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Dawn Mauricio
Meditation

About

Dawn is a meditation and yoga teacher with a playful and dynamic approach. She is known for her smiling personality and effective balance of clear, precise instruction and mental reflection. Dawn has been practicing and studying Insight Meditation since 2005 and teaching yoga since 2006. She has completed several programs of meditation studies from True North Insight (2-year teaching mentorship), and Spirit Rock Meditation Center (18-month Mindfulness Yoga and Meditation Training, 2-year Dedicated Practitioners' Program). She is also a meditation retreat teacher for adolescents with Inward Bound Meditation. Currently, Dawn is a student in Spirit Rock Meditation Center's four year Dharma Retreat Teacher Training

In 2007 she co-founded the Yoga Mala Foundation, a Montreal-based non-profit organization that supports the development of yoga programs in underserved communities. Dawn is also a board member for True North Insight, a charitable organization offering a full schedule of Buddhist Insight (Vipassana) meditation retreats and courses in English and French. 

Dawn firmly believes that how we offer ourselves in practice reflects how we offer ourselves in life, inspiring her to find new ways to extend her practice beyond the yoga mat and meditation cushion - and encouraging her students to do the same.

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It's not what you look at that matters, it's what you see.

- Henry David Thoreau -

Meditation

Countless studies have shown that mindfulness meditation decreases stress, lowers blood pressure, improves brain function and the immune system, enhances sleep, and increases tolerance for discomfort and pain. In addition to all these known benefits, it also makes you a better human being.

This may sound like a tall order, yet when you break down your seemingly one extended life into individual moments, choosing wisely and living with heart becomes more accessible.

With sustained practice, mindfulness meditation teaches you to see clearly the things you don't normally see because you're distracted, hiding, overlooking them, or running from them. When you slow down enough, the things you think matter - the superficial things - fall away, and what is revealed is how your mind functions, and how your heart responds.

This is what makes Dawn passionate about spreading the practice of mindfulness through yoga and meditation.

 

There are a few ways in which you can walk this path with Dawn:

You are the sky. Everything else - it's just the weather.

- Pema Chödrön -

Events

Please note that the language in which the event description is written indicates the language in which it will be taught. Bilingual events and workshops will be specified.

 

  
06
Jun

Meditation

7:30-8:30pm, by donation
Naada Yoga Montreal (5540 Casgrain, Montreal H2T 1X2)

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06
Jun

Level 2 Yoga

5:30pm-7:00pm
Naada Yoga Montreal (5540 Casgrain, Montreal H2T 1X2)

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20
Jun

Meditation

7:30-8:30pm, by donation
Naada Yoga Montreal (5540 Casgrain, Montreal H2T 1X2)

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20
Jun

Level 2 Yoga

5:30pm-7:00pm
Naada Yoga Montreal (5540 Casgrain, Montreal H2T 1X2)

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21
Jun

People of Color meditation sit

For True North Insight
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27
Jun

Meditation

7:30-8:30pm, by donation
Naada Yoga Montreal (5540 Casgrain, Montreal H2T 1X2)

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27
Jun

Level 2 Yoga

5:30pm-7:00pm
Naada Yoga Montreal (5540 Casgrain, Montreal H2T 1X2)

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04
Jul

Meditation

7:30-8:30pm, by donation
Naada Yoga Montreal (5540 Casgrain, Montreal H2T 1X2)

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04
Jul

Level 2 Yoga

5:30pm-7:00pm
Naada Yoga Montreal (5540 Casgrain, Montreal H2T 1X2)

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10
Jul

iBme Toronto Teen Meditation Retreat

Tuesday July 10 -Sunday July 15, sliding scale
Lakefield College School (4391 County Road 29, Lakefield, Ontario K0L 2H0)

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18
Jul

Meditation

7:30-8:30pm, by donation
Naada Yoga Montreal (5540 Casgrain, Montreal H2T 1X2)

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18
Jul

Level 2 Yoga

5:30pm-7:00pm
Naada Yoga Montreal (5540 Casgrain, Montreal H2T 1X2)

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19
Jul

People of Color meditation sit

For True North Insight
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19
Jul

Energizer Yoga

12:00-12:45pm
Naada Yoga (5540 Casgrain, Montreal H2T 1X2)

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27
Jul

iBme Virginia Teen Meditation Retreat

Friday July 27 - Wednesday August 1, sliding scale
Serenity Ridge Retreat Center (560 Drumheller Lane Shipman, VA 22971)

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04
Aug

Oneka Elements Weekend Champêtre

4:00-5:00pm
Details to come.

08
Aug

Meditation

7:30-8:30pm, by donation
Naada Yoga Montreal (5540 Casgrain, Montreal H2T 1X2)

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08
Aug

Level 2 Yoga

5:30pm-7:00pm
Naada Yoga Montreal (5540 Casgrain, Montreal H2T 1X2)

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14
Aug

Energizer Yoga

12:00-12:45pm
Naada Yoga (5540 Casgrain, Montreal H2T 1X2)

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14
Aug

Level 1 Yoga

10:00-11:30am
Naada Yoga Montreal (5540 Casgrain, Montreal H2T 1X2)

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15
Aug

Meditation

7:30-8:30pm, by donation
Naada Yoga Montreal (5540 Casgrain, Montreal H2T 1X2)

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15
Aug

Level 2 Yoga

5:30pm-7:00pm
Naada Yoga Montreal (5540 Casgrain, Montreal H2T 1X2)

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16
Aug

Nature + Nurture Retreat with Andrew Bathory

Thursday August 16 - Sunday August 19, $395
Oneka Elements Organic Herb Farm (Frelighsburg, QC)

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22
Aug

Meditation

7:30-8:30pm, by donation
Naada Yoga Montreal (5540 Casgrain, Montreal H2T 1X2)

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22
Aug

Level 2 Yoga

5:30pm-7:00pm
Naada Yoga Montreal (5540 Casgrain, Montreal H2T 1X2)

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28
Aug

Energizer Yoga

12:00-12:45pm
Naada Yoga (5540 Casgrain, Montreal H2T 1X2)

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28
Aug

Level 1 Yoga

10:00-11:30am
Naada Yoga Montreal (5540 Casgrain, Montreal H2T 1X2)

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29
Aug

Meditation

7:30-8:30pm, by donation
Naada Yoga Montreal (5540 Casgrain, Montreal H2T 1X2)

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29
Aug

Level 2 Yoga

5:30pm-7:00pm
Naada Yoga Montreal (5540 Casgrain, Montreal H2T 1X2)

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22
Nov

Dénouez vos noeuds

samedi 22 novembre 14 h à 16 h 34 $
Studios Vert Prana (4365 rue St-Denis, Montréal, QC H2J 2L2)

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01
Dec

Pleine conscience et la téchnologie

samedi 1 décembre 13 h 30 à 16 h 30
Centre Yoga Santé (205 Boulevard Curé-Labelle suite 102, Sainte-Rose, QC H7L 2Z9)

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29
Dec

Rituals for Renewal Retreat with Andrew Bathory

Saturday December 29 - Thursday January 3, starting at $675
Au Tournant du coeur (1738 Route Scenic, Sutton, QC J0E 2K0)

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Like a shadow, I am and I am not.

- Rumi -

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