Ulli is an Ayurvedic consultant, herbalist and Yoga therapist with a passion for cooking, Ayurvedic nutrition and AyurYoga Therapy. She has pursued her studies of Ayurveda in the US and India since 2003, under the tutelage of renowned teachers such as Dr. Subhash Ranade, Dr. Avinash Lele, and Dr. Vasant Lad. In addition to being a graduate of Dr. Lad’s two-year, full-time program at the Ayurvedic Institute in New Mexico, she also holds a Master’s degree in Ayurvedic Sciences from International Vedic Hindu University (IVHU) in Florida, USA.
Ulli has been a dedicated student of yoga since 2001 and has completed her AyurYoga training with Betheyla and Chitra Giauque, two of the pioneers of AyurYoga in the United States. In AyurYoga, she found a system of Yoga that deeply resonated with her. She is registered with Yoga Alliance.
Through Ysha Oakes, Albuquerque, NM, Ulli is also a certified Postpartum AyurDoula specializing in post-partum care for mother and child, including individualized post-partum diet and herbal formulations as well as body therapies to ensure proper healing and rejuvenation. Women’s health is an area Ulli is passionate about, and she supports, guides and empowers women of all ages in their reproductive health and fertility.
In addition, Ulli also trained in Western Herbalism under renowned herbalist and author Karta Purkh Singh Khalsa. His highly successful approach is a combination of scientific Western herbalism and the traditional energetic herbalism of Ayurveda and Chinese Medicine. She graduated from his Professional Herbalist Course in Seattle, WA in 2007, and is a member of the American Botanical Council in the United States.
Even though she left behind a successful career as a journalist in New York City, Ulli still regularly contributes to and edits for publications such as Light On Ayurveda Journal (LOAJ). She currently serves on the board of Lale Magazine (IWI Publication) as their Health and Fitness Editor. She is also owner of Ulli’s Kitchen, a line of gluten-free breads and treats to support gluten-free healthy living and optimal digestion. Ulli currently lives and works in Istanbul, Turkey.Share this with your friends