Caverly Morgan is a meditation teacher, nonprofit leader, and visionary. She is the Founder and Guiding Teacher of Presence Collective, dedicated to igniting personal transformation and collective awakening. She is also the Founder and Guiding Teacher of Peace in Schools — a nonprofit which created the nation’s first for-credit mindfulness class in public high schools. Peace in Schools is pioneering new depths in mindfulness education through teaching youth as well as training educators.
Caverly blends the original spirit of Zen with a modern nondual approach. Her practice began in 1995 and has included eight years of training in a silent Zen monastery. She has been teaching contemplative practice since 2001.
Prior to her pioneering efforts with Peace in Schools, Caverly formerly worked for nonprofits serving people with special needs. An artist and educator, she brings insight, passion, warmth and humor to her transformative work with students of all ages and experience levels.
Caverly leads meditation retreats, workshops, and online classes internationally. She has been a teacher and presenter at the Generation X Dharma Teachers Conference, the Science and Nonduality Conference, 1440 Multiversity, Worldwide Insight, Esalen, the Mind and Life International Symposium for Contemplative Research, Buddha at the Gas Pump, and many more.
Caverly speaks publicly at conferences on topics including contemplative practice, social entrepreneurship, authentic leadership, and mindfulness education, and has been featured in publications such as Mindful Magazine and The New York Times.
She is dedicated to actualizing possibility, serving love, and embodying the truth of interconnection.
Caverly lives in Portland, Oregon with her husband Vineet and their two dogs Sweetpea and Bankei.