Kate Spina, LCSW, is a Facilitator at Against the Stream Buddhist Meditation Society. She has trained with JoAnna Harper and Vinny Ferraro. Her primary teacher is Matthew Brensilver. Kate began practicing meditation and Buddhism in 2006 and has been practicing in the Theravada tradition since 2012. Her primary area of interest is applying Early Buddhist teachings to 21st Century life. Kate strongly values the importance of silent retreat.


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