Andrew Getz is a child and adolescent psychiatric nurse who is director of "Youth Horizons," an organization dedicated to introducing awareness practices to youth, with an emphasis on at-risk and incarcerated teens, mostly in the SF Bay area. Andrew has been practicing Vipassana meditation for over 25 years. He spent several years in Asia where he studied under U Pandita of Burma, and in the tradition of Ajahn Buddhadasa of Thailand. He is also an experienced teacher of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction, pioneered by Jon Kabat-Zinn. He has taught retreats at the Insight Meditation Society and Spirit Rock Meditation Center.