meditation events - nov.

The Process of Teaching Meditation: An Intensive for Teachers || Nov 25-26 || One Yoga for the People

Saturday 7:30 - 9:30am and 1:30-4pm, Sunday 7:30-9:30am and 1:30-4pm.  Eligible for 10 hours YA Continuing Education Credits

This training covers:

- the main pillars and the main goals of meditation 

- a brief history/background of meditation lineages

- your own healing process, the nature of your ego & mind

- the importance of inquiry and how to present potent questions (ie themes)

- how to teach various types of meditation & what is best for each group (from beginner to advanced)

- fundamentals for the teacher (trust, space, personal practice, be in the moment)

- how to teach from a place of authenticity/embodying presence

- barriers to teaching meditation (students, room problems etc)

- practice teaching to the group

- a handout of scientific findings

- an appendix of various meditations & journalling exercises

- extra homework & class observation 

* must be an instructor or have been practicing yoga/meditation for 3 years. 

Posted on June 25, 2016 .

meditation events - jan.

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New Year's Reset Retreat || Saturday, Jan 13th 9am - 4pm || Nectar Yoga, Bowen Island

Join Carolyn Anne Budgell for a day of yoga, meditation and introspection on a mini getaway to Bowen Island. 

The transition into a new year can come with self-inflicted pressures to set resolutions and goals as well as uncertainties about how to map our desires and dreams.... On this simple day-long retreat, we will acknowledge the lessons and learnings from 2017, release ourselves from shoulds or should-haves and move into 2018 with clarity, awareness and full hearts towards our unique processes. 


1 vinyasa class

1 restorative class

guided meditations and walking meditations

directed journalling and intention setting



Saturday, January 13th, 9am - 4pm


Nectar Yoga B&B, Bowen Island


$85 plus tax    (does not include ferry to/from Bowen Island or lunch)  email - to reserve your spot

Posted on June 24, 2016 .