Riët Aarsse, whose practice is rooted in the classic vipassana school, encountered Insight Dialogue in 2012. Being a research psychologist and long-term student of the Abhidhamma expert Sayadaw dr. Nandamala, Riët tries to integrate Buddhist and western psychological understandings. She initiated Amsterdam Insight Meditation where she teaches courses and offers Insight Dialogue. Riët mentors several Insight Dialogue practice groups and is a member of the Insight Dialogue teacher development cohort. She is deeply inspired by the power of Insight Dialogue that allows for peaceful transformations in and between people. Riët lives in Amsterdam, Netherlands.