Richard A. Masla
Our Ayurvedic Practitioners are members of the National Ayurvedic Medical Association. They have studied extensively with esteemed teachers in India and the USA. Richard and Omi are experts in guiding their patients according to Ayurvedic principles and protocols.
Richard A Masla
Richard founded the Ayurveda Health Retreat in 2001 and is a dedicated Yoga teacher and Ayurvedic educator. Since opening its doors, he has helped thousands of people seeking healthy living with knowledge from the Ayurveda. He began his Yoga and Ayurveda studies at age 17 and traveled to India at 21 with his spiritual teacher Swami Prabhupada. He studied Ayurveda with Dr. Vasant Lad at the Ayurvedic Institute in New Mexico and has traveled to India over 30 times. In 1994 he graduated Clayton College with a degree, Doctor of Naturopathy.
Omkar (Omi) is an Ayurvedic Practitioner, specializing in health consultations and ayurvedic cooking. He has studied under Dr. Jayarajan K. of Kerala Ayurveda Academy and Vishnu Dass of Blue Lotus Ayurveda. He is also a Certified Yoga Teacher through the Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health. In India he immersed himself in the study of traditional Vedic culture, receiving his Bhakti Sastri degree in philosophy and spiritual literature. He is offering consultations, customizing Panchakarma protocols, and creating specialized formulations used during treatments. He also offers online consultations in English and Spanish.