Shown here is the calendar for special events affiliated with CEC, including Courses and Retreats.

We also offer meditations every Monday night in Toronto.


Location: Mosaic Yoga Studio - 225 Sterling Rd, Unit 23
Date: Monday, February 5, 7:30pm

This week, we are going to work on saying yes to every little wave in our body lest so we miss the one we want, then we are going to spin them around and see what’s left.  

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Location: Harmony Hotel, Nosara, Costa Rica
Date: Feb 10, 2018, 6 to 8:30pm

This fun workshop will distills the elements of meditation, or at least my understanding of them, inspired by my new book with Dan Harris, Meditation for Fidgety Skeptics. Suitable for total beginners to more experienced explorers. The idea is to kick-start – or refresh – peoples’ meditation practice, by giving them both a clear understanding of … Continued

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Location: Mosaic Yoga Studio
Date: Monday, February 12, 7:30pm

It’s surrender month, and we’re letting go of our traditional sitting postures. Lay it down, surrender your body to the floor, explore finding clarity in relaxation.

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Location: Mosaic Yoga Studio - 225 Sterling Rd, Unit 23 
Date: Monday, February 19, 7:30pm

Feeling stuck? Explore what’s holding you back in an exploration through a visual / auditory journey on the path to reach your goals, and the obstacles and reactions you encounter along the way.

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Location: Harmony Hotel, Nosara, Costa Rica
Date: Jan 31, Feb 7, Feb 15, Feb 21, 2018

All over the world, in every culture and tradition, people engage in mind-body practices (meditation, prayer, therapy, movement, martial arts, inquiry, art practice and so on) that change how they relate to themselves and the world around them. For four Wednesdays in February, I will be hosting a special edition of the Consciousness Explorers Club at the Harmony … Continued

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Location: Harmony Hotel, Nosara, Costa Rica
Date: Feb 24, 2018, 6 - 8:30pm

Meditation is exploding in popularity. Given its proven benefits for many, this is a good thing. But the challenge is there aren’t enough teachers to keep up with demand! In this 2.5-hour workshop, I will lay out the basics of how to guide a simple meditation practice. We’ll look at how to language a practice … Continued

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Location: Mosaic Yoga Studio - 225 Sterling Rd, Unit 23
Date: Monday, February 26, 7:30pm

This week we practice surrendering; getting out of the way of our experience; letting go of the cognitive steering wheel to perhaps see who – if anyone – is driving.

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Location: Sugar Ridge Retreat Center, Wyebridge, Ontario
Date: June 15th - June 18th, 2018

Pictures of meditators are boring, so here is a gratuitous samurai image This two-day retreat at Sugar Ridge retreat centre (north of Toronto) will be a savagely gleeful exploratory romp through four styles of meditation, inspired by my new book with Dan Harris and Carlye Adler, Meditation for Fidgety Skeptics. Suitable for total beginners to more experienced practitioners. … Continued

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Location: Lakefield College School, Lakefield, Ontario
Date: July 10 - 15, 2018

Multi-day residential retreat that teach participants proven awareness and concentration practices. Through guided mindfulness meditation, small group discussions, and mindful movement, participants learn how to settle a busy mind, direct and sustain attention, investigate emotions and thoughts, cultivate compassion, and communicate with their peers. For more information about the retreat – and to register – please … Continued

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Location: Lama Foundation, New Mexico
Date: July 24 - 31, 2018

This annual workshop – organized by EarthLoveGo  – brings together activists, professors, and scientists to share ways of living on the front lines of environmental concern. At the heart of the workshop is the use of contemplative practices. Too often professors and activists put aside their personal lives as they address their professional commitments. The workshop aims … Continued

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