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So you're thinking about going on retreat...

So you're thinking about going on retreat...

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Join us for this online day of practice to find out what to expect on a meditation retreat.

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Meditation and mindfulness are everywhere these days, but the transition from meditating at home with an app to going on a meditation retreat can be intimidating. In this workshop, Rachel and Roxanne will review meditation postures including walking meditation, teach practices for mindful eating, review general retreat etiquette, and introduce the practice of dana. We will alternate between instructions, formal practice, and mindful movement.

You'll get an email with the Zoom link when you register, as well as a reminder before the event starts.

This workshop is aimed at people who have tried meditation but are still new to practice.

The registration fee for this event includes teacher compensation and admin costs. We're happy to waive it on request--email rachel@bcims.org to make that happen.

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Roxanne Dault teaches meditation in Canada, USA and in Europe. She has been dedicated to this path for almost two decades, sitting long retreats both in Asia and in the West. A Guiding Teacher at True North Insight and a graduate of the IMS teacher training program, Roxanne teaches in a variety of settings including in incarcerated and other marginalized populations. Her teachings take root mainly from the lineage of Mahasi Sayadaw. She is trained in Somatic Experiencing®, a body-mind approach aimed at relieving the symptoms of trauma and stress. She speaks French, English and is learning her ancestors’ language, Anishinaabemowin. Learn more at: roxannedault.ca/

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Rachel Lewis began practicing insight meditation in 2003, while completing her physics PhD at Yale. Since 2011, she has taught dharma and meditation classes and retreats in British Columbia and beyond. She completed the IMS/IRC 4-year teacher training in 2021, and is a guiding teacher of the British Columbia Insight Meditation Society. Her dharma teaching interests include the power of music, humour, and creativity to increase our capacity for learning, as well as the way that practice supports and is supported by social justice work. See her upcoming events here.

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