Our teachers have all been trained at major mindfulness centers. Allen is the founder of Insight4Peace and the Director of Mindful USC. He is also a founding member and senior teacher at InsightLA. In addition, he is a co-Principal Investigator for the Center of Mindfulness Science at USC. His Mindfulness Workshop was noted the Best in Los Angeles by Los Angeles Magazine. He completed the Dedicated Practitioners Program (DPP) at Spirit Rock Meditation Center in 2008 and received formal teaching authorization in 2014 from Jack Kornfield and Trudy Goodman.