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About Caverly


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About Caverly


 

Caverly Morgan is a meditation teacher, nonprofit leader, and visionary. She is the Founder and Guiding Teacher of Presence Collective, dedicated to igniting personal transformation and collective awakening.

She is also the Founder and Guiding Teacher of Peace in Schools — a nonprofit which created the nation's first for-credit mindfulness class in public high schools. Peace in Schools is pioneering new depths in mindfulness education through teaching youth and training educators.

Caverly blends the original spirit of Zen with a modern nondual approach. Her practice began in 1995 and has included eight years of training in a silent Zen monastery. She has been teaching contemplative practice since 2001.

Prior to her pioneering efforts with Peace in Schools, Caverly formerly worked for nonprofits serving people with special needs. An artist and educator, she brings insight, passion, warmth and humor to her transformative work with students of all ages and experience levels. 

Caverly leads meditation retreats, workshops, and online classes internationally. She also speaks publicly at conferences on topics including contemplative practice, social entrepreneurship, authentic leadership, and mindfulness education, and has been featured in publications such as Mindful Magazine and The New York Times. She is dedicated to actualizing possibility, serving love, and embodying the truth of interconnection.

Caverly lives in Portland, Oregon with her husband Vineet and their two dogs Sweetpea and Bankei.

  Sweetpea

Sweetpea

  Bankei

Bankei

 

Inspiration


Inspiration


Inspirations and influences in my teaching.

  Rupert Spira  "In reality, which means in our actual experience, all experience is one seamless substance. The duality between the inside self and the outside object, world or other is never actually experienced. It is always imagined."

Rupert Spira
"In reality, which means in our actual experience, all experience is one seamless substance. The duality between the inside self and the outside object, world or other is never actually experienced. It is always imagined."

  Amma  "Nowadays everybody wants to become a leader. No one wants to become a servant. In reality, the world is badly in need of servants, not leaders. A real servant is a real leader."

Amma
"Nowadays everybody wants to become a leader. No one wants to become a servant. In reality, the world is badly in need of servants, not leaders. A real servant is a real leader."

  Martin Luther King Jr.  "I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality."

Martin Luther King Jr.
"I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality."

  Peace Pilgrim  "To attain inner peace you must actually give your life, not just your possessions. When you at last give your life — bringing into alignment your beliefs and the way you live then, and only then, can you begin to find inner peace."

Peace Pilgrim
"To attain inner peace you must actually give your life, not just your possessions. When you at last give your life — bringing into alignment your beliefs and the way you live then, and only then, can you begin to find inner peace."

  Rumi  "Your task is not to seek for love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it."

Rumi
"Your task is not to seek for love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it."

  Jane Goodall  "Only if we understand, will we care. Only if we care, will we help. Only if we help shall all be saved."

Jane Goodall
"Only if we understand, will we care. Only if we care, will we help. Only if we help shall all be saved."

  Cheri Huber  "The quality of your life is determined by the focus of your attention."

Cheri Huber
"The quality of your life is determined by the focus of your attention."

  Bankei  "An enlightened awareness is within each one of us, right at this moment. This enlightened awareness is truly unborn and marvelously illuminating; and everything is perfectly managed by it." 

Bankei
"An enlightened awareness is within each one of us, right at this moment. This enlightened awareness is truly unborn and marvelously illuminating; and everything is perfectly managed by it." 

  Claire of Assisi  "Our labor here is brief, but the reward is eternal. Do not be disturbed by the clamor of the world, which passes like a shadow." 

Claire of Assisi
"Our labor here is brief, but the reward is eternal. Do not be disturbed by the clamor of the world, which passes like a shadow." 

  Ryokan  "How could we discuss this and that without knowing the whole world is reflected in a single pearl?”

Ryokan
"How could we discuss
this and that
without knowing
the whole world is
reflected in a single pearl?”

  Harriet Tubman  "If I could have convinced more slaves that they were slaves, I could have freed thousands more."

Harriet Tubman
"If I could have convinced more slaves that they were slaves, I could have freed thousands more."

  Ramana Maharshi  "Our own self-realization is the greatest service we can render the world."

Ramana Maharshi
"Our own self-realization is the greatest service we can render the world."