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       Our Teachers & Meditation Instructors  
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Susan Child
 
began practicing meditation, and engaging in spiritual inquiry in the 1970s. Since 1991, she has been involved extensively in Buddhist  study and practice in Asia, Europe and North America, with respected Dharma teachers, primarily in the Theravadan and Tibetan traditions of Buddhism. She has completed a 3-year Buddhist teacher training program with Ken McLeod. She has professional training in Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction with Jon Kabat Zinn, and has studied Buddhist psychology and Buddhist ministry. Susan is the founder of The Waterloo Riverview Dharma Centre― a non-sectarian centre for meditative practice in the Buddhist tradition ― where she is the spiritual coordinator and guiding teacher.
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Gwen Sears began practicing in 1999
at the Phommaviharam Temple in Kitchener. She joined the Waterloo Riverview Dharma Centre in 2000 and has been practicing as a student of Susan Child since
that time. Gwen has attended retreats offered by Ajahn  Viradammo, Ajahn Kusalo, Tsokyni Rimpoche, Ken McLeod and Susan Child.
Gwen has been offering meditation
instruction at our centre since 2010.



Anna Marie Cipriani came to the centre to begin a meditation practice in 2002 and has been a student of Susan Child’s since that time. Anna Marie has been on retreat and studied with teachers including Ajahn Kusalo, Ajahn Viradammo, Ken McLeod, Molly Swan, Norman Feldman and Shinzen Young.

                                                      
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