Visiting Teachers

Brian LeSage

Brian has practiced Buddhist meditation since 1988 and has taught since 2000. He has studied in the Zen, Theravada, and Tibetan schools and was ordained in the Rinzai Zen tradition in 1996.  His training in Vipassana Meditation includes doing extended meditation retreats in Myanmar (Burma), Nepal, and India as well as numerous retreats in the U.S.  He leads retreats and teaches meditation courses nationwide.  Brian also has a private practice in Somatic Experiencing, which is a naturalistic approach to healing trauma.

Events with Brian LeSage

The Natural Path to the Heart's Liberation: A Silent Vipassana Retreat in the Forest
July 21, 2019

Join us to practice the timeless teachings of the Buddha as a pathway to discover inner peace, freedom, and the compassionate heart.  This retreat is designed to offer and support a practical introduction to insight meditation, known as Vipassana in the Buddhist tradition.  Insight meditation embodies the essence and wisdom of the teachings of the Buddha and has been the foundation of Buddhist teachings for 2,500 years.  This silent retreat will focus upon cultivating embodied presence and mindful awareness that embraces the human experience with acceptance and wisdom. Following the early Buddhist tradition, we will utilize the natural surroundings to support our inner exploration. …