Robert E. Svoboda, B.A.M.S.
The first Westerner ever to graduate from a college of Ayurveda and be licensed to practice Ayurveda in India. He graduated in 1980 from Tilak Ayurveda Mahavidyalaya in Pune, where world-renowned author and Ayurvedic Physician, Dr. Vasant Lad, B.A.M.S., M.A.Sc., was one of his professors. Since that time he has traveled extensively around the world, lecturing and conducting workshops on Ayurveda. Dr. Svoboda has served as Adjunct Faculty at the Ayurvedic Institute, Albuquerque, NM, and Bastyr University, Kenmore, WA. He has traveled to more than fifty countries in the world, understands six languages and has authored several books.
Dr. Svoboda's Website – www.drsvoboda.com
Recommended Books: Prakriti: Your AyurVedic Constitution, Ayurveda: Life, Health, and Longevity, Tao and Dharma: Chinese Medicine and AyurVeda, AyurVeda for Women: A Guide to Vitality and Health
Dr. Claudia Welch, D.O.M.
Claudia Welch is a Doctor of Oriental Medicine and a practitioner of Ayurvedic medicine. Dr. Welch lectures regularly on Oriental and Ayurvedic medicines and Women's Health, bringing a depth of knowledge and a sense of joy to her presentations that has established her as a leading educator in the field of Ayurveda. She has served on the teaching faculty of The Ayurvedic Institute, Kripalu School of Ayurveda and Acupractice Seminars. Dr. Welch gave up a thriving private practice to teach around the world and to write. She has written numerous articles that have been published in India, the US and Europe. 2011 also marks the release of her new book, Balance Your Hormones, Balance Your Life: Achieving Optimal Health and Wellness through Ayurveda, Chinese Medicine, and Western Science.
Dr. Welchs's Website – www.drclaudiawelch.com