Simon Moyes

Simon Moyes

Simon Moyes explores how to bring the teachings from Zen Buddhism to everyday life. He works with the San Francisco Zen Center as a leader of the Young Urban Zen (YUZ) group, works in the corporate world teaching mindfulness and emotional intelligence, and is a lead trainer with Google’s Search Inside Yourself Leadership Institute. Simon studied and worked as an architect and then in his late 20s discovered meditation, moved to India to practice in the Vipassana tradition, and in 2000 met his teacher, Tenshin Reb Anderson. He was a resident monk with the San Francisco Zen Center at Tassajara and City Center for four years. He is in the seminary training of the Diamond Approach. When not at his day job, he is building a co-housing community and doing contemporary dance.