Dave Smith

Visiting Teacher

For nearly 30 years, Dave Smith has held a practice rooted in the Insight Meditation (Vipassana) tradition. He was empowered to teach through the Against the Stream Buddhist Meditation Society, is a certified teacher for Cultivating Emotional Balance (CEB) which is combines contemporary emotion based scientific research with contemplative practices and psychology drawn from Buddhism. Dave teaches residential meditation retreats, weekly live dharma classes, online courses, and workshops. He has developed educational tools and resources, including mindfulness and emotional skills trainings, in both secular and Buddhist contexts. Dave also works with students 1:1 through his dharma mentoring program. He lives in rural Colorado with his wife and two sons. 


Upcoming Events

BBRC Heart Big Bear Retreat Center Celeste Young Phillip Moffitt

Big Bear Retreat Center The Sure Heart’s Release: Teachings and practice in the style of Mahasi Sayadaw (by Big Bear Retreat Center)

Monday
October 14, 2024

6 days 2:00 PM - 2:00 PM PT
Residential Retreats (Multi Day Retreat)