Aubrey Bamdad has emerged as a prominent bridge between the fields of Ayurveda and traditional Amazonian medicine. She is an Ayurvedic practitioner, yogini, contemporary vegetalista, the founder and director of Qori Inti Amazonian Herbals and their primary product formulator. Aubrey’s background in visual art influences her work with plants in a sensorial and aesthetic way. She composes with a botanical palette as a meditation, a way to commune with Source and become more finely attuned to the vibratory language of Nature. Aubrey lives at Yacumaman ethnobotanical center in the upper Peruvian Amazon where she co-facilitates retreat programs cross-pollinating the ancient disciplines of yoga and shamanism. While in Peru, she offers free health services to the local indigenous populace. She travels and teaches worldwide, expounding on a gamut of topics relating to different aspects of Ayurveda and traditional Amazonian medicine. Aubrey is a storyteller and seamlessly weaves together various modalities, including herbalism, full spectrum nutrition, indigenous mythology and cosmovision, sustainability, nature-based philosophy and shamanism. Aubrey founded Qori Inti Amazonian Herbals as a vehicle for bringing the teachings of ancient systems of indigenous healing into the modern world.