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Dr. David Sanders, Executive Director:
Dr. David Sanders is the head instructor and Executive Director of Kabbalah Experience. David grew up in a traditional Jewish home and attended Yeshiva through high school before intensive study at ITRI Jerusalem for two years. Upon his return to the United States he studied Talmud for three years with Rabbi Joseph Dov Soloveitchik and was enrolled at Yeshiva University in the Chaver Program in Jewish Medical Ethics and in the Bernard Revel graduate school in Jewish Studies. He completed a doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Hahnemann University in 1985. He became interested in Jewish mysticism in 1981 and started studying Chassidic texts and Kabbalistic meditation. Upon moving to Denver in 1989 he joined TRI and was a study partner of Rabbi Mordechai Twerski for many years. David’s kabbalah teachers include, Harav Moshe Shapira of Jerusalem and Rav Yitzchak Ginsburgh from Kfar Chabad, Israel. From his teachers he has learned the inner meaning of the Kabbalah and from his students how to make spiritual growth accessible and pragmatic.
Patti Levine, Operations Director:
Patti Levine brings almost 20 years of managerial, operational, marketing and communication experience to the Kabbalah Experience. She has been part of the management team in corporate and non-profit companies of all sizes, and most recently has focused on non-profit fund raising events and projects, Her ability to think strategically and act tactically to achieve business goals shapes her comprehensive approach. Above all, she strives to deliver top-notch customer service in all that she does. In addition to her non-profit experience, Patti’s background includes serving as the Community Affairs and Sponsorship Director for the CBS television affiliate in Phoenix, Arizona, and directing marketing for Sony Pictures Television in Los Angeles, California. Patti is on the Board of Rose Women’s Organization, a donor-advised fund of Rose Community Foundation. There, she co-chairs the Grants Committee and chairs the Communications and Outreach Committee. She also serves as a grade representative in the Graland Country Day School Parent Association. Patti graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Advertising from The University of Texas School of Communications. She has lived in Denver for twelve years with her best friend and husband, Barry, her two wonderful daughters Sophie, 15, and Ellie, 12, and her highly spirited Labrador retriever, Roxie.
Saskia Kelly, Administrative Assistant