Organizations

Below are some of the organizations John supports through teaching, coaching, leadership and consulting.

Chamma Ling Colorado

This retreat center in the Sangre de Cristo mountains near Crestone, Colorado supports practitioners in their solitary retreats, as well as provides several teaching retreats each year. John serves on the board of directors, and was the manager of the center for its first 17 years.
https://ligmincha.org/centers-usa-colorado/

Ligmincha International

This is the headquarters for Ligmincha worldwide, and Serenity Ridge can host 150+ people for retreat events. John helped establish Ligmincha in the early 1990’s, and regularly leads retreats and practices at Ligmincha centers in the US, Europe and Latin America. He now focuses much of his attention of mentoring and training the next generation of Western meditation teachers and leaders.
http://www.ligmincha.org/

Ligmincha Learning

This is the online learning presence for Ligmincha International. John created the site and collaborates with Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche in the design, production and mentoring of courses.
https://www.ligminchalearning.com/

University of Virginia School of Medicine

John served on the faculty of the School of Medicine for 23 years in many different leadership roles, including Assistant Dean of Medical Education Support. John continues to provide consulting services to departments within the University in the areas of curriculum design, competency mapping, and e-learning.
http://www.medicine.virginia.edu/