Bob Waxman, Ph.D. is Director of The Open Center in Sarasota, FL. He's an author, educator, and featured speaker on the following topics:


​Perennial Philosophy / Perceptual Studies

After-effects of Near Death Experiences

Free Will vs. Determinism

Kabbalah According to Scholars

Plato on Soul/Spirit in Phaedo & Timeaus

Reincarnation & Karma in The Bhagavad Gita
Daily Philosophy of Tao-Te-Ching 
Carl Jung: The Red Book
Existentialism in Book of Ecclesiastes

​Bob has been interviewed on national TV and radio and is the author of: Kabbalah Simply Stated,
2012: The Meaning and The Message, The Power of AWE and producer of the CD Song Universal.

With humor and simplicity, Bob deciphers unexplained phenomenon, ancient mysteries, hidden meanings, and similarities in timeless wisdom traditions. Over the years, thousands have attended his classes and presentations which are filled with startling facts, fascinating theories and the latest advances in near-death research and consciousness studies.

Bob is a frequent guest speaker at education centers and a wide variety of spiritual, religious and philosophical organizations. He holds a Master's Degree from Skidmore College and a Ph.D. from Saybrook University.