Hugh G. Byrne, a guiding teacher with the Insight Meditation Community of Washington, DC, has practiced meditation for 30 years and taught mindfulness meditation since 2000. He teaches meditation and works with people to cultivate mindfulness in daily life, using an approach that is deeply informed by family and culture, human rights, and social justice.
He completed a four-year teacher-training program with Jack Kornfield and other senior teachers at Spirit Rock Meditation Center in California and the Insight Meditation Society in Barre, Massachusetts. Hugh teaches Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction and completed a three-year training in Somatic Experiencing®, a mind-body approach to healing trauma.
Having earned a law degree from London University and a PhD from UCLA, he has worked extensively in the fields of human rights and social justice and leads mindfulness-based resilience trainings for humanitarian aid workers through the Garrison Institute.
Hugh is author of The Here-and-Now Habit and teaches classes and retreats in the United States and internationally.
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