"Mindfulness, the aware, balanced acceptance of present experience, is at the heart of what the Buddha taught.”
—Sylvia Boorstein

Julie Wester

Please note: Julie is currently on sabbatical ......

Julie Wester has been a teacher of Insight Meditation since 1985 and is a senior meditation teacher at Spirit Rock Meditation Center. A student of sacred feminine wisdom traditions, her primary teachers have included Ruth Denison, Joanna Macy, Lama Tsultrim Allione and the women of her own family lineage. She teaches annual meditation retreats in California and in the Northwest, and she supports women in the unfolding of their spiritual lives through Individual Spiritual Mentorship.

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