Teacher, Teacher Council
Rosamaría is both a teacher and the Director of Insight in Action. She is passionate about sharing secular mindfulness practices in communities that have limited exposure to meditation practices. Rosamaría teaches in non-profit organizations, public schools, and people dedicated to socio-economic and environmental justice in Los Angeles, East Hollywood, Long Beach, and refugee shelters in Tijuana, Mexico. She facilitates mindfulness groups in both Spanish and English.
Her meditation practices are Insight and Zen Soto. She is a graduate of the mindfulness and meditation teacher program with Jack Kornfield and Tara Brach, and a graduate of InsightLA’s Facilitator Training Program with Maureen Shannon-Chapple and Trudy Goodman. Rosamaría continues studying under the guidance of Jokai Blackwell Sensei.
Before becoming dedicated to mindfulness teaching, her career was dedicated to working for just health care access, immigrant rights, grassroots and labor organizing. Rosamaría holds a Master’s in Geography, Bachelor’s in Cultural Geography and Urban Analysis, and an AA Degree in Human Services.