Bart van Melik, MA, is a meditation and Insight Dialogue teacher. His Masters in Psychology of Culture and Religion is from the Nijmegen University in The Netherlands. He is also a graduate of the Community Dharma Leader Program at Spirit Rock and is currently in the Spirit Rock/IMS teacher training program. Van Melik teaches through the Metta Foundation and is a senior teacher at the Lineage Project. He has been teaching meditation since 2009, with a specific focus on working with diverse populations, including bringing meditation to juvenile detention centers, homeless shelters, VA hospitals and New York City public schools.


Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Bart van Melik has an employment relationship with Lineage Project; and Veterans Affairs Hospital. He receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc. Bart has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.

Non-financial: Bart van Melik has no relevant non-financial relationship to disclose.