Kristin graduated from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, and is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics in Cleveland, Ohio. She serves as a member of the AMI Department of Medical Education, and has been practicing Yoga Science as Holistic Mind/Body Medicine since 2015.
Heather has been a student of AMI since early 2017. She feels a strong connection with the teaching and is working hard on building her practice and conducting her Yoga Science experiments. A seasoned marketing professional, Heather is the primary architect in the development of our new website. She is passionate about helping AMI expand their reach and deliver an enriching and engaging experience through a variety of digital platforms.
Melanie initiated her study of Yoga Science and Philosophy in 1998 as a student at The American Meditation Institute. In 2012, she completed her advanced level, yoga teacher training 500 hour certification. A skilled and sensitive professional, Melanie is currently bringing the joys and therapeutic benefits of a daily yoga practice to the 50 plus community.
Elaine has been working at AMI since its founding in 1996. She is the practical, common-sensical individual who makes it possible for every class, conference and event to seamlessly take place. Whenever you call The American Meditation Institute, it is Elaine’s friendly and knowledgeable voice you will hear. She is always ready to be of service.
Laurie has been a student at AMI since 2014. In her 25 years as a strategic copywriter and marketing consultant, she has created an impressive body of work for Time Warner Cable, Microsoft, Compaq, Verizon Wireless, Accenture and Siemens. Now Laurie is sharing her impressive talents in brand development, content strategy and web site copywriting to help AMI bring Yoga Science to modern life.
Mind/body medicine pioneer Dr. Bernie Siegel did his surgery training at Yale New Haven Hospital. During his practice as a surgeon Bernie learned how powerful the mind can be in healing the body. Since the 1970s, he has worked with patients to help them heal––often teaching them how to deal with issues regarding disease and mortality. His first book, published in 1986, was the popularly acclaimed Love, Medicine & Miracles. As a member of the AMI faculty, Bernie has taught continuing medical education classes to physicians and healthcare professionals.