New Book: Meditation for Your Life

ButeraAll meditation methods are valid forms of practice, but they don’t fit everyone alike. Robert Butera, Ph.D., makes it easy to choose the best plan for you in his new book,  which explores the six basic forms of meditation and guides readers in identifying which fits them best.

Based on a long-running course taught by Dr. Butera, Meditation for Your Life brings the hands-on lessons to the reader, and proves that wellness and inner calm are achievable goals for everyone. Using techniques of breathwork, visualization, mantra, devotion, mindfulness and contemplation, Butera delivers a step-by-step process to create a practice tailor-made to each personality and lifestyle. Questions and answers, exercises, and journaling prompts engage readers in discovering the steps to make meditation and its benefits enduring parts of their lives.

Learn how to:

  • Reduce and manage stress
  • Slow a racing mind
  • Experience a holistic sense of health and wellness
  • Create more harmonious relationships at home and work

“You could have no better guide through the six major meditation styles than master yogi and scholar Robert Butera.”—Amy Weintraub, founder of the Life Force Yoga Healing Institute, and author of Yoga for Depression and Yoga Skills for Therapists.

Robert Butera, Ph.D., M.Div., founder of the Yoga Life Institute in Devon, Penn., is the author of The Pure Heart of Yoga, and publisher of Yoga Living magazine. A graduate of Earlham School of Religion, the author earned a Ph.D. in yoga from the California Institute of Integral Studies. In 1989, he was certified to teach yoga and meditation by The Yoga Institute in Bombay, India. A lifelong yoga instructor and meditation teacher, Butera has trained more than 750 yoga instructors in the United States and Canada. He lives in Devon, Penn.

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Meditation for Your Life: Creating a Plan that Suits Your Style by Robert Butera, Ph.D. US $16.99 CAN $19.50 | Paperback Original | ISBN 978-0-7387-3414-9 Publication date: September 8, 2012 | Llewellyn Publications

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