Dr. Sunanda Ranade, Ph.D. - is an international lecturer and educator, teaching in the U.S., India, and abroad. She is the author of several books on Ayurveda and Yoga, translated into several languages. She is the Director of the International Academy of Ayurveda which conducts practical training courses for foreigners. She is Honorary Consultant for the creation and building of Veda Klinik, a new Ayurvedic hospital in Charlottenhohe, Germany.
Mukunda Stiles - is the author of Structural Yoga Therapy, Yoga Sutras of Patanjali, and Ayurvedic Yoga Therapy. He has taught in the field of yoga and Ayurveda for over 35 years and is on the Board of Advisors of the International Association of Yoga Therapists.
Felicia Tomasko - is an Ayurvedic practitioner, registered nurse and editor in chief of LA YOGA Ayurveda and Health magazine (www.layogamagazine.com). She serves on the board of directors of the National Ayurvedic Medical Association (NAMA) and the California Association of Ayurvedic Medicine (CAAM). Felicia studied in the yoga therapy and Ayurveda as well as the practice and teaching of yoga programs at the Rocky Mountain Institute of Yoga and Ayurveda and engaged in an extensive internship with Dr. Alakananda Devi at Alandi Ashram. Additionally, Felicia has worked in biochemistry and cognitive neuroscience research and has taught yoga since 1997. She focuses on the inclusion of yoga and Ayurveda in modern life and the intersection with science and medical practice.
Dr. Mark L. Vinick is both a Chiropractor and Clinical Ayurvedic Specialist in private practice in Redondo Beach CA. He has been an avid student and teacher of Vedic Knowledge for over 30 years. In the 1970’s he taught and lectured extensively on the benefits of meditation. He is Board Certified in Anti-Aging Medicine, and also in Pain Management. Dr. Vinick is a graduate of The California College of Ayurveda, and is currently the President of The California Association of Ayurvedic Medicine. www.drmarkvinick.com