About The Teacher
Rigpa Senior Instructor
Originally from Cork, Valerie moved to Dzogchen Beara in 1994, where she made a valuable contribution to the work of the retreat centre, as well as completing a number of long term retreats. Valerie is an experienced senior instructor who communicates an in-depth appreciation and enthusiasm for the Buddhist teachings. She spent four years participating, and supporting other students, in a Three Year Retreat at Lerab Ling, Sogyal Rinpoche’s retreat centre in France. She currently lives and works at Lerab Ling where she has developed and oversees a number of courses for the worldwide Rigpa study programme.