Robert Rosenbaum, PhD, Meikyo Onza (Clear Mirror, Calm Sitting), began Zen practice in 1971 with Joshu Sasaki Roshi, has practiced at Berkeley Zen Center since 1988, and received lay entrustment from Sojun Mel Weitsman in 2008. Bob is also authorized as a senior teacher of Dayan (Wild Goose) Qigong by Master Hui Liu. He is the author of Walking the Way: 81 Zen Encounters with the Tao Te Ching
and Zen and the Heart of Psychotherapy
. After 30 years working as a neuropsychologist, psychotherapist and behavioral medicine specialist at Kaiser Permanente, Bob has retired in order to devote his full time to Zen and Qigong practice; he recently moved to the Sierra foothills to establish a practice center in Arnold, CA.
Bob has been a Fulbright professor at the National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences in India, and director of the doctoral training program at the California Institute of Integral Studies. He spends several months a year hiking in the Sierras and leads meditation and Qigong treks in the Himalayas of India and Nepal.