Mindfulness Resources

Audio - Guided Meditations
Mindfulness Research
Mindfulness Organizations
Recommended Reading
Practice Support & Retreats

Toronto-based Practice Support & Retreats:

  • Centre for Mindfulness Studies – free weekly practice sessions every Thursday. Click here for more information
  • Consciousness Explorers Club – weekly practice sessions every Monday, 7:30 – 9:30 pm at Mosaic Yoga near Lansdowne and Bloor, eclectic mix of practices, urban and residential retreats
  • Dharma Friends – weekly practice sessions every Wednesday at 7:30 pm near Gerrard and Mutual, LGBT community, diverse practices
  • Kadampa – locations at Bloor/Crawford, Beaches, Richmond Hill, Etobicoke and elsewhere, meditation sessions and retreats, Tibetan tradition.
  • Luminous Ground – on Queen W near Spadina, meditation sessions every Wednesday, residential and day-long retreats, Ken McLeod and Thich Nhat Hanh traditions
  • Mindfulness Practice Community of Toronto – on Roncesvalles, meditation sessions every Saturday (except July/Aug), residential retreats, days of mindfulness, in tradition of Thich Nhat Hanh
  • Ontario Vipassana Centre – in Orangeville, free 10-day retreats in Vipassana Meditation as taught by S.N. Goenka
  • Satipanna Insight Meditation Toronto – in Annex, meditation sessions every Tuesday, residential and non-residential retreats, traditional insight meditation
  • Shambala Meditation Centre of Toronto – in Annex, meditation sessions, courses, retreats, Tibetan practices
  • Toronto Mindfulness Community – weekly meditation sessions Fridays, 7:30 – 9:00 pm, near Pape and Danforth, secular
  • Toronto Zen Centre – between High Park & Roncesvalles, daily meditation sessions, retreats, Japanese Zen tradition
  • True Peace – meditation sessions every Monday (U of T) and Friday (Annex), residential retreats, days of mindfulness, Thich Nhat Hanh tradition

Retreat Centres

Meditation Retreat Training

  • UCSD MBPTI – Mindfulness Retreat Training with Susan Woods

Online Retreats

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ACCESS MBCT is an international listing of mental health professionals who are committed to excellence in the delivery, training and dissemination of Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy.

The Centre for Mindfulness Studies is among the list of MBCT training organizations and our therapists are among those listed in the directory.

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