La Sarmiento

La Sarmiento has been practicing Vipassana meditation and has been a member of the Insight Meditation Community of Washington since 1998. In September 2012, La graduated from the Community Dharma Leadership IV program sponsored by Spirit Rock Meditation Center. Since 2005, La has been the guiding teacher/leader of the IMCW Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Questioning (LGBTQ) Sangha and the IMCW People of Color Sangha. Since 2011, La has also co-led the DC Monthly Teen Sangha for youth between 13 - 19 years of age and has led mindfulness teen retreats for Inward Bound Mindfulness Education. La has been a body/energyworker in private practice since 1992 and teaches mindfulness-based Reiki classes with their life partner Wendy Taylor in Washington, DC.For more information on La, check out their website,

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