About The Teacher
Debra Dysart is a student of Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche and has been interested in the Shambhala Buddhist teachings ever since she discovered Pema Chödrön’s book 'Wisdom of No Escape' in a Barnes and Nobles in 1997. (She met her husband Malcolm in that same bookstore.) Debra is a Shambhala Art teacher and was a former Center Co-Director of Shambhala Los Angeles. She sings with the Verdi Chorus and serves on its board of directors.