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Love is the only way to grasp another human being in the innermost core of his being.  No one can become fully aware of the very essence of another human being unless he loves him.  - Victor Frankl

Joe Rich

Joe Rich, founder and director, carries a degree in health care management, a background in counseling emotionally disturbed inner city teens, running group homes for at-risk youths, and working as an epidemiologist for the CDC. Additionally, he has loved into existence a 40-acre farm breeding Arabian horses, ayurvedic health clinics in America and Italy, and an international school teaching ayurvedic medicine to student-practitioners.  Over four decades he has added to his repertoire of teaching tools certifications in both yoga and life coaching, entrepreneurialism, and mentoring first time business owners.


Joe was told by one of his mentors that in the Aquarian Age everyone will achieve the abstract concept of “consciousness,” and was instructed to teach people how to apply it in their everyday lives. Since 1999, he has brought wisdom and insight to people as to how to achieve this and has counseled others through the process of transformation necessary to do so: to transform the love of power to the power of kindness.

'If you tolerate everything you shall go wrong, because your values go wrong.  The mighty must not destroy the poor.  You don't tolerate this.  It is tolerance that you do not tolerate injustice."


Jennifer Briere

Jennifer is the head organizer of personal and group retreats focused on yogic and ayurvedic practices.  She is a certified yoga instructor, and has been teaching classes for eight years with a focus on lifestyle practices and gong relaxation.  Jennifer also has extensive experience in business operations & management, and organizes the financial operations of the business and our projects.


Victor Briere

Victor Briere, A.D., is the co-founder of the International Institute of Ayurveda, where he serves as a NAMA-recognized Ayurvedic Doctor and Kundalini Yoga Teacher. Victor is a gifted pulse reader specializing in ayurvedic diagnostic techniques and health counseling.  

"There shall not be peace in the world if there is no peace in the heart of man."

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