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Is your soul calling you to take space to reset, rejuvenate and reconnect with yourself?

Are you ready to end the inner conflict and love yourself in the deepest possible way?

Would you like more clarity and direction around your life, your relationships and your true purpose?

 

“Going on Retreat” is a phrase familiar to most serious meditators. It is usually understood as an opportunity to pull back, get inspired, become spacious, look deep within oneself and connect with people with similar interests—our community. Attending retreats regularly starts to form a more permanent foundation from which we begin to act in our daily lives and affect the way we relate to the world. 

 

Regular retreats can help you cultivate the inner foundation to teach from direct experience. Once that place is established, you can, with authenticity, share insights and your meditation practice through what you teach and by the way you live your life with a sense of presence, purpose and equanimity.

 

This retreat will be experiential, using a wide range of techniques and practices to explore the depths of who you are through meditation practices and lessons designed to   help you to access inner peace and thrive in your life and relationships.

YOU DO NOT HAVE TO BE A PART OF THE MEDITATION TEACHER TRAINING TO ATTEND THIS RETREAT. ALL ARE WELCOME.

LOCATION

Quantum Leaps is a unique, peaceful and spiritual retreat centre nestled between the Rockies and Purcell Mountains.

Unique Features:

  • Large vegetable garden, orchard, greenhouse, and root cellar (by donation you are welcome to enjoy some fresh veggies from the Garden – seasonal dependent of course!).

  • Wildlife wander through our property (deer, elk, coyote, fox, bear etc.).

  • The stars at night, the sunsets, the alpenglow on the mountain peaks, the views!

  • Available wellness services: massage therapy, CranioSacral therapy and other healing modalities.

  • Quartzite labyrinth, transformational labyrinth, medicine wheel, and sweat lodge on site.

  • FREE Range Chickens

WHAT YOU WILL PRACTICE & EXPERIENCE​

  • Various Meditation Sequences & practices using movement, sound, mantra and more

  • Conscious Breathing– the regulation of the breath through different techniques

  • Forgiveness Practices to free yourself, dismantling who you are not and making space for authentic self-expression

  • MIndfulness tools and practices

  • Spiritual Teachings including some Trilotherapy teachings and practices 

  • Mettā – Loving Kindness and Compassion Meditations

  • Noble Silence

  • Fire Walk Ceremony

  • Sacred Labyrinth

  • and More….

The Learning will be experiential as well as conceptual. In this retreat, participants will be supported in developing their personal meditation practice with the intention of incorporating the concepts, techniques and processes learned on retreat to access greater peace, joy and connection. 

 

The format will include a balance of lecture, practice, informal conversation and mentorship with ample opportunity for exploring questions that may arise.

 

WHAT TO EXPECT

DEEP INQUIRY into oneself and within the group

SILENCE that will allow you to go within, listen, and unveil the depths of illusion 

EXPLORE what meditation is and the validity of our reality

RESET by taking a break from every day life to gain clarity and direction. Improve your mental, physical and emotional well-being

FREE YOURSELF with a variety of transformational tools and practices to help you learn to live more freely and unconditionally

NOURISH YOURSELF with delicious stillness, nature walks, wholesome meals and deep connection

COMMUNE with nature and life to reconnect with yourself and allow nature to teach you how to live a more balanced, unconditionally loving and cooperative/ co-creative life

HEAL and TRANSFORM trapped emotions, limiting beliefs, and patterns. Rewire your mind's conditioning to sync up with the vibration of your Soul.

CENTER YOURSELF in the truth of who you are through grounding practises, meditation, and mindfulness

EXPAND & EVOLVE as you make yourself available for love and Divine inspiration

CONNECT DEEPLY with who you really are and learn to truly 'see' others.

AWAKEN and SEE life with "FRESH EYES  as you awaken senses, create new experiences and memories, and change our perspective on life. Use this experience to come home to yourself and see with "fresh eyes.”

CERTIFICATION

For those who are part of MTT, this retreat will count as 50 hours toward your 200 Hour or 300 Hour YogaMcc Meditation Teacher Training.

TEACHERS

Jeri Tourand

Jeri Tourand, B Ed., is an Unlimited Love Coach, specializing in self-love, forgiveness and relationship coaching. She is a mother of three beautiful daughters, a published author, inspired speaker, Zen Trilotherapy practitioner/ trainer, founder and facilitator of “Living from Heart Center”; Awakening to unconditional love and authentic self expression! Jeri’s mission is to assist people in awakening to deep truth and remembrance of the Divine Love that they are, inspiring them to live life to the fullest, and courageously express their highest potential and truest nature. She has gained massive clarity over the years and moved through huge obstacles to become who she is today; assisting to awaken others with the truths that have transformed her. Since her breakdown/breakthrough in 2009, Jeri has learned how to follow her heart and speak, think and act through love in order to overcome obstacles and self-sabotage. Having studied with many masters, including Zen Master Nissim Amon in Trilotherapy (a blend of Western psychology and Zen Buddhist philosophy), Jeri coaches people to work through their fears, open their hearts, and bring clarity and awareness to their lives. Through life changing teachings and awakening experiences, Jeri’s clients often have a true spiritual awakening and gain the tools they need to live a happy, meaningful and incredibly fulfilling life.

Jeri facilitates group coaching, healing circles, enlightening workshops and retreats including Zen retreats and Unconditional Love retreats to help people awaken and lead us to the tipping point of a more united world that is healed, connected and driven by Love.

Daemond Mano - Meditation Teacher Training Director, YogaMcc Owner

Daemond grew up in Calgary, but he is a traveler by trade, having visited over 30 countries in his life. One of his favorite things to do is understand how other people live on this earth. Like most of us, he has often wondered why we are here. Daemond has sat with Monks in the Temples of South East Asia and has spent time with Aboriginals in Australia learning about Dreamtime. He has journeyed with Shamans in Central America and created concoctions with witch doctors in Africa. He has read and researched much in the vein of spirituality and science and connections between the two, a field called Epigenetics. Daemond is also very passionate about building community and safe containers for seekers to grow into the highest vision of themselves. For him this all starts with a foundation of friendship. Daemond's primary practices are Meditation and Breathwork. He is certified to teach Clarity Breathwork, Numa Breathwork, and has studied breathwork at the Omega Institute in New York. He is also certified to teach Active Meditations from Osho Humaniversity in Holland, Systemic & Family Constellations, and was given permission to teach the life's work of Zen Master Nissim Amon, a modality called Trilotherapy, which includes Zen Buddhist meditation. He also enjoys integrating sound into his offerings and is certified by Jonathan Goldman in sound healing. He's very passionate about sharing all these tools with the humans around him that feel called to explore the depths of who we are.

 

2024 SCHEDULE

May 29 - June 2, 2024

WHAT IS INCLUDED

  • Lunch and Dinner: 2 wholesome and delicious meals per day. (Note: Breakfast is NOT included. Please bring your own breakfast foods to prepare on site. Accommodations include a kitchenette with coffee maker and tea kettle as well as complimentary coffee and tea.)

  • FREE Range Chicken Eggs: For those who are interested, fresh eggs are provided that you can prepare yourself for breakfast.

  • 5 days and 4 nights Accommodations at Quantum Leaps: Rest and rejuvenate, be inspired and empowered, and connect deeper to Nature. Rustic and Modern accommodation options are available.

  • Experiential Sessions and Meditation: Meet each day in the sacred practice spaces and in nature.

  • Love, laughter, healing and support!

  • FIRE WALK CEREMONY: People from all over the world have been using Fire Walks as a tool for healing and ceremony for thousands of years.  It serves as an unforgettable demonstration of human potential and a way to deeply connect with the living consciousness of this earth.

PRICING

Shared Accommodation: $1,500 + GST

(Note: Shared Room. Shared Bathroom. Rustic and Modern Options are available.)

Single Room: $1,900 + GST

(Note: Private Room. Shared Bathroom. Rustic and Modern Options are available.)

 

EARLY BIRD: Save $150 until April 15, 2024.

STUDENTS ENROLLED IN THE 200 Hr and 300 Hr MEDITATION TEACHER TRAINING will pay for food and accommodations separately. Prices and options will be emailed to MTT students directly. 

PAYMENT PLAN: Pay a $300 deposit, then pay the remainder before the first day of the retreat.

Contact us to register for the Payment Plan at 403-251-9642 or dae@yogamcc.com. Early Bird pricing is not applicable to the payment plan.

Register for the entire 300 Hour YogaMcc Meditation Teacher Training for the best value. CLICK HERE for more information on the YogaMcc Meditation Teacher Training.

Cancellation Policy for the 50 Hr Module: Refunds (minus a $300 Administration Fee) are available up to 14 days before the starting date. Send your written cancellation notification to info@yogamcc.com. No refunds on or after the course begins. Deposits are non-refundable.

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TESTIMONIAL

From the heart – the 5-day meditation retreat put on by YogaMcc was an amazing, mind expanding experience! Jeri and Mano created a loving, supportive, open environment that just grew and grew as the days went on. In the beginning, I was a little nervous but excited about the possibilities. This was a mediation retreat, which involved many kinds of meditations like walking meditation, candle gazing, a labrynth meditation, eating meditation, and many, many other types. Perhaps one of the best things was the heart opening work. This happened early on and helped to connect with myself and the other participants. The teachers allowed room for discussions and were highly intuitive into what the group needed.  Part of the retreat involved a silence meditation for about 1.5 days, and this was so refreshing…nothing was expected of you, you just were with yourself, worked with the meditations and activities provided. I chose to shut off my phone and I’m glad I did what a fantastic electronic rest! I hadn’t realized how much I turned it on – how it’s always at hand.  I feel much better prepared to use my phone as a tool, instead of an escape mechanism.  We were provided with meals each day, a comfortable room to sleep in, and beautiful grounds right by the river to sit by. By the time I left, I felt calm, refreshed, loved, and honestly felt like I could do anything!! I highly recommend this retreat! And thank you, thank you, thank you to Jeri, Mano, and fellow participants. 

COLLEEN H.

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