Elissa Slanger, Instructor
Elissa Slanger, Ph.D., has studied at the Nyingma Institute since 1982. Dr. Slanger brings a wealth of experience to her teaching from her professional work as a practicing clinical psychologist, artist, and author. An octogenarian, Dr. Slanger speaks from her own experience on how Nyingma teachings positively affect how we age and how we cope with the losses and disabilities that come with aging. She leads workshops and retreats that bring the value of meditation and Nyingma Psychology to bear on the aging process and also offers workshops for those in the healing professions.