Ann Buck has over 40 years of meditation background having studied Vipassana as well as the Tibetan Dzogchen tradition with Tsoknyi Rinpoche. Spirit Rock trained her as a community Dharma Leader and as a senior student of Shinzen Young she works as a facilitator with people across the country and on retreats.
She teaches for Trudy Goodman and insight LA as well as for the Clare foundation – an alcohol and substance abuse rehabilitation center. She is a Certified Addiction Counselor from UCLA and has a BA from Stanford University. Since she is a retired business woman, teaching the dharma is her life.