Gendo Lucy Xiao (玄道), DAOM
Rev. Gendo Lucy Xiao is a Zen priest and a Doctor of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine. She had the great fortune to encounter the Dharma over twenty years ago and started practicing at San Francisco Zen Center in 2000 under the guidance of Senior Dharma Teacher Ryushin Paul Haller. She received priest ordination in 2010 and served as Shuso (head monk) at Tassajara Zen Mountain Center in winter 2014. She often travels to China, her birthplace, to attend retreats and visit Dharma teachers, and to draw inspiration from their practice.
Lucy currently lives at City Center and runs an acupuncture clinic in San Francisco. She is dedicated to her practice and healing work, and continues to explore how to share her practice with others and be a bridge between the east and the west.