Patsy Boyer

Patsy Boyer

I didn’t know that I had a question until I got an answer. It came through a ‘sudden awakening experience’ I had at the first 3-day Enlightenment Intensive I attended in the mid-1980’s. I couldn’t really say what the question was, nor even the answer; rather, I can...
Vance Pryor

Vance Pryor

Vance Pryor, Psy.D. has practiced insight meditation since 1999 in both the United States and Myanmar. He has been influenced by the teachings of Sayadaw U Pandita and Sayadaw U Tejaniya. He is currently a participant in IMS’ 2017-2021 Teacher Training Program and is...
Willa Thaniya Reid

Willa Thaniya Reid

Willa Thaniya Reid (formerly Ajahn Thaniya, top photos), has been practising formal Buddhist meditation since the 80s. Her primary training has been through the Thai Forest Tradition of Luang Por Chah. The Forest Tradition is in harmony with her affinity for the...
Tuere Sala

Tuere Sala

Tuere Sala is a co-guiding teacher at Seattle Insight Meditation Society (SIMS). She is a retired prosecuting attorney who has practiced Vipassana meditation for over 25 years. She has been an active member and volunteer at Seattle Insight since 2001. Tuere has often...
Steve Armstrong

Steve Armstrong

Steve Armstrong began his dhamma practice in 1975 with senior Western teachers Joseph Goldstein, Sharon Salzberg and Jack Kornfield. After 10 years of retreats and service on staff and as Executive Director and Board member at the Insight Meditation Society in...