Satya Ayurveda Team

ALT Allison Bransfield Morse

Allison Bransfield Morse is an Ayurvedic Lifestyle Counselor and Panchakarma Specialist, with 13 years of experience as an Ayurvedic Practitioner, she is also certified in massage and yoga therapy. After 5 years with The Ayurvedic Institute, Allison founded The Ayurvedic Center of Vermont in 2006, where she has had the privilege of guiding clients from all over the country in Ayurvedic care and Panchakarma. Allison spent 5 full time years at The Ayurvedic Institute, in Albuquerque, New Mexico, under the direct guidance of Dr.Vasant Lad. She completed two years of study under Dr. Lad, before embarking on a four year clinical apprenticeship in The Ayurvedic Institute‘s Panchakarma clinic. In 2005, she joined Dr. Lad in Pune, India, for advanced clinical studies. The prevailing focus of her work is the integration of Ayurveda with conventional medical approaches, to promote healing through the body’s intuitive wisdom. She is experienced in applying herbal medicine, diet and Ayurvedic remedies to a variety of clinical disorders including cancer, hypertension, musculoskeletal disorders, digestive disorders, weight-loss, depression, anxiety, insomnia, women‘s health issues, and many other ailments.


ALT Adena Harford Bright

Adena is an Ayurvedic Lifestyle Consultant and Ayurvedic Yoga Specialist certified by the Kripalu School of Ayurveda.  She has continued her studies at Jiva Ayurveda in India focusing on traditional herbal preparations and authentic bodywork.  Adena operates Adena Rose Ayurveda in Jericho, Vermont, and assists at The Ayurvedic Center of Vermont and The Stoweflake Mountain Resort and Spa. 


ALT Scott Marion

Scott Marion is a Ayurvedic Lifestyle Counselor, Massage Therapist and Ayur-Yoga Teacher. Beginning in 1997, Scott traveled to India and Nepal, where he spent a total of 3 ½ years and studied Vipassana, Hinduism and Tibetan Buddhism. Born out of his love of nature, Scott began studying Ayurveda and herbs. He attended Touchstone Healing Arts School of Massage in Burlington in 1998 and furthered his studies at The Ayurvedic Institute under the guidance of Dr. Vasant Lad. He completed the two year program at The Ayurvedic Institute as well as their Ayur-Yoga Teacher Training program. He continues to study the science of Jyotish, as well. In 2001, he met his principal teacher Lopon Tenzin Namdak while in France and Katmandu and started his studies in the Bon tradition. Over the last 4 years he has studied with Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche at the Ligmincha Institute in Virginia.


ALT Dr. Claudia Welch

Dr. Claudia Welch is a Doctor of Oriental Medicine, an Ayurvedic practitioner and educator, and the author of Balance Your Hormones, Balance Your Life: Achieving Optimal Health and Wellness Through Ayurveda, Chinese Medicine and Western Science. Dr. Welch lectures internationally on Oriental and Ayurvedic medicines and Women’s Health, bringing a depth of knowledge and a sense of joy to her presentations. She has served on the teaching faculty of The Ayurvedic Institute, Kripalu School of Ayurveda, Southwest Acupuncture College, and Acupractice Seminars.


ALT Dr. Robert Svoboda

Dr.Robert E.Svoboda is the first Westerner ever to graduate from a college of Ayurveda and be licensed to practice Ayurveda in India. During and after his formal Ayurvedic training, Robert was tutored in Ayurveda, Yoga, Jyotish, Tantra and other forms of classical Indian lore by his mentor, the Aghori Vimalananda. The author of more than a dozen books, he lived in India for more than a decade, and continues to spend much of each year there.


ALT Dr. Ramkumar
Hailing from a traditional Ayurveda family, Dr Ramkumar has continuously been occupied in promoting and strengthening Ayurveda, the primary health tradition of India for almost two decades. He is one of the Founder Members of Punarnava Ayurveda, an organization in South India that is committed to the cause of ‘Authentic Ayurveda for Universal Well-Being’. He is now involved in the creation of vaidyagrama – an experimental eco-friendly authentic Ayurveda community on the outskirts of Coimbatore in south India.