Pre-Conference Institute

Compassion in Action


Vinny Ferraro has been a practitioner of insight meditation (vipassanā) since the mid 90s. He is a co-Founder of the Dharma Punx and he’s been the Guiding Teacher of a Sangha in San Francisco for 15 years. He is also a nationally recognized leader in designing and implementing interventions for at-risk adolescents and is a Senior Trainer for Mindful Schools. In 1987, he was introduced to Service work and began leading groups for incarcerated populations. In 2001, he began teaching for Challenge Day, a nationally recognized, social & emotional learning program, eventually becoming their Director of Training and leading workshops for over 110,000 youth on four continents.

In this pre-conference learning institute, Vinny will focus on Compassionate practices and self-care.

Vinny Ferraro
Wednesday, June 26
12:30pm – 4:00pm

There is an additional $99 fee to participate in the pre-conference institute with Vinny Ferraro. Be sure to select this option during registration.