Ann Wagoner, MA, Board Certified Ayurvedic Practitioner, CAP-NAMA, Yoga
Therapist, C-I.A.Y.T., E-R.Y.T.-500, Yoga Alliance, researched Ayurvedic treatments and herbs for the prevention of Cancer recurrence with the Mount Madonna Institute College of Ayurveda. She is a member the National Ayurvedic Medical Association, Yoga Alliance and the International Association of Yoga Therapists. She brings together Ayurveda and Yoga, two sister sciences, to expand understandings of mind, body and consciousness. Ann also has a B.A. in Philosophy, and a M.A. in Liberal Studies from New York University.
Ann has trained with many Doctors of Ayurveda from India and Nepal (BAMS), including Dr. Vasant Lad, Dr. R. H. Singh, Dr. Sarita Shrestha, Dr. Vivek Shanbhag, Dr. Hari Pallathery, Dr. P.H. Kulkarni, Dr. John Douillard and Dr. Shekhar Annambhotla among others. Ann has also studied yoga and Patanjali’s yoga sutras extensively with Rama Jyoti Vernon, co-founder of Yoga Journal magazine. Ann was trained in the ISHTA style of yoga with Alan Finger in New York City. She teaches Yoga at Opening to Life as well as Portland Community College. And she offers Ayurvedic consultations at Yoga Pearl.
Ann has taught Ayurvedic workshops at Portland Therapeutic Yoga, Yoga Pearl, The Movement Center, Harmony Yoga, NUNM, Bastyr, Belmont Yoga and Yoga Bhoga, and she taught healthy Ayurvedic Cooking Classes at People’s Food Co-op. Her Ayurvedic recipes are based on locally grown food in the Pacific Northwest from the 47th Avenue Farm. She also teaches cooking classes at Transition Projects through the Oregon Food Bank and yoga through Living Yoga.