Ayurvedic Yoga Therapist Certification


Marc Halpern (Siva)

Marc Halpern (Siva), DC, is a chiropractor, Clinical Ayurvedic Specialist, and certified Sivananda Yoga Teacher. Founder and President of the California College of Ayurveda, Dr. Halpern is the author of the popular book Healing Your Life: Lessons on the Path of Ayurveda and two textbooks. A leader in the field, he is also cofounder of the National Ayurvedic Medical Association and the California Association of Ayurvedic Medicine and sits on the advisory boards of Light on Ayurveda Journal in the United States and the Journal of Research and Education in Indian Medicine in India.


Marisa Laursen (Sri Devi)

Marisa Laursen (Sri Devi) is a graduate and senior faculty member of the California College of Ayurveda with certifications as a Clinical Ayurvedic Specialist, Pancha Karma Specialist, and Ayurvedic Yoga Therapist. She is a Sivananda Yoga teacher, has an active clinical practice in Chino, California, and is a member of the National Ayurvedic Medical Association.