Dr. Illana Berger is an expert in the field of spiritual practices and personal transformation. She incorporates the study, experience, and integration of Shamanic, indigenous, Jewish, Buddhist and Vedic spiritual practices in her work as vehicles for the expansion of consciousness. Illana trained with healers and medicine people from around the world and is initiated as a Kriyaban in Kriya Yoga. She facilitates vision quests, initiation programs and ceremonies and is a practitioner of Zen, Koan Practice, Indigenous Ritual & Wisdom, Jewish Shamanic Healing, Women’s Wisdom, Healing, and Ceremony. She is an Adjunct Professor at JFK University in Campbell, Ca, a spiritual counselor and healer in private practice in Berkeley and San Francisco, California, a workshop facilitator and spiritual teacher. Specializing in relationships, she is a pioneering force in the arena of divorce. Recently she founded Mindful Partnership ~ Mindful Divorce and Living The Sacred programs, and has worked with individuals, couples and groups for more than 20 years. She holds a Ph.D. in transformative education with an emphasis in traditional knowledge and recovery of the indigenous mind from California Institute for Integral Studies. For more information about Illana’s work, visit www.mindfulpartnership.com and www.livingthesacred.com.