Angie Boissevain studied with Zen master Kobun Chino Otokawa Roshi from the late '70s until his passing in july, 2002. She is a founder of Jikoji retreat center, and was director for its first 12 years. Floating Zendo sitting group is home base for her now, meeting in the San Jose Quaker meeting house on Tuesday evenings. She also is visiting teacher for Hokoji retreat center in Taos, NM, Rin Shin Ji center in Arcata, CA, and several centers in N. Europe. Recently she was named a teacher for SPOT, the local priest training program, replacing the late Darlene Cohen.