Introduced to Buddhism in Myanmar in 1976, Adi has been a practitioner at the Insight Meditation Society since 1979. In 2001, she completed the Community Dharma Leaders Program at Spirit Rock Meditation Center and began teaching in 2003 at the Insight Meditation Center of Pioneer Valley. Adi has taught MBSR at UMass Medical School’s Center for Mindfulness and at Valley Mindfulness Center. A Buddhist advisor at Mount Holyoke College, she has had a lifelong commitment to social justice and activism and maintains a decades-long psychotherapy practice. Adi uses she and her as pronouns.