Teachers and Facilitators
- Bob StahlTeacher
Bob Stahl, PhD, formerly lived in a Buddhist monastery for eight and a half years and later founded eight Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) programs in medical centers in the SF Bay Area. He is on faculty at the Brown University Mindfulness Center and formerly at the Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, Health Care, and Society at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. Bob teaches MBSR Teacher Trainings and Insight Meditation retreats worldwide and is the former guiding teacher at Insight Santa Cruz and a visiting teacher at Spirit Rock and Insight Meditation Society. He is co-author of five books: A Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Workbook (1st & 2nd editions), Living With Your Heart Wide Open, Calming the Rush of Panic, A Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Workbook for Anxiety, and MBSR Everyday.
- Dawn NealGuest Teacher
Dawn has accumulated over two years of silent retreat practice in the United States and Asia. After exploring multiple Buddhist traditions, in 2009 she took temporary monastic ordination in Burma. She holds an MA from the Graduate Theological Union in Buddhist Studies and Spiritual Care.
Dawn works as a Professional Interfaith Spiritual Care Counselor (Chaplain). She also serves the Dharma community as a Buddhist teacher and scholar. She is currently in Gil Fronsdal and Andrea Fella’s Dharma Teacher Training through the Insight Retreat Center.
- May 16 2023
- 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm
All Community Sit – Tuesdays
Group meditation in the Insight Buddhist tradition, includes a Sit, short Dhamma talk, and discussion & connection
Please return to the calendar to join an online session or learn of any schedule updates.
Attend either online or in person at the Meditation Center
Online Attendance Instructions:
Online Meeting ID: 929 7269 1935
Dial-in Passcode: 135158
Join online by clicking the Join Online button or calling +1-669-900-6833 US (San Jose) followed by the Online Meeting ID number and #. If a passcode is requested, then enter the Dial-in Passcode and #. Find your local number by clicking here. The preferred way to join is by using a Zoom application with your personal Zoom account.
Onsite Attendance Instructions:
N95 or KN95 Masks are Required
We highly recommend that onsite attendees be fully vaccinated, including boosters, per CDC guidelines. Attendees are required to wear N95 or KN95 masks that fit well and cover the nose and mouth. ISC will provide a mask if you need one, but you can support the center by bringing your own.
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- Zoom user hosting the event: Zoom01@insightsantacruz.org