Mallika Chopra

Mallika Chopra

Mallika is the founder of Intent.com, a website and app focused on personal, social and global wellness. A media entrepreneur, public speaker and published author, her most recent book is Living With Intent: My Somewhat Messy Journey to Purpose, Peace and…

Dr. Paul Mills

Dr. Paul Mills

Dr. Mills is a clinical researcher with a focus on integrative medicine and spiritual practice. A former president of the American Psychosomatic Medicine Society and editor of several professional journals, he has published more than 300 manuscripts and book chapters.…

Dana Sawyer

Dana Sawyer

Dr. Sawyer is professor of religion and philosophy at the Maine College of Art and a popular lecturer at such venues as the Esalen Institute and Kripalu. The author of critically acclaimed biographies of Aldous Huxley and Huston Smith, he…

Yogacharya Ellen O’Brian

Yogacharya Ellen O’Brian

Yogacharya is the Spiritual Director of the Center for Spiritual Enlightenment in San Jose CA. Ordained to teach by Roy Eugene Davis, a direct disciple of Paramahansa Yogananda, she is the author of several books, a frequent speaker at conferences…

Rick Archer

Rick Archer

Rick was trained as a Transcendental Meditation teacher by Maharishi Mahesh Yogi in 1970, and served in that capacity for 25 years, teaching TM to hundreds of people, lecturing around the world, helping to train teachers, and serving in other…

Dr. Christopher Chapple

Dr. Christopher Chapple

Dr. Chapple is a professor of Indic and Comparative Theology at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles. The author of numerous academic articles and books, he has taught Sanskrit, Hinduism, Jainism, and Buddhism, and in 2013 established the Master of…

Roger Walsh

Roger Walsh

Dr. Walsh is a professor of psychiatry, philosophy, and anthropology at the University of California at Irvine. Since the 1970s, his research and writings have spanned a myriad of subjects related to psychological wellbeing, religion and spirituality. He is deeply…

Prudence Farrow Bruns

Prudence Farrow Bruns

Prudence,  the inspiration for the Beatles’ “Dear Prudence,” was raised Catholic and privileged, with parents and a sister (Mia) who were Hollywood royalty.  Like many in the generation that came of age in the uproarious Sixties, she transitioned from drugs to spirituality,…

John Kepner

John Kepner

John has been Executive Director of the International Association of Yoga Therapists since 2003 and is dedicated to the development of Yoga Therapy as a discipline. We spoke about IAYT’s goals and the challenges of integrating yoga into modern healthcare…

Julie Carmen

Julie Carmen

Julie is a Hollywood actress turned yoga teacher, yoga therapist and licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. Associate Director of Mental Health at Loyola Marymount University’s Yoga Therapy Rx program, she helps train yoga therapists and works with private clients. We…