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Phillip Moffitt

Phillip Moffitt is a Buddhist meditation teacher and writer based in the San Francisco Bay Area. He served as Co-Guiding Teacher at Spirit Rock Meditation Center from 2010-2018. Phillip is an honorary co-founder and the creator of the practice method that is the focus of the nonprofit organization Dharma Ground, which offers online Insight retreats and classes integrating Nine Bodies Insight teachings and the dharma.

Phillip is also the founder and president of Life Balance Institute, a nonprofit organization devoted to training leaders and professionals in how to skillfully make major transitions in their lives.

He is the author of three books: Awakening through the Nine Bodies, Emotional Chaos to Clarity, and Dancing with Life: Buddhist Insights for Finding Meaning and Joy in the Face of Suffering.

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Featured Audio Talk
Jun 16, 2008 - Dancing With Life

Life dances. It dances with you and it dances with me however it’s going to. Good things are going to happen, unpleasant things, scary things, and that's not a choice. So the willingness to show up in your own life moment to moment, to know the fire of your life, takes genuine courage. But it’s not a kind of invincible courage—it’s the courage to be with the up and down, to be with the movement, to be with the dance. That’s the opportunity of practice.

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