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Josh Korda • Buddhist teacher, writer, buddhist spiritual counseling

Josh has been the dharma teacher at the New York and Brooklyn Dharmapunx meetings since 2005, has a large spiritual counseling private practice, and has written for the buddhist magazines Shambhala Sun, Tricycle and Buddhadharma. He is the author of the book 'Unsubscribe' and has been profiled by The New York Times, Village Voice and CBS News (interviewed by Dr. Jon LaPook). For over 10 years Josh has also given talks at, a non-profit organization that trains hospice volunteers


Kathy Cherry

Kathy Cherry •
teacher • Breathwork, buddhist coaching

With almost two decades of dedicated mindfulness practice in the Insight Meditation tradition, Kathy is a founding member of DharmaPunx NYC and has been teaching in the community for the past 8 years.  

Since 2012 Spirit Rock Teacher Heather Sundberg has been her primary teacher, supporting practice & providing ongoing mentoring in her capacity as a teacher.

Kathy is an Against the Stream Buddhist Meditation Community Facilitator, and has completed a 400 hour coaching certification through iPEC. She is trained to offer Breathwork Circles and will be starting Somatic Experiencing training in 2019 to better meet the needs of the community.  Kathy’s mentoring style emphasizes embodiment, compassion and practical wisdom both on and off the cushion.

See for guided meditations, information on mentoring, and a schedule of upcoming classes.