Yo-On Jeremy Levie
currently serves as Head of Practice (Tanto) for Green Dragon Temple at Green Gulch Farm Zen Center, where he offers talks, works individually with students, and leads sittings, classes and study groups. Prior to being Tanto, he served as Director at Green Gulch from 2009 to 2012. Having begun Zen practice in 1994, he has practiced in residence at each of San Francisco Zen Center’s three temples over the last 18 years. He was ordained by Eijun Linda Cutts in 2005 and trained as Head Monk (Shuso) in 2009. In addition to his service on the SFZC Board of Directors, Jeremy has also served on the Board of the Marin Interfaith Council. Jeremy studied philosophy and theater at Yale University and trained as a teacher of Motion Theater Improvisation. He continues to be interested in the intersection of Zen practice with Western thought and culture, co-leading retreats on Zen and various arts. He currently lives with his wife, Meg, and daughter, Elizabeth, at Green Gulch Farm Zen Center.