Meditation Retreats 

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True North Insight is dedicated to offering affordable rates to all. Our 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. 

True North Insight scholarships are part of our commitment to make the Buddha's teachings accessible to all, regardless of means.

It is important to us to be a welcoming, safe, and inclusive community, accepting and supportive of diversity in age, race, physical and mental abilities, as well as sexual orientation and gender identity.*

* Our sangha is inclusive of trans and gender diverse (e.g. gender fluid, gender queer, agender) people. We recognize that gender is not dependent on how someone looks and can be something other than male or female. One's gender is often inferred by the pronoun used as reference (he/she/they). We encourage mindfulness around pronouns.

2022 Schedule

Registration is now open for our online retreats. We hope to open registration for our in-person retreats at least two months before they begin.

DatesDescriptionLocationTeacherDaysDepositCost
February 11-13 Meeting Our Emotional Life with a Dharma Heart Zoom Jean Esther 2    
March 12-13 Opening to the Sacred Zoom Dawn Mauricio & Yong Oh 2    
May 8-15 A Heart That Resonates Guelph, ON Pascal Auclair & Bonnie Duran 7 $500 $1000/
$1080/
$1160
May 27-29 Embodying Metta: A Weekend Online Retreat Zoom Dawn Mauricio & Jeff Haozous 2    
June 13-17 Body as Nature, Nature in the Body: Dharma and Our Connection to the Earth Val-Morin, QC Anushka Fernandopulle & Roxanne Dault 4 $200 $395/
$460/
$510
July 15-22 Awakening Together: The Interplay of Generosity, Love and Wisdom Cantley, QC Daryl Lynn Ross 7 $515 $1030/
$1110/
$1190
September 2-8 Living into Freedom: The Liberation Teachings of the Eightfold Path Guelph, ON Jean Esther & Devin Berry 6  $445 $885/
$950/
$1020
September 23-25

Presence in Us and Around Us 

(in French)

Cantley, QC Roxanne Dault 2 $150 $295/
$325/
$355
October 20-23 Black, Indigenous, and People of Colour Retreat Cantley, QC Nakawe Cuebas Barrios & Kate Johnson 3  $120  You Choose*/
Scholarship**/
$425/
$485/
$530
November 2-6

Abiding Mindfully in the Body: An Online Meditation and Yoga Retreat

Cantley, QC Daryl Lynn Ross & David Schouela (yoga) 4 $305 $605/
$665/
$725
November 28-December 1

Embodied Wisdom

(in French)

Val-Morin, QC Pascal Auclair 4 $200 $395/
$460/
$510
December 29, 2022 - January 1, 2023

 2022 New Year's Retreat

Guelph, ON Jill Davey 3 $200 $395/
$460/
$510

*You Choose Rate - So that TNI can offer this form of financial assistance to as many as possible, please be as generous as you can when choosing your rate, at or above $40 per night ($120 minimum total).
** Scholarship Rate - TNI offers scholarships of up to a 50% reduction of the low rate on our sliding scale to those who request it. For this retreat, the low rate is $425. You can ask up for a scholarship of up to 50% of this rate. For example, if you ask for a 50% scholarship, you would pay $215.

The variation in our pricing is a consequence of the prices we are charged by the centres we rent.