Members of the Dharma Council have in most cases undergone training with the Spirit Rock sponsored Community Dharma Leader Program, a 2-3 year program designed to develop leadership in Dharma communities. Erin Treat is the Resident Dharma Teacher and has completed the Spirit Rock/Insight Meditation Society Teacher Training Program. The Council members all have extensive practice experience including silent retreats of 6 weeks or longer.
Council members generally give weekly Dharma talks for our Monday night sitting group, teach beginning meditation classes, more advance Dharma classes, daylong retreats as well as multi-day retreats. The Dharma Council is composed of:
Dharma Council members offer practice discussions for those wishing to discuss their meditation practice in a one-on-one setting. This is a dana-based offering by our teachers.