Christina Feldman

Christina Feldman is one of the early teachers who began to teach Insight Meditation in the west in the mid-seventies after years of study and practice in the Mahayana and Theravada schools of Buddhism.

She is a co-founder of Gaia House and a guiding teacher of the Insight Meditation Society in Barre, Massachusetts where she founded the annual Womens’ Retreat and the Family Retreat as well as leading regular silent insight meditation retreats.

She is the author of a number of books and has been teaching insight meditation retreats internationally since 1976.

She is one of the teaching faculty of the CDPP programme based in England, dedicated to the study and application of the early teachings of the Buddha and is engaged in teaching the Buddhist psychological foundations of mindfulness to those training to teach mindfulness based applications in England and Holland.

She has been closely engaged with the development of contemporary mindfulness since its inception.   She is a co-founder of Bodhi College, dedicated to exploring the early teachings of the Buddha and how to live them today.

She is the mother of two children and lives in Devon, England.