meredith carter

training / bio

meredith carter
training / bio

meredith corvette carter, ma.......................

with over 1,200 hours of one-on-one, gurukula training, meredith’s ayurvedic education is rare, especially in the west. she went for doshic analysis in 2009 and has been using ayurvedic principles in her life since.  

she completed her first year-long ayurvedic training in 2012 and has been applying this knowledge to all her drop-in yoga classes by seasonally selecting all asana, pranayama, mudra, and mantra according to ayurveda. 

her ayurvedic practitioner training began in 2015. this two-year course was taught by mela gaskins butcher of the CENTER FOR AYURVEDA in classical, gurukula style. this intimate, longterm guru-student contact with a yoga master is virtually unheard of in the states. 

meredith’s approach to yoga and ayurveda is uniquely academic. she began lecturing on a sustainable design BA while completing her masters in Design Futures MA at Goldsmith, University of London.



1976 —  Born TRIDOSHIC P / K with a V sub-dosha, Mission Viejo, CA.

1996 —  FIRST YOGA, Rodney Yee Gaiam Yoga Video, Houston, TX.

1999 —  BA PSYCHOLOGY / BA SOCIOLOGY, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO.

2000 - 7  MATERIALS RESEARCH, CONTENT DEVELOPMENT and COPY EDITING at organizations like the Center for Maximum Potential Building SystemsKapitzaRSA: Arts & EcologyJacquline Ottman Consulting.

2007 —  DESIGN FUTURES MA led by Dr. John Wood, Goldsmiths, University of London, UK.

2007 - 9  SUSTAINABLE DESIGN LECTURER for Product Design / Sustainable Futures BA at UCA, Farnham, UK.

2009 —  200 HR TEACHER TRAINING, Yogaworks, Santa Monica, CA.

2010 —  12 Month AYURVEDIC TRAINING w/ Mela Gaskins Butcher, Yogaworks, Santa Monica, CA.

2012 —  YOGA TEACHER for Yoga at the LATC. Taught and managed this twice weekly donation yoga class for over 3 years winning ‘Best Free Workout’  from the Downtown News. 

2012 —  The Healing Light Comfort Zone Show, COHOST w/ Ian JamesKCHUNG Radio, Chinatown, Los Angeles, CA. 

2014 —  Begins teaching YOGA AND MEDITATION CLASSES at Peace Yoga Gallery, DTLA, followed by Yogala Studios, Echo Park, Heartbeat House, Atwater Village and later Arrow Heart Yoga, Ojai. 

2014 —  The Healing Light Comfort Zone, COHOST w/ Ian James for KCHUNG TV, Made in LA 2014, The Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA. 

2015 —  Ordinal Positioning and Dematerialization of the Physical, a SPOKEN WORD PERFORMANCE with Ian James & JD EmmanuelSelf Actualization Contemporary Art Space, Houston, TX.

2015 —  500 HR TEACHER TRAINING from Lulu Bandha of Ojai, CA.

2016 —  REIKI 1 & 2 TRAINING w/ LARA ELLIOT, Montecito Heights, CA.

2017 —  2-year AYURVEDIC PRACTITIONER TRAINING w/ Mela Gaskins Butcher.

2018 —  Pending 6 month Ayurvedic SUBTLE BODY TRAINING w/ Mela Gaskins Butcher.

2019 — 40 HR TRAUMA-INFORMED YOGA TRAINING (module 1 & 2) w/ Hala Khouri and Kyra Haglund.