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September 25 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
TOPIC: Finding humor as We Practice
Ryuko Laura Burges, a lay entrusted dharma teacher in the Soto Zen
tradition, lectures and leads retreats at practice centers in Northern California.
She received monastic training at Tassajara Zen Mountain Center, the first Zen
Buddhist Monastery in the United States. A teacher of children for 35 years,
she now mentors other teachers and helps bring mindfulness practice into the
elementary classroom. Laura co-founded the Sangha in Recovery Program at
the San Francisco Zen Center and is the abiding teacher at Lenox House
Meditation Group in Oakland where she combines mindfulness and 12 Steps.
Her book Finding Our Way: Zen Awakening in Recovery will be coming out
next year. Laura Lives in San Francisco.