Mary Mocine is the Abbess at Clear Water Zendo in Vallejo, California. She trained at the San Francisco Zen Center, including time at Tassajara, Green Gulch and City Center. Mary was ordained by Sojun Mel Weitsman in 1994 and received Dharma Transmission in 2006. She has also trained in Japan. Mary's teaching emphasizes the awareness of the body. She is also a fan of Dudeism.
Clear Water, aka the Vallejo Zen Center, was established in January of 2000. There are daily practice, classes and retreats at the Center. Mary also leads a dharma group for lawyers as she was a lawyer many years ago. She speaks the language of that kind of practice as well.