Andréia Castilho

Andréia Castilho has a BA in Business Administration and an MBA in People Management from Maharishi International University, USA. She has trained in several modalities of Maharishi AyurVeda, including Advanced Maharishi Aroma Therapy (MAT) with the highly respected Dr Rosie Geelvink. Besides being a practising MAT consultant, Andréia has worked for several years with VedAroma products. She has also worked with Dr Nadine Thomas, producing course content and teaching Maharishi Aroma Therapy at MERU, Netherlands and in other countries.

Gudrun Buchzik

Gudrun Buchzik, is a certified Yoga teacher (advanced 1,500 hours level) qualified to train and certify yoga teachers worldwide. Gudrun has taught all Maharishi Yoga Āsana (MYA) Teacher Training Courses so far in Europe, Asia, and USA. She is head of the Maharishi Yoga Āsanas department of the Maharishi Centre for Perfect Heath International (MCPHI) and has designed, implemented, and taught the MYA Instructor Training Course as well as setting up the course structure of the MYA MasterClass. Gudrun is also a certified Face Yoga Teacher, pain therapy coach, and teacher of Transcendental Meditation.

Dr Charles Heath

Dr Heath has been deeply involved in the knowledge and promotion of Maharishi Jyotish in Spain, Switzerland, North America, and at MERU. When Maharishi sent the first Maharishi Jyotish expert to Maharishi International University in 1989, Dr Heath was there as the first administrator of the programme. He has been facilitating consultations, tours, and services ever since. From 2002 onwards, Charlie and his wife, Marguerite, have been responsible for the Central USA Maharishi Yagya Office. Dr Heath has helped thousands with their Maharishi Jyotish consultations and Maharishi Yagya requests, and is known and loved for his helpful and knowledgeable facilitation at every step. He will share some of the most inspiring stories from his many years of practical experience.

Vaidya Rohit Bartake

Vaidya Rohit N Bartake BAMS is a Certified Ayurvedic Doctor from Mumbai, India, registered with the Board of Traditional Medicine, Mauritius.

Vaidya Rohit is certified by Maharishi College of Perfect Health International, Netherlands as a Consultant for Veda Aromatherapy, Sukshma Marma, and Maharishi Yoga Asanas. He has been involved in the clinical practice of Maharishi AyurVeda, including panchakarma treatments, during the past 15 years.

Working with many of the most respected vaidyas across India has provided Vaidya Rohit with a broad vision and deep understanding of the discipline and clinical application of the science of Ayurveda.

He is also a Teacher of Transcendental Meditation.

Vaidya Rajvinder Kaur

Vaidya Rajvinder Kaur, BAMS attained her Degree in Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery from “Shri Krishna Government Ayurvedic College” in the state of Haryana in India. This is a six-year degree course covering all aspects of Ayurvedic Medicine.

She also has a diploma in Naturopathy and Yoga Science and is a qualified Yoga teacher.

Vaidya Rajvinder worked in General Medicine in India, specialising in women’s health care. She has lived in Ireland since 2007 and has become an integral part of the Maharishi AyurVeda Centre there.

She has trained in Maharishi AyurVeda under the guidance of Dr Donn Brennan and specalises in Ayurvedic treatments and consultations. Rajvinder also runs cookery courses, where her knowledge of herbs, spices, and healthy eating comes to the fore.

Vaidya Rajvinder is also an expert in Yoga, and runs one to one classes, teaching Yoga postures for back pain, healthy heart, weight loss, and general pain.

Dr Gordana Marković

Dr Gordana Marković, PhD, is a qualified medical doctor with 19 years experience of medical practice. She is a specialist in Social Medicine and Public Health. Dr Gordana is the principal professor offering the Postgraduate Certificate in Ayurveda at the Alma Mater Europea University, Maribor, Slovenia, one of two years of study required to complete a Master’s in Health Sciences. Dr Gordana is a member of the State Expert Committee on Complementary Medicine of the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Serbia. She also contributes to specialist education at the Department of Social Medicine in the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Belgrade.

Dr Marković is the most experienced practitioner of Maharishi AyurVeda in south-eastern Europe and has published over 50 articles on Maharishi AyurVeda and Aromatherapy.

Dr Malte Hozzel

Dr Hozzel is an internationally renowned author and lecturer, having given courses and spoken on Aromatherapy at countless congresses around the world since 1972. He received his PhD from Heidelberg University in world literature and linguistics in 1979.

Dr Hozzel had long been fascinated by research into the essential nature of plants. By 1990, essential oils had become a major focus of his interest. That year, he established a company in Germany, with the by-now world renown essential oil brand Oshadhi first being introduced in Europe, and from there to the United States and numerous other countries starting in 1992.

Years of research in the field of Aromatherapy culminated in a selection of several hundred essential oils and many other herbal products. Over the years Oshadhi has become known for offering one of the world’s purest collections of essential oils, known particularly to experts for its wide range of rare species’ essential oils.

In the last 20 years, Dr Hozzel has given lectures and seminars all over the world: Germany, France, USA, Canada, Italy, Switzerland, Holland, Norway, UK, Belgium, Turkey, China, Taiwan, Japan, Peru, Mexico, Colombia, Brazil, India, Philippines, Morocco, and Tunisia.

Yolanda Lewis-Ragland MD

Dr Yolanda Lewis-Ragland is “a passionate health advocate, thought-provoking lifestyle interventionist, and compassionate medical doctor”, board-certified through both the American Academy of Paediatrics and the American Board of Obesity Medicine. She has been practicing in the DMV (DC, Maryland and Virginia) as a community paediatrician for more than 10 years at Children’s National Health System. She is also an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at The George Washington University.

The Children’s National Health System is a programme partner of the David Lynch Foundation TMC in Washington DC. Dr Lewis-Ragland has been a vocal advocate for Transcendental Meditation in underserved communities for years.

A best-selling author and sought-after speaker, over the years Dr Lewis-Ragland has collaborated with and/or served as a consultant for Black Entertainment Television (BET), the US Peace Corps, United Way, USAID, UNICEF, the World Health Organization, DC Department of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, the DC Mayor’s Office on Women’s Policies and Initiatives, as well as the Government of the US Virgin Islands, to name but a few.

Dr Lewis-Ragland’s global health training and extensive experience in clinical service and research has set her apart as a subject expert on self-care strategies and obesity management in both children and adults and she is dedicated to implementing cutting-edge technology to best serve her clients.

She sees her life’s work as being to provide quality healthcare service in efforts to reduce, if not close, the gap of healthcare disparities and to promote health equity in vulnerable populations and communities.

Dr Lewis-Ragland has received numerous awards and honors for her work as a community advocate, educator and researcher.

Dr Donn Brennan

Dr Donn Brennan, from County Kildare, Ireland, qualified in medicine in 1979 at University College Dublin and spent the following decade working in different specialities in hospitals throughout Ireland, before becoming a General Practitioner (GP) in the UK. He was one of the first western medical doctors to train in Ayurveda, firstly at Maharishi International University in the USA and then at the renowned Ayurveda University in Jamnagar, Gujarat, India. Dr Brennan earned his Master’s Degree in Ayurveda at Middlesex University in London.

Since 1990 Donn has worked tirelessly promoting and consulting in Maharishi AyurVeda in Ireland, the United Kingdom, and also internationally, most recently through a highly respected series of webinars. He has featured widely on radio and television and in the press. He has also given many seminars, advanced talks and courses, including courses for medical doctors and specialist courses on Maharishi AyurVeda pulse diagnosis. Many thousands regularly consult with him for ongoing health advice.

Dr Donn Brennan is the founding President of the Ayurvedic Practitioners Association of the United Kingdom, the representative body of UK Ayurvedic practitioners currently assisting in government proposals for regulating the standards and practise of Ayurveda in the UK. He is also a director of the European Herbal Practitioners Association.

Dr Luis Alvarez

Raja of South and Central America and best known for creating groups of thousands of TM Meditators in Latin America, Africa, and Asia to raise collective consciousness. Dr Alvarez spent many years working closely with Maharishi and is an expert in Maharishi’s Vedic Science. He has also mentored many young people and is well loved for his big heart and great wisdom.

Dr med Walter Moelk

Director International College of Perfect Health, The Netherlands; founder Austrian Society for Ayurvedic Medicine (1986). Dr. Moelk is a general practitioner who has more than 25 years of experience in developing and teaching Maharishi AyurVeda postgraduate training courses for health professionals worldwide.

Dr med Rainer Picha

Senior consultant in cardiology, a former Assistant Director at the Department of Cardiology of the State Hospital in Graz, Austria, and faculty member of the Austrian Doctor’s Association. Health Minister of the International TM Organisation with the task of developing a complete health care system of integrative medicine. Director of Maharishi College of Perfect Health International. Chairman of the International Maharishi AyurVeda Foundation for Health Professionals.

Nancy Lonsdorf MD

“One of the nation’s [USA] most prominent Ayurvedic Doctors”, pioneering integrative physician, author, speaker and educator specializing in Ayurveda, integrative medicine, and the prevention and reversal of cognitive decline.

Bob Roth

Best selling author, CEO of the David Lynch Foundation, and one of the most experienced and sought-after meditation leaders internationally.