Susa Talan has been studying and practicing insight meditation since 2006 and is a long-time student of Sayadaw U Tejaniya, with whom she ordained temporarily in Burma in 2010. Susa is currently in a 2-year Community Dharma Mentorship program with Narayan Helen Liebenson. She offers workshops on mindfulness + meditation in a variety of communities and is co-founder of Open Door Meditation Community in Portland, ME and is also an artist + illustrator.