Scott Tusa

“We are here to awaken from our illusion of separateness.” 

Thich Nhat Hahn

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My name is Scott Tusa, and I'm a Buddhist meditation teacher who has spent the last two decades exploring what it means to awaken the heart through an embodied approach to the spiritual path. 

What I’ve learned is that it doesn't have to be a struggle to attune to living a more present, fulfilling and joyful life. Each and every one of us has vast potential to embrace and embody our fullest and most awakened nature.

Meditation is an integrative process of opening the heart. My work is to serve as a guide in your own personal process of inner transformation and to help you grow a vibrant, sustainable meditation practice. 

This site offers information about the mentoring, retreats, and classes that I offer. These resources are designed to support your practice, and I invite you to explore and ask me questions to learn more. 

With love, Scott


Working Together



One-to-one mentoring sessions for healing and inner transformation.


Transformative group meditation retreats worldwide.


Weekly Buddhist psychology and meditation classes.



“Under Scott's mentorship, I've learned how to move my meditation practice into my body, gleaned powerful insights about how to use feeling with awareness to heal emotional wounds, and have the ongoing benefit of his support as an authentic Kalyana Mitta (Spiritual Guide).” ― Renee S. Tamraz, Esq.

"Scott is able to clearly and succinctly explain complex and layered Buddhist teachings. He is also able to bridge it’s practices and bring a present-day relevance to them. He encourages connection and I am surprised at how we have been able to develop a very deep level of honest communication in such a short time.” ― Jaye Moyer, LCSW

“Two distinguishing features of Scott’s teaching are excellent flow and scrupulously correct and clear dharma. My group teaching is stronger in these qualities, thanks to his mentorship. He also has a gift for improvising in very attuned ways as he responds to students’ questions. I love that.” ― Susanna Nicholson, meditation teacher, Nalanda Institute

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