OUR TEACHERS 2017-06-20T13:47:41+00:00

All our Kadampa teachers have been studying Buddhism at Kadampa Meditation Centre Manchester for some time. They all have experience of solving their daily problems by putting Buddhist teachings into practice in daily life.

Ally teaches the Time Out Tuesday class, Friday lunchtime meditation in the city Temple and the Children’s Classes in Chorlton.  He is the full-time Education Programme Co-ordinator (EPC) at the Centre and oversees the running of the spiritual programme.  Ally attends the Foundation Programme on a Wednesday evening in Chorlton and is loved for his clarity and gentleness.

Ben teaches the Wednesday class in Greenmount, Bury and the Monday lunchtime meditation in the city Temple.  He is the full-time Publicity Manager at the Centre and oversees the marketing of the Centre.  Ben is on the Special Teacher Training Programme (STTP) and is loved for his joyful and light teachings.

Jeff teaches the Thursday evening class in Chorlton and the Sunday In-depth study programme in Chorlton.  He has been part of KMC Manchester since its beginning in the early 90’s and teaches with great warmth and depth.

Sam teaches the Monday evening class in Chorlton and the Isle of Man Class every 3 months.  Sam attends the Foundation Programme and a Wednesday evening in Chorlton and is loved for his examples and enthusiasm in teaching.

Claire teaches the Tuesday evening class in Cheadle as well as Half Day Courses and Workshops on occasion.  Claire attends the Foundation Programme on a Wednesday evening in Chorlton and is loved for her inspiring teachings with daily life examples.

Jo teaches the Tuesday evening class in Salford as well as occasional half day courses and workshops.  She attends the Foundation Programme on a Wednesday evening in Chorlton and is loved for her clear and deep examples.

Kelsang Yonchen teaches the Wednesday morning and lunchtime meditation in the city Temple.  Yonchen is on the Special Teacher Training Programme (STTP) and is loved for her gentle and clear teachings.

Mark teaches the Thursday evening class in Prestwich as well as occasional half day courses and workshops.  He attends the Foundation Programme on a Wednesday evening in Chorlton and is loved for his lightness and enthusiasm.

Sean teaches the Friday morning class in Chorlton as well as occasional half day courses and workshops.  He attends the Foundation Programme on a Wednesday evening in Chorlton and is loved for his incisive and thought provoking teachings.

Stuart teaches the Friday evening class in Ashton-u-Lyne.  He is on the Special Teacher Training Programme (STTP).

Kelsang Drayang teaches the Thursday lunchtime meditation in Chorlton.

Tina teaches the Wednesday lunchtime Soup & Serenity class in Chorlton

Vicky teaches the Thursday lunchtime meditation in the city.

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FAQs

No.  Everyone is welcome.  These methods are applicable in our daily lives whatever our background or beliefs.

No.  The classes are all seated and you are welcome to sit on a chair or on a cushion on the floor.

Yes.  All of our classes are suitable for everyone.

No.  All of our classes are drop in.  However for half day courses and evening classes in the city there is a discount if you book in advance.

See our Membership and Prices menu for details of prices.

We are a not for profit charity.  All of the fees for classes cover the costs of running our Centres and go towards our International Temples Project.

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“I left the session feeling very peaceful, with advice that hopefully I will be able to take forwards into my work and home life.”

“There is pretty much a class every day so I can always make it along.”