Kim Allen has practiced insight meditation since 2003. She teaches a meditation group in Los Gatos and offers Dharma talks at local sanghas. Her practice includes more than 14 months of intensive retreat, the study of Buddhist texts, and current enrollment in the Sati Center Buddhist Chaplaincy training program. In 2011 she co-founded the Buddhist Insight Network that connects and serves teachers and sanghas in the Insight tradition. She was president of Insight Meditation Center for several years, and is now involved in starting up IMC’s new Insight Retreat Center in Scotts Valley.