Lama Willa Miller, PhD, a Buddhist teacher and scholar, is also the Founder and Spiritual Director of Natural Dharma Fellowship in Boston, Mass, and its retreat center Wonderwell Mountain Refuge in Springfield, New Hampshire. She is editor, author, and translator (respectively) of three books: The Arts of Contemplative Care: Pioneering Voices in Buddhist Chaplaincy and Pastoral Work (2012), Everyday Dharma: Seven Weeks to Finding the Buddha in You (2009), and Essence of Ambrosia (2005). In 2013, she received a doctorate from Harvard University in Religion and is currently Visiting Lecturer in Buddhist Ministry at Harvard Divinity School.
Bob Morrison has studied and practiced in the Dzogchen tradition of Tibetan Buddhism since 1994. As a meditation teacher with Natural Dharma Fellowship since its founding by Lama Willa Miller, he co-directs its Margha program, offering year-long trainings in natural meditation and bodhicitta practices. He is also a guiding teacher with Foundation for Active Compassion, sharing Tibetan-based practices of wisdom and compassion adapted by Lama John Makransky. As an avid hiker and shamanic explorer, his special interests include the awakening power of nature.