With a Ph.D in Comparative Religions, Jonathan Ellerby is the Spiritual Program Director for the highly acclaimed Canyon Ranch Health Resorts. He has spent more than 20 years in an exploration of spirituality, healing, and consciousness, with topics ranging from his own personal spiritual experiences to the sacred texts of world religions. This passion has led him around the world to study with spiritual teachers from more than 40 different cultures, including more than 15 years in the tutelage of a Lakota Sioux Native American Healer, and over 7 years with a Venda African healer. Author of Return to the Sacred: Ancient Pathways to Spiritual Awakening, he is an ordained interfaith minister who has worked as a healer, teacher and consultant in a diverse array of settings, including hospitals, major corporations, prisons, community groups, conferences and health resorts. His mission is to assist people in awakening to their spiritual connection and realizing their highest potential.