Debby Andersen is an Ayurvedic Healer and Yoga Therapist with more than 15 years of experience exploring and sharing these systems. Co-founder of the Hamsa School of Yoga and Ayurveda, she blends the wisdom of Yoga and Ayurveda into a practical, modern-day path of self-discovery and healing. Born and raised near Des Moines, Iowa, she graduated from the University of Iowa with degrees in Dance and Psychology. She fell in love with yoga while living in India, where she was also introduced to yoga’s sister science, Ayurveda. She completed her first yoga teacher training in India in 2006, and went on to study Ayurveda with Dr. Vasant Lad in Albuquerque, NM and Pune, India. Other teachers she has studied with include David Elliott, Dr. Claudia Welch, and Francisco Kaiut.
Debby is a NAMA-registered Ayurvedic Practitioner and Ayurvedic Yoga Therapist. She is registered with Yoga Alliance* as an E-RYT 500 and YACEP, and is a Certified Yoga Therapist (C-IAYT) by the International Association of Yoga Therapists.
Practiced for thousands of years, Ayurveda is famous for its proven process of removing impurities