Long time student of nature and Vedic wisdom, devotee of Beauty, and life-long skygazer.

Selected by Spirituality & Health as one of 100 Trailblazers of Yoga & Ayurveda, Laura Plumb is the Founder and Director of VedaWise, lead faculty for the Ayurvedic Integrated Nutrition 200 hour Professional Training, author of the best-selling book Ayurveda Cooking For Beginners, creator/presenter of the online video course The Medicine In Your Kitchen: Introduction to Ayurvedic Cooking hosted by Spirituality & Health, writer and host of the 53-part television show CleanseVeda, and the 12-part series called Divine Yoga.

Formerly the General Manager of The Discovery Channel Europe, Laura offers clinical services in natural medicine for whole person wellness, and health practitioner trainings in the Vedic sciences. She leads online courses, and gives classes and consultations in Ayurveda, Jyotish, Yoga Therapy, Whole Food Cooking and Nutrition, and offeres seasonal retreats as well as sacred Yatras to India.

Laura is as a contributing Ayurvedic educator for the UCSD Center for Integrative Medicine, an Ambassador for Banyan Botanicals and runs The Sophia Camp for Girls  – a week-long summer camp dedicated to cultivating self-esteem, self-care and self-regulation in pre-teen girls through Yoga, Ayurveda, mentoring and creative play.

Laura’s blog food-alovestory.com is an inspirational free resource for Ayurvedic recipes and wise living. Her popular whole food, plant-based seasonal cleanses are powerful, effective and deliciously nourishing. Her articles on health and wellness have been published in Huffington Post, Ayurveda Next Door, Spirituality & Health, Well + Good, Yoga Digest and the Times of India, among other national and international media.

As a graduate of the Kerala Ayurveda Academy, the American Institute of Vedic Studies, and decades of study into Yoga, Meditation, Vedanta, Jyotish, herbal medicine, nutrition, health and healing, Laura is an international educator on the power of the Vedic sciences to promote radical health and sacred, sumptuous living.

If you would like to make an appointment, or learn about retreats and trainings, please contact Laura directly :: laura@lauraplumb.com.

May you know that you belong to the sacred, sumptuous Beauty of this world,
and may that help you live creatively, courageously, whole and free!

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Thank you for being someone who helps guide me from darkness to light, from fear to hope, and to take even greater risks to touch the hem of holiness.
Pastor Scotty

I received an email from The Discovery Channel stating that your presence in front of the camera is electrifying. This is something that we at LifeMantra have always felt 🙂 Thank you Laura. It is always a pleasure interacting with you.

CEO, Life Mantra TV

You are so gifted! Thank you for your gentle spirit, great knowledge, wisdom and your willingness to share it. I am healed!

Professor & Department Chair, Hanover College

Thank you for listening. You are the voice in me that guides my path. You show me clarity and wisdom that I miss. It is wonderful to be close to you. Namaste.


Yoga Teacher & Ayurveda Counselor

Laura’s love and passion for life, and deep commitment to sharing her knowledge and wisdom to make the world a better place is exuberant. She a woman of many talents, which is even more apparent when she does Jyotish consultation, which was insightful, loving and caring. She has helped clear the fog allowing me to see my path clearer to take the next step. I’ve very grateful for her encouragement and support and for being such a light in this world.

Non-Profit CEO