The Saskatoon Community of Mindful Living

Awakening the Heart with Gratitude and Generosity

A Residential Mindfulness Retreat in the Tradition of Thich Nhat Hanh

Thursday, May 19, 2016 through Sunday, May 22, 2016

I have arrived I have arrived I have arrived

Lay Teacher: Rowan Conrad

Rowan received teacher transmission from Thich Nhat Hanh in 2004. He has worked as a counselor, psychology professor, and a Peace Corps chemistry teacher. He practices with one of the longest existing Thich Nhat Hanh sanghas in North America (in Missoula, Montana) and works to bring mindfulness practice to prisoners.

Residential Retreat at Ancient Spirals Retreat Centre

Ancient Spirals is located on the banks of the South Saskatchewan River, a 15 minute drive south of Saskatoon. Suitable for beginning and experienced students of meditation, our practice will include sitting and walking meditation, mindful eating, Dharma talks, Dharma discussion, and noble silence. Check in Thursday at 6pm, Departure, Sunday 4pm.

Registration and Cost

A $90 deposit received by May 5th will secure your place at the retreat. The total cost is $190; full payment is due on arrival on May 19th. The retreat cost includes vegetarian meals and simple, shared lodging and covers only our expenses in holding the retreat; our retreat leader does not charge for his teachings. Following tradition, there will be an opportunity to support the teacher by way of a donation (dana).

The registration form has more information about the retreat. For additional questions, contact Janet at or 306-222-9347.

This retreat is organized by the Saskatoon Community of Mindful Living