Guest Teacher Arinna Weisman has studied Insight Mediation for over 30 years. She teaches in the lineage of the Great Burmese master U Bha Khin and was empowered to teach by Ruth Denison. Arinna is the founding teacher of Insight Meditation Center of Pioneer Valley in Easthampton, Massachusetts, and co-author of A Beginner’s Guide to Insight Meditation. She has been teaching since 1989. Her dharma practice has been infused with political, anti-racist, and multicultural perspectives, and outreach to the GLBT community.