Jake Eagle, LPC, is a psychotherapist, mindfulness instructor, and a fellow member trainer of the International Association of Neuro‑Linguistic Programming, and cofounder of Live Conscious, along with his wife Hannah. After thirty years in private practice, Jake now works part-time as a meta-therapist, working with people who want to go beyond the bounds of traditional therapy. Jake recognizes the value of therapy, and he also recognizes the limitations. His passion is to mentor people interested in fulfilling their wholesome potential. Together, he and Hannah lead life-changing small group retreats at awe-inspiring locations around the world.
Michael Amster, MD, is a physician and faculty member at Touro School of Medicine. He graduated from the University of California, Irvine School of Medicine and completed his pain management fellowship at the University of Iowa. Michael has been working as a pain management specialist for nearly twenty years, and is currently the founding director of the pain management department at Santa Cruz Community Health. As a student of meditation for over 30 years, as well as a certified yoga teacher and meditation teacher trained at Spirit Rock Meditation Center.,. He splits his time between Santa Cruz, CA and Kauai.