Isvari (Mary Ann Johnson) has been a sincere and dedicated practitioner of Ayurveda and yoga for more than 20 years. She is an advanced Sivananda Yoga teacher and a graduate of Dr. Vasant Lad’s Ayurvedic Institute, where she is on the faculty. Isvari travels internationally, lecturing, consulting, and facilitating panchakarma purification programs. She is the director of Ayurveda at the Sivananda Yoga Ranch.

Upcoming Programs

Experiential Course
October 21 — 28, 2025
Mary Ann Johnson (Isvari) and Denise Chapman (Vidya)

Learn and experience the deeply regenerative and healing techniques of Ayurveda body treatments, also known as “Bliss Therapy.”

Experiential Course
October 29 — 30, 2025
Denise Chapman (Vidya) and Mary Ann Johnson (Isvari)

Hone in on your Ayurvedic Body Treatment skills and return home ready to expand your practice.

Professional Training
November 1 — 8, 2025
Mary Ann Johnson (Isvari) and Denise Chapman (Vidya)

Marma (acupressure) points are energy pathways for profoundly healing the body, mind, and consciousness. This course is ideal for healing arts therapists and bodyworkers who can incorporate Marma therapy in their practices, as well as anyone interested in learning this profound self-healing modality.


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