Claudia Welch Tag


Menla 375 Pantherkill Road, Phoenicia, NY, United States

  Nina Rao, Claudia Welch, Genevieve Walker, gentle yoga with Keli Lalita Reddy, and with honored guest Prof Robert A.F. Thurman.  Join us for a healing and rejuvenating retreat where we will slow down, take time for ourselves and experience the benefits that mantra, meditation,...

June Sessions of Vedic Threads: Tāla; Rhythmic Measure in Art, Architecture, Music and Dance with Drdha Vrata Gorrick & Vinay Srinivasan

Tāla is a common term used across several kalās in India: music, dance, visual arts, and architecture. It can mean the span (of the palm), the floor (height) of a building and the musical beat (time measure). In this session of Vedic Threads, friends and colleagues– artist Drdha Vrata Gorrick and artist/dancer Vinay Srinivasan join Drs. Ramkumar and Claudia in this Vedic Threads session to share how tāla brings meaning as well as definition to their practice of their respective kalās.

July Sessions of Vedic Threads: Pañca mahā yajña; 5 Major Sacrifices with Vijayalakshmi Vijayakumar

Indian scriptures suggest householders—or perhaps all people—engage in five major daily yajñas (sacrifices; worship) that gradually and increasingly connect us to and nourish an interconnected whole. Vijayalakshmi Vijayakumar has taken pañca mahā yajña to practical and great lengths and is scheduled to join Drs. Ramkumar and Claudia in the July 07 session of Vedic Threads to discuss this ancient practice that we can apply in modern times and ways.

August Sessions of Vedic Threads: Prāṇa, the Mind and Haṭha Yoga with Robert Moses & Scott Blossom

Robert Moses and Dr. Scott Blossom will join Drs. Ramkumar & Claudia for a discussion on how we work with obstruction of the circulation of prāṇa through haṭha yoga practice and the role that the mind (manas) plays in the process. Scott and Robert will share with us the benefit we can experience when we use the mind to focus prāṇa on marma points (points where prāṇa stagnates in the body), and devotional practices like puja or prayer to resolve karmas that may be obstructing free-flowing prāṇa, or simply on circulating prāṇa.

Vedic Threads: Rāga, Remedies & Constellations with Allison Dennis

We will explore the intersection between Jyotiṣa (Vedic astrology) and Indian music. There is an upāya, or Jyotiṣical remedy, which prescribes a specific rāga (Indian musical composition), based on a person's natal birth chart, to bring more harmony to the life of that person. We will explore related ideas about about time, measurement, distance, emotion, and nakṣatras (constellations).

Vedic Threads One-Year Anniversary Celebration: Free & All Welcome!


On Thursday, Sept. 21, 10-11:30am ET (New York time) Drs. Ramkumar & Claudia are warmly inviting anyone at all that would love to see what we've been up to for the last year, to join us, Satsangam's teachers, advisors, and the Vedic Threads Membership-based course participants, at no cost, for a special session to celebrate the conclusion of the first incredible year of Vedic Threads. This is and continues to become a beautiful community, in great measure because of the heartfelt participation, depth of knowledge and spirit of curiosity of every one of of the incredible instructors and participants.

New: Women’s Health & Hormones online course taught by Dr. Welch, with an innovative approach to understanding women’s hormones and health conditions. Designed for everybody, regardless of medical background, from MDs to professionals of Ayurveda or TCM, to anyone interested in women’s health.