Shastri Sandra Ladley is a Senior Shambhala Buddhist teacher and long-time practitioner. She is the Program Director and a core faculty member for the Karuna Training program in Contemplative Psychology. She has an MA in Contemplative Psychology from Naropa University and a BA in Creative Arts from San Francisco State University. Sandra teaches widely and leads creative, psycho-educational, and social presencing groups. She lives in the San Francisco Bay Area.