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Brent BecVar, M.S.

Director of Vedic Counseling, Certified Instructor: Meditation; Perfect Health

Brent BecVar has worked in direct association with Deepak Chopra and the Chopra Organization for more than 22 years and was one of the first certified instructors of both Primordial Sound Meditation and Perfect Health Ayurvedic LifestyleIn 1993 with Dr. Chopra and Dr. David Simon, Brent established and supervised the Sharp Center for Mind Body Medicine Residential Program in Del Mar, California, which later became the Chopra Center for Wellbeing. 

With over 30 years experience as a psychotherapist, educator, and Vedic astrologer, Brent has studied with respected Vedic Science masters in the U.S. and India. Brent received a master’s degree in education and psychology from the University of Kentucky. He was trained as a certified yoga instructor by Swami Satchidananda and the Integral Yoga Institute in 1970 and has taught and been immersed in Vedic studies for more than 40 years.

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Silent Awakenings is a week-long journey within inspired by the teachings and writing of Chopra Center co-founder David Simon. Held in the serene, beachfront lodge of Asilomar in Northern California’s beautiful Monterey Peninsula, this retreat is designed specifically for meditators who want to spend an extended period in silence, deepening their meditation practice, and awakening...

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