Kim Valeri is Kerala Ayurveda Academy USA's CEO and Founder of yogaspirit® Studios. She is a leader and visionary committed to uniting the worlds of Ayurveda and Yoga, knowing both paths share the common understanding that all disease is rooted from disharmony and separation from one's Sacred Self. With 30 years of personal practice and over a decade of certifying yoga teachers, Kim brings an authenticity to blend spiritual compassion with technical proficiency, inspiring students with strength, grace and service while making her teachings accessible to all. Kim has a wealth of knowledge gained from firsthand experience in the esoteric teachings of yoga and understands how to balance the aspirant's spiritual journey with the roles of relationships, career and family. Kim is an ERYT 500, certified Ayurveda Practitioner, certified Neurolinguistic Practitioner and Pranic Healer. She believes the power of Yoga and Ayurveda provides the ancient wisdom and tools that support individual spiritual leadership, which strengthens the natural human resource of body, mind and spirit. By awakening this personal potential and raising human consciousness, global transformation is possible. If we have healthy people who make healthy decisions, we can contribute to the larger sustainability of our planet's resources.