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

Mark Coleman

Mark Coleman has practiced Buddhist meditation since 1984. He is a Spirit Rock Meditation Teacher and has been teaching Insight Meditation retreats since 1997. He also leads wilderness meditation retreats from Alaska to Peru, integrating mindfulness meditation with nature. He is author of Awake in the Wild: Mindfulness in Nature as a Path of Self-Discovery (log in first to our site to access the bookstore). Mark is a psychotherapist, life-coach and mindfulness consultant to corporations. He is an avid outdoor enthusiast and passionate about combining the forces of meditation, silence and nature.

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For Mark's schedule of events OUTSIDE of Spirit Rock, click here.

Upcoming events with Mark Coleman
1/1/2018Make Peace with Your Mind - Online Class Series
2/26/2018Spirit Rock Live: Monday Nights with Jack Kornfield and Friends
3/2/2018Mindfulness & Resilience: Developing Sustainability in Stressful Times
4/2/2018Spirit Rock Live: Monday Nights with Jack Kornfield and Friends
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