Cheryl Wilfong, Teacher and Co-Founder
Cheryl Wilfong completed the Community Dharma Leader training program at Spirit Rock in 2008 and the Integrated Study and Practice Program at the Barre Center for Buddhist Studies in 2009. She has been studying with Matt Flickstein since 2008 and Shinzen Young since 2009.
Cheryl attended her first 10-day retreat at Insight Meditation Society in 1977. She has a Master’s degree in Counseling Psychology from Antioch New England, with a concentration in Mindfulness and completed an internship with Jon Kabat-Zinn’s Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction program.
Cheryl is a devoted gardener and the author of The Meditative Gardener: Cultivating Mindfulness of Body, Feelings, and Mind, winner of 9 book awards. She is also the author of Following the Nez Perce Trail: a Guide to the Nee-Me-Poo National Historic Trail with Eye-Witness Accounts, 2nd edition. Her most recent book, Mindfulness Meets Breast Cancer was the 2019 Independent Publishers of New England Book of the Year.
Cheryl’s award-winning blog, www.themeditativegardener.blogspot.com is one of the “Top 52 Meditation Blogs You Have to Follow in 2017,” according to LoveMeditating.com