Dean Sluyter has taught natural meditation throughout the U.S. and beyond for over 40 years, from the Guatemalan rainforest to New Jersey prisons. He is the author of four books, including Cinema Nirvana and his most recent, Natural Meditation: A Guide to Effortless Meditative Practice, which won the 2015 Nautilus Gold Prize for best book on mind, body, and spirit practices, and was an Amazon #1 stress-management bestseller. Dean has studied and practiced deeply in several traditions, including Vajrayana Buddhism, Bhakti Yoga, and Advaita Vedanta, and has completed numerous retreats and pilgrimages in India, Tibet, and the West. We spoke about his approach to meditation, his influences and observations and spirituality in the movies. Learn more about Dean Sluyter here: