Noel McLellan is a senior teacher in the Shambhala tradition. He has been practicing meditation for over 30 years and has trained in Kyudo, Zen archery, and other contemplative practices. Noel is a middle and high-school teacher at the Shambhala School in Halifax, Nova Scotia, where he is the Dean of Mindfulness and Culture. He is the author of Teaching With Bravery: Meditation and Heart Advice for Teachers (www.noelmclellan.com ). Noel lives in Halifax, Nova Scotia with his two children, Gabriel and Esmé.