Kristen Schneider is a board certified Ayurveda Practitioner, International Yoga Teacher and author of two books: Your Life is Medicine: Ayurveda for Yogis, and Love Fearlessly:The Soulmate Within. Kristen earned her B.A. from the University of Central Florida, and is currently earning her Master’s in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Troy University. Kristen earned her Ayurveda Counseling Certification and Ayurveda for Pregnancy Certification from the Kripalu School of Ayurveda. She completed two speciality certifications with Dr. Lad at The Ayurveda Institute, and completed her internship at Chakrapani Ayurvedic Research Clinic in Jaipur, India. She earned both her 200 hour and 500 hour Yoga Teacher Training Certifications in Rishikesh, India. Kristen blends Eastern and Western perspectives with an emphasis on mindfulness and nutrition. Kristen incorporates a person-centered approach that expresses genuineness, unconditional positive regard, and empathy.