Dave  Smith ,

Dave Smith is a Buddhist meditation teacher, addiction treatment specialist, speaker, and author. He is empowered to teach by Noah Levine of Against the Stream Buddhist Meditation Society and received training in Buddhist psychology from the Barre Center for Buddhist Studies. As a long-time Buddhist practitioner and recovering addict, Dave has been working closely with recovering addicts for over a decade. He has extensive experience bringing meditative interventions into jails, prisons, youth detention centers and addiction treatment facilities. Dave is the guiding teacher and program director of the Against the Stream Nashville Meditation Center.