Silent Retreat2018-10-23T17:26:41+00:00
Silent Retreat Oakville


A Day in Silence,
far from Life’s Usual Business

with Marlene Van Esch, MSW, and/or Jennifer Stone, M.Sc.

Immerse yourself into the vast spaciousness of Being

You will have arranged your day in advance, so that for the duration of the retreat no one can reach you, no business needs to be attended to, and you don’t need to speak to anyone.

After an introductory orientation, and under the guidance of an experienced teacher, you will have the rare opportunity to be with yourself in silence in the presence of like-minded fellow travellers for an extended period of time. You will penetrate the depths of each present moment and the energy flow that you are, in ways you would have never anticipated before. There will be a debriefing opportunity at the end of the retreat.

Participants will…

  • experience an extended period of silence as the teacher guides the group through a series of different meditation practices,
  • cultivate deep, penetrating moment-to-moment awareness and the creative wide open spaciousness that flows from it,
  • learn patience and staying power to improve wellbeing and reduce stress, and
  • develop resilience to feel more stable in everyday life.

Anyone with prior meditation experience.


Saturdays, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
November 24, 2018


The Mindfulness Centre
Suite 407





Please arrange for timely arrival as we are starting on time at 10:00 am sharp.

Take the opportunity to email us in advance questions about mindfulness and meditation you already ponder and wish us to address during the workshop.

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