August 10 – 14, 2011
Andrea Fella has been practicing Insight Meditation since 1996, and, under Gil Fronsdal’s guidance, began teaching meditation classes in 2003. She is particularly drawn to intensive retreat practice, and has done a number of long retreats, both in the United States and in Burma. During one long practice period in Burma, she ordained as a nun with Sayadaw U Janaka. Andrea is especially drawn to the wisdom teachings of the Buddha. Her teachings emphasize clarity and practicality. Andrea teaches residential retreats for IMC and other retreat centers around the country.
Pamela Weiss is a Professional Coach and meditation teacher. She has been practicing Zen since 1987, including several years of monastic training, and is currently a teacher-in-training with Jack Kornfield at Spirit Rock. Through her company, An Appropriate Response, she coaches leaders and executives in organizations, and leads meditation classes, workshops and retreats, as well as an ongoing Women’s Circle. The focus of her work is the integration of spiritual practice into the nitty-gritty of everyday life. She lives in San Francisco with her husband.