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

Phillip Moffitt

Phillip Moffitt is a Buddhist meditation teacher and writer based in the San Francisco Bay Area. He is Co-Guiding Teacher at Spirit Rock Meditation Center and leads meditation retreats throughout the United States. Phillip is also the founder and director of Life Balance Institute where he trains leaders and professionals in how to skillfully make major transitions in their lives. He is the author of two books: Emotional Chaos to Clarity and Dancing with Life: Buddhist Insights for Finding Meaning and Joy in the Face of Suffering. For more information about Phillip and his work, go to and

Upcoming events with Phillip Moffitt
10/28/2016The Nine Bodies: Explorations in Consciousness
2/25/2017March Insight Meditation 1-Month Retreat
4/7/2017Satipatthana: Insight Meditation Retreat for Experienced Students (LOTTERY)
8/14/2017Concentration Retreat
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