Shastri Nina Toumanoff (Ojai, CA) is a longtime student of the Druk Sakyong and Sakyong Mipham. She lives in Ojai, California with her partner of twenty-six years, Anthony Winecoff. Between them, they have four grownup children and one grandchild. She and Tony, along with Susan and Jim Moody were founding members of the Ojai Valley Shambhala Meditation Group. Nina is also a Marriage and Family Therapist.