Howard Cohn is a founding teacher of Spirit Rock Meditation Center in the San Francisco Bay Area. Since 1985 he has guided a local sitting group in San Francisco, been in private practice as a psychotherapist, and led Vipassana retreats worldwide. He incorporates the influences of Theravada, Zen, Tibetan Dzogchen, and Advaita Vedanta in his teaching, with an emphasis on reawakening our intrinsic freedom. Among his many teachers and mentors are Jack Kornfield, Joseph Goldstein, U Pandita Sayadaw, Tulku Urgyen Rimpoche, Tsoknyi Rimpoche, and the Advaita Vedanta Master H.W.L. Poonja. His newest guru is his young daughter, Molly. For more about Howard and his teaching schedule, visit www.missiondharma.org.