Teacher or Facilitator
- JD DoyleGuiding Teacher
JD Doyle is the Guiding Teacher at Insight Santa Cruz and a graduate of Spirit Rock Meditation Center’s 4-year Teacher Training, the Community Dharma Leader training, and the Dedicated Practitioner Program. In 1995, JD began studying and practicing Buddhism at the Insight Meditation Society and at Spirit Rock and continued with extensive retreat practice in Thailand and Burma in the Theravadan lineage. JD was a Core Teacher at the East Bay Meditation Center in Oakland, CA for five years, and teaches at meditation centers across the US. For over twenty-three years, they worked as a public-school teacher. JD holds a BS in Environmental Studies from Cornell University, a bilingual multicultural teaching certificate from UC Santa Cruz, and a Masters in Language and Literacy and Sociocultural Studies from the University of New Mexico. JD identifies as gender non-conforming. They are committed to celebrating diversity, addressing racial injustice, expanding concepts of gender, and honoring the sacredness of the Earth.
- Jan 20 2022
- 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Bringing the Practice to Life – Thursdays
A weekly drop-in group that focuses on bringing our Buddhist practice fully into our lives. We will meditate together, listen to Dharma teaching, and share the lived experience of our practice. We aim to create a radically inclusive space where all are welcome (especially those who might have experienced marginalization such as LGBTQIA+, BIPOC, disabled, and economically impacted people). All levels of experience are invited to attend. All are welcome.
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Online Attendance instructions:
Online Meeting ID: 891 5803 3221
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