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Examples of the backgrounds of our teachers.


Beth teaches at insightLA. She received teacher training from Jack Kornfield and Joseph Goldstein at Spirit Rock and Insight Meditation Society. Beth is a member of the UCLA Pediatric Pain Program clinical and research team and is a certified Mindful Self Compassion teacher.


Michael Krass is a long-time meditator and mindfulness practitioner, who has taught acting, coached performers, professional speakers, and writers, in the USA and in Europe. His passion for unlocking the creative process in others comes from his vast professional background, as well as a deep commitment to the mindfulness practices of awareness, compassion, and sensitivity.


Amy Spies is an experienced practitioner of mindfulness meditation as well as a professional writer/producer with credits spanning over 30 years of work in television, film and other media outlets.  The workshop she teaches explores the nuance of writing from the deeply connected space of mindfulness.

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