Meet our Experts

Yoga Instructor
Edie is a Chopra Center educator, assisting Chopra Center guests on their journey to balance using ancient, timeless techniques. She is passionate about guiding guests toward the experiences of peace of mind, increased energy, conscious choice making,... Read More
Edward Frenkel is a professor of mathematics at the University of California, Berkeley, which he joined after being on the faculty at Harvard University. He is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, a Fellow of the American Mathematical... Read More
Chopra Center Certified Primordial Sound Meditation Instructor
With a law degree and experience working in the administration field, Elba spent much of her professional life in the corporate environment. She has experienced first-hand the effects of high stress, and learned that meditation is the best technique to... Read More
Life Coach, yoga teacher, writer and speaker
Elena Sonnino is a life coach, yoga teacher, and speaker. She creates and holds space for women who struggle with not-enoughness to see themselves in the now with more gratitude, self-acceptance, and self-compassion so that they can be open to possibilities.... Read More
Dr. Epel is a professor in the department of psychiatry at UCSF and is assistant director of the Center for Health and Community. She received her BA in psychology from Stanford University, and completed her doctorate in clinical and health psychology at Yale... Read More
Elizabeth Gilbert’s memoir Eat, Pray, Love has been called “a generation’s instruction manual” (Toronto Sun). Exploding onto the scene in 2006, the bestseller famously chronicled the year Gilbert spent traveling the world after a shattering divorce.... Read More
Holistic Life Coach, Athlete, and Writer
Emily Carter is an American competitive athlete who is always trying to push herself to the limit. She is also the founder of GoAheadRunner, a certified holistic life coach, running instructor, and holds... Read More
In 2008, Emily helped launched I AM THAT GIRL, a nonprofit inspiring girls to LOVE, EXPRESS, and BE who they are.  As Co-Founder and CEO, Greener brings passion and dedication to connect... Read More
Certified Health Coach
Emily is a certified Health Coach and freelance writer with a focus on psychology, mental health, and optimal living. A combined interest in healthy living and human behavior led Emily to pursue a certification in health coaching at the Institute for... Read More
Eric Schadt,Ph.D., is Director of the Icahn Institute for Genomics and Multiscale Biology, Chair of the Department of Genetics and Genomics Sciences, and the Jean C. and James W. Crystal Professor of Genomics at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. Dr... Read More