Designed especially for beginners. Learn the art of meditation, and bring a sense of balance, peace and clarity into your life and your relationships. The course consist of two simple, relaxing guided meditation sessions, combined with practical instruction.


“When the flow of distracting thoughts subsides and the mind becomes still, a deep sense of happiness and contentment arises naturally from within.” — Geshe Kelsang Gyatso


A great way to learn meditation or to re-establish a meditation practice. Everyone is welcome.

About the Teacher

Kadam Michelle Gauthier is a Kadampa Buddhist Teacher at the IKRC Grand Canyon. She has been a disciple of Venerable Geshe Keslang Gyatso for 23 years. She is an inspiring example of Modern Buddhism in practice. She presents Buddha's teachings with beautiful clarity, warmth and sincerity, skillfully guiding people from all walks of life to find inner peace and lasting happiness.


November 2nd
9:30am - 10:45am | Teaching & Meditation

10:45am - ​11:30am | Break

11:30am - 12:45pm | Teaching & Meditation

1pm - 1:45pm | Lunch

1:45pm - 2:45pm | Optional Guided Hike


$20/person, $25/person with lunch

International Kadampa Retreat Center, 6701 E Mountain Ranch Rd, Williams, AZ 86046

6701 East Mountain Ranch Road

Williams, AZ  86046

Tel: (928) 637-6232