Hugh Byrne

About The Teacher

Hugh Byrne has practiced meditation in the Zen and Vipassana traditions for thirty years. Since 2000, he has taught Insight Meditation classes and retreats in the Washington, DC area and around the United States. Hugh is a guiding teacher with the Insight Meditation Community of Washington and is committed to help bring the wisdom of the Dharma to address the suffering of our world and the conditions of daily life. He co-founded the Washington Buddhist Peace Fellowship and the Mindfulness Training Institute, and is author of The Here-and-Now Habit: How Mindfulness Can Help You Break Unhealthy Habits Once and For All.

Assistant: Mary Linda McBride


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