Ayuskama Ayurveda Institute
Pamela K. Myers AyP, LMT, eRYT 500- Certified Ayurveda Practitioner and Educator, Licensed Massage Therapist, Reiki Master/Teacher, Registered Yoga Teacher and practices Ortho-Bionomy. (Specializes in pre and perinatal care) Advanced Ayurveda training January 2008 with Jiva Institute in Faridabad and Ashram in Vrindavan India (interviewed by New Delhi TV~ Ayurveda from a Western point of view), Kripalu Yoga Center for Yoga and Ayurveda, Xi Yuan Hospital (Beijing- Qigong training), Mali, West Africa (cultural and spiritual journey) brings wide variety into her practice. As Directress of the Anahata Center and practitioner, the focus is to connect individuals with teachings that support in a self healing process- through Ayurveda methodologies (consultations and classes), Massage Therapy, Reiki, Yoga (includes pranayama and meditation) and Drumming. Pamela is a member of the National Ayurvedic Medical Association and actively volunteers time to serve on the NAMA committees.
Chicago - live classroom faculty Jessica Richmond, LMHC, is a psychotherapist and Vedic Psychology Consultant. Jessica studies people's behavior and their mind. She specializes in empowering her clients by teaching them tools to manage any kind of unstable mental state from anxiety to depression to anger, and grief. Her clients report a sense of relief as Jessica guides them to see the root cause of their problem. Her work spans from helping drug addicts to those with relationship issues to mood disorders to grief. She also offers professional trainings for psychotherapists and Ayurvedic practitioners. She attributes her knowledge to her teacher, Dr. Satyanarayana Dasa, the pioneer of Vedic Psychology, who taught her how to apply the concepts to her own mind before she helped any client. Today Dr. Dasa and Jessica blend Vedic and Western psychology, teaching people around the world in workshops about how to understand, control, and ultimately transcend their mind. Anusha Sehgal Parivallal BAMS, MD (Ayu) is an Ayurvedic physician from the Boston area, who journeyed to India in 1998 to study Ayurveda. She has a masters in Ayurvedic pharmaceutics and has done an academic fellowship at Boston University focused on integrative medicine.
Dr. Anusha has taught the principles as well as the practice of Ayurveda to medical students, researchers and general health seekers both in India and the US. Apart from her passion for teaching, she has also been involved in a few controversial research projects regarding Ayurveda which resulted in revision of quality and standards of Ayurvedic medicine worldwide. Dr. Anusha has also worked with Osher Center of Integrative Medicine, Boston; BMC Department of Integrative Medicine, Boston; Defense Research & Development Organization (DRDO, India; Madras Diabetes Research Foundation (MDRF), India; and L'Oreal Research and Innovation, India. She is also a member of National Ayurvedic Medical Association and an National Accreditation Board for Hospital (NABH) assessor for Ayurveda hospitals in India. Web-cast and live in certain locationsDilip Sarkar, MD, FACS, CAP., is one of the foremost experts in Yoga Therapy who combines his 45-year experience in Conventional Medicine with his extensive knowledge of Integrative Medicine, including Ayurveda and Yoga Therapy.He serves on several local and national healthcare boards as: President, Board of Directors, American Heart Association, Hampton Roads, Virginia, Chairman of it's Mission Committee and My Life Check; Life Member, National Ayurvedic Medical Association (NAMA) and Member of its' Standards Yoga Subcommittee; President, Board of Directors, International Association of Yoga Therapists (IAYT); Fellow, American Association of Integrative Medicine (AAIM) and Chairman of the Board, Life in Yoga Institute. He is a Certified Ayurvedic Practitioner and continues to practice and teach classes in Yoga Therapy, Mind/Body Connection, Ayurvedic Wellness, Integrative Nutrition, and Integrative Medicine. Currently, he is the Chairman, School of Integrative Medicine, Taksha University, Hampton, Virginia.Video, web-cast and live in certain locations Bart Staub, AP, is an Ayurvedic Diet & Lifestyle Consultant and Kripalu Yoga Teacher. He loves to educate, inspire and motivate his clients to achieve optimal health. Whether working with an acute or chronic problem, Bart offers simple effective and affordable solutions. Over the past 10 years, Bart has practiced Ayurvedic Medicine in India, Europe, and America. He teaches and consults primarily in the Mid-Atlantic region, Northeastern India and online. In his free time he reads, writes and researches about current global health perspectives from his home in South Central Pennsylvania. North Carolina/Costa Rica Kristen Rae Stevens, E-RYT 500, AyC is an Ayurvedic Yoga Specialist, Consultant and Practitioner. She has extensive personal research in movement for healing and has been teaching and counseling since 1998. She is the director of Soma Yoga & Ayurveda, a teaching, training and healing resource that specializes in yoga for the individual through Somatic practice, Ayurvedic principles and hands on healing. In addition to her private practice she is a contributing faculty member for the Kripalu School of Ayurveda, ArborVitae School of Traditional Herbalism, Mount Sinai Medical College and ISHTA Yoga. Dominic Tambuzzo, Ayurvedic Practitioner and Bodyworker. Dominic discovered the healing art and science of Ayurveda (System of alternative healthcare and healing) during his travels in India in 2011. There he obtained an Ayurveda Massage Therapist (AMT) certification at the Ayuskama Institute of Ayurveda in Dharamsala. He has since continued to broaden his skills, acquiring various other Ayurveda Bodywork certifications and techniques in North America, notably at the Kripalu School of Ayurveda.
Fascinated by the richness and depth behind the 5000 year- old holistic discipline, Dominic recently completed a 500 hour certification as an Ayurveda Practitioner and Lifestyle Consultant (Naturotherapy) and offers private consultations by appointment.