Dean Sluyter

Dean Sluyter

Dean Sluyter (pronounced “slighter”) is an award-winning author and one of the most deeply experienced wisdom teachers in America today.

A grateful student of Eastern and Western sages in several traditions, Dean has completed numerous pilgrimages and retreats in India, Tibet, Nepal, and the West. He has taught natural approaches to meditation and awakening since 1970, from universities to maximum security prisons to the Guatemalan rainforest. Dean is known for presenting authentic, time-tested methods in a style that’s straightforward, accessible, and unapologetically fun. L.A. Yoga magazine describes his teaching as “a rare combination of insight, clarity, wit, and pragmatic common sense.”

Dean is the author of the back-to-back Amazon bestsellers, Natural Meditation: A Guide to Effortless Meditative Practice and Fear Less: Living Beyond Fear, Anxiety, Anger, and Addiction. His media appearances have included National Public Radio, The New York Times, USA Today, The Dr. Oz Show, Coast to Coast AM, and O, The Oprah Magazine

What People are Saying About Dean

“Dean is a wonderful source of real-life, news-you-can-use information. Dean is a buddha … a poet and a teacher.”

—Dr. Mehmet Oz