Kevin Griffin is the author of the seminal 2004 book One Breath at a Time: Buddhism and the Twelve Steps and the recent A Burning Desire: Dharma God and the Path of Recovery. He has been practicing Buddhist meditation for three decades and been in recovery since 1985. He's been a meditation teacher for fifteen years. His teacher training was at Spirit Rock Meditation Center where he currently leads Dharma and Recovery classes. "Laughing Buddha," his CD of dharma-related rock tunes, comes out in 2013. Kevin teaches nationally in Buddhist centers, treatment centers, professional conferences, and academic settings. He has worked as a consultant on NIH studies of mindfulness and taught meditation in prisons and homeless shelters. He specializes in helping people in recovery connect with meditation and a progressive understanding of the 12 Steps. His events range from evening classes, to daylong workshops, and residential retreats. For more information, see www.kevingriffin.net.