Have a question about our Wakeful Retreat?
We've got you covered!
What kind of people would I meet at the retreat?
We’re fortunate that our mindfulness events attract smart, talented people like you! You’ll meet big hearted inspiring leaders, parents, professionals, entrepreneurs and educators. Many go on to build great relationships.
Isn’t meditation some kind of mystical woo-woo?
Mindfulness meditation is skill that anyone can learn. It’s simple and completely accessible. The approach is practical, non-religious and complements whatever your worldview happens to be.
I’m interested in the retreat, but how would I ever make time to meditate?
Mindfulness creates space in your day to see more clearly. The good news is you can practice it without adding any items on your to-do list, our retreat will show you how!
How will it help my personal-professional growth?
A wide range of recent studies have cited specific business benefits of mindfulness including better concentration, memory and learning, improved productivity, stronger relationships, greater job satisfaction, increased creativity and decreased burnout.
Is the location easy to get to?
Yes! Our retreats take place within the peaceful, beautiful setting of MacLachlan College. Located in Oakville, Ontario, just 40 minutes west of Toronto, and a 2 minute walk from the GO station.
What period of time is typical for an individual to begin seeing the effects of mindfulness?
There’s growing research in this area. Many of our students experience a shift after 4 weeks of practicing 10 minutes a day. The most important thing to know, is even taking 3 conscious breaths a day can make a huge difference.