Margaret began Buddhist meditation practice in 1995 after taking Jon Kabat Zinn's MBSR class. Since then she has practiced weekly with San Jose Insight Meditation and attended events at IMC. In 2005 she began teaching a weekly meditation class for women inmates at Elmwood Correctional Facility in Milpitas. Through Sati Center, she has completed the Buddhist Chaplaincy Training. Margaret is a member of First Congregational Church of San Jose and brings together Buddhist and Christian teachings there. She has taught at San Jose Insight Meditation and Insight Meditation South Bay.