Sharon Salzberg

Sharon Salzberg, cofounder of the Insight Meditation Society in Barre, Massachusetts, has been a student of meditation since 1971, and guiding meditation retreats worldwide since 1974. Sharon’s latest book is Real Happiness At Work: Meditations for Accomplishment, Achievement, and Peace. She is a regular contributor to The Huffington Post and is also the author of several other books including the New York Times best-seller, Real Happiness: The Power of Meditation: A 28-Day Program, Love Your Enemies, Faith: Trusting Your Own Deepest Experience, and Lovingkindness: The Revolutionary Art of Happiness.

Upcoming Programs

  • April 26–29, 2016
  • Tuesday–Friday: 3 nights
  • June 24–26, 2016
  • Friday–Sunday: 2 nights


  • 10 Ways to Deepen Your Loving-Kindness Practice

    Sharon Salzberg, guest blogger To soften and open your heart to others is to lead a truly fulfilling life. In this excerpt from her book Real Happiness: The...

  • The Power of Kindness

    I have been engaged by kindness nearly my whole life, fascinated by it at times, repulsed by it at others,

  • Debunking the Myth of Multitasking

    Debunking the myth of multitasking, we become much better at what we do and increase the chance of being able to remember the details.

  • The Yoga of Parenting

    Parenting from a yogic perspective simply means that we invite inquiry into and reflection on our own personal experience.

  • The Yogi’s Guide to Giving

    If you love yoga, you’re probably eager to share the gifts of healthy living, delicious food, spiritual wisdom, and the joys of practice...