Meditation Centers & Educational Resources


Spirit Rock Meditation Center

Woodacre, CA


Insight Meditation Society

Barre, MA


Vallecitos Mountain Ranch

Tierra Amarillo, NM


UCLA Mindful Awareness Research Center

Los Angeles, CA


Dharmaseed, audio resource for dharma talks


Mary Gelinas, Gelinas-James, Inc.

Facilitator, Educator and Organizational Development Consultant

Core faculty for the Cascadia Center for Leadership

Guest Teacher for Pacific Mindfulness

Arcata, CA

Mentors & Primary Teachers

Sylvia Boorstein

Donald Rothberg

Diana Winston




Recommended Reading

  • Paradise in Plain Sight: Lessons from a Zen Garden, Karen Maezen Miller, 2014
  • Fully Present; the Science, Art and Practice of Mindfulness, Diana Winston and Susan Smalley, PhD, 2010
  •  Real Happiness at Work; Meditations for Accomplishment, Achievement, and Peace, Sharon Salzberg, 2014
  •  Training in Compassion: Zen Teachings on the Practice of Lojong, Norman Fischer, 2013
  •  Pay Attention, For Goodness’ Sake, Sylvia Boorstein, 2002
  • The Engaged Spiritual Life, Donald Rothberg, 2006
  •  The Wise Heart, Jack Kornfield, 2008
  •  Loving Kindness, Sharon Salzberg, 2002
  •  Awakening Joy, James Baraz, 2010
  •  The Dhammapada, Translated by Gil Fronsdal, 2006