Robert Newman, founder and director of Medigrace, studied and practiced with Tibetan doctors and meditation teachers for more than 20 years. Since 1997 he has been teaching programs in the medical uses of meditation and childbirth meditation in West Coast and East Coast hospitals. He has presented more than 100 trainings, all with education credits from the California Board of Nursing. Currently only the Medigrace childbirth meditation program, Calm Birth, is active, offering introductory seminars and teacher training programs. For information on the Calm Birth program please visit www.calmbirth.org and inner freedom.