Elevating Consciousness Through Yoga, Ayurveda and Inspiration

Yoga & Ayurveda are kindred healing systems that empower millions of people across the globe with practices and cleanse techniques that enable them to become proactive in their own health and wellness. Asheville Yoga Center, The Ayurvedic Institute, AyurPrana, SoHum Mountain Healing Resort and The AyurPrana Listening Room combine their knowledge and resources to support their clients and students in mind, in body, and in spirit. Our mission is to both heal and train future healers with these practices.


AyurPrana was founded in 2020 by students of Vasant Lad and faculty of The Ayurvedic Institute, to help bring the healing science of Ayurveda into homes across the world. With online immersions, webinars and courses on a range of topics AyurPrana offers beneficial training at all levels from Ayurvedic Practitioners looking to deepen their knowledge to those new to Ayurveda and hoping to begin their journey into self healing

As the oldest Ayurvedic school in the United States founded in 1984 by world-renowned Ayurvedic physician, author, and educator, Vasant Lad, BAM&S, MASc, The Ayurvedic Institute brings the 5,000-year-old art and science of Ayurveda to life through year-long intensive study programs and free consultations at the student clinic. Dabble or deepen your journey into Ayurveda with Institute teachers through AyurPrana’s online courses.

SoHum is nestled among 100 acres in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains, just six miles from downtown Asheville, where nature and ancient wisdom come together to create transformational experiences. Come heal and recharge your mind, body, and spirit through all-inclusive 7-day Panchakarma Treatments or shorter stay Rest and Rejuvenation Packages.

In the heart of West Asheville, the AyurPrana Listening Room offers experiences that inspire healing and spiritual connection. Enjoy powerful musical performances, talks, and events by world class artists in a pristine and peaceful setting.

"The heart is the seat of awareness, the substratum of consciousness, and the abode of the mind."

– Dr. Vasant Lad

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