Kadam Michelle Gauthier is the Resident Teacher of Kadampa Meditation Center Tampa Bay and has been a disciple of Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso for more than 25 years. Before coming to Tampa Bay, she served as the Second Teacher, EPC and Treasurer at the IKRC Grand Canyon in Williams, AZ. She has also been Resident Teacher at KMC South Carolina, KMC Phoenix, and Dharmachakra Center in Palm Springs, CA. She is an inspiring example of Modern Buddhism in practice. She presents Buddha’s teachings with beautiful clarity, warmth and sincerity, skillfully guiding people from all walks of life to find inner peace and lasting happiness.