“You must be a Lotus, unfolding its petals when the Sun rises in the sky, unaffected by the slush where it is born or even the water which sustains it.”

— Sri Sathya Sai Baba.

Yoga Training:

Yoga Teaching:

  • Atma Yoga in Orinda, CA

  • Ume Yoga in Oakland, CA

Ayurveda Training:

  • Kerala Ayurveda Academy (Est. completion 2020)

    • Level 1: Ayurveda Wellness Counselor (625 hours)


  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (2011)

    • B.S. in Molecular and Cellular Biology, minor in Chemistry

  • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (2016)

    • Ph.D. in Cellular and Molecular Medicine