Alex Greene is a long-time Zen practitioner and Zen priest in the Chozen-ji line of Rinzai Zen. He spent three years as a live-in trainee at the Daihonzan (headquarters) Chozen-ji, and is a student under Yokoyama Roshi. He has been a core part of building the Spring Green location of Chozen-ji Wisconsin Betsuin, a Zen training facility founded in 2006, host to many IZL programs.
Alex combines his Zen training with extensive experience in Integral Bodywork®, structural integration, nervous system and trauma therapy, and other somatic practices to facilitate lasting change in people, whether working one-on-one or teaching groups. He is the head of Red Beard Bodywork, a certified coach, and has taught in numerous IZL programs in the US and UK. He holds a degree in Philosophy from University of Hawaii.