Upcoming Meditation Classes in Toronto, Ottawa

Upcoming Meditation classes with Derek

May 8 & 9, 2013 – Toronto

Dharma talks: Loving Kindness and Compassion Meditation

Often in social justice work, as in daily life, we experience fear, anger, loneliness or despair: how then do we nurture a seed of compassion?

Wed. May 8, at 7:30 pm

Thurs. May 9, at 7:30 pm.

In Parkdale near Sorauren Ave and Marion St.

ContactTracy for info: sherlap[at]sympatico.ca

OR 416 534-5726

Classes are free – all are welcome.

No prior meditation experience necessary.


May 15 & 17, 2013 – Ottawa

Wed. May 15. 10-11am

Meditation on Love

(The Buddha’s teaching on the four types of love)

Fri. May 17. 10-11am

How to do Love and Compassion Meditation

(with a focus on doing walking loving-kindness meditation for your neighbourhood)

Classes At Dragantail Bookstore (Books)

107 FOURTH AVE – 2ND FLOOR, The Glebe,

Contact Dave at


or telephone at 613-565-2749

Classes are free – all are welcome.

No prior meditation experience necessary.


June 2013 -Morin Heights, Quebec

Dates to be announced

Contact Jane for more information: janemarenghi[at]hotmail.com

Classes in English and French.


Aug. 18-23, 2013   Retreat, Kinmount ON


Sunday PM Aug. 18 – Friday AM, Aug. 23

Dharma Centre of Canada – Kinmount, Ontario.

With Tracey Sheridan and Derek Rasmussen

5 nights, 4 full days on the 400 acre forested property of one of the first meditation centres in Canada (founded 1965). Traditional Buddhist meditation practice, plus yoga instruction each day, plus plenty of time to walk and explore the property.

$50 per night accommodation; we’ll arrange food together, and the teaching (as per tradition) is free. Please come and join us.  All are welcome.

No prior meditation experience necessary.

Contact Tracy for info: sherlap[at]sympatico.ca

or Derek: dharma_eh[at]yahoo.ca


Fall, 2013- Classes in British Columbia

More info soon.


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