Rae Houseman is a graduate of the Spirit Rock Community Dharma Leadership Program, and has been meditating for more than fifteen years. She has practiced extensively in the Burmese methods of Mahasi Sayadaw and Sayadaw U Tejaniya. She holds a Masters degree in Somatic Psychology and she is a certified Somatic Experiencing Practitioner. She is a member of the QTBLGAI2S community. Her personal practice is an integration of Somatic Awareness and Insight Meditation. Rae is the interim Guiding Teacher of VIMC.