Teacher or Facilitator

  • Kim Allen
    Kim Allen
    Community Teacher

    Kim Allen has been practicing Insight meditation since 2003 and has trained intensively in the US and Asia. Trained by Gil Fronsdal, she now teaches at Insight Santa Cruz and also offers classes and retreats around the Bay Area and farther afield. Dedicated to a contemplative life of study and practice, she draws from a background in science, meditation, and creativity to offer classical Dhamma in a modern context. Her education includes a Ph.D. in physics and a master’s degree in environmental and social sustainability.


Oct 07 2020


Pacific Time
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm



Gathering the Mind: The Practice of Samādhi series – Wednesdays to October 21

Buddhist teachings emphasize the importance of a gathered mind that is composed, calm, and happy. Sometimes called “concentration,” samādhi is actually a rich and vibrant mode of practice that greatly enhances our ability to see clearly. In this 3-session class, we will learn about the factors that support gathering the mind, and we’ll also practice calm abiding through guided meditation and at home between sessions.

Online Meeting ID: 847 7187 3141

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