Satipatthana Meditation Society of Canada

Mindfulness Insight Meditation Classes
for Beginners
online course
Free of charge/ Donations welcome
See Description for details.
Teacher: Sayar Myat
Desire to learn both theory and practice in meditation.
Additional Information
Ability to sit on the floor. Have a mat and cushion to sit on.


Year-round online course is available for beginners.
(in-person classes are cancelled)

This class will teach the practitioner how to bring mindfulness to one’s life through formal sitting and walking as well as everyday activities. Practising mindfulness lowers stress, increases patience and contentment, and also increases understanding of oneself.

Anyone who is interested in the Beginner’s Class, please visit
Beginner’s Guide to Mindfulness-Insight Meditation

Watch and practice one Dhamma talk per week in sequence.


After completing the Beginner course, please visit
Theravada Buddhism Series

Watch and practice one Dhamma talk per week.


Please download the “Beginner Meditation Course.pdf” and “Guidelines for Reporting.pdf” for detail instructions.

Please contact: if you have any questions.


Other Programs & Retreats

Intermediate Classes

The intermediate class is offered as an online course. It involves a 60-minute meditation time, before/after a dhamma talk (lecture about the practice). The intermediate class is an ongoing year-round program; online videos are released bi-weekly on Tuesdays.


Residential Retreats

Residential Retreats are offered at the Chanmyay Yeiktha Retreat Centre in Hope, BC. Schedule will be posted on our “Upcoming Events” page. You may also send us an email to sign up for notifications via email.


Annual Retreats

Annual Retreats are usually held in the summer of each year, these last from 9 to 17 days on average. They are held at the Chanmyay Yeiktha Retreat Centre in Hope, B.C. Pre-registration and acceptance are required for these due to limited accommodation space.