Andrea Olivera is a seminal figure in Canada’s Ayurvedic spa and beauty industry. For over 20 years, she has
worked tirelessly as an Ayurvedic spa specialist and educator, author, speaker, aromacologist, director of Ayurveda
expos and creator of Ayurveda Rituals, her unique line of Ayurveda botanical skincare and natural perfumes.
Andrea was mentored by Ayurveda teachers in Jyotish Vedic Astrology, Yogic philosophy and psychology, Ayurveda
healing like Abhyanga and Marma Therapy, Ayurveda psychology and philosophy. She received Jyotish and Vedic
philosophy and scriptural training from Krishan Mantri, the revered teacher of Hart deFouw and other renowned
Vedic astrologers. Andrea is also an initiated Priestess in the Earth Sciences.
As an Ayurvedic educator, Andrea has influenced hundreds of estheticians, RMT's and individuals beginning their
career in the healing arts through her comprehensive training programs for a number of prominent spas in Canada
and the US, including Aveda Lifestyle Boutique Toronto and Civello Salon and Spa. She has also provided training
for many distinguished yoga studios, including Toronto’s Sananda Devi Yoga Studio, Downward Dog Yoga Studio,
The Yoga Sanctuary, Balance Yoga Studio, Bliss Yoga Studio and Calgary’s DownDog Yoga Studio. Andrea is in high
demand at community colleges and private schools, including George Brown College, Humber College, College for
Aveda and Aveda Maritime Beauty. Andrea also provides private instruction services and customized natural
perfumes for an extensive dynamic list of clients, including many performing artists and celebrities.
Andrea is the author of Eye on Yoga, Ayurveda and Jyotish Almanac, 2018, and A Rishi Among Us —Tales of Krishan
Mantri. Andrea is currently working on her third book, Elemental Wisdom in the Spa, and preparing Eye on Yoga,
Ayurveda and Jyotish Almanac for 2019.
Andrea continues to act as a guide toward Ayurveda awareness and best practices in the spa and beauty