River View Spa Staff
Dr. Michael Sullivan
Dr. Michael Sullivan, D.C., D.Ay., founder and director of Riverview Spa, is a diplomate of Ayurvedic medicine from the International Ayurvedic Institute, He has studied and worked at the Ayurvedic Hospital in Coimbatore, South India and completed advanced studies in Ayurveda in Pune, India.
He has been a chiropractor and a Yoga teacher for over thirty five years. Dr. Sullivan is a popular lecturer on back care, Yoga, meditation, holistic health and anatomy, and he has lead workshops on Ayurveda, nutrition, Yoga, and meditation at various Yoga and retreat centers throughout the United States and abroad.
His twenty-eight years as a student of Sri Swami Satchidananda, founder of Satchidananda Ashram–Yogaville (who was under his personal care many times) directly guided and inspired his vast understanding of Ayurveda and the Yogic lifestyle, which he enthusiastically lives and passes on to all those who visit Riverview Spa. He maintains a close relationship to Yogaville, where he lectures and teaches.
Renata is the director of the Yoga Program and one of the Ayurvedic therapists at Riverview Spa. An accomplished, dynamic, and sought-after Yoga teacher for over 20 years with several instructional DVDs, Renata teaches trainings, retreats, and workshops throughout the U.S. and is a member of Thai Healing Alliance International.
Renata was a professional singer and actress before devoting herself to the study and practice of Yoga with some of the greatest Masters of our time, including Sri Dharma Mittra. She maintains a close relationship to Yogaville, where she teaches, lectures and leads kirtan. www.renatagregori.com