Elizabeth Reid (New York City) has been a member of the Shambhala Community in NYC in 1983. She previously studied with Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche and became a student of the current Sakyong, Mipham Rinpoche. She has taught Way of Shambhala and Shambhala Training weekends, and has co-directed Assistant Director Training. In addition, she has led Contemplative Photography workshops, and has a private practice as an Alexander Technique Teacher. She lives in Manhattan with her fiancé.