Toronto Mindfulness Community
Saturday, March 21st, 2015
One-Day Mindfulness Retreat
Facilitated by Theodore Tsaousidis
This retreat is open to all those who have had previous meditation experience and those who have participated in MBSR or MBCT mindfulness workshops.
The one-day program will teach simple mindfulness meditations and also review the practices taught in the MBSR classes (Mindfulness for stress taught throughout North America). The retreat is about learning to integrate mindfulness in our daily lives. Some of the practices we will review are sitting meditation, mindful movement and walking meditation, mindful eating, and listening to short lectures. There will also be opportunity for both private and group Q & A periods.
*RSVP IS REQUIRED:
Please email Theodore for more information and registration at -- firstname.lastname@example.org
Phone: (647) 439-1985
Time: 12pm to 6pm
Location: 662 Pape Avenue, Toronto
(side entrance of the Prespyterian Church).
One block south of Danforth. - A 5 minute walk from Pape Subway Station.
Parking: Green-P parking and Street Parking near the Church.
Cost: $40 or according to your means
(one may apply for partial retreat - half a day)
This is a silent retreat with teaching in between meditations. This is a good opportunity to practice and ask questions and to discover ways to apply mindfulness and meditation techniques to your everyday life.
Retreat facilitated by Theodore Tsaousidis.
Theodore Tsaousidis has been practicing meditation and psycho-spiritual healing for the past thirty years. Born in a rural community in Greece and immersed in a tradition of village healers, he has always been innately connected with nature and spirit. His work encompasses shamanism and traditional healing practices. He has been a student of Buddhism for the past three decades and continues to study under traditional teachers in Zen and in Tibetan Buddhism. Theodore is the principle guide of both the Toronto Mindfulness Community and Medicine Buddha Toronto. He is a Buddhist teacher at Gaden for the West as authorized by Zasep Tulku Rinpoche. His teachings and healing workshops are informed by “engaged Buddhism” which serves to bring environmental and social activism into everyday life. For more information about Theodore’s work please see: http://www.sittingatthegate.ca/