Rev. Myo-O Marilyn Habermas-Scher – noli illegitimi carborundum” – Don’t let the bastards grind you down; Energizing our lives and practice in dysphoric times
About Rev. Myo-O Marilyn Habermas-Scher:
Rev. Myo-O Marilyn Habermas-Scher is an ordained priest and senior practitioner in the Soto Zen Buddhist tradition, teaching classes, lecturing and leading retreats. Her root teacher was Dainin Katagiri roshi, the first Japanese Zen teacher in Minnesota, with whom she studied from 1975 to 1990. She received Dharma Transmission from Rev. Dokai Ron Georgesen at Hokyoji Zen Community in 2012. She has been practicing in the Soto Zen and Vipassana Buddhist traditions for 42 years. Myo-O has an extensive background in the performing arts and is also trained in a a number of body-mind practices, including T’ai Chi, Qi Gong and Body Mind Centering. She teaches somatically based VoiceWork in private sessions and she also works as an inter-faith chaplain at the University of Minnesota Medical Center, Health. She is the guiding teacher for Dharma Dance Sangha in Minneapolis.