Rosalyn is the child of Hong Kong emigrants to Canada, and spent her childhood mainly in Hong Kong. She went on to study English Literature at Columbia University, obtaining a New York State Teaching Certificate in Adolescent Education (English Language Arts). After graduation, Rosalyn became a Teaching Fellow at the Urban School of San Francisco. She moved to Beijing in 2012, where she offered academic and college counseling for Chinese high school students planning on attending university in the United States. More recently, Rosalyn has been a facilitator for experiential education programs in regions including Beijing, Henan, Shanxi, Sichuan, and Yunnan. She especially enjoys leading programs on contact improvisation, mindfulness and other contemplative practices.