Kanzan David Zimmerman

Kanzan David Zimmerman
Kanzan David Zimmerman has been practicing Zen for 25 years, was ordained by Rev. Teah Strozer in 2006, and spent eight years at Tassajara. He currently lives at City Center where he serves as the Head of Practice, is a co-facilitator of Queer Dharma, and co-leads workshops on Transforming Depression and Anxiety.

Academic and Training background: BA University of Colorado, Boulder (Humanities); Certificate of Zen Ministry, Shogaku Zen Institute/Zen Priest Training Seminary (three-year program).

David has regularly led retreats, workshops and classes at SFZC and other Dharma centers since 2010, particularly on Transforming Depression and Anxiety with Dr. Lee Lipp, Zen and Yoga, and offerings of interest to the LGBTQ community.