|Bill has been teaching mindfulness since 2001 and brings a broad knowledge of meditative disciplines from over 20 years of intensive practice of mindfulness, including extensive silent retreat experience. He teaches 8-week courses in mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) in the San Francisco Bay Area, workplace mindfulness courses at Bay Area businesses, and works with individuals as a mindfulness coach. He is a Senior Trainer with the Potential Project, the leading global provider of corporate mindfulness training. He is a graduate of advanced teacher trainings in MBSR from the Center for Mindfulness at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center. Bill is currently a member of the Community Dharma Leaders Program at Spirit Rock Meditation Center and is a graduate of Spirit Rock’s Dedicated Practitioner’s Program. Through the Buddhist Alliance for Social Engagement, Bill taught meditation at San Francisco’s County Jail for nine years. He is the former President of the Board of the San Francisco Insight Meditation Community under guiding teacher Eugene Cash and is the author of the mindfulness guide Moment By Moment (available on Amazon).
Quotes from students’ evaluations:
“Bill is an extraordinary teacher of mindfulness meditation. . . I am profoundly grateful for this experience.”
“I feel more hopeful, more love for myself, and less lonely.”
“Bill exhibited patience, empathy and insight with every exchange with the participants. He had incredible compassion and intuition when responding to the challenges that each person disclosed.”
“Each evening was well structured in terms of variety of exercises, presentation, discussion.”
|Suvanna Cullen, 1963-2013, was the co-founder of Stress Reduction at Work, and a wonderful teacher who brought insight, humor and kindness to her teaching. While she is sorely missed, she continues to be a source of inspiration and joy for those who knew and loved her.|
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