Meditation Guidance

One on One Mentoring with is a valuable tool in receiving guidance from an experienced Buddhist meditation teacher. It’s a chance to learn and deepen your meditation practice from the ground up, to bring the practice of mindfulness more fully into daily life and sustain inspiration for an ongoing spiritual practice. This is also an opportunity to apply skillful tools for dealing with habitual patterns and thoughts, fears, anxiety, grief, etc., while learning to develop and deepen self compassion and lovingkindness. Lisa works with students of all ranges of experience but especially focuses on intermediate to experienced mediators. Lisa is not accepting new students through the end of 2019, but will have some openings early in 2020. If interested, please inquire to

If you live outside of the Middle Tennessee area, phone consultations are available. All sessions are offered on a sliding scale basis, please inquire for general rates. Please note that a cancellation fee is charged for appointments that are canceled less than 24 hours of the meeting time.

Lisa Ernst is a meditation teacher, artist and founder of One Dharma Nashville. In her teaching, Lisa emphasizes both transformational insight and everyday awakening as an invitation to embrace all of the path’s possibilities. Lisa has been meditating for over 25 years in the Zen and Vipassana traditions. She received teaching authorization in the Thai Forest/Spirit Rock lineage of Ajahn Chah, Jack Kornfiled and Trudy Goodman. She offers meditation training, classes and workshops and she teaches retreats nationally. She is a visiting teacher at Spirit Rock Meditation Center in Woodacre California. As a practicing visual artist Lisa incorporates Dharma into contemplative photography and writing.