Tranquility & Insight - Meditation Course



Each week participants will be guided in the practices of breathing, walking, body-scan and self-compassion meditations as well as exercises for mindfulness of eating, speaking and thinking. Participants will be given homework and encouraged to develop a daily 20-minute meditation practice to strengthen a habit of stopping and resting. 

André Vellino


This workshop will be facilitated by

André Vellino,

School of Information Studies

André has practised meditation in two major Buddhist traditions: the Thai Forest (Theravada) tradition and the Vietnamese Rinzai Zen (Mahayana) tradition of Thich Nhat Hanh. He has been a member of the Order of Interbeing since 2002, and received the Lamp Transmission from Thich Nhat Hanh in 2014. He is an associate professor at the School of Information Studies at the University of Ottawa


Date and Location

Fall ( Oct 5 2021- Nov 23 2021)

Tuesdays 13:30-14:30 EN


Hiver (1 fév 2021 - 22 mars 2021)

Mardis 13:30-14:30 FR

*All workshops are currently taken place over Teams or Zoom*

Register for the English workshop

S'inscrire pour l'atelier en français


Target audience

Open to all uOttawa community.

BILINGUAL course - instructions will alternate between French and English.

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