Dennis Hunter is a meditation teacher, author, and yoga instructor based in Miami, Florida. His approach to teaching is interdisciplinary, blending many years of study in the Tibetan Buddhist tradition with contemporary yoga and breath work, secular mindfulness, sound healing, and influences from numerous spiritual traditions.
He began studying meditation and Buddhist philosophy in 2002 with Shambhala International, and in 2004 became a student of the Tibetan Buddhist teacher Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche. From 2009 to 2011 he lived as a Buddhist monk at Gampo Abbey, where he studied and practiced intensively with Pema Chödrön.
Dennis is a Yoga Alliance-certified RYT-200 yoga teacher with a particular focus on teaching meditation, pranayama, yoga philosophy, and somatic practices that bring students into a deep experience of stillness, inner silence, and awareness. In his teachings and his writings, he is known for demystifying complex ideas and practices, making them simple and relatable for everyday life.
He is the author of two books: The Four Reminders: A Simple Buddhist Guide to Living and Dying Without Regret (2017) and You Are Buddha: A Guide to Becoming What You Are (2014).