Bart van Melik has been teaching Insight Dialogue and individual silent meditation since 2009, with a specific focus on working with diverse populations. He has studied with Gregory Kramer and the Insight Dialogue Teaching Community since 2007 and is a graduate of the Spirit Rock/Insight Meditation Society’s Teacher Training Program. Passionate about supporting people finding new ways to relate to stressful life circumstances, Bart brings meditation practice to juvenile detention centers, homeless shelters, and NYC public schools. Bart lives in New York City where he regularly offers Insight Dialogue at New York Insight. To learn more about Bart’s offerings, please visit his website.
June 27 - July 1, 2022
We are in the midst of intense times. Our hearts tremble with the violence in Ukraine and other parts of the world as we continue to face the challenges of Covid, climate change and systemic injustice. And then there’s everyday life with family responsibilities, doing groceries and folding the laundry.…
July 15 - 19, 2022
The Dalai Lama’s response to the war in Ukraine is about sadness, hope and a determination that ‘the 20th century was a century of war and bloodshed. The 21st century must be a century of dialogue’. More than ever we need respectful listening and skillful dialogue to engage life with…
July 22 - 26, 2022
De wereld verandert constant en confronteert ons met het onverwachte en zelfs met wat we voor onmogelijk hielden. De Boeddha’s lessen gaan over de menselijke kracht hoe we met deze verandering en onzekerheid kunnen omgaan. In deze retraite gaan we gezamenlijk wijze intenties onderzoeken, er contact mee maken en bovenal…