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Greg Scharf

Biography

Greg Scharf began meditating in 1992 and has been teaching residential meditation retreats since 2007, including the annual Three-Month Retreat at IMS, where he is a core teacher. In his teaching Greg emphasizes the understanding that meditation is fundamentally an exploration of nature and natural processes. He also stresses the critical importance of bringing the qualities of kindness, compassion and a sense of humor to practice. Currently living in the high country of northern Arizona, Greg's love of nature and the outdoors deeply informs both his practice and teaching.

Teaching schedule

2017

May 26 – Jun 28
Insight Meditation Society – Retreat Center
with Michele McDonald, Rebecca Bradshaw & Jesse Maceo Vega-Frey
Barre, MA
Info: 978-355-4378; rc@dharma.org
Jun 9–12
Awakening our Natural Wisdom 
St. Raphaela Center 
Haverford, PA
Info: 610-853-8200
Jul 15–23
with Joseph Goldstein, Kamala Masters and Anushka Fernandopulle 
Woodacre, CA
Info: 415-488-0164; srmc@spiritrock.org
Sep1–15
with Jill Shepherd
Medlow Bath, NSW, Australia
Info: (02) 4788 1024; office@bmimc.org.au
Sep 23–30
with Jill Shepherd 
Tairua, New Zealand
Info: 64 7 868 8798; register here
Oct 24 – Dec 5 
Insight Meditation Society – Retreat Center
with Andrea Fella, Winnie Nazarko, Brian Lesage & Erin Treat
Barre, MA
Info: 978-355-4378; rc@dharma.org
Dec 1–31
with Caroline Jones
Insight Meditation Society – Forest Refuge
Barre MA
Info: 978-355-2063; fr@dharma.org

 

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