Recorded Talk: David Perrin (05.19.21)
I Like the Sound of Your Voice - Choosing a Teacher(s) for longer term practice and study
In this day and age there are many, many options of teachers and instructors with whom to study and practice. How to choose!? There is no magic answer. However it is important to eventually make a choice and stick with it for a while. Otherwise we become ’spiritual shoppers’ as a meditation master teacher once described. Join this discussion about what to look for, and look out for in finding a meditation teacher or instructor.
David Perrin is a meditation mentor and friend to students, trainees, and fellow instructors. Collaborator, syncretist, facilitator of circle in its myriad forms, David articulates the multiplicity of meaning encompassed by a modern practice of mindfulness. As creative arts therapist, social venture business co-owner, philanthropist, partner, and father, David is passionate about infusing all locations with the ‘mindfulness 3.0’ of our time. Director of MNDFL Teacher Training, original Head Teacher of MNDFL Greenwich Village, and co-founder of MNDFL Ed. school-based program, David co-created the MNDFL Certificate and Training program with Reverend angel Kyodo Williams. Mindfulness that is beyond binary, celebrating multiplicity and intersectionality, imbued with justice and anti-oppression is the mindfulness for all of us.