JD Doyle (they/them) serves as a Core Teacher at the East Bay Meditation Center in Oakland, CA and teaches at various meditation communities including: Insight Santa Cruz, Spirit Rock Meditation Center, and Insight Meditation Center Western Massachusetts. JD completed the 4 year Spirit Rock Meditation Center teacher training(in the Theravada lineage), as well as the Community Dharma Leader training, and the Dedicated Practitioner Program. JD has practiced Buddhism since 1995 in the U.S., Thailand, and Burma. They worked as a public school teacher for over twenty years. JD holds a BS in Environmental Studies from Cornell University and a Masters in Language and Literacy and Sociocultural Studies from the University of New Mexico. They are committed to celebrating diversity, addressing racial injustice, expanding concepts of gender, and honoring the sacredness of the Earth.
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