David Chernikoff

David Chernikoff began the study and practice of meditation in 1971 and started teaching insight meditation in 1988. His teaching has been influenced by senior teachers from the Insight Meditation Society and Spirit Rock, Tibetan teachers with whom he studied during a 3-year stay in Nepal, and spiritual guides from other contemplative traditions, most notably Ram Dass, Father Thomas Keating, Zen teacher Yvonne Rand, and Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi. David taught psychology and meditation for many years at Naropa University. He currently serves as one of the guiding teachers of the Insight Meditation Community of Colorado and has a private practice in Boulder, Colorado. David teaches retreats and workshops throughout the U.S. Learn more at www.davidchernikoff.com

Upcoming Programs by David Chernikoff

ONLINE • The Path of Service: An Online Insight Meditation Retreat

July 29–August 1, 2021

Compassionate action plays a central role in many of the great wisdom traditions. In this retreat, we’ll practice sitting and walking meditation in Noble Silence to quiet our minds and open our hearts. There will be meditation instruction and dharma talks on the retreat theme. We will also do some guided meditations, interactive exercises, and […]

FREE TALK • The Path of Service: An Online Insight Meditation Dharma Talk

July 30, 2021

FREE DHARMA TALK Compassionate action plays a central role in many of the great wisdom traditions. In this dharma talk, well-known Insight Meditation teacher David Chernikoff speaks to the notion of taking the path of service, as well as the joys and challenges of working to benefit living beings and our planet.