch for 2 and a boat rental or 2 kayak or canoe and Crooked Lake Resort T shirt

Please Note: 
Follow BC Fishing Regulations Region 5  http://www.env.gov.bc.ca/fw/fish/regulations /docs/1517/fishing_synopsis_2015-17_region5.pdf
Fish has to be handed in for weighing
NO vehicles on the lake
(snowmobiles & ATVs allowed).

Pictures of participants & fish
may be publicized.

 

 

Tom wins 1st Prize, Longhouse for 2 nights, 2 dinners, 2 brunches, a boat rental and a derby t shirt. Angie wins a cabin for 2 nights, 2 brunches, a boat rental and a derby t shirt. Phil wins a cabin, brunch and a kayak/canoe for a day. Congratulations! 

 

 

2019 Sponsors and Spenders! 

The games began early for the 2nd Annual Crooked Lake Resort Ice Fishing Derby! A gorgeous day to be outside breathing in the fresh air while absorbing the breathtaking view! While everyone was chill, weigh in was serious business :) While Tom won first prize with his bounding one pounder, Angie pulled it out at the last minute for 2nd prize and Phil took 3rd. Mareika honed her skills and is still out there looking for the big one as I write this :) Tracie served up her famous chili and burgers with one arm in a sling. Thanks so much to everyone who made the somewhat harrowing journey to get out here to support the derby! There were lots of winners of the raffle prizes and as a team we raised over $800.00 for the Horsefly P.S. Farm to School Lunch Program to buy beef, pork and lamb raised in harmony with nature by the Krumsiek family at Big Bear Ranch, who are also going to give the students an educational tour of the farm. Another incredible $500.00 was donated by the Truckers Association to go the the Farm to School Program for other essential needs to keep kids eating/learning/practicing healthy life skills. Please stop in and thank our very generous biz donors by spending your $$ and appreciating them, as we do, for being community initiative partners

2018 winner!

During the fires many programs that were counting on fundraising to help sustain them had to cancel their events. And some programs are just darn good for the health of our communities. We'd like to take this opportunity to send a little something to say how much we appreciate all that they do. We will have bucket draws for the generously donated prizes and all of the proceeds will go to these programs.

Horsefly P.S. Farm to School Lunch Program

Horsefly Volunteer Fire Department