Sylvia Boorstein

Sylvia Boorstein, LCSW, PhD, is a cofounding teacher at Spirit Rock Meditation Center in Woodacre, California. She has worked as a psychotherapist since 1967 and taught the first women’s studies course offered by the College of Marin. Sylvia trained as a yoga teacher with Magana Baptiste in the 1960s and taught hatha yoga for many years. She is the author of five books on Buddhism and meditation practice, including Pay Attention, For Goodness’ Sake: The Buddhist Path of Kindness and Happiness is an Inside Job