Silent Retreat

Silent Retreat – Bearing Witness to Life

In silence, we will move through mindfulness practice and discovery, within a supportive community.  

Alternating periods of sitting and walking practice, mindful movement, shared meals and the opportunity to meet with teachers in both group and individual settings, are the core components of our time together ~ 

Retreat Dates/Times

Fri-Sun, October 4-6

Check in Friday, October 4, 3-5pm 

Check out Sunday, October 6, 1pm

Lead Teacher

Karen Hayes

Meditation Techniques & Practice Instructor, Acupuncturist and Traditional Chinese Herbalist, Calmer Choice Mindful Awareness Instructor,


Vidette Lake Nature Retreat


Shared accommodation in the Hudson Bay Cabin.

If private accommodation is desired, separate arrangement can be made at additional cost according to availability.


Nutritious delicious vegetarian fare is served.

Retreat Fee


How to Register & Pay 

Deadline is September 21st. Early submissions are helpful and appreciated! Five participants needed for the retreat to run. 

Call or email to request a registration application. Karen will be contacting each participant so that she knows each person’s level of practice and can tailor the retreat to the needs and experience of the participants.

Payment can be made via interac e-transfer to:


Regarding payment, accommodation, and menu, please contact Vidette Lake Nature Retreat at 778.765.5407.

Regarding meditation practice, Please contact Karen at