Greg Scharf began meditation practice in 1992. He has studied with a variety of teachers both in Asia and the west, and has trained as a Buddhist monk in Burma at Panditarama and Chanmyay Yeiktha Meditation Centers. Greg has served on staff at the Insight Meditation Society in Barre, MA, and as manager for the annual foreign yogis' retreat at Kyaswa Monastery in upper Burma. He has also served as attendant to Vens. Sayadaw U Pandita, Sayadaw U Lakkhanna, and Pa-Auk Sayadaw. Greg has been teaching residential retreats since 2007. His teaching emphasizes the natural unfolding of love and wisdom through the cultivation of mindful awareness.