Anh-Huong Nguyen has been practicing mindfulness in the tradition of the Zen master Thich Nhat Hanh for 30 years. She has led mindfulness retreats in the United States since 1988 and in 1992 was among the first students to be ordained as meditation teachers by Thich Nhat Hanh. Anh-Huong is the author of Opening the Heart of Compassion, a guided meditation CD and co-author with Thich Nhat Hanh of Walking Meditation, a multimedia manual on mindful walking. She has also translated several of Thich Nhat Hanh's books into English, including The Sun My Heart and The Diamond that Cuts through Illusion.
Anh-Huong teaches at the Mindfulness Practice Center of Fairfax.