Kim Allen has practiced insight meditation since 2003, including intensive retreats up to 3 months in length. She teaches in IMC’s 8-fold path mentoring program, leads a group in Los Gatos, and has completed the Sati Center Buddhist Chaplaincy training program. In 2011 she co-founded the Buddhist Insight Network to connect and serve the Insight community. Now she is involved in starting up the new Insight Retreat Center in Scotts Valley. Interested in both natural and human systems, she has also served as a sustainability consultant and qi gong instructor.