||Lloyd Burton has been doing meditation practices from the Theravada Buddhist tradition since 1975, and teaching them since 1997 -- principally under the tutelage of senior guiding teachers at the Insight Meditation Society in Barre, Massachusetts, and the Spirit Rock Meditation Center in Woodacre, California.
In 2000 he completed the first Community Dharma Leaders training program at Spirit Rock. His day job is as professor of law and public
policy in the Graduate School of Public Affairs, University of Colorado.
David Chernikoff began
the study and practice of meditation in 1971 and started teaching
insight meditation in 1988. He trained as a yoga teacher at
the Integral Yoga Institute and completed the Community Dharma
Leader program at Spirit Rock Meditation Center. His teaching
has been influenced by senior teachers from the Insight Meditation
Society and Spirit Rock, Tibetan teachers he studied with during
a 3-year stay in Nepal, and spiritual guides from other contemplative
most notably Ram Dass, Father Thomas Keating, and
Zalman Schachter-Shalomi. Currently David has a
private practice as a spiritual counselor and
psychotherapist in Boulder and teaches workshops
and retreats throughout the U.S.
Don Morreale began his practice in the Zen tradition
1968 at the Zen Studies Society in New York City.
In 1985 he went to Thailand for six months to learn
vipassana meditation, and continued his training in
country at the Insight Meditation Society under
the guidance of Carol Wilson and Joseph Goldstein. He is a graduate of the Community Dharma Leader training program (CDL3) at Spirit Rock Meditation Center, and the author of The Complete Guide to Buddhist America (Shambhala 1998). He is a senior teacher at Colorado Insight Meditation Community / Denver.
||Terry Ray has been practicing vipassana meditation since 1974, and teaching for over 20 years. She completed the Community Dharma Leader's program at Spirit Rock, leads retreats and teaches vipassana through the Insight Meditation Community and at Naropa Institute in Boulder. Terry is a licensed psychotherapist and yoga instructor in Boulder, CO and leads classes and workshops in the U.S. and Mexico. Her method is gentle yet powerful, and focuses on waking up to one's innate wisdom through simple mindfulness practice. Terry's Website
||Johann Robbins is a contemporary teacher of Mindfulness Meditation, also known as Insight or Vipassana. He offers meditation classes and retreats in Boulder, and also teaches silent meditation retreats in the rivers and mountains of Utah and Colorado. He has been meditating since 1974 with a focus on Vipassana since 1997, and started teaching in 2008. Johann is a graduate of the Community Dharma Leader training program at Spirit Rock. His primary teachers include Shinzen Young, Eric Kolvig, and Joseph Goldstein. His style is light and open, yet focused and clear.
||Peter Williams is a psychotherapist and dharma leader. He has practiced meditation for many years in the Theravada and Tibetan Buddhist traditions and has taught meditation since 2003. Peter is trained as a Community Dharma Leader through Spirit Rock Meditation Center. In an earlier life, Peter was a wildlife biologist and environmental educator for many years. Peter leads the Thursday insight meditation group in Boulder and teaches retreats throughout the Rocky Mountains.
||Wendy Zerin, MD,
an insight meditation practitioner since 1983, trained with Jack
Kornfield at Spirit Rock and has been teaching meditation retreats
worldwide since 1994. Wendy is founder of Dharma Docs, a collective
of Buddhist physicians in the Denver-Boulder area.