Robert Beatty MES MSW
is the founder and guiding teacher of the Portland Insight
Meditation Community. He brings forty years of Buddhist Dharma practice and training in western therapies to his
teaching and work with individuals. Robert is a member of the first wave
of lay Theravada Buddhist teachers who brought Buddhism from Asia to America.
Robert uses humor, poetry and drumming to teach meditation for everyday life,
including intimate relationships, parenting, work, and community.