Howard Cohn is a meditation instructor and spiritual leader with
more than 40 years of experience in the field. In 1990, he founded
San Francisco's popular group meditation, called Mission Dharma,
which draws 100+ attendees every week. He is a senior teacher at
Spirit Rock Meditation Center (in Marin County, CA) where he leads
10+ events each year. In addition, Howard has done postgraduate
work in East/West Psychology and has a private counseling practice.
When not traveling to retreats and speaking engagements, he is
based in San Francisco.
Howard's friend and colleague Jack Kornfield, PhD (author of the foreword) is one of the leaders of the Western mindfulness movement. His more than fifteen books (including The Wise Heart, Meditation for Beginners, and Bringing Home the Dharma) have been translated into 20 languages and sold more than a million copies. He cofounded the Insight Meditation Society in Barre, MA, and he is a founding teacher of Spirit Rock Meditation Center, where he resides.