Yong Oh began meditating through the Soto Zen tradition and eventually transitioned to study, practice and teach in the Insight tradition. Yong serves as a teacher on the Dharma Council for the Durango Dharma Center and has sat on the board of directors since 2019. He also teaches for the Chattanooga Insight Meditation group, and has taught retreats at Insight Meditation Society and Spirit Rock Meditation Center.
Yong is a graduate of Spirit Rock’s two-year Community Dharma Leaders program and the Sacred Mountain Sangha two-year Dharmapala training, taught by his primary teachers Kittisaro and Thanissara. He is also a graduate of the 2017-2021 Insight Meditation Society Retreat Teacher Training program. Yong also serves on the Sacred Mountain Sangha Guiding Teachers Council. He is an acupuncturist, loves the outdoors and bringing the practice of meditation into nature and has a particular interest in devotional practice and supporting communities of color in the Dharma.