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Jisho Lisa Hoffman

Jisho Lisa Hoffman was ordained a Soto Zen priest by the late Surei Darlene Cohen at San Francisco Zen Center, and received dharma transmission from Meiji Tony Patchell in August 2013 at the Russian River Zendo. Lisa's passion is bringing the Buddhist teachings, meditation and mindfulness into the world in a way that’s easy and useful for people to integrate into their everyday lives. She does this as a priest and as a nonprofit coach and consultant.

Lisa works with individual students, as well as giving dharma talks and leading retreats and mindfulness workshops. As a speaker, she specializes in introducing Buddhism and mindfulness to new audiences. Lisa is also founder of Women's Heart Mindfulness Group, a community of mature women committed to living with awareness and compassion. Lisa's educational background includes studies through the Shogaku Zen Institute, and training through the Russian River Zendo and San Francisco Zen Center. Find out more about Lisa, and her writing at www.lisahoffman.net or contact her directly: lisa(at)lisahoffman.net.