Polly joined Flowing River Sangha in 2009 studying with founding teacher Barbara Craig. She became a Dharma holder in 2016 and was installed as a teacher in 2018 receiving the name ZhiSin or compassionate heart. Polly helps present The Flowing River Sanghas Zen introduction and organizes the outreach program which includes meditating at Ruth’s Place, The Kirby House and The Domestic Violence Center. Polly is a retired R.N. and a Reiki Master. She is blessed to have 2 amazing children and 7 wonderful grandchildren.