Bob Stahl lived in a Theravada Burmese Buddhist monastery for over eight years and studied extensively with Taungpulu Kaba-Aye Sayadaw, Hlaing Tet Sayadaw, Dr. Rina Sircar, and Pokokhu Sayadaw. Bob is the Guiding teacher at Insight Santa Cruz and a visiting teacher at Spirit Rock. Bob has founded seven Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction programs in medical centers in the SF Bay Area and currently teaches at Dominican Hospital and El Camino Hospital. He is also a senior teacher for Oasis—the institute for mindfulness-based professional education at the Center for Mindfulness at the UMass. Medical School. Bob is a co-author of “A Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Workbook”, “Living With Your Heart Wide Open”, “Calming the Rush of Panic”, “A Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Workbook for Anxiety”, and “MBSR Everyday”.