Terry Bean has been practicing and studying meditation in the Insight tradition since 2014. In 2019 she completed her training in mindfulness facilitation through UCLA’s Mindful Awareness Research Center and is a member of International Mindfulness Teachers' Association. As an educator for Pacific Mindfulness, Terry periodically teaches its long-standing weekly meditation class and facilitates a small group for a local nonprofit. Terry was an elementary school teacher and the Gifted and Talented Director at Blue Lake School for 30 years. She lives in the beautiful redwoods of Northern California.