Erin Treat is the Guiding Teacher of Vallecitos Mountain Retreat Center in northern New Mexico and a member of the Spirit Rock Teacher Council, where she is a core faculty teacher of the 6th Community Dharma Leader program. She lives in Durango, CO and serves as Resident Teacher at the Durango Dharma Center. Erin regularly offers classes, retreats, and mentoring to students from around the country. As part of her commitment to fostering communities of belonging, Erin is devoted to the ongoing work of decentering whiteness and heteronormative culture. Her approach to sharing the dharma is influenced by her love of wild nature, her passionate commitment to serving personal and collective liberation, and her experience as a student of the Diamond Approach by A.H. Almaas.