Ayurveda and Spirituality: Presenter Spotlight with Paul Dugliss
Please share what you do in 10-15 words:
I work to transform health and lives through Ayurveda and spirituality.
Why do you do what you do?
I have a deep desire to help and change the world.
What are you currently fascinated by in your work?
I love to explore the power of consciousness to heal and transform.
How did you come to your path? Any aha moments or key teachers?
I came to my path by trying to understand the suffering in the world. Important teachers for me are Martin Luther King, Jr., Gandhi, Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, and Marshall Rosenberg.
What book(s) did you like reading this year?
I enjoyed Grace by Gina Lake and Nonviolent Communication by Marshall Rosenberg.
What is something about the ashram that has surprised you?
I was moved by the breadth of experience and devotion of the students there.
Dr. Paul Dugliss is a pioneer in the American medical system being one of the first physicians to integrate the ancient wisdom of Ayurveda into modern healthcare.
As an Internal Medicine resident in the 1990s he was chosen to become Director of a brand new Complementary & Alternative Medicine Center in Westland, Michigan. This experience led him to the realization that teaching people how to access true health could not come from within the current medical paradigm. This in turn led him to begin teaching Ayurveda and the creation of the New World Ayurveda school.
Now Dr. Paul trains people from all backgrounds to cultivate consciousness and understand our unique constitutions in order to create true balance and real health. His students have gone on to become leaders in the field and are part of the movement to empower people to take care of their health with lifestyle based prevention founded on ancient medical systems.
At the frontier of his current work is another approach to uniting conventional healthcare with Ayurveda by creating a program to train Consciousness Based Health Coaches. What this entails is educating people in New World Ayurveda’s Consciousness Model while giving them the health coaching skills that make them employable by hospital systems.
Dr. Paul has written seven books on Ayurveda and is a Founding Member & Director of the National Council on Ayurvedic Education. He has traveled the world as a speaker, and is regularly consulted as an expert on a variety of health and consciousness-related projects. He has devoted his life to bringing Ayurveda to the mainstream and continues to bring all of his knowledge to his students with an ever-evolving understanding of what living as a conscious, whole person, rooted in the heart means.
Discover how Ayurveda harnesses the healing power of the heart to transform all levels of our being.