Teacher or Facilitator

  • Kim Allen
    Kim Allen

    Kim Allen has been practicing Insight meditation since 2003 and has trained intensively in the US and Asia. Originally trained at IMC with Gil Fronsdal, she now teaches at Insight Santa Cruz and offers classes and sutta study around the Bay Area, as well as retreats locally and farther afield. Dedicated to a life of deep Dharma practice in the West, she draws from a background in science, contemplative practices, and creativity to offer classical Dharma in a modern context. Her education includes a Ph.D. in physics and a master’s degree in environmental and social sustainability. Kim’s website is at www.uncontrived.org.




Nov 20 2020


Pacific Time
11:00 am - 12:00 pm



In this Very Life – Fridays

Studying, contemplating, and practicing the liberating teachings of the Buddha brings greater peace and happiness in this very life, and can open to the profound freedom beyond the conditions of the world. This group reads and reflects upon the suttas as part of our path to Awakening.

It is fine to drop in, but for ongoing participation, please register for the program as the teacher may email the group between sessions.

Please register by contacting Kim Allen

Online Meeting ID: 823 4339 4116

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