Meet our Experts

Licensed Acupuncturist
Pier’s interest in holistic healing began while studying Ayurveda and Thai Yoga Massage at Lotus Palm in Montreal. She continued her to hone her skills and enhanced her repertoire in other therapeutic modalities such as Tui Na, Shiatsu and Swedish Massage at... Read More
Social Entrepreneur
Poonacha Machaiah has over 20 years of global experience as a successful serial entrepreneur and business leader in Fortune 100 companies. Poonacha is among the new breed of emerging social entrepreneurs who are using approaches from the commercial world and... Read More
Priyamvada Natarajan is Professor in the Departments of Astronomy and Physics at Yale University. A theoretical astrophysicist, Natarajan researches gravitational lensing and black holes. Her work involves mapping the distribution of dark matter in the... Read More
Registered Dietician and Nutritionist
Rachel Kreider MPH, RD, LDN is a wellness enthusiast who is passionate about helping other women in pursuit of their personal version of wellness. She is an experienced formulator of dietary supplements. With all her experiences so far, she considers working... Read More
Vedic Educator
As a Chopra Center Vedic Educator, Rachelle is certified in Primordial Sound MeditationSeven Spiritual Laws of Yoga... Read More
Yoga and Meditation Teacher
Based in London, UK, Radu is a yoga and meditation teacher as well as an aspiring student of Tantra. One of his main interests lies in the power of meditation and in the ways this practice can be improved in order to yield better results—in any area of life.... Read More
Raymond is a certified life coach and the founder of Gay Men of Wisdom.  Through this international project, he leads discussion groups, workshops, retreats, and group programs, and he offers individual coaching.  He presents this work at Easton Mountain and... Read More
Certified Instructor: Yoga
Rebecca is registered with Yoga Alliance as a RYT-200 Certified Yoga instructor and has specialized training in trauma-sensitive yoga and wellness. She teaches weekly classes on the Seven Spiritual Laws of Yoga at the Chopra Center and is passionate about... Read More
Vedic Educator
Rene Ringnalda is a Chopra Center Educator, certified in Primordial Sound Meditation, Perfect Health: Ayurvedic Lifestyle, and Yoga and has served as a dedicated staff member at the... Read More
The Reverend Mpho A. Tutu is an ordained Episcopal Priest and the founding Director of the Desmond & Leah Tutu Legacy Foundation. For several years prior to her ordination, Rev. Tutu was Director of the Discovery Program at All Saints Church, a weekday... Read More