Adrianne, a retired family physician, has been involved in meditation and healing since 1976. She has been practicing Buddhist meditation since 1984. Her spiritual journey has also included contemplative inquiry practices and Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction.
Trained by Jack Kornfield, Adrianne is influenced by both Thai and Burmese streams of the Theravadan tradition as well as Tibetan (Dzogchen) practice. She teaches classes and retreats in Canada and the US, and leads sitting groups and Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction programs in Vancouver. She is the guiding teacher for British Columbia Insight Meditation Society in Vancouver and for Saskatoon Insight Meditation Society in Saskatchewan. She has been involved in the Dedicated Practitioner Program at Spirit Rock since it began, and co-taught the Path of Engagement Program also at Spirit Rock.