Sebene Selassie

Sebene Selassie is a dharma teacher and transformational coach. She began studying Buddhism more than 25 years ago as an undergrad at McGill University, where she received a bachelor’s degree in comparative religious studies and women's studies. Sebene is a graduate of the Community Dharma Leader (CDL4) program at Spirit Rock and is training as a retreat teacher with her primary teachers, Thanissara and Kittisaro. She is the former executive director of New York Insight Meditation Center and serves on the board of the Barre Center for Buddhist Studies. Sebene is passionate about making the dharma accessible and relevant for our times and teaches regularly in New York City and nationally.


Resources

  • It’s Called ‘Practice’ for a Reason

    After her cancer diagnosis, Kripalu presenter Sebene Selassie, a dharma teacher and transformational coach, found that her meditation practice helped her make space in the midst of fear, confusion, and rage.

  • Say Yes to Inner No-ing

    Why is it so hard to say no, and mean it? Kripalu presenter Sebene Selassie, a dharma teacher and transformational coach, has some ideas.