Adrianne Ross has been involved with meditation and healing since 1978, practicing Vipassana since 1984. She is influenced by Dzogchen and other contemplative practices. Trained by Jack Kornfield, she leads meditation classes and retreats in Canada, at Spirit Rock and IMS. She has enjoyed offering women's retreats over the past 4 years. She practices Family Medicine in Vancouver, BC, and teaches mindfulness-based stress reduction to people with chronic pain and illness.