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DE107: Naturally Trim    
The Maharishi AyurVeda Approach to Natural Weight Management
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Prerequisites: No Prerequisites, however practice of the Transcendental Meditation technique is recommended.

Course Structure: This course consists of 6 lessons, webinars and additional materials. The course is self-paced and all course materials are available on demand online.

There will be live webinars at various times providing question and answer opportunities for course participants. These sessions will be recorded for later review or for those who are unable to attend the live sessions.

Instructors Paul J. Morehead, Robert Keith Wallace, Ph. D., and Robert Schneider, MD, FACC, FABMR
DE107: Naturally Trim    
The Maharishi Ayurveda Approach to Natural Weight Management

Robert Keith Wallace, Ph.D.
Dean • Chair • Professor of Physiology and Health • Director of Research • Co-Director of the Ph.D. Program in Physiology • Trustee of the University • Founding President of Maharishi University of Management
Associate Professor of Maharishi Vedic Science


Dr. Robert Keith Wallace is recognized as the pioneering researcher in the neurophysiology of higher states of consciousness. His research has been published in many journals including Scientific American and The American Journal of Physiology. Dr. Wallace’s research on the physiology of meditation opened the door for the study of the relationship between mind and body and its application in the field of behavioral medicine. After receiving his Ph.D. in physiology at UCLA, he did postdoctoral research at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Wallace is the author of two books, The Neurophysiology of Enlightenment and The Physiology of Consciousness, and has lectured extensively in over 50 countries around the world.

Robert Schneider, MD, FACC, FABMR
Dean • Chair • Professor of Physiology and Health • Co-Director of the Ph.D. Program in Physiology • Director, Institute for Natural Medicine and Prevention


Dr. Schneider is a physician researcher specializing in the field of natural medicine. For more than a decade, he and his collaborators have examined the efficacy of Maharishi Ayurveda and the Transcendental Meditation (TM) technique for the prevention and treatment of chronic diseases, especially hypertension and cardiovascular disease. Dr. Schneider is one of the founding faculty of the Department of Physiology and Health, and a consultant to the National Institutes of Health and the Center for Disease Control and Prevention on natural medicine.

Paul J. Morehead
Associate Chair • Assistant Professor of Physiology and Health


Dr. Morehead has nearly two decades of experience in developing and teaching courses in Maharishi Ayurveda and Vedic Science. Courses taught by Dr. Morehead include: Ayurvedic Pulse Diagnosis • Yoga Asanas •  Diet, Digestion, and Nutrition. He has been a teacher of the Transcendental Meditation program since 1973.
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