Last Friday, February 26th we were honored to host a live conversation with renowned meditation teacher, former publishing executive, author, and Spirit Rock Meditation Center leader Phillip Moffitt.
Phillip joined us for a rich conversation about change and transition, mindful living, leadership, meditation and more with studio BE Senior Ethics Adviser Ty Powers.
In case you missed it, you can watch our whole conversation here:
Phillip Moffitt occupies a unique position in the world of mindful living and leadership. With the astute business acumen honed during his years as a media entrepreneur combined with the deep wisdom about inner development cultivated over the past 35 years as a meditation practitioner and teacher, Phillip brings unparalleled insights and strategic vision to those seeking to lead authentic, purposeful lives.
Phillip was Editor-in-Chief and CEO of Esquire and led the turnaround of the magazine in the 1980s. After leaving his publishing enterprise, he devoted himself to studying and practicing Theravada Buddhism and is now an internationally-known teacher of mindfulness meditation. He served as Co-Guiding Teacher at Spirit Rock Meditation Center from 2010 - 2018.
Phillip is also the president and founder of Life Balance Institute where he trains individuals and groups in the principles of values-based leadership and living. His clients come from a diverse cross section of profit and non-profit companies. Phillip is the author of Dancing with Life, Emotional Chaos to Clarity, and Awakening Through the Nine Bodies.
Ty Powers co-founded the Insight Yoga Institute, and has been leading Buddhist mindfulness meditation retreats throughout the world for over 25 years. He completed the Spirit Rock Community Dharma Leader training program in 2003 and has led daylong retreats on issues concerning cultural diversity. Ty offers sessions in Internal Family Systems, and as a Change and Transition Strategist and Certified Integral Coach. Recently, Ty joined studio BE as Senior Ethics Advisor.
Thanks so much for joining us, Phillip and Ty! We loved learning from you.
Feature photo via Dharma Wisdom/Phillip Moffitt