About Us

Allison Bransfield Morse – Doctor of Āyurvedic Medicine

Allison Bransfield Morse is an Ayurvedic Lifestyle Counselor and Panchakarma Specialist, with 20 years of experience as an AyurvedicPractitioner, she is also certified in massage therpay and yoga. After 5 years with The Ayurvedic Institute, Allison founded The Ayurvedic Center of Vermont in 2006, where she has had the privilege of guiding clients from all over the country in Ayurvedic care and Panchakarma. Allison spent 5 full time years at The Ayurvedic Institute, in Albuquerque, New Mexico, under the direct guidance of Dr.Vasant Lad. She completed two years of study under Dr. Lad, before embarking on a four year clinical apprenticeship in The Ayurvedic Institute‘s Panchakarma clinic. In 2005, she joined Dr. Lad in Pune, India, for advanced clinical studies. The prevailing focus of her work is the integration of Ayurveda with conventional medical approaches, to promote healing through the body’s intuitive wisdom. She is experienced in applying herbal medicine, diet and Ayurvedic remedies to a variety of clinical disorders including cancer, hypertension, musculoskeletal disorders, digestive disorders, weight-loss, depression, anxiety, insomnia, women‘s health issues, and many other ailments.
Allison began studying yoga in 1995 at the Sivananda Yoga Center in New York City and traveled to Kerala, India, in 1999 to complete their Yoga Teacher Training Program. In 1998, she graduated from the Swedish Institute of Massage Therapy in New York City. Allison has a Bachelor of Science from Long Island University in New York.

  • Member of the National Association of Ayurvedic Medicine
  • Nationally Certified Massage Therapist
  • Member of Yoga Alliance
  • Bachelor of Science, Long Island University, New York

Adena Rose Bright – Panchakarma Therapist

Adena is an Ayurvedic Practitioner and Ayurvedic Yoga Specialist certified by the Kripalu School of Ayurveda. Adena teaches yoga to Panchakarma clients, and is a therapist for Abhyanga, Swedana and Shirodhara.

Adena is also certified in Maya Abdominal Therapy, and her work focuses on food as medicine and women’s health and fertility. Adena is passionate about the local food movement, and became interested in Ayurveda through a desire to connect more deeply with the seasonal rhythms of Vermont. Ayurveda is about a deep connection with nature, the environment within and without, cultivating wholeness.

Anne Cameron – Āyurvedic Health Counseloranne-cameron

Anne graduated from the Kripalu School of Yoga & Ayurveda program to receive her 650 Hour certification as an Ayurvedic Health Counselor. Anne is also a Certified Clinical Aromatherapist thru (ISHA)- Institute of Spiritual Healing and Aromatherapy. She has 20 years experience and over 1,000 hours of extensive coursework in aromatherapy.  Anne is also a Reiki Master.  Anne is also a Certified Advanced Sound Healer with Tibetan Singing Bowls and studied with Satya Brat from India, thru the International Sound Healing Academy.
Anne’s depth of knowledge in the areas of the Subtle Energies, comes from her extensive 20+ years of study from many ancient traditions. Her capacity for deep listening and ability to guide, while holding sacred space, allows her individual clients to experience profound shifts in “awareness” which ultimately supports them to release old patterns and move towards wholeness, peacefulness and integration of body, mind, soul.


Regan Wendell – Āyurvedic Health Counselor

Regan discovered the healing powers of Āyurveda years ago along her own journey of healing and recovery, which continues with each new day.  After studying on her own for several years, she was called to attended the Kripalu School Of Āyurveda, where she received her Āyurvedic Health Counselor Certification.  She continues the study and daily practice of Āyurveda and Yoga, and is grateful to all of her teachers, students, and clients.

Regan is the Program Director and one of the Teachers for centers’ 200hour Āyurveda Integration Program.  Her other work at The Āyurvedic Center includes giving Āyurvedic body treatments and working one on one with clients.


Richard G. Powell – Āyurvedic Practitioner

Richard  (Dhyānānanda) is a graduate of the Ayurvedic Institute in Albuquerque, NM, and has studied extensively under Dr. Vasant Lad both in the US and in India. He furthered his studies of Ayurveda and Vedic philosophy under Dr. Ashwin Shastry of Arogya Niketana in Karnataka, India. Richard has been practicing yoga for over 20 years and teaching for 17 of those years. He is a certified AyurYoga instructor through the Ayurvedic Institute. He is an avid student of Sanskrit, Jyotisha (vedic astrology) and Vedic philosophy.

In addition to his studies in the Vedic sciences Richard is a Reiki Master and studies Aikido. He brings his multifaceted healing experience into his consultations with his clients to empower them to make healthier lifestyle choices and to expand their spiritual practice.



Linda Mahns – Office Manager/Shamanic Practitioner

Linda is a graduate of Georgian Court University with a Master of Arts in Holistic Health and specializes in Lifestyle Medicine and Food/Plants as medicine and spirit allies. Linda has been a core shamanic practitioner for over 10 years, studying through the Foundation of Shamanic Studies, where she is a member.  Her passion is the creation of ceremony, honoring the elements, compassionate spirits and all sentient beings, as well as assisting a person back to their sense of wholeness and unique place of bliss.

Linda’s business background includes Corporate Marketing and Graphic Design as well as running a successful business for ~15 years that incorporated manufacturing, product creation, retail/wholesale sales, cafe and service in the food and health industry.

The dream/goal is to join hands and hearts with the other staff members here at The Ayurvedic Center of Vermont to create its BLISS, to assist the staff, to support the center, and to help the clients to reach their health and wellness goals.

Core Shamanic Clearing sessions are available here at the Center. For more information, please visit the Services page.