December (& special retreat announcement)

Ease & Peace  The Heart’s True Home – 5 Day Retreat with Jeanne Corrigal

April 22nd, 7:00pm to April 27th 11:00am
Providence Renewal Centre, Edmonton

This retreat will explore ease as a foundation for wisdom and freedom. We will cultivate an embodied understanding of how the easeful mind/heart can move toward liberation, in the larger arc of our practice, and here, now, in this moment.

Jeanne Corrigal is the Guiding Teacher of the Saskatoon Insight Meditation Community. She is a certified Community Dharma Leader with Spirit Rock Insight Meditation Centre and a participant in the Insight Meditation Society (IMS) Teacher Training, with Joseph Goldstein, Guy Armstrong, and other senior teachers. Jeanne is Métis, and one of her first teachers in loving presence was Cree Elder Jim Settee. To learn more about Jeanne, visit and www.jeannecorrigal.com

Kat Boehm will also be offering mindful movement during the retreat. She is a yoga teacher with a wealth of mindfulness experience. www.movingmindfully.ca

Registration includes single accommodation, shared bathrooms, and buffet-style meals. Food preferences will be accommodated if required. There will also be an opportunity to provide dana for the teachings.

Please bring with you all that you require to be comfortable for the day’s activities.  Blankets, bolsters, pillows, etc.
Please note there will be some mats/ bolster cushions and chairs available for use. Please let us know if you prefer to sit in a chair.

Click Here to Register

Opportunities for regular practice

Community Meditation Sits – open to all

December 15th, January 12th, 26th & February 9th
Location: Yoga Within – 9014 75th St. NW
Time: 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Cost: By Dana (Donation)

Other Retreat Opportunities

Responding to Resistance: Sitting with ourselves and others in challenging times
Friday, January 24, 7:00 pm to Sunday, January 26, 4:00 pm
Queen’s House Retreat & Renewal Centre, Saskatoon
Residential and Commuter options available
The Friday night talk is open to all.

There is no way to happiness – happiness is the way.” -Thich Nhat Hahn-

November

Opportunities for regular practice

Community Meditation Sits – open to all

November 3rd, 17th
Location: Yoga Within – 9014 75th St. NW
Time: 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Cost: By Dana (Donation)

November Day of Mindfulness Opportunity!Happy Hearts is happy to be hosting a Day of Mindfulness led by Practice Elder and Plum Village Order of Interbeing Ordinee, Bethan Lloyd from Vancouver.

Date: Sunday, November 24, 2019
Location: The Health Collective YEG, 6537 111 Street. Edmonton, Alberta
Time(s): 10:00am to 3:15pm  (Please arrive by 9:50AM)
Click Here to Register

Please bring your own bagged vegetarian lunch, and be aware that others around you may have food sensitivities.  Please note there is no fridge on-site.  Tea will be provided and available throughout the day.
Please bring a small mug, your own utensils (if necessary) and a cloth napkin.

Please bring with you all that you require to be comfortable for the day’s activities.  Blankets, bolsters, pillows, etc.
Please note there will be some mats/ bolster cushions and chairs available for use. Please let us know if you prefer to sit in a chair.

There will be an opportunity to practice the offering of dana in support of the community and teachings (suggested dana $20 – $40) but nobody will be turned away.

***This retreat has limited space***

 

Retreat Opportunities

Save the Date!
Happy Hearts Spring Residential Retreat Opportunity
In spring of 2020, Jeanne Corrigal will be returning to Edmonton to guide a residential retreat at the Providence Centre.  The dates for this special retreat will be from Wednesday April 22nd @ 7:00 pm thru to Sunday April 26th @11:00 am.  An amazing opportunity to deepen your practice!  Registration details and pricing will be announced at a later date.

Solid as a Mountain: Mindfulness Retreat – Alexa Singer-Telles
November 8-10th, FCJ Centre, Calgary
Hosted by the Wild Rose Sangha

Metta Meditation Retreat – Anne Mahoney
November 21st-24th, Mt. St. Francis Retreat Centre, Cochrane, AB

Mindfulness Basics – Canadian Mental Health Association

Feel free to share out this link out with those whom you love and whom might benefit from learning a bit more:
https://cmha.ca/documents/mindfulness

Inspiration

“Smile, breathe and go slowly.” -Thich Nhat Hahn-