Rabbi Steven Fisdel is the founder of the Center for Jewish Mystical Studies in Albany, California. Rabbi Fisdel was trained and ordained by Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi, the founder of the Jewish Renewal movement. He is an active Kabbalist and a well known teacher.
As a practicing Kabbalist, Rabbi Fisdel has first hand experience with both sides of Kabbalah. Steven studies the original texts, clarifying the ideas and subsequently teaching the traditional doctrines to people of all spiritual backgrounds. He also uses a wide range of Kabbalist meditation practices to help seekers to access higher levels of consciousness.
Steven maintains a private practice doing psycho-spiritual profiling, spiritual counseling and Kabbalist Healing work. He teaches and lectures widely on the Kabbalah, the nature of consciousness, meditation and the practical application of mysticism to the process of inner repair and soul development.
More information at classicalkabbalist.org.