Hollyhock Presenters

Our presenters are curated for their quality, depth, integrity, and alignment with our educational purpose. Since 1982, a distinguished faculty of authors, educators, activists, artists, performers, and practitioners have shared their work at our Cortes Island campus and in Vancouver.

Dawn Mauricio

Dawn Mauricio (she/her), a Filipina-Canadian, has been practicing and studying Insight Meditation since 2005. She has graduated from the first teacher development group of True North Insight, and Spirit Rock’s Mindfulness Yoga and Meditation Training, Dedicated Practitioners’ Program, and 4-year Retreat Teacher Training.

Dawn teaches with a playful, dynamic, and heartfelt approach people of color and folks of all backgrounds. She leads daylongs, retreats, multi-year programs, and workshops in Canada and the US for Spirit Rock, True North Insight, Sacred Mountain Sangha, and Insight LA. Dawn is a co-founder of the True North Insight BIPOC practice group, serves on the guiding teachers council of True North Insight, and the leadership council for Sacred Mountain Sangha. She is also the author of “Mindfulness Meditation for Beginners”. For more information, visit dawnmauricio.com.

Events with Dawn Mauricio

Open to the Sacred: A Meditation Retreat
June 21 - 25, 2023

What is your relationship to the sacred? Do you turn away from it or use it as a support for these turbulent times? We are so often caught up in the busyness and distraction of daily life that we have lost our connection to that which is sacred, both within…