Subhana is a Zen roshi and a senior teacher in the Insight Meditation tradition. She is a resident teacher of the Sydney Zen Centre and founding teacher of both the Bluegum Sangha in Sydney and the Kuan Yin Meditation Centre in Lismore. Subhana’s teaching emphasises liberation here and now through the practice of calm abiding and enquiry. She leads Zen and Insight Meditation retreats in Australia, New Zealand and India
Alan has been studying and practicing Buddha’s teachings for over 35 years beginning in the Vipassana meditation tradition and then developing in Eastern and Western Insight. For over 28 years he worked internationally in the field of management and organisational change and for many years has integrated mindfulness and mindfulness based psychotherapy in his leadership development work. Alan’s Insight Meditation teaching is eclectic and practical, he encourages people to awaken to each moment and find the fulfillment they seek.
Mal has been practicing mindfulness and related practices such as loving kindness and compassion for 45 years and been teaching it in both clinical and public settings for 30 years. Mal originally learnt these practices from the Buddhist tradition, ordaining as a Buddhist monk in Thailand for 2 years in his early 20’s. Mal has mostly practiced in the Theravada traditions but has also practiced with Tibetan and Zen Buddhist teachers