Copy of Ryan O'Connell - Programming Coordinator

Ryan O'Connell, MA

Ryan has been studying and practicing meditation since 2011 and became dedicated to Buddhist practice after sitting retreat with Thich Nhat Hanh.  His approach is informed by his practice and study of Insight Meditation and Viniyoga and influenced by Zen, the Pali Canon, Yoga philosophy, and the 12-step recovery model.  He has facilitated meditation groups at the Davidson County Correctional Development Center and One Dharma Nashville.  Ryan lives with his family in Nashville.