Laura Burges, Ryuko Eitai, is a lay entrusted Buddhist teacher who lectures, teaches classes and leads retreats at different practice centers in Northern California. A teacher of children for 30 years, her work has been featured in the book Teach Our Children Well
and in the PBS documentary The Digital Divide
. She co-founded the Sangha in Recovery program at San Francisco Zen Center. Laura's daughter grew up in the Zen Center community.