Kirstin Broderick, MSW, MPA

Kirstin has practiced Zen meditation for 18 years. 

She has a Masters in Strategic Management & Economic Development (MPA, Harvard) and a Masters in Counseling (MSW, Fordham). She has worked with organizations as large as The World Bank, and as small as start-up tech companies and vegan food trucks. 

In 1998, she completed her first intensive three-day silent meditation training in rural Japan. In 2004 she became a student of Roshi Janet Jiryu Abels of Still Mind Zendo in NYC. Kirstin received Jukai – or Zen Ordination – in 2012, and was given the dharma name Daikatsu, translated as Great Liveliness, or Big Life.

She is also a RYS200 Certified Yoga Instructor, and a MEND certified Health Coach. 


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