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 - 225 Sterling Rd #23
Date: Monday, October 1, 7:30

Listening to ourselves and each other is a key element of healing, growth and making lasting change in our lives and world.

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Location: Mosaic Yoga - 225 Sterling Rd #23
Date: Monday, October 8, 7:30

Looking at how we get stuck, and what we can do about that

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Location: United Steelworkers Hall, 25 Cecil Street Toronto, ON
Date: Saturday, October 13th, 9:30am -4:30pm

Join us for a full day of practice, fun, and insight with one of the most well-respected Buddhist teachers in North America, and the CEC’s prime mentor and much-loved uber-nerd. In this program, we’ll explore a deep way to experience impermanence, through working with expansion & contraction.

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Location: Mosaic Yoga - 225 Sterling Rd #23
Date: Monday, October 15, 7:30pm

A life of activism requires us be full of energy for when action is needed to be taken. But how do we keep ourselves from being depleted when following our passions?

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Location: Mosaic Yoga - 225 Sterling Rd #23
Date: Monday, October 22, 7:30pm

Ever had your toes stepped on? Not those toes, your other ones. This week is about experiencing injustice and really thinking about how to make the world a better place from within first.

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Location: Mosaic Yoga - 225 Sterling Rd #23
Date: Monday, October 29, 7:30pm

A great gift of meditation practice is how it can heighten our awareness of our own privileges and intersecting identities, making room to see and shift the ways we operate within societal structures.

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Location: Friends House, 60 Lowther Ave, Toronto ON
Date: Saturday, November 24th, 9:30am - 4:30pm

The practice of intimacy is the practice of allowing our dharma practice to work with fears of ourselves and others so that we may actually began experiencing true closeness with ourselves and others while at the same time practicing and maintaining critical boundaries. This retreat will combine simple movement, meditation, contemplation, small group interaction, journaling, as well as structured and guided dialogue to help us break through the barriers that prevent authentic and intimate dialogue and interaction with others.
Lama Rod is considered one of the leaders of the next generation of Dharma teachers and is the co-author of Radical Dharma, Talking Race, Love and Liberation. He speaks to the intersection of meditation practice and social justice work from the cross sections of his life as a Black, queer male, born and raised in the South, and heavily influenced by the church and its community.

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