Larissa Hall Carlson, M.A. is an Ayurvedic Yoga Specialist, Ayurvedic Practitioner, and Yoga Teacher Training Director specializing in mindfulness, pranayama, women's health, stress relief, and yoga for elite performers. She is co-director of Yoga Journal's online courses "Ayurveda 101" and "Ayurveda 201," the former Education Manager of Kripalu's Institute for Extraordinary Living, and the former Dean of the Kripalu School of Ayurveda. Learn more at LarissaCarlson.com. Follow her on Instagram @larissahcarlson.