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, 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; and interning as a hospital chaplain in Los Angeles. Paloma has been teaching at InsightLA since 2009, where she currently teaches classes in meditation, MBSR and Mindful Parenting. She also brings Mindfulness practice to staff in Los Angeles VA Hospitals. Parenting and family life are among her current inspirations.