Junsen Shelly Hughes

Junsen Shelly Hughes (she/her) is an artist, gardener, herbalist, and mother of two children. She has served the San Francisco Zen Center Family Program since 2019 and works with youth of all ages as an environmental educator, sharing in the discovery of nature as a nourishing source of wonder. Junsen received secular mindfulness training with Mindful Schools and lay ordination in the Soto Zen lineage of Shunryu Suzuki Roshi from Hoka Chris Fortin. She practices with the Lotus Sangha in Sebastopol, California. Her full dharma name is Junsen Kanjin / Purehearted Practice, Complete Compassion.