Konda Mason was introduced to Tibetan Buddhism in 1982. Her love for Vipassana began in 1996, working with Jack Kornfield at Vallecitos Retreat Center. She has been a regular yoga teacher at Spirit Rock since 1997, teaching many retreats including the annual Metta Retreat and many of the POC retreats.
Konda’s dharma training includes East Bay Meditation Center’s Commit2Dharma Program, Spirit Rock Community Dharma Leaders Program and is currently in the 2020 Spirit Rock Teacher Training Program. Konda has taught daylongs, retreats and workshops. She sits on the Spirit Rock Board of Directors, and is on the Advisory Board of the Namchak Foundation Learning Circles.
In addition to her spiritual pursuits, Konda is a social entrepreneur, earth and social justice activist. She is the Co-Founder and former CEO of Impact Hub Oakland, a beautiful co-working space that supports socially engaged entrepreneurs and change makers.