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

Spring Washam

Spring Washam is a well-known meditation and dharma teacher based in Oakland, California. She is a founding member and core teacher at the East Bay Meditation Center located in downtown Oakland. She is the founder of Lotus Vine Journeys an organization that blends indigenous healing practices with Buddhist wisdom. She is the author of A Fierce Heart: Finding Strength, Courage and Wisdom in any Moment, available in stores on November 7th. She was trained by Jack Kornfield and has studied numerous meditation practices and Buddhist philosophy since 1997. She is a member of the Sprit Rock Teachers Council. In addition to being a teacher she is also a healer, facilitator, spiritual activist and writer. Spring is considered a pioneer in bringing mindfulness based healing practices into diverse communities. She has studied indigenous healing practices for over a decade. She has practiced and studied under some of the most preeminent meditation masters in both the Theravada and Tibetan schools of Buddhism. She currently travels and teaches workshops, classes and retreats worldwide.

Visit Spring's website: www.springwasham.com

For audio recordings of Spring's talks, visit DharmaSeed.org.

For Spring's schedule of events OUTSIDE of Spirit Rock, click here.



Upcoming events with Spring Washam
11/20/2017Spirit Rock Live: Monday Nights with Jack Kornfield and Friends
12/3/2017A Fierce Heart – A Daylong for People of Color
12/11/2017In the Presence of Love: Metta & Qigong Retreat
12/27/2017New Year's Insight Meditation Retreat LOTTERY
Ajahn Amaro
Ayya Anandabodhi
Sally Armstrong
Guy Armstrong
James Baraz
Sylvia Boorstein
Eugene Cash
Debra Chamberlin-Taylor
Howard Cohn
Mark Coleman
Dana DePalma
Anna Douglas
Andrea Fella
Anushka Fernandopulle
Gil Fronsdal
Robert Hall
Will Kabat-Zinn
Jack Kornfield
Phillip Moffitt
Wes Nisker
Mary Grace Orr
Sharda Rogell
Donald Rothberg
Tempel Smith
John Travis
Spring Washam
Julie Wester
Diana Winston
Larry Yang
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