The Beatles need no introduction to anyone of any age. By every measure — artistically, culturally and commercially — they’re arguably one of the most significant rock bands of all time. Like every girl who came of age when they took the world by storm, I was a passionate fan and had a favorite: George Harrison. But I was lucky enough to get to know him and learn lifelong lessons from him that I use as an author, yoga therapist and wellness consultant for C-suite leaders.
Of course, meeting George Harrison was a dream come true. But I believe it was also fate. He had inspired my interest in Eastern philosophy and Indian music as a teen, and I studied both in college at the University of California Los Angeles. I started Transcendental Meditation (TM) as he did and found my way to India where I visited the ashram of Maharishi Mahesh Yogi — the very place where George Harrison activated his own spiritual journey. After I returned to the U.S., I began to study yoga and Ayurveda and soon met Deepak Chopra at a TM and business conference where we then became friends.
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