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Sylvia Boorstein, MSW, PhD

Founding teacher of Spirit Rock Meditation Center

Sylvia Boorstein is a founding teacher of Spirit Rock Meditation Center in Woodacre, California. She is the author of numerous books on Buddhist philosophy and meditation practice, including That’s Funny, You Don’t Look Buddhist: On Being a Faithful Jew and a Passionate Buddhist; It’s Easier Than You Think: The Buddhist Way to Happiness; and Happiness Is an Inside Job: Practicing for a Joyful Life.

Sylvia has been teaching nationally and internationally since 1985. She is a frequent contributor to Lion’s Roar, a magazine of contemporary Buddhist thought. Her teaching emphasizes the integration of mindfulness into everyday life.

 

Upcoming Programs

Everyday Life Is Spiritual Practice

December 7 - 9, 2018

Friday - Sunday, 2 nights

What if you approached every aspect of daily life as an opportunity for spiritual practice? In the decades since mindfulness was introduced into Western culture, it has been accepted as an integral component of education, healthcare, and psychotherapy. It’s common to hear about mindful leadership, mindful chiropractic, even mindful tennis, as the world moves toward...

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Previous Programs

Wisdom in Every Cell

December 15 - 17, 2017

Friday - Sunday, 2 nights

Distinguished teachers Sylvia Boorstein, MSW, PhD, Brahmani Liebman, MSEd, E-RYT 500, and Jashoda Edmunds, E-RYT 500, lead this weekend journey of learning—with the whole mind and body—to touch the wisdom within every cell. Meditation, mindful yoga, and dharma teachings practiced together provide a profound way to liberate the mind from habits that cause suffering. Through...

Wisdom in Every Cell

October 12 - 14, 2018

Friday - Sunday, 2 nights

Distinguished teachers Sylvia Boorstein, MSW, PhD, Brahmani Liebman, MSEd, E-RYT 500, and Jashoda Edmunds, E-RYT 500, lead this weekend journey of learning—with the whole mind and body—to touch the wisdom within every cell. Meditation, mindful yoga, and dharma teachings practiced together provide a profound way to liberate the mind from habits that cause suffering. Through...