Marilyn Moore (Orange County, CA) is a student of Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche and has been active in the Shambhala community since 1997. She served as Center Director of the Los Angeles Shambhala Center (SMCLA) and for five years taught meditation at the Center for Living Peace in Irvine, California. Most of her time is now spent supporting Orange County Shambhala (Costa Mesa), a thriving and energetic SMCLA satellite that emerged almost fully-formed in 2015. In 2011, Marilyn retired from a position working in an art gallery for almost thirty years. She appreciates the time this has given her to teach, to travel and to stay in touch with three grown children who do not live close but have introduced her to the basic goodness of Skype.