A meditator for over 30 years, Diana was trained by Shinzen Young as a facilitator with the Vipassana Support INstitute. In 2012 she completed the Community Dharma Leaders Training Program at Spirit Rock Meditation Center, and is authorized to teach Dharma and meditation through classes, sitting groups and daylongs. She has led the regular Thursday night sitting group at InsightLA for many years, and was the original guiding teacher for Dharma Alliance, then Queer Mindfulness, the LGBTQ sitting groups at InsightLA.