With her practice rooted in the classic vipassana school, Riët Aarsse encountered Insight Dialogue in 2012. She is a long-term student of the Abhidhamma expert Sayadaw dr. Nandamala and has a background as a clinical health psychologist (Ph.D.). She followed many courses in ancient and contemporary subjects. With the opening up of heart and mind in interpersonal practices, she is deeply inspired to re-view the texts from a relational perspective. She is committed to supporting others to deepen their healing and unbinding and let their light shine, as this is the way to more peace in the world. Riët initiated Amsterdam Insight Meditation and offers courses online and in person in Dutch and English. She participates in the collective of vipassana teachers in the Netherlands and is a member of the Insight Dialogue community, where she mentors Insight Dialogue and facilitator groups. Born in Papua, Riët currently lives in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.