Evangelos Diavolitsis regularly teaches meditation in Calgary. He served 5 years as a board member for the Clear Sky Meditation and Study Foundation, studied at Theravadan monasteries in South East Asia, and has been continuously working with his root meditation teacher Achariya Doug Duncan Sensei since 2002. He has studied with a range of teachers in the Tibetan Buddhist Namgyal Lineage. He brings a broad range of experience having worked as a business leader, teacher and performer. Movement meditation is frequently integrated with breathing meditation, creative visualizations and loving kindness practice. Evangelos trained with Gabrielle Roth in New York and was certified to teach by the 5Rhythms Teacher’s Association. He is currently serving as the president and executive director for two non-profit organizations in Calgary.
Edmund Jones has been studying and practicing Buddhism for over 30 years, after first meeting Namgyal Rinpoche in 1978 and taking refuge with HH the 16th Gwyala Karmapa. Since that time he has studied extensively in the Tibetan and Theravadan traditions with teachers from North America, Tibet and South East Asia, and retreats in North America, Thailand and Nepal. Since 2004 Edmund has studied with Sensei Doug Duncan and was a founding member and a board member for Clear Sky Meditation and Study Center, located in Cranbrook BC. www.clearskycenter.org. Edmund teaches meditation in Calgary and has a diverse /eclectic work background including Counseling, Coaching, Construction, Business, Sales and Marketing as well as assisting with the development of social enterprises.