DeAnna Batdorff began her career in service in 1987 and founded the dhyana Center of Therapeutics, Inc.
She is an Ayurvedic and Tibetan Practitioner and Educator, Massage Therapist, Western Herbalist, Nutrition Counselor and Clinical Aromatherapist. She specializes in autoimmune disorders and all things health related from pregnancy to rites of passage.
She presently oversees the dhyana Center in the heart of Sonoma County. Providing “by donation” Clinics, a Self Care Sanctuary (Bathhouse), Ayurvedic Treatment Center, Yoga classes, an Apothecary Bar and a Community Classroom, DeAnna is committed to inspiring all people to heal, learn and grow through elemental theory, understanding of how the body works and the connection between the mind, body and spirit.
She lovingly credits all of her teachers along the way, Michael Tierra, Marcel Lavabre, Dr. Lobsang Rapgay, Swami Niranjananda, Dr. Lad and Ed Bauman.
DeAnna has supported well over 150,000 clients and students and considers them to be the best teachers she could ever have.
Whether you choose to be a client, student or both, DeAnna invites you to come experience Ayurveda in a heart-centered environment providing ancient Vedic wisdom at the forefront of integrative health care. The dhyana Center offers a variety of courses and workshops aligned with professional Ayurvedic education standards to help you take charge of your health care and be of service to your community. As a school where your personal path is always honored, students feel the difference the moment they enter our doors. Come explore where your learning journey could lead you! Whether you dream of becoming a practitioner, or for your own health, explore the basics of Ayurveda, the lymphatic system in the body, cooking, self-care techniques, and how elements manifest in your physical and emotional body.