Presence in Us and Around Us

 


Teacher
Roxanne Dault

When
September 23-25, 2022

Where
Le Manoir de la Forêt
Cantley, QC

Cost
$295 / $325 / $355
Deposit: $150

Registration for this retreat opens on July 22.

Treat yourself to this moment of silence in nature to connect with yourself. Throughout this weekend, we will cultivate an attentive presence rooted in lovingkindness and compassion. Opening and welcoming what is there, in all simplicity, in us and around us, will be on the menu.

This silent retreat will include sitting and walking meditation, instructions, guided meditations, and Dharma teaching. There will be an opportunity to ask questions and discuss your practice with the teacher in small group meetings, and individually, on request.

This retreat is taught in French and welcomes all.

 

COVID-19 Protocols: At the time of the retreat, all health guidelines in place for group gatherings will be followed and communicated to attendees.

Please note we will continue to monitor Ontario and Quebec's COVID protocols and will communicate any potential changes to the retreat via email.

In-Person COVID-19 Safety Measures: Please click here for more information. 

Cancellation due to COVID: If TNI cancels this retreat due to COVID, we will offer a full refund to all participants.

 

Teacher


Roxanne Dault Meditation Teacher

 

Roxanne Dault A dedicated practitioner of Vipassana (insight) meditation, Roxanne Dault (she, her) has sat many long retreats in Asia and in the West, spending more than two years in silence since 2006. Roxanne has been involved with True North Insight since its beginning, where she now also teaches weekly sits and residential retreats. She is involved in different projects to share the Dharma in the West. She is currently part of the four-year Insight Meditation Society (IMS) Teacher Training. Her teaching is influenced by indigenous spiritual practices, her many travels and her experience in Somatic Experiencing®, a body-mind approach aimed at relieving the symptoms of trauma. Roxanne wants to share her love for the Dharma so that we can all touch the freedom in every moment! She speaks French, English and is learning her ancestors' language, Anishinaabemowin.

 

Registration Information


 

LOCATION: Le Manoir de la Forêt, 32 Chemin River, Cantley, QC J8V 3A1.
Most of the rooms at Le Manoir de la Forêt are double rooms. Washrooms are shared. The rooms and the meditation hall are on the second floor, accessible only by stairs.

 

ARRIVAL TIME: 3:30-5:30 pm, Friday, September 23. The retreat will conclude by lunch on Sunday, September 25. Everyone is welcome to stay for lunch. The teachers request that you plan to attend the entire retreat – please arrive on time and stay through the closing talk.

 

COST: TNI is dedicated to offering affordable rates to all. TNI retreat fees are on a sliding scale basis that allows participants to pay according to individual means. Fees do not include compensation for the teachings, and teachers rely on the generosity of retreatants for a sustainable income. There is an opportunity to offer dana (donations) to the teachers at the end of each retreat. The deposit is included in all of our fees.

 

Sliding Scale:
$295 - $325 - $355
Deposit:
$150

 

COVID-19 Protocols: At the time of the retreat, all health guidelines in place for group gatherings will be followed and communicated to attendees.

Please note we will continue to monitor Ontario and Quebec's COVID protocols and will communicate any potential changes to the retreat via email.

In-Person COVID-19 Safety Measures: Please click here for more information. 

Cancellation due to COVID: If TNI cancels this retreat due to COVID, we will offer a full refund to all participants.