Meet Our 300 Hour Advanced Studies Instructors
Seek your mentors. Find your guides. Grow into the teacher you are meant to become. Our teacher trainers are among some of the most accomplished instructors in the southeast. Many have trained in the Vinyasa style under Stephanie Keach, while others have pursued training in various modalities ranting from alignment-based systems to Kundalini. No matter the lineage, AYC teacher trainers are committed to providing a well-rounded curriculum and education.
Vishnu Dass LMT, NTS, CAyu is an Ayurvedic practitioner and educator, yoga teacher massage therapist and herbalist. He received his Ayurvedic training under the guidance world renown Ayurvedic physician Dr. Vasant Lad and is a graduate of the Ayurvedic Institute in Albuquerque, NM. He is also a graduate of the New Mexico School of Natural Therapeutic and the American School of Herbalism. Since 1992 he has been a student of yoga master Sri Baba Hari Dass. Vishnu Dass is the owner and director of Blue Lotus Ayurveda in Asheville North Carolina, where he maintains a full-time clinical practice.