Becoming Present on the Limehouse Conservation Area Trail: a Guided Meditation
Embark on a journey of contemplation, connection and creativity. You are invited to visit Credit Valley Conservation’s Limehouse Conservation Area trail and walk mindfully as you listen to a meditative story and re:imagine the beauty of Mother Earth and your connection to the web of life. Click below to access to an audio file that was recorded on site and inspired by the Limehouse trail as well as GPS coordinates for a lovely spot to start from. Please snap a pic after your experience and share it on social media with the hashtag #becomingpresentHH This is a way to weave our individual experiences into community. Becoming Present in Halton Hills is an interactive and experiential art project created by local Meditation Artist + Peace Activist, Chantal Garneau. It is made possible through funding and in kind support from the Town of Halton Hills’ Artist Next Door Program, Sheryl Sheridan - Re/Max, Joey Arsenault (awesome friend), Foodstuffs, McMaster Meats + Deli, Julie Broadbent Photography, Protect Our Water and Environmental Resources, and Credit Valley Conservation’s Hungry Hollow SNAP. Becoming Present in Halton Hills currently includes 3 locations with hopes to expand in 2022: Fairy Lake, Limehouse Trail, & Hungry Hollow Trail.
This event is free.
Chantal Garneau is a meditation artist + peace activist who lives and works in Halton Hills. She specializes in meditative storytelling, where her voice and emotional attunement open and expand the hearts and minds of her audience. Her art-making process consists of deeply connecting to the present moment and translating that process into meditative stories that take people on a journey of sensory awakening, self awareness and connection. In true bardic tradition, her stories are shaped by the people and places present. For Garneau, life itself is art and each breath an opportunity to bask in wonder and gratitude. She hopes to activate peace through self, community and the web of life by encouraging a gentle shift from a culture that promotes independence and individuality to one that recognizes how deeply interconnected and interdependent we are. Through work with Protect Our Water and Environmental Resources she is helping to restore our local ecosystems and increase awareness and action in alignment with the UN Sustainable Development Goals, the post 2020 Global Biodiversity Framework, and the Decade on Ecosystem Restoration. In response to COVID-19, Garneau took her practice online and has made it accessible to all through embracing the Maternal Gift Economy. Participants are invited to offer financial exchange but are not expected or required to do so.
12169 Fifth Line, Limehouse L0P1H0
Halton Hills, ON