The Saskatoon Community of Mindful Living

Resiliency in Challenging Times

A Mindfulness Retreat in the tradition of Thich Nhat Hanh

October 22-24th, 2010

Cheri Maples

Led by Lay Teacher Cheri Maples

Cheri received dharma teacher transmission from Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh in 2008. She is a licensed attorney, clinical social worker, and co-founder of the Center for Mindfulness and Justice. She has worked in the criminal justice profession for 25 years as a police officer, the Head of Probation and Parole, and as Assistant Attorney General in Wisconsin. Her experience as a community organizer and social justice advocate has been incorporated into her teaching of the Dharma and her practice of engaged Buddhism.

Non-residential retreat at Queen’s House of Retreats, 601 Taylor Street West, Saskatoon, SK

Suitable for beginning and experienced students of meditation, our practice will include sitting and walking meditation, dharma talks, and dharma discussion. Please plan to attend all sessions: Friday: 7pm-9pm, Saturday: 9am-9pm, Sunday: 9am-4pm.

Please register by October 15th.

Send a completed registration form to Paulette Caron at, or phone 373-0610. The retreat costs $150. Our retreat leader does not charge for her teachings and, following tradition, there will be an opportunity to support her teaching by making a donation.

A printable poster for this retreat

Cheri will also be giving a free lecture at the Frances Morrison Branch of the Public Library in Saskatoon.