SREEDEV MICHAEL NEWMAN
Sreedev Michael Newman is a Vedika Certified Ayurveda Health Practitioner, and served as the Associate Ayurveda Consultant at the Ayurveda Wellness Clinic in Milpitas. He presently serves as Co-Director of Vedika's Awakening Community Circle and as the primary organizer of the Ayurveda Community of the San Francisco Bay Area meetup group. He first encountered Ayurveda though his initial 500-hour Yoga teacher training shortly after college, and has been formally studying at Vedika Global with Acharya Shunya since 2011.
He has taught Ayurveda at Vedika Sangha and for the California Association of Ayurvedic Medicine (CAAM) tele-class series. He also co-taught an Ayurveda course at the Alameda County Probation Department for staff who work with incarcerated youth.
He works professionally in the higher education and executive coaching fields. His educational background includes a BA degree in Communication and a MA degree in Consciousness and Transformative Studies, and he is presently pursuing a doctoral degree Organization Development with an emphasis in organizational change and sustainability.
He also volunteers his time with Embracing the World, the National Ayurvedic Medical Association (NAMA) and the California Association of Ayurvedic Medicine (CAAM).
He is passionate about Ayurveda because of the power of the practices to radically and holistically transform health, and empower people to benefit themselves, their families and our collective community.