South Bend, Indiana


We are happy to announce the appointment of Maria Habito as teacher for Sophia Zen Center.

Maria began formal Zen practice in 1982 with Fr. Hugo Enomiya Lassalle, with Yamada Koun in 1987, and with Ruben Habito since 1990. She was appointed assistant teacher in 2008 and full teacher in 2012 by Yamada Ryoun.

Maria instructs via Skype on a regular basis and in person for Sesshin (Retreats).

Assistant Teacher
Tom Petersen serves as resident Assistant-Teacher.

Tom, along with wife Margaret, founded Sophia Zen Center.
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