Rob has worked with a wide variety of meditative practices for over 40 years, concentrating for the past 30 on Vipassana meditation and mindful dialogue. He has been part of IMCW since its founding, including starting the first Kalyana Mitta (Spiritual Friends) group in 1996.
Professionally, Rob started as a telecommunications and IT engineer and project manager, then evolved into an organization development consultant and professional facilitator. He studied to be an ordained United Methodist minister in the early 90's and completed the Spirit Rock Community Dharma Leader program in July 2003.
Rob has extensive experience in introducing meditation, mindful dialogue, the Enneagram, rites of passage, and other spiritual practices into many diverse settings, such as businesses, government, schools, and churches. He is the co-founder of the Meditation Community of Herndon/Reston and leads regular meditation classes in western Fairfax County, Virginia, and online. Rob is also the co-founder of the Spiritual Permaculture Internship Program with the Claymont Society for Continuous Education.
Rob can be contacted for Teacher Interviews.