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As a Zen teacher, writer, and coach (ICF certification expected in 2021), I'm interested in investigating the interplay of wholeness and possibility in everyday life.  

 

A practitioner of Zen since 1994, I received, in 2018, permission to teach from my longtime teacher Danan Henry Roshi (founder of the Zen Center of Denver, Dharma heir to Philip Kapleau, and Diamond Sangha teacher). 

Descending from the Sanbo Kyodan School (see image below) Danan Henry's lineage incorporates elements of both Soto and Rinzai traditions as developed in Japan, while innovating and adapting many forms and practices for the 21st century.

I acknowledge that my place of residence and work sits uninvited upon ancestral lands in the territories of the Ute and Cheyenne peoples. Further, I acknowledge that 48 contemporary tribal nations are historically tied to the state of Colorado. 

 © 2021 Hoag Holmgren