Nick Cutz has been on the Buddhist path since 2006 when he met his husband, Gus (who teaches the center’s Discovering Buddhism course). He has attended many teachings at the center over the past ten years. Nick’s practice is inspired by teachers across the Buddhist landscape, particularly Lama Yeshe, Ven. Robina Courtin, Tsoknyi Rinpoche, Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche, and Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche. As part of Shantideva Center’s Communications team, he is responsible for publicizing the center’s events and managing the website. He as recently been trained as a K-12 mindfulness educator and also teaches ballroom dance.