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David Cabrera

David Cabrera has been a Vipassana practitioner and instructor since 2007 and received certification through Jack Kornfield and Tara Brach’s Mindfulness Meditation Teacher Certification Program in 2021. He currently mentors and is part of the faculty training new mentors for Banyan. David teaches meditation and mindful movement with One Dharma Nashville, where he co-founded their thriving BIPOC Sangha and leads mindful movement retreats at Spirit Rock where he is also on The CDL team training new teachers for certification.

Incorporating many years of martial arts studies, David is Laoshi in Chen Taiji and has taught mindful movement, Qi Gong ,Taiji for since 2011 and was trained by the International Tiancai Chenjiagou Federation USA under Sifu Kam Lee. David also specializes in Somatic Integration healing practices. 

Being of Afro Cuban Asian heritage, David comes from a long lineage of Afro Cuban abolitionists who have devoted their lives to equality and liberation for all people of color in Cuba.

David is also a Grammy award winning musician in the Latin music industry and a devout father and husband.

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