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Fall Meditation Retreat with the Leveys

October 1, 2016 @ 10:00 am - October 3, 2016 @ 2:00 pm

Luminous Ground’s upcoming 3-day retreat features world renowned meditation teachers Joel and Michelle Levey and founder of Luminous Ground meditation group Paul Baranowski. It takes place Oct 1 – Oct 3 at the ME to We retreat centre near Toronto (map below).

This retreat will help develop the fundamentals of meditation both on and off the cushion, cultivate deeper wisdom, compassion, resilience, inner peace, clarity, and joy. Both beginner and experienced meditators are welcome!

The Teachers

Joel & Michelle Levey are internationally known authors and teachers of both ancient and modern techniques for achieving inner peace and living a balanced and harmonious life. They have devoted their lives to the study, practice, and teaching of the world’s great wisdom traditions, and are well versed in Buddhism, Hinduism, Sufism and Jewish mysticism. They are also experts in the modern scientific techniques for exploring the potential of the human mind, including neurofeedback, clinical biofeedback, cyberphysiology, and mindbody medicine. _C5B9463 - Version 2[1]

On their own journey of awakening, Michelle & Joel have studied intensively with many of the most revered spiritual masters of our times. Their teachers include His Holiness the Dalai Lama, Krishnamurti, Thich Nhat Hanh, Ram Dass, Kalu Rinpoche, Karmapa, S.N. Goenka, Jack Kornfield, Dan Goleman, Larry Dossey, Jean Houston, and others. Joel and Michelle have devoted a number of years of their lives to intensive silent contemplation, including a year-­long silent meditation retreat in the Tibetan Buddhist tradition.

The Leveys have applied their knowledge of how the mind works to the world of business. They have worked with leaders and teams in over 200 leading organizations around the globe, including NASA, Intel, Hewlett Packard, Stanford Research Institute, Boeing, and MIT.

To read more about Paul Baranowski, click here.

Retreat Basics:

When:  Saturday October 1, 10am – Monday October 3, 2 pm

Where:  ME to WE Leadership Centre, Bethany, Ontario

Cost:  $360 (or $260 for Sat/Sunday only)

To Register:

  1. Fill out the application form here – http://goo.gl/forms/Mia3OF5wGKa6k7Fl2
  2. We will review the application and make sure there’s space.
  3. You can pay via e-transfer at register@luminousground.ca, or credit card using PayPal. We prefer e-transfer!
  4. We will send you an email confirmation that you’re in!

Retreat Packages


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More Info:

Joel and Michelle talk about how to select a meditation teacher their Huffington Post article, The Dos and Don’ts of Picking a Spiritual Master.

You can find out more about Joel and Michelle here:



October 1, 2016 @ 10:00 am
October 3, 2016 @ 2:00 pm
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Me to We Leadership Centre
727 Bethany Hills Road
Bethany, Ontario Canada
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