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Legal Trends in Ayurveda Practice

Wednesday, October 4th, 2023 6:00 – 7:00 PM CT Online Webinar

Join attorney, Susan G. Etheridge, Esq. and Heather Burkark, former Vice President of the Ayurvedic Association of Wisconsin, for an engaging discussion about legal trends impacting the practice of Ayurveda in the United States. Areas of discussion will include health care and product regulations, tele-health, and Ayurveda insurance and best practices.

Free to AAW Members / $15 Non-Members

To register, enter your name and class code B3-2023.

Your name (first and last)
  Susan G. Etheridge, Esq.

Certified Ayurvedic Practitioner

Ayurveda Yoga Therapist

Founding Member, Alternative Health Law Firm


Heather Burkart

Certified Ayurvedic Educator and Practitioner

Panchakarma Technician

Experience Registered Yoga Teacher (500)

Founder, Her Well Being Ayurveda and Yoga

  Barbara Chernov

 Core Synchronization Practitioner

Ayurveda Health Councilor

Panchakarma Technician/Ayurveda Bodyworker

 Susan Pack 

Certified Ayurveda Practitioner,

President, Ayurveda Association of Wisconsin

Graduate of Divya Alter’s Ayurvedic Nutrition and Culinary Training

Teacher of Ayurvedic and Indian Cooking for 16+ years



Food As Medicine

Sunday, October 15th, 2023 6:30 – 8:00 PM CT Online Webinar

If you are sick and tired of feeling sick and tired, this class is for you. YOU REALLY ARE WHAT YOU EAT, and if you eat whole, fresh foods that are alive with nutrients you will have renewed energy and every part of your body will work and feel better. The information in this class has not changed over the years because what our bodies need has not changed. During this 90-minute workshop, you will learn the answers needed to move forward in your healing journey.

Free to AAW Members / $15 Non-Members

To register, enter your name and class code C2-2023.

Your name (first and last)

Treating the Chronically Sick Gut

Saturday, November 11th, 2023 7:00 – 8:00 PM CT Online Webinar

We are extremely honored to host Dr. Bhaswati Bhattacharya during the 2023 Ayurveda Day and Dhanvantari Jayanti. She has been an incredible inspiration to us with her knowledge and passion for moving forward the science of Ayurveda, especially here in the United States. Join us to gain her perspective and advice to more effectively help our communities with this most critical healthcare issue.


Dr. Bhaswati Bhattacharya 

Masters in Public Health, MD of Family Medicine, PhD in Ayurveda-BHU

Clinical Asst Professor of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY

Fulbright Specialist in Public Health/ Global Health-Integrative Medicine 2018-2023

Chief Science & Research Officer, VedaFarms

Director, Center for Ayurveda Studies, Indic Academy


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Recent Donation Based Community Events
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Tresa Laferty interviews Hilary Garivaltis about changes in Ayurveda in the USA

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Past Free Community Events

September 21, 2022
Ayurveda Educational:
Approach to Yoga

AAW Vice President shares her methods of sharing Ayurveda with Yoga practitioners and at Yoga studios.

April 6, 2022
Ayurveda Educational:
Cleansing Practices

Learn about the various types of cleansing practices rooted in the practices of Ayurveda and the various levels of practitioner training available to support clients through transformation. Presented by AAW VP Heather Burkart

January 17, 2022
Professionals from Wisconsin:
Monica Bloom

Welcome to 2022! To celebrate a new year AAW President Tresa Laferty met with special guest, former Wisconsin resident, Monica Bloom. 

November 3,2021
Professionals from Wisconsin:
Rima Shah

In celebration of International Ayurveda day AAW President Tresa Lafetry met with special guest, longtime Wisconsin resident and educator, Rima Shah. 

September 20, 2021 Sangha

AAW Board Directors sharing about the current journey as officers and their commitment to our community of Ayurveda enthusiasts.

May 23, 2021 Sangha

An AAW meeting to strengthen and build our community after a long period of isolation and inner searching.

March 20, 2021 Sangha

A Spring Equinox Gathering to establish positivity and kick off a series of Sangha events around sharing truth in community.