2019 Silent Awareness Retreat
Treat yourself to a 3-4 day meditation and mindfulness retreat in a natural setting with a teacher of 18 years experience in Theravada Buddhism in Thailand. Your senses will come alive as you practice mindfulness, meditation and connecting with nature – all in silence at a nourishing, rejuvenating and insight rendering retreat.
Jess and his 18 years experience in Buddhist Thailand brings you:
- Daily instruction in mindfulness (for vipassana insight)
- Daily metta (loving-kindness) practice
- Group and individual silent practice
- Dharma talks and guided meditations
- Daily silent walks and hikes
- Morning movement, connecting with nature and option of yoga
- Private Reiki treatments with A Certified Intuitive (for a fee)
Thursday July 4 – Sunday July 7, 2019. Option to Stay until July 8 for avid practitioners.
Late arrival or early departure available – please inquire. Registration includes a $200 deposit.
At the Dharma Centre of Canada, Kinmount ON. They offer 400 acres of nature with lakes and deep forest, comfortable accommodation. Click here for more.
Shared Room 2 people: $600 (3 nights) or $750 (4 nights)
Private Room add $40 per night.
Camping (bring your own tent): $500 or $620
Fees include accommodation, simple breakfasts, vegetarian lunches, light dinners, all meditation and mindfulness instruction, light yoga stretches and use of all activities and spaces on-site including walking trails and lake. Reiki treatments are available for a fee. Those with food restrictions over and above lactose and gluten preferences should bring plenty of snacks for yourself as we cannot accommodate special requests beyond these. Please bring your own dinner for the first night and there is a fridge and microwave to keep and warm your own snacks. Arrival is between 3pm-8pm on Thursday. Departures are by noon. Evening departures please add $100.
Register now – space is limited
You will need to secure your spot at the retreat with a deposit of $200 by Interac Transfer or Paypal using the form at the bottom of the page. The balance of the retreat fee is paid on your arrival when checking in at the retreat.
Once You’ve Registered – Things to Note
If you have a preference for a roommate, please indicate this at the time of registration. All others will be assigned rooms. Prices are based on double occupancy. Please inquire for private rooms.
What to Bring
- All personal belongings
- Indoor shoes
- Hiking boots (highly recommended)
- Unscented toiletries
- Mobile phone charger and cord (there is little or no wifi connection)
- Hat with brim for the sun
- Small flashlight
- Any personal snack / meal items to store in the kitchen or dining hall fridge
- Sweaters with hoods
- Warm socks
- Watch / Alarm clock
- Yoga mat (if you wish to practice)
To register a $200 deposit is required. Complete the form below and click send. That will take you to Paypal. Your registration info will be received even if you close the Paypal page and pay by email to firstname.lastname@example.org instead.