Alma is a Contemplative Artist and Certified Meditation and Emotional Balance Teacher, she has a Masters in Psychology with a focus on Educational Psychology. She received training in India, Nepal, Thailand, the United States and Mexico, under the guidance of several contemplative teachers including Dr.Alan Wallace. Her artwork is influenced by Eastern contemplative traditions where art was closely linked to the spiritual quest for understanding consciousness and “developing a deeper wisdom” as embodied through forms such as Zen and Sumi-e, which emphasized painting with mindfulness, concentration and presence.
Alma also gives international courses on meditation and Contemplative Art in which she offers a therapeutic approach to working with the mind and emotions. Alma collaborates on projects for developing Mind Centers in different countries.