Sylvia Boorstein

Sylvia Boorstein is a co-founding teacher at Spirit Rock Meditation Center in Woodacre, CA, and a senior teacher at the Insight Meditation Society in Barre, MA. A practicing psychotherapist since 1967, she holds a Ph.D. in psychology. 

Sylvia lectures nationally on meditation, mindfulness and how to make daily life a meditative practice, whether driving, standing in a checkout line or sitting on a meditation cushion. Her numerous books including Happiness is an Inside Job: Practicing for a Joyful Life; Pay Attention, For Goodness' Sake: The Buddhist Path of Kindness; It's Easier Than You Think: The Buddhist Way to Happiness; Don't Just Do Something, Sit There, and That's Funny, You Don't Look Buddhist: On Being a Faithful Jew and a Passionate Buddhist.