Vijaya is a highly recognized teacher and practitioner of Ayurveda. She has served as a Board of Directors for the California Association of Ayurvedic Medicine (CAAM). She has practiced in California, Hawaii, Idaho and New York. A graduate of Clayton College of Naturopathic Medicine in 1993, she has devoted her main course of study to Ayurvedic Medicine with Dr. Vasant Lad at the Ayurvedic Institute in Albuquerque, NM since 1982. Vijaya has also studied with Dr. Sunil Joshi, Dr. Ranade, Lopsong Rapgay, Deepak Chopra and Vajra Ma (Sacred Dance), along with advanced Ayurvedic studies in India. Vijaya has taught Ayurveda and PanchaKarma (ayurvedic rejuvenation) at several Massage Schools and at the New England Institute of Ayurvedic Medicine in Boston, MA. Other areas of study include Emotional Breathwork, Sanskrit Chanting, Tantric Mysticism and several forms of Yoga. She is the originator of Shakti Marga ( the Path of Feminine Power) Tantric Therapeutic Movement, which incorporates Ayurveda, Tantra, Yoga and Breathwork into a form of self-healing.