Jason Siff

Jason Siff

Co-founder of the Skillful Meditation Project, Jason began teaching meditation in the early nineties. He visits Australia annually, offering a variety of Recollective Awareness talks, workshops and retreats in most states.  Read full biography

Email: jason@skillfulmeditation.org

Anna Markey

Linda Modaro

Since 1987 Linda has been studying and teaching various meditation styles beginning with Chi Gong, Tai Ji, Taoist Yoga and Sitting Meditation. She was introduced to Buddhist meditation practices in 1997 and has attended multiple Vipassana Retreats within SN Goenka’s tradition. Linda began teaching Recollective Awareness Meditation in 2001 and completed the

Linda began teaching Recollective Awareness Meditation in 2001 and completed the Skillful Meditation Project (SMP) training in 2008 working closely with Jason Siff and Jacquelin Siff, and other RA teachers through the organization. Studying, teaching and participating in teacher training development soon became full time work and continued until 2016.  With the restructuring of SMP, Linda separated from SMP and Jason Siff making the decision to form Sati Sangha so she could continue teaching meditation for her livelihood. Teaching a thoughtful and open-minded approach to meditation, Linda will travel where invited to teach workshops and retreats, and monthly to San Diego and San Luis Obispo.  In Santa Monica, where she lives, she works with small groups and individuals in person and over the phone/internet where she is able to connect with students around the world, teaching meditation on an ongoing basis.

 With the restructuring of SMP, Linda separated from SMP and Jason Siff, making the decision to form Sati Sangha so she could continue teaching meditation for her livelihood. Teaching a thoughtful and open-minded approach to meditation, Linda will travel where invited to teach workshops and retreats, and monthly to San Diego and San Luis Obispo.  In Santa Monica, where she lives, she works with small groups and individuals in person and over the phone/internet where she is able to connect with students around the world, teaching meditation on an ongoing basis.

Location: Santa Monica, USA | Email: lind@satisangha.org

 

Anna Markey

Anna Markey

Anna began exploring Buddhist practice in the early ’80s while teaching in a Tibetan village in India. At the same time she attended retreats with Christopher Titmuss and has practiced vipassana/insight meditation ever since. She is currently studying with Jason Siff. Read full biography.

Location: Adelaide and Goolwa, SA | Email: ammarkey@yahoo.com.au

 

Matthew Young

Matthew Young

Director of the Melbourne Meditation Centre, a keen squash player and webmaster for this site, Matt has been teaching meditation since 2004 and Recollective Awareness since 2010. Matt runs regular meditation courses and workshops in and around Melbourne. Read full biography.

Location: Melbourne, VIC | Email: matt@melbournemeditationcentre.com.au

 

 

Jenny Taylor

Jenny Taylor

Jenny Taylor has been a dharma practitioner for 30 years, studying with a range of teachers, initially in the Thai forest tradition and the Mahasi tradition. Read full biography.

Location: Alice Spring, NT

 

 

Anna Kranz

Anna Kranz

Grad Dip (Bioethics), BA (Psych), RN, Cert IV WT&A
A keen explorer of Buddhist teachings, stories and practices Anna has been studying and practicing Recollective Awareness meditation since 2006. Read full biography.

Location: Adelaide and the Barossa Valley, SA | Email: anna.kranz@gmail.com

 

 

Ken Golding

Ken Golding

Ken became interested in Buddhism and meditation over 40 years ago. Via intensive meditation retreats with various teachers, he has studied and practiced in the Insight and Zen traditions. Ken’s first meeting and introduction to Recollective Awareness was with Jason Siff in 2007. Read full biography.

Location: Mullumbimby, NSW | Email: kengolding@australis.net

 

 

 

Betsy Faen

Betsy Faen

Betsy Faen has been meditating for over 40 years, beginning first in the Goenka Vipassana tradition and later in the Zen and Insight Traditions. Betsy teaches regularly at Beaches Sangha in Sydney, leads Recollective Awareness retreats, workshops and an ongoing meditation group, and has a private practice offering counseling and supervision. Read full biography.

Location: Sydney, NSW | Email: betsyfaen@gmail.com

Peter Mackie

Peter Mackie

Peter began yoga and meditation practice in the 70’s with John Cooper and became a yoga teacher in 1985. His interest in Buddhism and meditation practice deepened through his involvement with the Friends of the Western Buddhist Order. Read full biography.

Location: Sydney, NSW | Email: peter.mackie@icloud.com

 

 

Maggie Clark

Maggie has been studying Buddhism for many years as well as Buddhist philosophy at various schools and is currently teaching at a local high school.  Maggie has been involved with the Recollective Awareness approach to meditation and for the past seven years has trained as a teacher with Jason Siff.

Location: Mullumbimby, NSW | Email: mclark@vnet.com.au

 

 

 

Angela Ballard

Angela Ballard

I began reflexive awareness practices in the early 80’s and have sat and explored within the broad Buddhist insight meditation tradition with a number of teachers since stays in forest monasteries in Thailand and India in 1997 where I first sat intensive retreats. Read full biography.

Location: Brisbane, QLD | Email: angela.m.ballard@gmail.com