Founding member and former Secretary of the California association of Ayurvedic Medicine
Mary Thompson, C.A.S., P.K.S., (Ayurvedacharya),is an internationally recognized leader in Ayurveda education.She is certified as a Clinical Ayurvedic Specialist and Pancha Karma Specialist. In 2008 she received the Charaka Award for Excellence in Ayurvedic Teaching and was given the title "Ayurvedacharya” (respected teacher of Ayurveda). She has been an invited speaker at several Ayurvedic conferences and is a founding member and former Secretary of the California Association of Ayurvedic Medicine. In this role, she supported the advancement of Ayurvedic health care in California and the founding of the National Board.
Mary’s teaching style is entertaining and enlightening. Her students appreciate her humor and intellect, and find her inspiring.Her writings on Ayurvedic principles have been published in magazines dedicated to Yoga and Ayurveda.