Fred Persi is a parent, a business owner and an avid traveller and cook. Most of his first 18 years were spent in Canada, Belgium, Colombia, Israel and Turkey since his father was a U.S. diplomat.
Fred began his meditation practice over six years ago and has attended numerous meditation retreats in the Vipassana and Zen traditions. He has been guided by a number of teachers, including Thich Nhat Hanh, Tara Brach, Jack Kornfield, Jonathan Foust and Pema Chodren. Fred is a graduate of the two-year Meditation Teacher Training Institute (MTTI).