Allen Weiss


Allen Weiss is the founding teacher and former Director of Mindful USC and a senior teacher at InsightLA, where he has taught mindfulness classes for the past 17 years. He started meditating in the mindfulness tradition in 2005 and 2011. LA Magazine noted his Basics of Mindfulness class at InsightLA as the Best in Los Angeles. He completed the Dedicated Practitioners Program (DPP) at Spirit Rock Meditation Center in 2008. Allen was given formal teaching authorization by Jack Kornfield and Trudy Goodman in 2014. He has written articles for Lion’s Roar and Tricycle magazines. Allen is the Director of Mindful CGU at the Claremont Graduate University.