Dear friends, I wanted to begin here with a message about mindfulness in this ongoing challenging time. Now is the time to feel our feet on the earth, rest in the breath, connect with our hearts, and practise wise response. The practise is big enough to hold this moment, too.
This fall I am offering two classes: - Introduction to Mindfulness - and a new class, combining mindfulness and compassion with the teachings of the late Cree Elder Jim Settee, called Indigenous Presence Please see Mindfulness Classes to register With every good wish, Jeanne About Jeanne: Jeanne teaches meditation, compassion practices, and Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR). She has studied and practised mindfulness for over two decades, becoming certified with several of the leading meditation organizations in North America. She now leads a meditation group in Saskatoon, and teaches classes, retreats, and corporate sessions.
Jeanne completed her MBSR certification in 2016, thought the University of Massachusetts Medical School. She is also a trained teacher in Insight Meditation, one of the traditional foundations of mindfulness. She is certified by the Spirit Rock Insight Meditation Centre as a Community Leader (2012), trained by Jack Kornfield and other senior teachers. She has recently been invited, along with 2 other Canadian teachers, into a specialized 4 year Insight Meditation Teacher Training program with Joseph Goldstein and other international teachers, through the Insight Meditation Society (IMS). For more information on her Insight Meditation teaching, including the Wednesday night drop in meditation group and nature retreats, please see the Saskatoon Insight Meditation Community .
Jeanne is a certified Life Skills Coach Trainer with twenty-three years experience facilitating adult programs, in Saskatoon. She is especially drawn to nature based mindfulness practise and compassion practises, as powerful ways of connecting us with our own inner nature of peace and stillness.