Christiane Wolf, MD, PhD, is a physician turned mindfulness teacher, teacher's trainer, writer, and speaker. Her mindfulness practice started in the late 1980s. Before becoming a full-time mindfulness teacher, she was a board certified OB/GYN at the Humboldt University of Berlin, Germany. She also holds a PhD in psychosomatic medicine from Humboldt University. Dr. Wolf is a certified senior mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) teacher and supervisor for the Center for Mindfulness at University of Massachusetts Medical School. She is the director of MBSR programs at InsightLA, a Los Angeles-based nonprofit, and the director of the VA CALM program at the VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, training staff and clinicians in mindfulness and how to teach it. Dr. Wolf received Dharma transmission from Trudy Goodman, her heart teacher, in 2011, and has undergone master Insight meditation teacher training under Jack Kornfield (Spirit Rock Meditation Center, CA) and Joseph Goldstein (Insight Meditation Society, MA). She teaches meditation retreats and workshops in the United States and internationally, and lives in Los Angeles with her husband and their three children. To learn more about Dr. Wolf, please visit www.christianewolf.com.