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Teachers

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Gen Kelsang Zamling,

Resident Teacher

The Resident Teacher (principal teacher) at KMC Chicago is modern Buddhist monk Gen Kelsang Zamling. Gen Zamling has been a student of Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso for many years, and has taught in the United States and in the UK. Gen Zamling completed an intensive 6 month Special Teacher Training Program with our General Spiritual Director, Gen-la Kelsang Dekyong, to further his qualifications as a teacher.

 

Gen Zamling is known for his practical approach, warmth, and clarity. He is well-loved by his students, and sets an immaculate example of someone who has taken Buddha's teachings to heart.

Additional Teachers

Avery Barnette

Avery Barnette

When teaching, Avery draws on a wealth of experience in applying Dharma to everyday life.

Michael Conyers

Michael Conyers

Michael's casual energy makes his teaching style very easy to connect with.

Dory Domanowski

Dory Domanowski

Dory's teaching style is infused with a sincere enthusiasm for Dharma.

Steve Florian

Steve Florian

Steve's kind and friendly approach to teaching balances helpful precision and real-world experience.

Glynis Kinnan

Glynis Kinnan

Glynis's teaching style shows her life-long devotion to helping others grow and flourish.

Elvita Kondili

Elvita Kondili

With many years' experience both teaching and studying Buddhism, Elvita brings a steady, calming, spiritual energy to the classes and meditations she leads.

Lotus Lindez

Lotus Lindez

Lotus brings heartfelt enthusiasm to her very accessible teaching and meditations.

Paula Lozano

Paula Lozano

Paula teaches with warmth and kindness, sincerely wishing to help others become more peaceful and happy.

Elena Marre

Elena Marre

Elena's approach while teaching highlights the practical, real-world application of these meditations and teachings.

Dave Murphy

Dave Murphy

Dave's straightforward style and warm heart make his teaching very clear and approachable.

Alba Quezada

Alba Quezada

Alba brings a deep confidence in the power of Dharma to her teaching and meditations.

Jodee Sorrentino

Jodee Sorrentino

Jodee's friendly nature and warmth make her teaching very accessible.

Rafael Valadez

Rafael Valadez

Rafael loves to see others thrive. His teaching exudes kindness and deep personal experience with Buddha's teachings.

Richard Zarbock

Richard Zarbock

A long-time practitioner of Kadampa Buddhism who recently lost his sight, Rich brings a straightforward approach to sharing Buddha's teachings.