TEACHERS
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 traditions,
most notably Ram Dass, Father Thomas Keating, and Rabbi
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.
David's 2014 Retreat Schedule

Don Morreale began his practice in the Zen tradition
in 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
this 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.
Johann's Website
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.
Peter's Website
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.
Affiliated Teachers
Barry Gillespie was introduced to formal meditation practice in 1978, through the Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Ashram. After taking a combined Ashtanga Yoga and Vipassana retreat in 1999 he began exploring Theravaden Buddhist practice, sitting many long retreats at the Insight Meditation Society in Barre, MA and Spirit Rock in Woodacre, CA. His principle teacher is Guy Armstrong. He regularly teaches in Boulder and Arvada Colorado and in Ottawa, Ontario. His teaching schedule and many articles he has written on the dhamma can be found on his website.
David Loy began Zen practice in Hawaii in 1971 with Yamada Koun and Robert Aitken, and completed koan study with Koun-roshi in Japan, where he lived for almost twenty years. He was authorized to teach by the Sanbo Kyodan (a Japanese Zen tradition) in 1988 and leads retreats and workshops nationally and internationally. David’s books and articles have been translated into many languages. Many of his writings, podcasts and videos are available on his website, along with his teaching schedule.