Gaylon Ferguson

Gaylon Ferguson is one of the foremost teachers in the Shambhala Buddhist tradition. In 1994, he was a Fulbright Fellow to Nigeria and completed a doctoral degree in cultural anthropology from Stanford University. Through 2004 he was a teacher in residence at Karme Choling. Gaylon is known for his gentle, meticulous, and engaging teachings on diversity and Shambhala Buddhism.

Arawana Hayashi

Arawana Hayashi is a senior meditation teacher in the Shambhala Buddhist tradition and a core faculty member of the Shambhala Institute for Authentic Leadership. She was recently a senior teacher in residence at Karme Choling meditation center in Vermont. She teaches workshops in The Art of Making a True Move for individuals and organizations throughout the U.S. and is leading the development of Embodied Presence Practice in collaboration with Otto Scharmer and the Presencing Institute.