Eric was first introduced to mindfulness in 1991 at the Insight Meditation Society in Barre, MA. After three years in the Peace Corps, Eric attended mindfulness retreats in Australia, at the Vipassana Meditation Center in Shelburne, MA and at the Cambridge Insight Meditation Center in Cambridge, MA. He continues to study and practice mindfulness with teachers such as Adyashanti and Doug Phillips.
Eric has had a private practice as a Certified Public Accountant in Amherst, MA since 1999.
Turning Toward Natural wisdom and compassion
Jessica began practicing mindfulness with her teacher Narayan Helen Liebenson at the Cambridge Insight Meditation Center in 1995. She continues to study and practice with Narayan and many other mindfulness meditation teachers. Jessica attended teacher training in Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) through the Center for Mindfulness at UMass Medical Center.
Jessica earned a Masters in Social Work from Boston College and is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW). She has been practicing Social Work in Western Massachusetts since 1995 and is a former Director of the Pioneer Valley Insight Meditation Center in Easthampton, MA. Jessica also earned a certificate in Psychosynthesis counseling.