About Jim Reale

Jim RealeJim Reale has been teaching contemplative practice for the past 20 years. He has taught at national conferences with Fr. Thomas Keating, Fr. Richard Rohr, and James Finley.

Jim’s approach to prayer is multi-dimensional and holistic incorporating movement, breath and Christian chant as a way to pray to the Divine with our whole being before entering a period of stillness and silence.

He lead the annual pre-conference retreat for Contemplative Outreach in Austin Texas in 2005 and has taught in retreats with Contemplative Outreach chapters in Oregon, Colorado and New Mexico.

He has composed and published his first CD entitled, Doorway to Devotion. Jim is also featured on the DVD Jesus and Buddha Paths to Awakening with Fr. Richard Rohr and James Finley.

Jim is also a Registered Nurse specializing in hospice care. In addition Jim is a certified yoga therapist having completed a 1000-hour yoga therapy program in Chennai, India. He has traveled to India since 1996 and continues to integrate eastern wisdom practices into western spirituality.