Teacher or Dharma Leader

  • Kim Allen
    Kim Allen

    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.


Jul 05 2024


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 sending an email to Kim Allen at kimuncontrived@gmail.com

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Online Attendance Instructions:

Online Meeting ID: 823 4339 4116

Join online by clicking the Join Online button or calling +1-669-900-6833 US (San Jose) followed by the Online Meeting ID number and #. If a passcode is requested, then enter the Dial-in Passcode and #. Find your local number by clicking here. The preferred way to join is by using a Zoom application with your personal Zoom account.

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