has been a practitioner of the Buddhadharma since 2003. She co-founded the San Francisco People of Color Insight Meditation Group in 2015 and has been a leader of Mission Dharma since 2010. She is a current participant in the 2017-2021 Insight Meditation Society teacher training program and a graduate of Spirit Rock Meditation Center’s Community Dharma Leader’s Program. Tara’s dharma practice and offerings have been heavily influenced by Burmese styles of insight meditation. She combines a deep love of classical Theravada teachings with a focus on bringing the practice alive in modern daily life.