Mr. Dan Waxman is a layman Soto-Zen teacher. He is an indoor disciple of the Zen-teacher Prof. Masunaga Reiho. He went to Japan in 1958, and there learned, Zen, Jodo, and Ninjutsu, for 13 years, between the years 1958-1984. He was born in 1936 and has three children. He also holds 6th Dan degree from the Kodokan Judo institute and a 15th Dan in Bujinkan Ninjutsu.