Alice Haspray began practicing meditation in 1967 with the beloved Zen master Shunryu Suzuki Roshi (author of Zen Mind, Beginner’s Mind). After Roshi’s death in 1971, she continued on the path of meditation and study with Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche and was a close student until his death in 1987. After Trungpa Rinpoche’s death, Alice continued studying the advanced Shambhala teachings with Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche. Alice has been teaching about Buddhism and Shambhala for nearly forty years. She has taught seven Warrior Assemblies (including two at Dorje Denma Ling) as well as many Shambhala Training and other meditation programs in North America, Chile, Brazil, and Spain.