The practitioners below have been trained at Joyful Belly.
Margo Bachman, M.A., R.Y.T., L.M.T. is the creative energy behind the Heart of Wellness. She is a NAMA (National Ayurvedic Medical Association) certified Ayurvedic practitioner and holds a BS in Botanical Sciences and an MA in Education. She spent over a
I am a graduate of Life West Chiropractic College in Hayward, CA as well as a graduate of the Ayurvedic Institute in Albuquerque, NM. I hold an undergraduate degree in Psychology from the University of Texas in Austin. I have practiced chiropractic in Eng
Ayurvedic Institute ASP1 2009, ASP2 2010 (audit 2011), Pune gurukula (2010) programs
Yoga Teacher certification 2009
Member of IAYT and NAMA
Postnatal training with Ysha Oaks 2009
Panchakarma training 2003
Faculty and Staff in the Ayurvedic Institute
Kripalu School of Ayurveda - 2006 (Ayurvedic Yoga Specialist + LIfestyle Consultant_
Ayurvedic Institute Program Level 1 Certification
Various Weekend Courses with Dr Vasana Lad (Vastu, Ayurvedic Herbs, Nutrition, Marma Therapy, Clinicals, etc)
The Ayurvedic Institute, Albuquerque,USA.
Krishnamacharya Yoga Mandiram, Chennai, India.
Svastha Yoga and Ayurveda, Chennai, India.
Social Comunication, Pontificie Universidade Catolica do Parana, Brazil.
Physical Education, esp. Fitness, Wellness an
Dartmouth Medical School
University of New Mexico
Ayurvedic Institute, Level 1 & 2
Gurukula Advanced Ayurveda Studies, Pune, India
Board Certified in Family Medicine
Applying Functional Medicine in Clinical Practice Course, Gradu
Certified NAMA Practitioner
Graduate of The Ayurvedic Institute, 1993
Southwest Acupuncture College, 2000
NCCAOM Licensed Acupuncturist
NCCAOM Licensed Chinese Herbology
New Mexico License #651
Vasant Lad brings a wealth of classroom and practical experience to the United States. A native of India, he served for three years as Medical Director of the Ayurveda Hospital in Pune, India. He was Professor of Clinical Medicine at the Pune University C
Carmen Loderus (Sharanya) LMT #5038,Cert. Ayurveda (Ayu Institute)
Carmen (Sharanya) began studies in Ayurveda at Nature Care College, Sydney. Her continued interest in Ayurveda led her to New Mexico where she studied with Dr. Vasant Lad and graduate
After a very long tenure with a well-known Italian fashion company accompanied by years of international travel and maladies, Sonia Elisa Masocco has devoted most of her time in the study and practice of natural healing modalities starting in Hong Kong. A
Ysha was trained in 1992 in the Maharishi Ayurveda's Mother and Baby Care Technician program, and advanced study and guidance from Dr. Saraswati Buhrman, Clinical Ayurvedic Practioner, Dr. Sarita Shrestha, OBGyn/BAMS, Dr. Vasant Lad and others.
Sunny has been a dedicated student of yoga for more than twelve years. She's been teaching yoga for seven years & was co-owner of Soma Yoga in Salt Lake City from 1999-2006.
She has studied Ayurveda for nearly a decade, when she was first inspired by Jai
2010 Graduate of ASP 1 &2, The Ayurvedic Institute in Albuquerque, NM.
2009 Gurukula Advanced Studies Program in Pune, India.
2005 Yoga Teacher Training at Yoga Tree in San Francisco, CA.
2011 Western Herbalism, University of New Mexico Continuing E
Luscha is working as a massage therapist in the Pancha Karma department of the Ayurvedic Institute in Albuquerque, NM. She has been working and studying with Vasant Lad, BAMS since 1995. She has completed the Ayurvedic Studies program I and II. She hol
Ingrid Yogita Wengatz received her Ph.D. in food and environmental chemistry in Germany. After studying Ayurveda for 2 years with Dr. Vasant Lad at the Ayurvedic Institute in Albuqerque and in Pune (India)she became a NAMA certified Ayurvedic Practitioner