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Sebene Selassie

Sebene Selassie


“The important thing is not to think much but to love much.” Teresa de Ávila

Sebene Selassie is a meditation teacher and certified Integral Coach®. She has been studying Buddhism since majoring in Comparative Religious Studies as an undergrad at McGill University. For over 20 years she worked with children, youth, and families nationally and internationally for small and large not–for–profits. Her work has taken her everywhere from the Tenderloin in San Francisco to refugee camps in Guinea, West Africa. She aspires for her practice and teaching to be authentic, relational, pragmatic, and joyful.

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