AJAHN SUCITTO was born in London; he entered monastic life in Thailand in 1975 and since1978 has lived in Britain. He has been teaching Dhamma since 1980, both in meditation retreats and in talks given regularly in monasteries. He has written a number of books and teaches worldwide. Since 1992 he has been the Sanghathera and senior incumbent of Cittaviveka monastery in West Sussex. Website: ajahnsucitto.org || Blog: Reflections
AKINCANO M. WEBER is a Swiss Buddhist teacher and psychotherapist (MA). A former monk, he has lived and practiced for 20 years in European and Thai Forest monasteries. Particular interests are early Buddhist texts, stillness and contemplative psychology. He is guiding teacher of Atammaya Cologne, Germany, part of the CPP programme and of several Mindfulness teacher trainings and teaches meditation and Buddhist Psychology in secular and traditional contexts in Europe and overseas.
AKINCANO M. WEBER ist Dharmalehrer und Therapeut. Er war 20 Jahre Mönch in Europa und Asien und ist der Praxis und Überlieferung des frühen Buddhismus verbunden. Interessen: Texte des indischen Buddhismus, Geistessammlung, kontemplative Psychologie. Er studierte Buddhistische Psychotherapie in London (M.A.), unterrichtet international Meditation und Buddhistische Psychologie und führt eine Praxis für Dialogische Prozessbegleitung. Akincano ist Mitbegründer von Bodhi College, leitet Atammaya Köln, ist Dozent für verschiedene MBSR-Institute und Teil des CPP-Programmes; er lebt mit seiner Frau in Köln.
ANTONIA MACARO is an existential psychotherapist and philosophical counsellor. She has a long-standing interest in both Buddhism and Hellenistic philosophy. She is the author of More than Happiness: Buddhist and Stoic Wisdom for a Sceptical Age.
CHRIS CULLEN has practised and studied the Buddha's teachings since 1994 and has been teaching Insight Meditation retreats since 2010. He is also on the teaching team of the University of Oxford’s Mindfulness Centre, teaching Buddhist Psychology on the Masters course in Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy and running the mindfulness programme in the UK Parliament. He has a psychotherapy practice in Oxford.
CHRISTINA FELDMAN is a co-founder of Gaia House and a guiding teacher at Insight Meditation Society, Barre, Massachussetts. The author of a number of books, she has been teaching insight meditation retreats internationally since 1976. She is one of the teaching faculty of the CPP programme, dedicated to the study and application of the early teachings of the Buddha and is engaged in teaching the Buddhist psychological foundations of mindfulness to those training to teach mindfulness-based applications in England, Belgium and the Netherlands.
CHRISTOPH KÖCK was born in Vienna, Austria, and spent 17 years of his life as a Buddhist monk in the Theravadin tradition. He lived mainly in monasteries connected with Ajahn Chah in Thailand and the West. Currently he lives in Vienna, working as a psychotherapist in a private practice. He teaches Buddhism and meditation internationally, and is trained to teach MBSR and MBCT. www.christoph-koeck.at
CHRISTOPH KÖCK, geb. 1962 in Wien, lebte 17 Jahre als Mönch, vornehmlich in Klöstern verbunden mit Ajahn Chah in Thailand und Europa. Seit 2001 lebt er wieder in Wien, wo er auch als Psychotherapeut in eigener Praxis tätig ist. Langjährige internationale Lehrtätigkeit in Meditation und Buddhismus.
GARY BORN Since retiring as a Director of a multi-national IT software company, Gary hastaught mindfulness, focusing on people with cancer and on health professionals. He also supervises other mindfulness teachers and mentors graduates of mindfulness courses. Gary is a graduate of the Community Dharma Leadership Programme led by Gaia House, and completed the Committed Dharma Practitioners Programme of Bodhi College in 2010. He has been practising Insight Meditation since 2001, and has been a Board member of the Buddhist Insight Network and Sitting Groups Coordinator for London Insight Meditation. Gary is married, with two grown-up sons.
JAKE DARTINGTON has practised Buddhist meditation since 1995. After training as a Dharma teacher with Christina Feldman, he started teaching in 2007. He has a background in Philosophy and Buddhist Studies and has trained as a teacher of MBSR/MBCT. Jake lives in Nottingham where he teaches mindfulness and Insight Meditation.