Christiane Wolf MD, Ph.D.

Christiane loves teaching mindfulness with a good dose of humor, compassion and science. She first encountered Insight and Loving-Kindness meditation in 1988. Before moving to the Los Angeles in 2003 she worked as an Ob/Gyn at the Humboldt University in Berlin, Germany. 

Christiane is a certified MBSR teacher and co-founded InsightLA’s MBSR program with Trudy in 2005. She is also a supervisor and trainer for MBSR teachers at the CFM (Center For Mindfulness) at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, the “mothership” of MBSR. She teaches and trains people here in the US and also in Europe. Since it’s start in 2011, Christiane has been the Program Director of InsightLA’s VA CALM grant, a Patient Centered Care Initiative of the Greater Los Angeles Veteran’s Administration to train clinicians and staff in mindfulness and compassion. 

In 2011, Trudy Goodman gave Beth Sternlieb and Christiane teacher transmission. She is also part of the current Spirit Rock/IMS Insight meditation teacher training under Jack Kornfield, Joseph Goldstein et al.

Christiane lives in LA with her husband and their three kids.

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More about Christiane

I teach curious, engaged people who have some experience with mindfulness meditation and want to learn more. Some of my students have just finished their first class or retreat and wonder “Now what?”. Others have been practicing awhile and want to take their practice deeper.

In all cases they’re looking for personalized guidance to apply mindfulness to the challenges they face in their own lives.

My Guided Meditations  My Talks