Kelsang Tsalden is a western Buddhist nun and a member of the Teacher Training Program. She has taught in many venues including Bodhichitta Centre in Victoria, Duncan, Langford and James Bay. Tsalden draws from both her meditation and life experiences to make her teaching clear, meaningful and practical.
Sandy Darrell is currently our Administrative Director and has many years of experience teaching and volunteering at meditation centres. Sandy is a gentle, compassionate teacher. Her kind wisdom brings comfort and relaxation to each of her meditation sessions.
Chaplain Kelly McCallum teaches meditation and the Foundation Program to inmates in BC Corrections – North Fraser Pretrial Centre (Port Coquitlam). For several years she also offered classes for School District #42 (Maple Ridge) at The Storefront Alternative School and in Maple Ridge at the CEED centre. Kelly is a compassionate and hardworking teacher.
Jill Arseneau is our Education Program Coordinator. She also teaches the Foundation Program and many other courses at our centre in Abbotsford. Her practical, real-life examples and deep understanding bring these teachings to life!
Laurel Leaman-Konrad: For many years Laurel was the Education Program Coordinator of Kadampa Meditation Centre Fraser Valley. She currently teaches meditation classes Thursday evening in Maple Ridge and Tuesday morning in Abbotsford. She also teaches day courses courses at our centre in Abbotsford. Laurel is an experienced Kadampa teacher and people enjoy her joyful, practical, true-to-life teachings.