Retreat: The Factors of Awakening

The Factors of Awakening
A Process of Liberation

(OR, Jeanne’s secret title: The Factors of Awakening: Otter Teachings)

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An in-person non residential/residential retreat
with Jeanne Corrigal

April 21 – 25, 2023
Queen’s House Retreat & Renewal Centre, Saskatoon

This teaching describes a concrete and foundational frame of practice which supports freedom in mind and heart, in daily life and on retreat, in joyful and also in the challenging times we find ourselves in. It is accessible for newcomers to the practice, and a wonderful and ever-deepening process for experienced practitioners to rest into. This retreat will offer dharma talks, practice talks, instructions in the Factors, and to close, gentle relational community practice.

This retreat is offered by mutual generosity. When you register, there will be an opportunity to pay a registration fee to help SIMC cover our costs. During the retreat, we will provide information for those who are able to offer financial support to Jeanne.


Registration will open soon.

Guidelines for caring around COVID

We will review the situation in Saskatoon closer to the event and will publish guidelines at that time.

Jeanne Corrigal is the guiding teacher for the Saskatoon Insight Meditation Community, and a graduate of the 2017-2021 IMS teacher training program. She deeply appreciates metta and nature based practices. She has been practicing since 1999, and is a graduate of Spirit Rock’s Dedicated Practitioner and Community Dharma Leader Programs. Jeanne is certified with Indigenous Focusing Oriented Trauma Therapy (IFOT), is a certified MBSR teacher, and she has trained with Mindful Schools and Somatic Experiencing. She is Métis, and one of her first teachers in loving presence was Cree Elder Jim Settee.