• Billie-Lynn Hillis

FREE Introduction to Mindfulness Meditation Course

This introductory class is a great entry point into the world of meditation if you’re battling fear, anxiety, stress or depression, having a hard time focusing, seeking spiritual growth, or simply want to feel better and be more present in your everyday life.

This class teaches the basics of establishing a mindfulness meditation practice that can help and support you. You’ll learn how to quiet your mind, get your ego in check, and live a more fully present life.

Class Description

This Introduction to Mindfulness Meditation class offers step-by-step guidance for developing a personal practice using meditation in a clear and straightforward way.

This comprehensive meditation course includes 4 online bi-weekly class sessions and an optional Day Retreat for a total of 10 hours of instruction.

This course will provide you with:

~ A complete overview of the practice of mindfulness meditation.

~ Instruction in the fundamental meditation techniques

~ Study of the spiritual and psychological foundations of the meditative practice

~ Support for developing a satisfying personal meditation practice

~ Guidance for applying meditative wisdom in daily life.


Bi-weekly classes will be held on Zoom.

Day Retreat will be held at Gaia Wellness Retreat which is located 15 minutes north of Wakefield, Quebec in a breathtaking oasis located in the heart of the Gatineau Hills. Situated on a semi-private lake, with a modernly built main lodge and 3 mini cabins, think luxury meets rustic. This fully equipped retreat with private accommodations and group spaces, a full yoga studio and a wood-burning sauna is a space designed to slow your breath and bring you home to the present moment.

Organic Meals

All meals are Ovo- Lacto Vegetarian and we are more than happy to accommodate any other dietary restrictions such as vegan or gluten free.


Max - 10 Participants for Day Retreat


July 19 & August 2, 16, 30, 2020

4 Sunday Afternoon Sessions ~ 2-4 pm

Sunday September 13, 2020, 9 am – 4 pm

OPTIONAL Day Retreat ~ Includes Lunch


Gaia Wellness Retreat near Wakefield, Quebec, near Ottawa

Cost: This course is being offered FREE to anyone who can benefit.

A $50 fee will be required to register for the Day Retreat. This covers meals and snacks.

***Pay from the Heart***

I am committed to making this course accessible to everyone. A Pay from the Heart donation to Billie & Gaia Wellness can be offered at the end of the course if you feel called to support the facility and instructor.

For more Information contact:

(613) 894-GAIA (4242) or


  Gaia Wellness Barrhaven
32 Rideaucrest Dr 
Barrhaven, ON