Tuere Sala

Seattle, WA

Tuere Sala is a co-chair of the Guiding Teacher's Council at Spirit Rock Retreat Center and a Guiding Teacher at Seattle Insight Meditation Society. She is a retired prosecuting attorney who has practiced Vipassana meditation for over 30 years. Tuere is committed to bringing mindfulness into everyday life. She is a strong advocate for practicing mindfulness in high stress environments. Tuere has been teaching in the Vipassana tradition since 2010 and has a long history of assisting others in establishing and maintaining a daily mindfulness practice. In her work with Changes and Transitions, she helps people to recognize habits of mind that undermine them while learning ways to disengage from those habits.

Field of focus

I work primarily with mindfulness practitioners who are going through difficult or challenging changes/transitions in their lives.


  • 25 years as a trial attorney
  • 30 years of volunteering with non-violent communications and other self-help groups
  • 30+ years of mindfulness training and practice