Dawn Mauricio (she/her) is a Filipina-Canadian daughter of immigrants who has been practicing and studying Insight meditation since 2005. Teaching since 2013, she graduated from the first teacher development group of Canada’s True North Insight, as well as graduating from Spirit Rock’s Mindfulness Yoga and Meditation Training, Dedicated Practitioners’ Program, and four-year Dharma Teacher Training. Dawn is known to teach with a playful, dynamic, and heartfelt approach, and facilitates mentor groups using a relaxed, conversational manner. She is passionate about the intersection of mindfulness and social justice, which gets integrated into what and how she teaches. Dawn actively teaches for both mainstream and BIPOC communities for Spirit Rock, InsightLA, and True North Insight, as well as for teens and teens of color for Inward Bound Mindfulness Education. Dawn is also the author of Mindfulness Meditation for Beginners. For more information, visit dawnmauricio.com.