Meet our Experts

Staff Physician
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
Chopra Center Certified Instructor
Wendi brings years of experience to the field of wellness, mindfulness and meditation. She is a Certified Chopra Center instructor and coach and also holds a Bachelor of Science in Nutritional Services. In 2005, Wendi found meditation and Ayurveda on her own... Read More
Yoga, Meditation and Mindfulness Teacher and Coach
Wendy is co-founder and Chief Officer of Social and Emotional Learning at New Teacher Center headquartered in Santa Cruz, CA. She began her career as a classroom teacher, taught aspiring teachers at the university level, and has been passionate about coaching... Read More
Certified Instructor: Meditation; Yoga
Wendy Koreyva is a Reiki Master and is certified by the Chopra Center to teach Primordial Sound Meditation and Seven... Read More
M.D., Ph.D.
William C. Mobley is a Distinguished Professor and Chair of the Department of Neurosciences at UCSD. He also serves as Executive Director of UCSD's Down Syndrome Center for Research and Treatment and is the Florence Riford Chair of Alzheimer Disease Research... Read More

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