Jeff Haozous has taught at retreats at Spirit Rock Meditation Center, Insight Meditation Society, and Vallecitos Mountain Retreat Center and to groups in Arizona, New Mexico, and Oklahoma.
He is a member of the Fort Sill Apache Tribe and served as its Chairman for 16 years. His grandparents and the rest of the tribe, previously known as Chiricahua Apaches, were held by the U.S. Army as prisoners of war from 1886-1914. Jeff began practicing insight meditation in 1996 and teaching it in 2003. He has completed Spirit Rock’s Dedicated Practitioner and Community Dharma Leader programs and recently graduated from its teacher training program. He lives in Lawton, Oklahoma.