We have 3 teachers that are willing to teach. We are available for individual instruction or if you have a group of friends who are interested, we can setup a class.

Candace Strange is an active member and past president of Tri-State Dharma. She teaches meditation to groups and to individual students. Candace completed a two year intensive training program in mindfulness and meditation, a year-long non-duality course with Matthew Flickstein of the Forest Way and is enrolled in the Basic Mindfulness Facilitator Training taught by Shinzen Young. Candace is currently enrolled in teacher training with Upasaka Culadasa (John Yates). You can contact Candace at 513.477.4535 or at

Joan Staubach is an active member and past president of Tri-State Dharma. She is an experienced practitioner of Insight Meditation. She has been on over 30 week-long or longer residential retreats. She has taught and co-taught the New Years Retreat for many years, led daylong retreats, and taught numerous Insight Meditation classes. She has taken training retreats with Matthew Flickstein on Sharing the Dharma. You can contact Joan by email or by calling 513.205.0700.

Wendy Eisner has been practicing insight (Vipassana) meditation since 2002. She is an active member and corresponding secretary of Tri-State Dharma and co-founder and co-teacher (with Mary Ellen Landolina) of Tri-State’s Northern Kentucky meditation group. In 2017, she completed the Community Dharma Leaders program at Spirit Rock Meditation Center, a two-year training program for teachers in the Buddhist Theravada tradition. She has taken Matthew Flickstein’s Vipassana meditation teacher training course. Contact Wendy at her website: