Jude Rozhon has been a meditation practitioner since the late 60’s, and teaches meditation groups in Tacoma and Thurston County, as well as classes in Seattle and weekend retreats at Cloud Mountain Center in Washington State. She has also been an instructor for Sharon Salzberg and Joseph Goldstein’s Insight Meditation Course since 1997. The course is published through Sounds True (you can find it on www.soundstrue.com).
Jude has degrees in Philosophy and East/West Psychology, and was Director of Merriam Hill Center’s Meditation Studies Program in New Hampshire for several years. In winter 2002, with Pema Chodron at Gampo Abbey Nova Scotia, she took temporary ordination as a Tibetan Buddhist nun. She has also taught classes in Mindfulness and Lovingkindness Meditation and Women in Religion at Maui Community College, The University of Hawaii, and in Tacoma, Washington.
With long experience in both the Theravada and Tibetan traditions of Buddhism, she emphasizes the practice techniques and the healing benefits of Lovingkindness and Mindfulness Meditation, and the Mahayana teachings on developing compassion.