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Dr. David Sanders is founder and Director of Kabbalah Experience where he has taught since 2003. He is most known for his ability to connect with learners quickly and at a deep level. Dr. Sanders is a clinical psychologist and taught for 11 years in the St. Anthony Family Medicine Residency. Over the past 20 years he has shared Jewish learning at nearly every synagogue, school and Jewish organization in Denver. After intensive study in Israel for two years at ITRI Jerusalem, he was privileged to learn Talmud for three years with Rabbi Joseph Soloveitchik, z”l in New York. While at Yeshiva University, he completed a fellowship in Jewish Medical Ethics (Rabbi J. David Bleich) and Master’s Degree studies in Talmud (Dr. Sid Leiman). In the early 1980′s he began a journey of spiritual questioning that led to Kabbalah studies with teachers in Israel (most notably Rav Yitzchak Ginsburgh), Philadelphia (Rabbi Menachem Schmidt) and Denver (Rabbi Mordechai Twerski and Morah Yehudis Fishman), He is married to Rita and is the father of three teenagers.
Dr. Lorell Frysh is both a Transpersonal Psychologist and an Interior Designer, a particularly unique combination of skill and perspective that enables her to foster genuine transformation for her clients. She received her Doctorate in East-West Psychology from the California Institute of Integral Studies, San Francisco, CA. Her doctoral studies focused upon interfaith spiritual counseling, transpersonal psychology and the development of consciousness. Lorell studied design at the American College of Applied Arts in Atlanta, GA. She employs a wide range of traditional principles from the East (Feng Shui and Vaastu Shastra) and West (Sacred Geometry and Principles of Design Harmony), and together with her clients vision, transforms both inner and outer spaces. She has spent more than thirty years exploring and studying the great spiritual, mystical and healing traditions of the world. These include Advaita Vedanta, Buddhism, Sufism, Jewish mysticism, Native American Shamanism, Zulu and Venda Shamanism and time with the KoiSan Bushmen of the Kalahari Desert. Her vast travels and love for the expressions of the world’s cultures continue to inspire both her Psychology and Design practices.
Dr. Ivor Garlick is a graduate of the Kabbalah Experience Teacher’s Institute and has studied Kabbalah for three years. He is interested in exploring how events in a person’s life connect together in order to understand how and why people feel and behave as they do. Ivor is a physician.
Dr. Anne Goldberg graduated from the University of Southern California with a PhD in psychology. She has been in Private Practice for 20 years specializing in neuropsychology, forensic psychology and health and chronic pain issues and has been the Director of the Health One Bronco Sports Rehabilitation Chronic Pain Program for 12 years. She has been studying Jewish thought and spirituality in a variety of different yeshivas for many years here and in Israel. She has been studying at Kabbalah Experience for three years and completed KE’s Teacher Institute this past year. She has been particularly influenced by Rabbi Akiva Tatz, Rabbi Avraham Twerski, Rabbi Noach Weinberg and Rabbi Jonathan Rietti. She has a special interest in the area applied quantum physics and ancient faith and their interaction in the physical and spiritual world. Anne is a former Board Member of Aish Ahavas Yisroel, and the Jewish Family Services- Adoption Connection.
Teena L. Slatkin grew up in a very spiritual and Jewish home in Wichita, Kansas. Her parents were devoted Zionists traveling to Israel in the 50′s to meet and give support to the then Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion. Teena’s earliest childhood memories were of her parents raising money for Israel, and helping to build and support a Jewish way of life in the small Kansas town they lived in. Education, especially Jewish education, was an integral part of her childhood. She was sent to study in Israel at the age of 16 and after graduating college she returned to Israel. She graduated from Lesley University in Cambridge, Mass. with a B.S. in Education. She has taught early childhood education and special education both in Boston Massachusetts and here in Denver. For the last 30 years Teena has been known professionally in Denver and around the country as Teena the Tale Teller. She writes and tells her own stories for children and adults. Her first children’s book won the Bronze Medal for Children’s Literature from the Colorado Independent Publishers Association. She is presently co-authoring a new book about the Mystical, Magical Present Moment based on KabbalAah and Torah. She is a Jewish educator and public speaker. Over the last 15 years she has been invited to speak to a variety of different audiences on such subjects as, what it means to live in the present moment, and as a motivational speaker to women on mid-life issues. Teena has led several women’s mind, body and soul spiritual missions to Israel. She has been a very active member of her Jewish community in Denver since arriving here 1972.
Lili Zohar, JD, LL.M, attorney, mediator and teacher of yoga and Kabbalah has spent her life exploring the big questions of existence. This journey has taken her into realms both practical and deeply spiritual. Lili weaves together the practical and the spiritual in all that she does. Her career life began as a lawyer in corporate, government and private practice. She is a life-long yoga and meditation practitioner who has studied Eastern traditions for most of her life. In the last decade she returned to her Jewish roots, deepening her study of Kabbalah. Lili has been in leadership roles at the Spirituality Section of the Association of Conflict Resolution and has taught conflict and spirituality nationally. Through yoga and her other KE classes Lili teaches techniques for mind-body integration to increase choice and self-awareness in difficult situations. She is a graduate and practitioner of Integrated Kabbalistic Healing, a program of A Society of Souls that uses the insights of Kabbalah to create a sense of presence. Her private practice includes conflict coaching, spiritual counseling and integrative healing. She is also a student dream analyst through North of Eden Archetypal Dreamwork.