Resident Practice Leaders
Leslie James is the Abiding Teacher at Tassajara and has practiced at San Francisco Zen Center since 1971. She received lay dharma transmission from Tenshin Reb Anderson in 2001. She has two grown children and lives at Tassajara with her husband.
Zenshin Greg Fain
Zenshin Greg Fain received dharma transmission in the lineage of Suzuki Roshi from Sojun Mel Weitsman Roshi. Greg is married and currently serves as tanto (head of practice) at Tassajara. His intention is to encourage you in your practice.
Shinchi Linda Galijan, Ph.D.
Shinchi Linda Galijan, Ph.D., was ordained by Sojun Mel Weitsman in 2004 and received Dharma Transmission from him in 2012. She has been a professional musician, a massage therapist, and a licensed clinical psychologist, and has practiced yoga for over 20 years. She currently serves as Director of Tassajara.