Marisa Laursen (Sri Devi), C.A.S., P.K.S., A.Y.T., is the Lead Faculty at the California College of Ayurveda, where she is also involved in curriculum development. Marisa‘s certifications include Clinical Ayurvedic Specialist, Ayurvedic Yoga Therapist, Pancha Karma Specialist, and Sivananda Yoga Teacher, among others. She is a contributing writer to various magazines including the Ayurveda Journal of Health. Marisa is a professional member of the National Ayurvedic Medical Association and a former Member of the Board of the California Association of Ayurvedic Medicine. She teaches a variety of Ayurvedic workshops at various locations worldwide.