Maureen is a graduate of the Community Dharma Leader (CDL4) program from Spirit Rock Meditation Center. She is also a lay Buddhist minister (Acharya) ordained via theDharmacharya Program taught by Venerable Pannavati and Venerable Pannadipa, co-abbots at Embracing Simplicity Hermitage in Hendersonville, NC.
She has taught MBSR at Missouri University of Science and Technology as part of the University’s wellness program 2010-2017 and taught MBSR for the Center for Integrative Medicine in Springfield, MO in 2006 and 2008.
She has traveled with Venerable Pannavati to India three times in service to the Dalit (untouchables) communities Venerable visits on those Bearing Witness Retreat trips.
Maureen has also served as “Dharma Troubadour” providing musical support for meditation retreats lead by the Venerable Pannavati since 2012 and is honored to be co-teaching with Venerable Pannavati on this retreat.
“The Dharma is desperately needed in our world at this time. Music can
touch the heart in ways words alone could not. It is an honor to be in service
to the dharma especially through music.” ~ Maureen Hall