Mark Nunberg began his meditation practice in 1982. In 1993 he co-founded Common Ground Meditation Center in Minneapolis and continues to serve as the center’s Guiding Teacher. Over the years of practice, Mark has undertaken over three years of intensive retreat practice including retreats at monasteries in Thailand and in Burma where he ordained as a Bhikkhu for a five month retreat. More recently he has practiced with Sayadaw U Tejaniya during his visits to the U.S. to teach. Mark has been leading residential insight meditation retreats since 2003. Mark continues to be a grateful student of the Buddha’s teachings.