a team of enthusiasts, advocates, practitioners, and scientists of the Vedas and modern disciplines. Our dharma is to deliver superior dietary ingredients to support body, mind, and spirit for a healthy, balanced, and energetic lifestyle.
We care deeply about the integrity of our dietary ecosystem and are driven to provide you options for your health through an environmentally conscious route.
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Angela Glaz is the mastermind behind Eka and all of its offerings. Through her own physical and mental health challenges, she was inspired to create a safe and helpful space that encourages holistic health and the celebration of what makes each of us unique. Angela has been teaching yoga and indulging in the wonders of Ayurveda for over a decade. She is continually blessed and inspired by the ways she sees Yoga and Ayurveda transform lives and bodies.
Justine Miller, EYT-500 Ayurvedic Yoga Teacher and Ayurvedic Health Coach is known for her creative sequencing and inclusive classes. She has done extensive training at the Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health and leads retreats and workshops worldwide. Justine takes this 5,000 year old science and makes it digestible and easy to incorporate in day to day life. Off the mat, you can find her cooking seasonal dishes, eating vegan carrot cake, and forest bathing.
Eva Ball has been working in the world of holistic and alternative healthcare for over a decade with a degree in massage and occupational therapy. She is a 500 hour registered yoga teacher and an Ayurvedic medicine health counselor as well as a board-certified massage therapist. She is the creator of The Shala Eva Yogini. Eva combines the ancient wisdom of these practices to help her clients create an environment within their body in which healing becomes possible.
Val Joan is a certified Ayurveda coach and yoga instructor. One of her passions is helping women navigate menopause and midlife with Ayurveda, yoga and mindfulness. She promotes a modern and free form Ayurveda that women can easily incorporate into their life. She is part of a new movement that wants to change the narrative around menopause: menopause should not be seen as a painful moment of life but an opportunity to make changes, heal, and set the foundation of a thriving second life. Body, mind and spirit. Modern Ayurveda, hatha yoga, kundalini yoga, and mindfulness are the cornerstones of her work. She is French and lives in San Diego with her family.
Kelly Murphy, Ayurvedic Health Counselor and Yoga Teacher, guides and inspires clients to nurture a lifestyle of health, peace, and balance within and with the world around them. Kelly continues her studies at the California College of Ayurveda and offers yoga classes, self-care workshops and private consultations. She is the owner of Seeds of Ayurveda in North Salem, NY. An avid hiker, Kelly has always felt deeply connected to the elements and their affects on the body, mind, and spirit.
Nidhi Pandya is a third generation Ayurvedic Practitioner based in the U.S. But she works with people from all around the world. She has studied Ayurvedic Sanskrit shashtras. Her mission is to be able to communicate Ayurveda to the modern world in a way that it becomes easily understable as well as easily accessible. “A person should not have to give up their ethnic foods and lifestyle to practice Ayurveda, as the principles of Ayurveda are timeless.” – Nidhi Pandya
“Ayurveda has for over 25 years been my inspiration to rediscover the lost connection with our food practices through Sadhana. My love for Ayurvedic cookery began through yoga, my love of spices, and wild foraging. My learning journey started in 2000 and I continue to study Ayurveda with Ayurveda UK. With a passion for raising awareness to adopt, adapt, implement, to nurture and balance and exploring these connections through travel. My favourite Sadhanas include yoga, wild swimming and journaling.”
Talya Lutzker is a Certified Ayurvedic Practitioner, yoga teacher, cookbook author, and one of the most accessible and inspiring Ayurveda teachers online today. She’s the founder of The Detox & Nourish Your Body With Ayurveda Bootcamps, The RAD Cleanse (Radiance Ayurveda Detox), and Ayurveda Starter School. Since 2003, Talya’s created Ayurvedic lifestyle and nutrition centers – places to drink up deep nourishment for the heart and soul of who you are. Join her tribe at Ayurveda Every Day With Talya.
Rachel Spillane is an Ayurvedic Practitioner, Yoga Teacher and Board Member of the Colorado Ayurvedic Medical Association. Her mission is to empower women with knowledge, tools and support for their wellness journey. Her practice, Saraswati Ayurveda, is based in Denver, offering consultations, lifestyle coaching and herbal medicine. She loves exploring the outdoors with her two dogs, gardening and eating veggie tacos.
A lifelong wellness lover, Elisa began yoga training while living in Asia. Intentions were pure personal growth and health, but Life led to teaching right away! Movement and Ayurveda studies continued on Big Island of Hawai’i. She’s taught internationally, Asia to beautiful studios, retreats, and spas, Malibu to Maui, since. Her latest learning endeavor is Yoga of Design, embracing wellness in mind, body, spirit, and home. Maui, Hawai’i is home, where she teaches Wellness at Spa Montage Kapalua Bay.
Angela Perger is an Ayurveda Health Counselor, Yoga teacher and host of The Simple Ayurveda Podcast. Most days you’ll find her playing on the beach with her two children or curled up with a good book. Her mission is to share Ayurveda in easy, real-life ways so that you can thrive. She uses Ayurveda and Yoga to naturally manage ulcerative colitis and a rare autoimmune liver disorder. Her online offerings empower you to be your most radically vibrant self.
Cecile Antoine Alfonzo
After working over 15 years in Marketing positions in the Beauty and Pharmaceutical industries, Cecile left the corporate world to reconnect with a more mindful and healthy lifestyle. Since she had been practicing Yoga for almost 20 years, it seemed natural for her to get her 200h Yoga Teacher Training. She then pursued additional Yoga certifications, and studies in Ayurveda, Reflexology, Reiki, and Aromatherapy. She is the owner of Hold Your Hand, a personalized and tailored Coaching Program, where she integrates her trainings to help people reclaim their power and take action towards their health & well-being goals.
Sierra Brashear and Molly McConnell
Molly McConnell, RYT 500, and Sierra Brashear, MA, are both Clinical Ayurvedic Practitioners and graduates of Alandi Ashram’s 2,000+ hour, National Ayurvedic Medical Association certified program. The two believe that self care is a radical act — reminding us that when we are vibrant and awake, we have the clarity and energy to show up for what we believe in. As co-founders of Cultivate Balance, the two offer Ayurveda education, herbal products and holistic lifestyle design consultation.