Paloma Cain has been studying and practicing meditation since 1997. Her work is informed from her studies in Insight Meditation, Tibetan Buddhism, clinical and depth psychology, yoga, and the visual arts. Her journey includes serving as the Director of Tara Mandala Retreat Center; sitting a three-month retreat with Alan Wallace as part of the Shamatha Project; interning as a hospital chaplain at UCLA and bringing Mindfulness practice to staff in Los Angeles Area VA Hospitals. Paloma has been teaching with InsightLA since 2009. She currently works primarily in training and mentoring. Parenting and family life are among her constant inspirations.