have you tried reaching out to beth upton? was a nun for 10 yrs, 5 of which spent at pa auk mawlamyine. she teaches samatha and vipassana pa auk style. you can book a personal interview for instruction/help https://bethupton.com/personal-instruction/ by donation only.
if you can't get a date, attend her weekly group instruction meetings it's every thursday on zoom as well. https://bethupton.com/book-group-interview/