LAMA WALLI practized for 16 years in retreat, 15 years of which were spent under the guidance of the great Master Gendün Rinpoche. In 1986, he gave her the capacity of a Lama and since then she has been guiding the students practicing in retreat.
In 1996, Gendün Rinpoche inaugurated a retreat center for lay people in the Dordogne. Lama Walli is part of the centers spiritual direction. There, she accompanies students in their development, whether during a short or longer retreat or the traditional three-year-retreat.
She regularly travels to the European centers of the Karma Kagyü lineage under the patronage of the 17th Gyalwa Karmapa Trinley Thaye Dorje, giving public lectures and teachings, as well as directing retreats.