Holistic Approach

Our therapeutic treatments offer a sacred place to look deeper into your self and be supported in your personal health journey. The dhyana Center practitioners believe in the client’s ability to change and heal themselves, through education, realistic home remedies and a non judgmental environment.

Choosing your Treatment

Signature Treatments & Ayurvedic Specialties,

Day Retreats & Additional Therapies — book below

Pancha Karma

Meet our dhyana Practitioners

 

Booking your treatment

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  2. Consider if you have a practitioner preference. See the bios of our supportive community below.

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  5. We do occasionally have last minute bookings available, please call us for more information

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Pancha Karma

Pancha Karma is a transformational journey allowing you to unwind patterns of the emotional & physical body. This treatment is beneficial for prevention of disease, detoxification, rejuvenation, physical injuries, pre and post-surgery, auto-immune disorders, nerve disorders, pain management, diabetes, etc. We modify Pancha Karma for pregnancy, cancer support and disabilities.

 A traditional Ayurvedic multi-day retreat, Pancha Karma is tailored specifically to your individual needs & health objectives. You co-create this life-changing experience with our treatment center staff.  Each day is especially created by your practitioner to support your individual needs and health objectives. 

Please inquire below for more information and pricing and one of our Treatment Center staff will get back to you.

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Each day includes:

  • Tea and 3 organic meals

  • Pulse consultation

  • Therapeutic treatments specific to your needs

  • Self Care Sanctuary Day Pass

  • Wrap and a towel

  • A Drink at Apothecary Bar

  • 1 Yoga class

Treatments and tools used as needed

  • Cuppings & gua sha for cleansing tissues

  • Warm compresses & hot rocks for nourishment

  • Netra Basti – ghee bath for your eyes for clarity and eye sight

  • Katti Basti – oil bath on your spine for nervous system

  • Pindi Bolous – herbal rice pouches for tenderizing muscles

  • Shirodhara – a constant flow of warm oil on your forehead

Sample 3 Day Pancha Karma (9 AM to 3 PM)

Day 1 – Day of Investigation
Day 2 – Day of Invigoration
Day 3 – Day of Integration

Pancha Karma is one the most effective healing modalities in Ayurveda. The dhyana Center considers Pancha Karma the ultimate physical, emotional and mental healing experience for detoxifying the body and strengthening the immune system. We are proud to offer this rare, life-changing and healing experience. these retreats are customized and unique to each individual.


dhyana Practitioners

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Shannon Elsom is a Clinical Program graduate, a NAMA certified Ayurvedic Practitioner, and a Certified Massage Therapist who has over 20 years of hands-on experience working in the field of rehabilitative massage. One of her passions is helping clients integrate the spirit of Ayurveda through connecting and communicating with their body’s wisdom. As an Intuitive Eating Counselor listed on the national directory, she supports clients struggling with eating disorders, diet mentality, and body image issues. Shannon is grateful to share the gift of Ayurveda and looks forward to being a lifelong student as she continues to grow and deepen her practice.

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Sonia Cook is a NAMA certified Ayurvedic Practitioner, nationally certified body worker, and yoga instructor trained both in Kundalini and Ayurvedic yoga. She is also the co-creator of Music As Medicine sound healing course, and teaches Intro to Ayurveda classes at the dhyana Center. Sonia has a passion for deepening environmental and social health through helping others connect to themselves and develop a greater sense of self awareness. She uses the foundation of Ayurvedic medicine to help a client achieve greater balance. This can be done with any number of tools from her tool belt. The practices of Ayurvedic medicine are available to all and can meet a client where they are.

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Anne Dale is a NAMA Certified Ayurvedic Practitioner, a CA Certified Massage Therapist and an Ayurvedic Yoga Certified Teacher. Her background in the Energetic Healing Arts includes Qigong Practitioner Certification, Reiki Master Certification, Theta Healing Certification, Angel Therapy Certifications, and extensive studies in Shamanism, Breathwork, Meditation, Marma Point, Cranial Sacral, Vibrational Light and Sound Therapies. These healing arts offerings are a culmination of Anne’s life’s work in the the studies of consciousness and spirituality. By bringing spaces for self-awareness, she brings clarity and vision to her clients, allowing profound healing and transformation.

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Stacey Pfeifer is a NAMA Certified Ayurvedic Practitioner and CA Certified Massage Practitioner with a background in herbalism. These healing arts are her lifelong commitment of work and service in the context of her own spiritual practice.

With Stacey, your session becomes a meditation - following the flow of lymph and the tone of your tissues, her bodywork will leave you feeling like melted butter! Stacey brings her heart and mind to each session and loves providing more freedom and ease for her clients.

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Ren Madrone has a background in social work and psychology. She strongly believes that emotion creates and underlies the physical states we know as disease. After attaining a masters of social work and working extensively in that eld, her learning broadened into western herbalism, shamanic bodywork, reiki, and integrative yoga. Ren works well with those in need of deep work, assisting in the release of the habit patterns/masks that prevent us from being in our own song. Her compassionate and deep work is most o en accompanied by her voice which covers a range of melodic harmony to primordial resonance depending on the particular needs of the client in any moment.

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Elisabeth Leroy is a NAMA Certified Ayurvedic Practitioner and a CA Licensed Massaged Therapist. She first studied Ayurveda under Dr. Vasant Lad and graduated from the Ayurvedic Institute in 2013. She then studied massage therapy at the NM School of Natural Therapeutics and studied Core Synchronism with Robert Stevens, obtaining her certification in 2016. Elisabeth completed the dhyana Center Clinical Program in 2016.

Elisabeth loves to blend Ayurveda, Body Work and Energy Work to customize treatments to the specific needs of her clients.

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Jenny Rinne is a lover of life and believes in the power of deep connection. She has been teaching yoga and practicing bodywork since 2009. She is a Certified Massage Therapist, Yoga Teacher and NAMA certified Ayurvedic Practitioner.

She owns her own practice in Pleasant Hill, teaching workshops, giving clinics, and providing bodywork and other wellness services. One of her favorite areas of wellness is facilitating a space of stillness through meditation whether it’s one-on-one or in a group.

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Drea Moore’s mission as a practitioner is to inspire and facilitate healing using practical, timeless, and sacred methods of touch, assessment and inquiry. Along her healing journey she learned about the power of self care, body work, herbs and movement, and was consequently inspired to study at the dhyana Center, the Harbin School of Healing Arts, the Esalen Institute, and the California School of Herbal Studies. Drea is an enthusiastic and motivational practitioner with a good intuition, many years of devoted study and internship, and a passion for helping others down this glorious and interesting lifelong path of health and wellness. “May we all find creative healing on this journey!”

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Akiva Satnarayan is a Master Numerologist and intuitive healer, focusing his consultations on creating a favorable framework for one’s purpose and destiny. Using cosmic timing by understanding one’s numeric chart and code will shift challenge into opportunity. Akiva has worked for more than fifteen years as a counselor and coach, providing clients with a framework for fulfillment in career, money, and relationships.

He is certified in both tantric and kabbalistic numerology as well as in archetypal astrology.

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Dhyana Bohnet is an Ayurvedic Practitioner who has over 30 years of experience in the field of holistic bodywork and energy medicine, nutrition and wellness counseling and astrology. More recently, she has finely tuned herself to the path of service in the field of Jyotish astrology. She is a NAMA certified Ayurvedic Practitioner, consultant, and teacher, serving at the dhyana Center, the Forestville Wellness Center, and her private practice in Sonoma County, Ca. Dhyana honors each person she works with for their unique life path and healing journey. Dhyana is also an avid practitioner and teacher of medical qigong, as well as hatha yoga, nada yoga and the Dance of Shiva.

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Rae Rodriguez is a bodyworker, herbalist, yoga instructor, and artist. At the dhyana Center, she holds many roles, including manager of Medicine Making. As a practitioner, she is passionate about supporting the healing of others through integrative bodywork.

With a strong belief that death and dying are sacred, Rae is diving into her studies in the field of hospice and palliative care.

Whether the client is supported with plant medicine, bodywork or planning the logistics around home vigil, Rae’s intention is to support the death grief process specifically for the individual’s needs for comfort, connection, healing, and ease.

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Kelley Lake weaves respect for life’s potential, five elements theory, and knowledge of the mechanisms of the human body into her wellness consultation and bodywork to encourage your health. Using Ayurvedic assessment techniques and deep listening, she can help you discover your tendencies regarding imbalance and make recommendations for your next steps in your wellness journey. Kelley uses a combination of Swedish, deep tissue, trigger and acupressure point therapy, Reiki, lymphatic massage and Ayurvedic bodywork techniques. She is trained in clinical herbalism, is a NAMA certified Health Counselor and holds a CA Massage Therapist Certification.

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Maya McNeil’s work is ided by awareness of the intelligent organizing systems housed within the body. Deep tissue techniques and vigorous lymphatic/adhesion work may be incorporated to address various issues such as structural restrictions, depression, inflammation, trauma/holding patterns, insomnia, or poor immune function. Subtle bodywork, sound, plant medicine and reconnective energetics may be incorporated for the very same issues, depending on each person’s needs and process.

Maya believes that approaching health from a bodywork basis is a powerful and practical way to find and maintain ones journey, sovereignty, aspirations, and purpose.

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Chelsea Cushman is a NAMA certified Ayurvedic Health Counselor receiving her training at the dhyana Center through the Ayurvedic Clinical Program with DeAnna Batdorff and Ayurvedic Yoga Teacher Training with Tirza Dawn. She is also a certified Holistic Nutrition Counselor through Bauman College and a Western Astrologer. Chelsea began her personal healing journey through her introduction to Western Astrology in 2008 which ignited her passion for elemental medicine and led her to the dhyana Center in 2013 and Bauman College in 2017.  She specializes in non-invasive blood analysis through Ayurvedic pulse assessment while bringing awareness to the unique energy dynamic of the planetary alignment specific to each client’s birthdate, time and place through Astrology.  With a deep seated belief in bio-individuality, self-realization, food as medicine and health as our greatest wealth Chelsea utilizes whole food nutrition, herbs, essential oils, intuition and intellect to adapt specialized protocols to each client’s specific constitution and needs.

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Melissa Pendleton-Rubke is a graduate of the dhyana Center’s Ayurvedic Clinical Program with DeAnna Batdorff and the Ayurvedic Yoga Teacher Training with Tirza Dawn. She is a Certified Massage Therapist through the National Holistic Institute and is a Health Educator. She has studied, experienced and learned from receiving body work in Bali, and northern India. She has studied energy medicine “Reiki” to the Master Level. Melissa understands that Energy is our life force, along with the breath. She integrates Eastern and Western modalities to fit each clients specific needs. As a Ayurvedic Counselor she is able to help clients develop self-care routines unique to the clients specific mind/body.

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Taya Mohler is a Certified Professional Midwife, Licensed Midwife and Clinical Herbalist who has been working as a health care provider, advocate and educator locally and globally since 2009. With a deep love for women’s/peoples health she blends practical skill and spirited passion with the hopes of only serving with authentic and compassionate care. Her current projects include working for the non profits Midwife Pilgrim and Rural to Rural and she has a home birth practice, Community Midwifery, that serves the North Bay Area. communitymidwiferybirth.com.