Brian Lesage has practiced Buddhist meditation since 1988 and has taught meditation since 2000. He has studied in the Zen, Theravada and Tibetan schools of Buddhism, and he was ordained in the Rinzai Zen tradition in 1996. Brian’s training in vipassana (insight) tradition includes doing extended meditation retreats in Myanmar (Burma), Nepal, and India as well as numerous retreats in the U.S. He leads retreats and teaches meditation courses nationwide. He also has a private Somatic ExperiencingÂ® practice, which is a naturalistic approach to healing trauma. You can visit his website for Somatic Experiencing here.