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Hoag Holmgren is the author of No Better Place: a New Zen Primer and other books. He began Zen training in 1993 at the Zen Center of Denver, received lay ordination in 2010 from Danan Henry Roshi, and was asked to begin teaching in 2018 as an apprentice teacher.

He sees Zen as a living art form that can deepen and transform lives. For more on Zen, see 
What is Zen?

His newsletter Zen Sun Weekly ships to inboxes every Sunday.

Hoag acknowledges and abides by the Diamond Sangha Teachers Ethics Agreement.

He lives in Nederland, Colorado and works as a nonprofit executive director.