Teacher or Dharma Leader

  • Dawn Neal
    Dawn Neal
    Guiding Teacher

    Dawn Neal, Guiding Teacher of Insight Santa Cruz, has devoted several years to silent retreat. She has an MA in Theravāda Buddhist studies, and professional experience as an interfaith spiritual care counselor (chaplain). Her practice includes ordaining in Burma, where she was authorized to teach Buddhist practice through the lens of Mettā.
    Dawn has been teaching meditation since 2010. She serves as a teacher at IMC, and as core faculty for the Sati Center for Buddhist Studies Online Chaplaincy Training. She is also in the final stages of Dharma Teacher training with Gil Fronsdal and Andrea Fella. For her wider teaching activities, please see http://www.liberatingdharma.org/teaching-schedule.


In Center


Jul 28 2024


Pacific Time
10:45 am - 11:30 am


Special Events

Community Tea and Potluck – Sundays

Please join us after the 4th Sunday Dharmette, refuges, and precepts for a community tea and potluck! Bring a vegetarian dish to share, or simply bring yourself, sip tea, and enjoy our growing Insight Santa Cruz community. This event will be held in the patio area outside of the center. All are warmly welcome.

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