Letizia Baglioni has been studying and practicing Dhamma and meditation since 1980, with a special emphasis on the Thai Forest tradition of Ajahn Chah. For six years she was an eight precepts lay-resident in monastic communities led by Ajahn Sumedho in England and Italy. She is also translator and editor of books on Buddhist teachings and a psychologist trained in body-oriented psychotherapy. From 1999 and 2011 she taught regular meditation classes at the A.Me.Co. (Association for Insight Meditation, Rome) and is being leading retreats at Pian dei Ciliegi since 2004.