Myōshin (1953) studied sociology, economy and philosophy and was also trained as a therapist, specialized in bio-energetics and gestalt therapy. She worked as a politician and from 1987 as leader of a therapeutic-spiritual centre. In 1990 she met Prabhasa Dharma zenji, which started her on the Zen way. In 2008 this brought her to the International Zen Center Noorder Poort for intensive training as an unsui. In June 2016 Myōshin (Wonderous Heart-Mind) was ordained as a Zen teacher by Jiun Hogen roshi. In 2018 she went back to Germany as one of the founders of the community Burg Disternich. She guides zen weekends in Germany and Switzerland and also supports the German meditation leaders.