Meet our Experts

Spiritual and Medical Intuitive Counselor
Rev. Tiffany Barsotti, M.Th., C.Ht., is a Spiritual and Medical Intuitive Counselor and researcher at HEAL and THRIVE in Encinitas, California.  A focus of her clinical work is subtle energy, biofield therapies, and energy psychology.  With her spiritual and... Read More
Medical Staff
Tim is a board-certified family physician, mind-body healing expert, and core member of the Chopra Center medical staff. With his characteristic compassion, wisdom, and lighthearted nature, he provides medical consultations for guests and patients and offers... Read More
Certified Instructor: Yoga
Tim Herr’s yoga practice is rooted in present moment awareness, and he teaches a flow for students of all levels and ages. Seasoned in diverse disciplines, Tim is a certified instructor of Synergy Yoga and Seven Spiritual Laws of Yoga. He has been practicing... Read More
Human Resources Consultant
Traci Porterfield is a dating coach, matchmaker, relationship coach, and the CEO and founder of Love by Design, a personalized matchmaking and relationship coaching service, as well as creator of the online course, LoveShifting. With a Bachelor's degree in... Read More
Vedic Educator
Treloar is a Vedic Educator, certified by the Chopra Center in Seven Spiritual Laws of Yoga, Primordial Sound Meditation and Perfect Health Ayurveda Lifestyle. Treloar also serves in Operations at the Chopra Center for Wellbeing and regularly teaches yoga,... Read More
Vedic Educator and Lifestyle & Leadership Coach
Tris Thorp is one of today’s leading experts in the field of emotional healing. Having spent the last decade traveling the world, being trained by and sharing the stage with Dr. Deepak Chopra in the field of consciousness and mindfulness-based practices, Tris... Read More
Managing Director Apollo Life
Upasna is the Vice Chairman CSR for Apollo Hospitals and Managing Director Apollo Life. She is the grand daughter of Dr. Pratap C Reddy who is chairman and co-founder of Apollo Hospital and the wife of leading Indian Actor Ram Charan. She  spearheaded the... Read More
Vedic Educator
Dr. Valencia Porter is the Chopra Center’s Director of Integrative Medicine. Board-certified in both general preventive medicine and integrative holistic medicine, she has an integrative approach that incorporates many areas of health and healing, including... Read More
Acupuncturist, Holistic Health Coach, Writer, and Editor
Valerie’s interest in healing began in her early twenties when doctors told her she would need to give up running and other physical activities forever due to debilitating back injuries. This spurred an exploration into mind-body and alternative medicine,... Read More
Vedic Scholar
Pandit Vamadeva Shastri (David Frawley) is a Vedic educator, or acharya, who teaches internationally to promote Vedic knowledge. He is noted for his ability to integrate Ayurveda, yoga, and Vedic astrology into a single system for raising consciousness that... Read More

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