The Spark with Stephanie James is a radio show and podcast designed to ignite your best life and to bring a message of hope, love, and healing to humanity. With a following in 58+ countries, The Spark has been a platform for today’s most influential thought leaders, change-makers, and luminaries to share their voice, wisdom, and genius with a worldwide audience.
Honored Spark guests include Bruce Lipton, Mark Nepo, Arielle Ford, Larry Dossey, Amit Goswami, Don Jose Ruiz, Jamie Wheal, Tom Cronin, Philip Goldberg, and many, many more. In our 4th year with over 100+ episodes, we are setting the bar for meaningful, essential, interviews and information that will help enlighten, enliven, and inspire a world that truly needs all of our collective light.
Stephanie James is a dynamic presenter, author, filmmaker, transformational coach, and psychotherapist with 30 years in the personal growth and mental health field. She brings her vision and her passion to every episode and connects to the guests in a profound way which brings out the gems and true treasures that they have to offer. Her Spark Summit (and soon-to-be-released documentary, When Sparks Ignite) brought together luminaries from her radio show in a beautiful and unique way that ignited passion, playfulness, and expanded expression in the presenters as well in the audience.
Dr. Barbara holds advanced degrees from Columbia University and Claremont School of Theology. She has been a Marriage, Family, and Child Therapist since 1986 with an office in Newport Beach, California. She is committed to teaching skills to move couples from an emotional distance and power struggle to feel understood, appreciated, and respected. Dr. Barbara’s passion is for promoting personal development, which is the key to success in life generally, and crucial to the marriage journey.
Dr. Michael has been a practitioner and teacher of meditation to thousands of people for over forty years. He has led Attitudinal Healing classes for more than twenty decades, teaching how to create love, let go of resentments and fear, and create an experience of connection to God. He is passionate about using the romantic partnership as a vehicle to move couples to higher stages of inner development.
Dr. Michael received his M.D. from New York University, School of Medicine. He works as an anti-aging rejuvenation physician in Newport Beach, California, providing health and longevity through nutrition, bio-identical hormones, sexual dysfunction treatments, stem cells, exosomes, platelet-rich plasma, anti-aging skin treatments, exercise, meditation, and healthy relationships classes.
Dr. Michael is the author of five books:
The Vitality Connection: Ten Practical Ways to Optimize Health and Reverse the Aging Process
The Magic of Stem Cells: Awakening Your Healing Power.
Secrets to Deep and Effortless Meditation: Revealing the Treasures Within
Together with his wife, Dr. Barbara, they have authored:
The Marriage Map: The Road to Transforming Your Marriage from Ordeal to Adventure.
Ageless Love: The Sexy Science of Falling in Love Forever
In Los Angeles Drs. Michael and Barbara have appeared on ABC, NBC, Fox, CW, and LaLa Land TV.
Dr. Barbara has published articles on faith and relationship development, including World Religion News, Time, and Marriage.com. They have also been interviewed on numerous radio stations.