New to Ayurveda? Here's 3 easy steps to begin:

  1. Read an introductory book like Perfect Health: A Complete Mind Body Guide by Deepak Chopra, MD. Look at the John Douillard titles below for more on eating seasonally and exercise. Read Maya Tiwari's books for women's health and healing. 

  2. Take my dosha quiz. Contact me and I will send it to you for no charge. No spam in return!
  3. Need more guidance? If you'd like more personalized help you can schedule an Ayurvedic consultation with me in person or over the phone. Visit the Services pages for more info. New clients can schedule a free introductory consultation over the phone.


Dr. R.K. Mishra / SVA (Shaka Vansya Ayurveda)

Wise Earth Ayurveda (Swami Mayatitananda / Bri. Maya Tiwari)

Ayurvedic Institute in NM (Dr. Vasant Lad)

Rasa Ayurveda Traditional Healing Center for Women (Kerala, India)

Books on Ayurveda

Perfect Health: The Complete Mind/Body Guide, Deepak Chopra, MD

Ayurveda: The Science of Self-Healing, Dr Vasant Lad

Prakriti: Your Ayurvedic Constitution, Dr. Robert Svoboda

Chakras: Energy Centers of Transformation, Harish Johari

Nine Designs for Inner Peace, Sarah Tomlinson (

Absolute Beauty: Radiant Skin and Inner Harmony, Dr. Pratima Raichur

Books by Dr. John Douillard: The 3 Season Diet, Mind, Body, & Sport, Perfect Health for Kids (

Books on Ayurveda for Women & Families

The Path of Practice: A Woman's Guide to Ayurvedic Healing, Bri. Maya Tiwari

A Life of Balance: The Complete Guide to Ayurvedic Nutrition & Body Types w/Recipes, Bri. Maya Tiwari

Women's Power to Heal Through Inner Medicine, Bri. Maya Tiwari

Balance Your Hormones, Balance Your Life, Dr. Claudia Welch

Ayurveda for Women: A Guide to Vitality and Health, Robert E. Svoboda

Magical Beginnings, Enchanted Lives: A Holistic Guide to Pregnancy, Deepak Chopra, MD

Perfect Health for Kids, John Douillard


Ajara Ayurvedic Beauty Skin Care (Grafton, WI) - doshic specific skin and body care products

Banyan Botanicals (NM) - bulk herbs, massage oils, and herbal formulas

Chandika Pranic Formulations (CA) - children's products of all kinds, massage oils, transdermal herbal creams, herbal tinctures, and spices mixes

Shaktiveda Herbal Ayurvedic Products - nasya (herbal nasal oil) and digestive aids

Note: Kanyakumari Ayurveda Center is now closed. Please contact me if you're having trouble finding a product you purchased from their store. 


Kripalu Yoga Center for Yoga & Health (Stockbridge, MA)

Invivo (EastSide/Milwaukee, WI)

Yama Yoga (3rd Ward/Milwaukee, WI)

Research/Initiatives on Yoga & Meditation

Institute for Extraordinary Living / Kripalu

David Lynch Foundation

Books on Yoga

Kripalu Yoga: A Guide to Practice On and Off the Mat, Richard Faulds (purchase Kripalu and Stephen Cope books from the Kripalu Shop)

The Wisdom of Yoga: A Seeker's Guide to Extraordinary Living, Stephen Cope

Yoga and the Quest for True Self, Stephen Cope

Yoga for Your Type: An Ayurvedic Approach to Your Asana Practice, David Frawley and Sandra Summerfield Kozak

Yoga & Ayurveda: Self-Healing and Self-Realization, David Frawley

Music for Yoga

108 Names of Mother Divine, Craig Pruess

Attunements for Dawn & Dusk: Music to Enhance Morning and Evening Meditation, Harish Johari

Colors of the Mind, Steve Gorn

Healing Flute Chakras, Jessita Reyes

Savasana, Wah!

Kundalini Meditation Music, Various Artists

The Lover & The Beloved, Donna Delory

Deva Premal

Jai Uttal

Krishna Das


Guided Relaxation & Meditation

Guided Relaxation: Yoga Nidra, Jennifer Reis

Deep Relaxation: Guided Yoga Nidra, Jennifer Reis (includes a track for insomnia)

Transform, Relax and Rejuvenate, Vandita (includes Vandita's Ram chant)


Heaven's Banquet, Miriam K. Hospodar

Eat Taste Heal: An Ayurvedic Cookbook for Modern Living, Various Authors

The Ayurvedic Cookbook, Amadea Morningstar

Taste Life: Recipes From The Kanyakumari Kitchen (order online at

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