Meet our Experts

James Van Praagh is the internationally renowned author of several books including the #1 New York Times best seller Talking to Heaven, Reaching to Heaven, Healing Grief, Heaven and Earth, Looking Beyond, Meditations, Ghosts Among Us, Unfinished Business, and... Read More
Chopra Center Certified Instructor
Jamie Coleman is a Chopra Certified Instructor, certified in Primordial Sound Meditation and set to complete Perfect Health: Ayurvedic Lifestyle in July of 2017. He has served as a dedicated staff member at the Chopra Center since 2013. For the first 3 years... Read More
Jamie brings her 20 years of Business Development and Executive Coaching, 15 year yoga practice and Perfect Health teaching to the Chopra Center to deliver to the guests an extremely creative approach into meditation and healing. In the Fall of 2009 Jamie was... Read More
Janine Shepherd's story reads like the plot of a Hollywood movie. A champion cross-country skier in training for the Winter Olympics, her life was irrevocably altered when she was hit by a truck on a bike ride. Doctors warned her parents that she was not... Read More
Vancouver-based Julie Peters owns and operates a yoga studio with her mother and has a master's degree in Canadian poetry. Learn more at
Jean Houston is a renowned visionary, scholar, and one of the principal founders of the Human Potential Movement. Recognized as one of the world’s leading scholars in mythic and spiritual studies, Dr. Houston is the founder and principal teacher of the... Read More
Jeffery is a professor, serial entrepreneur, and investor who specializes in advancing the highest forms of human wellbeing. For over a decade he has conducted the largest international study on persistent non-symbolic experience (PNSE), which includes the... Read More
Jeffrey Bland is an internationally recognized leader in the nutritional medicine field for over 30 years. He is the founder and president of Personalized Lifestyle Medicine Institute and Chairman & CEO of KinDex Therapeutics. As a nutritional biochemist... Read More
Jeffrey Wium is a western-born lineage holder in the Andean Holy Mountain Tradition who draws on certification and life experience with Qigong, Usui-Tibetan-Sai Baba Reiki, Hawaiian lomilomi, the Avaloketesvara initiation, nondenominational ministry,... Read More
Writer and Yoga Teacher (RYT-200)
Jen is a writer, editor, and storyteller. She lives in California with her mountain man husband and two pugs. When she’s not writing or frolicking with animals, Jen is practicing or teaching yoga, traveling to faraway lands, and cooking up delicious vegan... Read More