David Spound, M.Ed., is has more than 20 years of mindfulness and compassion
teaching experience, including courses, intensives, retreats, and teacher training in
Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) and Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC). He
also leads silent meditation retreats and advanced online study groups such as the
Community for Deepening Practice (CDP).

David trained and worked at the Center for Mindfulness at the University of
Massachusetts Medical School (the clinic founded by Jon Kabat-Zinn, Ph.D.) where he
taught MBSR and managed the MBSR Teacher Training and Certification Program. In
addition, he trained and worked with the Center for Mindful Self-Compassion where he
served as a senior MSC teacher, teacher trainer, mentor, and co-manager of the MSC
Teacher Training Program.

Upcoming Programs

Yoga Vacation Program
November 26 — December 2, 2024
Gopi Kallayil, David Spound, and Latif Bolat

Leave this unique holiday symposium empowered with practical tools and profound insights sure to enrich both your personal and professional journey.

Yoga Vacation Program
November 29 — December 2, 2024
David Spound

Discover how Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC) promotes greater awareness of how we experience the pleasant and unpleasant aspects of life. Learn how to hold all experiences, including pain and suffering, not only with awareness but also with genuine kindness and compassion.


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