2016 Featured Speakers
Deepak Chopra is the featured speaker at our signature live events including Spiritual Solutions, Seduction of Spirit, Seduction of Silence, Journey into Healing, Weekend Within, and Silent Awakenings.
As a global leader and pioneer in the field of mind-body medicine, Deepak continues to transform the way the world views physical, mental, emotional, spiritual, and social wellbeing. He is a sought-after speaker and the prolific author of more than seventy-five books, including numerous New York Times bestsellers. Join us for a rare opportunity to personally experience Deepak—and gain insights that will change your life.
Andrew Weil, M.D., is a world-renowned leader and pioneer in the field of integrative medicine, a healing oriented approach to health care which encompasses body, mind, and spirit. Dr. Andrew Weil will be sharing the stage with Deepak Chopra at Journey into Healing February 27-March 1, 2016.
Elizabeth Gilbert’s memoir Eat, Pray, Love has been called “a generation’s instruction manual” (Toronto Sun). Exploding onto the scene in 2006, the bestseller famously chronicled the year Gilbert spent traveling the world after a shattering divorce. Elizabeth Gilbert will be sharing the stage with Deepak Chopra at Spiritual Solutions for Women May 26-29, 2016.
Psychology Today, USA Today, and NPR have all referred to Martha Beck as “one of the best-known life coaches in America.” She is a columnist for O, the Oprah Magazine, has been a contributing editor for Real Simple, Redbook, and Mademoiselle, and has written for many other national magazines. She appears frequently as an expert on life design on programs such as Good Morning America and The Oprah Winfrey Show. See Martha Beck and Deepak Chopra together live at Seduction of Spirit this July.
Lissa Rankin, M.D. is a mind-body medicine physician, founder of the Whole Health Medicine Institute training program for physicians and other health care providers, and the New York Times bestselling author of Mind Over Medicine: Scientific Proof That You Can Heal Yourself. She is on a grass roots mission to put the "care" back in health care and to heal our broken health care system, one doctor and one patient at a time. Join Lissa Rankin, Dean Ornish, and Deepak Chopra at our signature mind-body wellness workshop, Journey into Healing.
Sarah McLean is a go-to teacher for contemporary meditation and mindfulness practices. She's the best-selling author of Soul-Centered: Transform Your Life in 8 Weeks with Meditation (Hay House) and the upcoming book, Love and the Power of Attention, and a thought leader whose mission is to help people to see their true nature and the interconnectedness of all life. Join Sarah, Elizabeth Gilbert, and Deepak Chopra this May at Spiritual Solutions for Women.
Now a New York Times best-selling author of the book Dying to be Me, and a world-renowned international speaker, doctors had given her mere hours to live on the morning of February 2, 2006. Unable to move, and in a deep coma caused by the cancer that had ravaged her body for nearly four years, Anita tells of entering another realm where she experienced great clarity and understanding of her life and purpose here on earth. See Anita and Deepak Chopra together live at Weekend Within.
Dean Ornish is a clinical professor at UCSF and founder of the Preventive Medicine Research Institute. He's a leading expert on fighting illness — particularly heart disease with dietary and lifestyle changes. Join Dean Ornish, Lissa Rankin and Deepak Chopra at our signature mind-body wellness workshop, Journey into Healing.
Joseph B. Weiss is a gastroenterologist, clinical professor, and author of more than 10 books on health. Weiss, who is double board certified in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology, has more than 30 years of clinical, administrative, and research experience. See Joseph Weiss at Journey into Healing.
Named one of Time Magazine's 100 Most Influential People in the World in 2011, Rob Bell is the author of a number of books, including Velvet Elvis, Drops Like Stars, and The New York Times Bestsellers Love Wins, What We Talk About When We Talk About God, and The Zimzum of Love. Join Rob Bell and Deepak Chopra at Seduction of Spirit.
Suhas Kshirsagar, B.A.M.S., M.D. (Ayurveda) is a world-renowned Ayurvedic physician from a family of traditional Vedic healers in India. He holds a B.A. in Ayurvedic medicine and completed a three-year residency as an M.D. (doctorate in Ayurvedic internal medicine) at the prestigious Pune University. Join Dr. Suhas and Deepak Chopra at Weekend with the Masters and Journey into Healing.
Pandit Vamadeva Shastri (David Frawley) is a Vedic teacher or Acharya and has worked internationally to promote Vedic knowledge. He is known for his ability to integrate Ayurveda, yoga, and Vedic astrology in one system to raise awareness that can be easily understood and applied today. His work has been recognized both in India and in the West. Join Vamadeva Shastri and Deepak Chopra at Weekend with the Masters.
Shambhavi is one of the most important and dynamic women teachers of the deeper aspects of yoga coming out of India today. Her teachings are rooted in the ancient teachings and traditions of Bhakti Yoga, Shakti Sadhana, Jyotisha (Vedic Astrology), Mantra Yoga and Ayurveda. Shambhavi has been honored with the Jyotisha Visharada by CVA for her insightful contributions and teachings in Vedic Astrology. Join Shambhavi at Weekend with the Masters.
Roger first learned meditation in the early '70s, which instantly became his passion and he soon trained to be a meditation teacher with Maharishi Mahesh Yogi. In the early 1980s, Roger began studying Ayurveda the ancient Indian system of healthcare. While helping to establish centers for Ayurveda and meditation in the U.S. he met and become friends with Deepak Chopra. Join Roger Gabriel at Weekend with the Masters and Seduction of Spirit.