Meet our Experts

Ayurvedic Chef
Chef Johnny Brannigan is an international Ayurvedic vegetarian and vegan chef with a deep knowledge base in Vedic wisdom and holistic medicine, and a lifelong love of food and cooking. Trained in Ayurveda and as a teacher of meditation by the Maharishi in... Read More
Cheryl combines her training in therapeutic harp music with energy healing and chakra balancing tones to help participants  heal and transform all areas of their life and cultivate wellbeing. Her music has been described as “breathtakingly beautiful,” “... Read More
Transform Your Passions into a World of Teachings Thousands from around the world have dedicated themselves to learning, sharing, teaching, and mastering the curricula created by Drs. Deepak Chopra and David Simon. And wherever you live, whatever you do, you... Read More
This recipe was taken from The Chopra Center Cookbook, which is based on the ancient healing wisdom of Ayurveda. All Ayurvedic recipes focus on creating balance and supporting the body's natural state of health. To learn more about Ayurveda and achieving... Read More
Registered Nurse
Christie began her career as an international registered nurse in top-ranked hospitals and clinics in the field of oncology, facilitating healing with her bright energy and compassionate care. A dynamic speaker and educator, she has lectured to countless... Read More
Born in the American Midwest, Christof Koch grew up in Holland, Germany, Canada, and Morocco. He studied Physics and Philosophy at the University of Tübingen in Germany and was awarded his Ph.D. in Biophysics. Following four years at MIT, Christof joined the... Read More
Certification Program Support Specialist, Certified Instructor: Meditation
Originally from Lima, Peru, Cindy has been working at the Chopra Center since 2013. Her role is to support Chopra Center certified instructors and students on the teacher’s path at... Read More
Chopra Center Certifications Advisory Board Member, Master Educator
Claire Diab is an International Yoga Therapist, health and wellness expert, and inspirational speaker who has been teaching throughout the world for more than 25 years. She has co-developed the Chopra Center's... Read More
President of Earth FX Inc.
Thirty-year veteran of the cable television industry, Clint Ober pioneered cable modem and satellite distribution of digital services via cable to personal computers. In 1998, he began investigating the effects of electrically grounding the human body to... Read More
VP of Marketing and Digital Programming
Growing up in Senator Dianne Feinstein’s San Francisco campaign office where her mom worked as personal assistant to the senator, Dallas estimates that by age 13 she had licked closed the envelopes of more than 20,000 fundraising letters. Today, Dallas’... Read More