Regina Sara Ryan, a professional writer and editor, is a graduate advisor in the fields of Theology and Psychology at Prescott College, Prescott, Arizona. She is the author of numerous books in the fields of spirituality and natural health. Ryan’s work in spirituality evolves from her more than thirty-year study of contemplation and mysticism. In 1995 she met the South Indian saint, Yogi Ramsuratkumar and spent five weeks at his ashram in Tiruvannamalai, India. Ryan is a freelance writer and wellness consultant. She co-authored (with John W. Travis, M.D.) the classic Wellness Workbook, a standard of holistic health education since 1980. As a proponent of natural health, Ryan has long been an advocate of breastfeeding as the natural and the healthiest means of feeding our babies. She lives in Paulden, Arizona.