David I. Rome is the developer of Mindful Focusing, an integration of Eugene Gendlin’s Felt-Sense Focusing and Buddhist mindfulness-awareness practices. He is the author of Your Body Knows the Answer; Using Your Felt Sense to Solve Problems, Effect Change, and Liberate Creativity (Shambhala Publications, 2014). Earlier, David studied Buddhism with Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche, whom he served as private secretary for many years.
Hope Martin has taught the Alexander Technique for 30 years, trains Alexander teachers at the American Center for the Alexander Technique and operates Hope Martin Studio in New York City. She is a Meditation Instructor and a Focusing trainer. Her particular passion is in assisting her students discover how easeful, upright posture is an expression of their human dignity, confidence, and innate wakefulness.