Founder and current director of Vedic Academy of Sciences and Arts (VASA), Jeffrey Armstrong has practiced yoga for over 40 years. After giving up his career in Silicon Valley, he spent five years in an ashram as a brahmacharya (monk) and now devotes himself to showing his students a world that blends modern science and timeless wisdom. Armstrong is also an award-winning poet and best-selling author of numerous books including: Spiritual Teachings of the Avatar, Ancient Wisdom for a New World. Jeffrey Armstrong weaves yoga philosophy ?Sanatan Dharma?, Ayurveda, Jyotish, Veda and tantra, and Western Psychology to create classes that explore the deepest corners of the inner mind. Mixing humor and humility, he leads his students on an incredible journey through heart and mind. Featured in the CBC documentary Planet Yoga, Wings of Yoga, and 2014 Leo Award documentary ?Take Back Your Power,? Jeffrey Armstrong has found international acclaim through VASA - an online educational institute that offers a collection of ancient wisdom for modern times. "Enlightenment is meant to be lived in a dynamic and exciting lifestyle, serving the Divine with your whole being while living passionately in higher consciousness."