Kate Johnson, MA, is a core faculty member of MIT’s Presencing Institute and a mentor in Jack Kornfield and Tara Brach’s online Mindfulness Meditation Teacher Training Certification. She has taught classes and workshops at New York Insight Meditation Center, the Rubin Museum in New York City, and the Institute for Contemporary Art in Philadelphia. She has recorded video meditation retreats for Tricycle Magazine Online and recorded audio for guided meditations on buddhify and Meditation Studio Apps. Her writing has appeared in Tricycle, Lion’s Roar, and Turning Wheel magazines.
Kate has a background in the arts. She studied dance at the Alvin Ailey School at Fordham University and earned a master's degree in performance studies at New York University. She has been practicing Buddhist meditation in the western Insight/Theravada tradition since 2008 and is empowered to teach through Spirit Rock Meditation Center.