Jessica Kruse is an Ayurveda Practitioner, Remedial Massage Therapist, E-RYT 200 & YACEP (Yoga Alliance Continuing Education Provider) and S.I.T (Subconscious Imprinting Technique) Practitioner who has studied across the globe. She’s continued to apprentice and mentor with her first teacher of Ayurveda Dr.Jaisri Lambert (NAMA) since 2008, meanwhile receiving a unique apprenticeship of advanced clinical studies with renown Ayurveda physicians Dr. Kesari and Dr. Ramkumar at Vaidyagrama in India and with Dr. Vasant Lad in both the USA and India over the past decade. Jessica specializes in Ayurvedic pulse reading, diet and lifestyle consultations & counselling, Ayurveda cuisine, Ayurveda Yoga Therapy, Turiya Therapy (Marma Chikitsa), Clinical and Ayurveda massage therapy, holistic aesthetics & beauty treatments.
With two years experience from her cosmetology apprenticeships in her hometown of Edmonton, Alberta; she decided to venture overseas to continue learning. First to Thailand and Bali to study martial arts, Buddhist Vipassana meditation, Ayurvedic Yoga Massage, therapeutic detoxification modalities and traditional Balinese spa techniques. Then to Mexico to immerse herself into the Spanish language; taking it on as her second language, while she completed her first Yoga Teacher Training and became a certified Doula with the ‘Natural Birth Institute’.
While becoming an Ayurveda Practitioner; Jessica received specializations in diet and lifestyle counselling, Ayurveda cuisine, pulse reading, Abhyanga, Turiya, Marma and Yoga Therapy, Panchakarma and providing herbal recommendations. Jessica extensively studied ‘Ayurvedic Cooking for Self Healing’ with Dr. Lad, in Albuquerque, New Mexico and ‘Gurukula Advanced Clinical Studies Program’ in his homeland of Pune, India. During her on going studies in BC, Canada, she is fortunate to study one on one, with master teacher, Dr. Jaisri M. Lambert; a twelve year apprentice of Dr. Vasant Lad.
Jessica holds a diploma of Remedial Massage Therapy 2200 hours, is a SATTVA Yoga Teacher and an Alexandria Professional Qualified Body Sugaring Practitioner and most recently graduated from the Subconscious Imprinting Technique Practitioner training with the Empowered Healers Academy . The synergistic integration of S.I.T – a science based healing system designed to uncover and release repressed emotions and unresolved trauma that’s contributing to chronic physical symptoms in your life – into Jessica’s life and tool belt is undoubtedly taking her own and others healing to the next level.
With respect she offers her deepest gratitude to her lead teacher of Ayurveda, Vaidya Vasant Lad for guiding her on this path to fulfill her dharma of helping people become well; physically, emotionally and spiritually; by integrating Ayurveda into various healing modalities. She currently lives between Edmonton and Costa Rica and facilitates international yoga retreats, workshops, and yoga teacher trainings. While in Edmonton you can find her at her work home of the past 8 years, the urban sanctuary; Wellness on Whyte.