David Chernikoff

David Chernikoff is a wonderful meditation teacher whose both heart and intellect are equally balanced and well cultivated.

He will be coming to lead our sangha on Wednesday, May 3, 2017, before leading (May 4-7) at the Southern Dharma Retreat Center up in Hot Springs, North Carolina,

Mr. Chernikoff will lead a group meditation, present a dharma talk, and answer questions afterwards.

David Chernikoff, M.Div., L.C.S.W., began the study and practice of meditation in 1971. He started teaching insight meditation in 1988. Mr. Chernikoff also trained as a yoga teacher at the Integral Yoga Institute in New York, and he completed the Community Dharma Leader program at Spirit Rock Meditation Center in California.

Mr Chernikoff’s teaching has been influenced by senior teachers from the Insight Meditation Society and Spirit Rock, Tibetan teachers with whom he studied during a 3-year stay in Nepal, and spiritual guides from other contemplative traditions—most notably Ram Dass, Father Thomas Keating, and Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi. He is currently one of the guiding teachers at the Insight Meditation Community of Colorado, and he has a private practice as a spiritual counselor and psychotherapist in Boulder.

Event Details

  • Date: Wednesday, May 3, 2017
  • Time: 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
  • Location: 175 Weaverville Road, Suite H, Asheville, NC
  • Donation:  $20  Suggested (No one is turned away.)

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