Meet our Teachers

Our presenters are a diverse group of sought-after teachers, authors, and experts in their fields who bring their experience, passion, and joy to everything they do. Join them for transformational programs!


Aadil Palkhivala

Aadil Palkhivala (E-RYT 500) is a Certified Yoga Therapist and co-founder of Purna Yoga College, as well as the co-director of Alive and Shine Center.

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Alane Freund

Alane Freund, MS, MA, is an International Consultant on High Sensitivity (ICHS) and family therapist who helps highly sensitive people and their families focus on solutions through therapy, consultation, and speaking. She has developed numerous programs for highly sensitive people, families, teens, and clinicians who serve them. She is known for her widely recognized Talk …

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Albert Flynn DeSilver

Albert Flynn DeSilver is an internationally published poet, memoirist, master mindfulness meditation teacher, and workshop leader.

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Alejandra Siroka M.A.

Alejandra Siroka, MA, is a truth seeker who is dedicated to discovering and sharing methods which allow people to live with integrity.

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Alua Arthur

Alua Arthur is a death doula, recovering attorney, and the founder of Going with Grace, an end-of-life planning and death doula training organization.

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Amber Shadwick Bennett

Amber Shadwick Bennett, AYS, E-RYT 500, is a nationally recognized professional who holds a high reputation in the wellness industry as a soulful and compassionate teacher and leader.

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Amy Weintraub

Amy Weintraub, MFA, E-RYT 500, YACEP, C-IAYT, LFYP, is the founder of LifeForce Yoga and a pioneer in the field of yoga and mental health. 

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Ana Forrest and Jose Calarco

Ana Forrest and Jose Calarco are at the forefront of the yoga world, creating profound experiences and a vision quest for a sacred life.

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Andrew Keaveney

Andrew Keaveney is an Art of Living teacher and Director of Digital Media at the Art of Living.

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Angela Buttimer & Dennis Buttimer

Angela Buttimer, MS, RYT, CHC, LPC and Dennis Buttimer, MEd, CEAP, RYT, CHC are both certified coaches; professional speakers, consultants and corporate trainers; and registered yoga teachers. Angela is also a psychotherapist. Their work has been featured in various media outlets including CNN and Huffington Post, and their TEDx Talk Defusing Stress with Mindful Mojo is available …

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Ann Randolph

Ann Randolph

Ann Randolph, considered one of the most gifted and innovative writer/performers in the U.S., creates magic both on the stage and on the page. Her solo show Squeeze Box, produced Off-Broadway by comedic giant Mel Brooks, earned her an Ovation Award. In addition, she recently was awarded “Best Solo Performer” by the L.A. Times for …

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Anna Pereira & The SoulTreat Team

Anna Pereira and our SoulTreat Team are delighted to create SoulTreat for you! Anna has dedicated her life to creating powerful, lasting, positive change for the world.

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Annie Browning

Annie Browning

Annie L Browning, LCSW, MDiv, is a mystic and spiritual guide who finds energy and joy in connecting individuals with their soul and divine image. Her career includes work as a psychotherapist, focusing on integrating spiritual and psychosocial methodologies, and as a minister in an overseer role of a conference of churches and within congregations …

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Annmarie Early

Annmarie Early, PhD, is an energy practitioner and intuitive who integrates more than 25 years of professional experience as a psychotherapist, trainer, speaker, and professor into her healing work. She is a certified Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy supervisor and a former trainer in the EFT model. Annmarie is also trained as an Integrative energetic medicine …

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Antonio Garrido

A charismatic and world-renowned business trainer, motivational speaker, consultant and author in sales, management and personal development, Antonio Garrido is also skilled in the art of mindfulness and meditation.

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Anuradha Gupta

Anuradha Gupta, RYT-200, MBA, is a NAMACB-certified Ayurvedic Practitioner, as well as a meditator, writer, and engineer. She writes and volunteers for the Art of Living and other nonprofits. You can find her on Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn.

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Argos Gonzalez

Argos Gonzalez is a teacher, lecturer, and mindfulness and yoga instructor. He has 14 years of experience teaching high school in the Bronx and teaches pre-service and in-service teachers at Hunter College School of Education in NY. Argos is certified through both Mindful Schools and Little Flower Yoga (LFY), and currently serves as the director of …

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Arielle Ford

Arielle Ford is a leading personality in the personal growth and contemporary spirituality movement. For the past 30 years, she has been living, teaching, and promoting consciousness through all forms of media. She is a celebrated love and relationship expert, author, and speaker. Her mission is to help people find love, keep love, and be …

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Art of Living Faculty

Art of Living faculty combine their passion for teaching with years of ongoing practice and volunteering in the service of others. Inspired by their own personal experiences of transformation and joy, teachers around the world (in over 150 countries!) have been sharing Art of Living’s signature practices and insights into the human mind for more than 35 years.

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Art of Living Faculty – Youth Courses

Art of Living Retreat Center faculty combine a passion for teaching with years of ongoing practice and volunteering in the service of others. Inspired by their own personal experiences of transformation and joy, teachers around the world (in over 150 countries!) have been sharing Art of Living’s signature practices and insights into the human mind …

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