Ayurvedic Practitioner & Cleanse Expert
Monica is the founder of Hamsa Ayurveda Lifestyle Center. She has been in private practice since 2006, and has helped thousands of clients successfully keep off weight, resolve complicated skin disorders, reduce symptoms of autoimmune disorders and over come emotional blocks that they struggled with for years using ayurvedic cleanse methods. She began her studies in the Vedic system in 2003 at the Maharishi University of Management. Since then, she acquired advanced degrees in ayurveda from 'The Florida Vedic College' where she was individually selected to study as an apprentice under one of America's ayurvedic pioneers, Dr. Light Miller. Monica's areas of specialty are ayurvedic cleanse methods that address the physical, emotional and spiritual body. Monica has also studied with Dr. Mark Halpern of the California College of Ayurveda, Vaidya Rama Kant Mishra, Sri Swamini Mayatitanada and Lama Surya Das. She is currently completing an advance yoga degree with the Traditional Yoga Studies under Georg Feuerstein, Ph.D.and Brenda Feuerstein To work with Monica schedule an initial consultation and lifestyle program.
Ayurvedic Massage Therapist
Robin is the lead ayurvedic therapist at Hamsa Ayurveda Lifestyle Center where she gives treatments and supports clients who do multiple day long programs. Clients frequently comment on the profound care that they experience in Robin's treatments. Robin received her license in massage therapy in 2012 and began her career working at the top hotel spas around the Loop. Eager to delve into a more holistic approach, she accepted an apprenticeship with Monica Yearwood in the Spring of 2014. To work with Robin book a spa treatment with her.
Ayurvedic Practitioner & Massage Therapist
Diane is a certified ayurvedic practitioner and massage therapist who specializes in postpartum care and trauma work. Her unique training history provides her with the ability to address combined factors that contribute to physical and emotional pain. She holds advanced certifications in Neuromuscular Therapy, Ayurveda, Mayan Abdominal Massage, Arvigo Pregnancy Support and Ayurvedic Postpartum Care. Diane's therapeutic work is influenced by her years of study under her Tibetan guru, Lama Dawa Chhodak. Diane holds degrees in masssage and ayurveda from the Florida College of Natural Health and the Kerala Ayurveda Academy in Seattle. She has been a practitioner since 1997 and works with infants, children and adults. To work with Diane schedule a massage with her.
Ayurvedic Practitioner & Nutrition Expert
Cristina has a rare and deep compassion for human beings and nature. After studying Mayan Anthropology at the Universidad Autonoma de Yucatan in Mexico, and receiving a Bachelor's degree in History from DePaul University, Cristina, alongside several of her peers, began organizing what was called the Healing Arts Project, which offered donation based medicine to people who couldn't afford basic treatment for general wellness. Inspired, Cristina began studying ayurveda at the Kanyakumari Ayurveda and Yoga Wellness Center in 2012. As an ayurvedic practitioner her area of focus is on healing with diet and ayurvedic nutrition. To work with Cristina, schedule a consultation with her.
Ayurvedic Esthetician & Organic Skincare
Like many healers, Paulina had to walk her own healing journey before she came to the work that she now shares with others. As a former acne sufferer, Paulina understands the challenges that problematic skin conditions can bring. Healing her skin condition with probiotics, healthy diet, topical oils, and lymphatic drainage techniques confirmed to Pualina that skin imbalances can be resolved through a holistic approach. Known for her healing and therapeutic touch, Paulina marries modern methods— specifically LED technology and microdermabrasion— with ancient beautification treatments, organic skincare and holistic ingredients. Every session with Paulina is specifically customized for her clients needs and focused on deep relaxation. She educates her guests about their skin, and how to holistically bring balance to their body, mind and spirit, and live in harmony with nature. To work with Paulina, schedule a consultation with her.