Julie Ann James CATP, CTT, ND
Julie James has devoted the past 8 years to mastering SomaVeda Integrated Traditional Therapies®, Thai Yoga, Native American Medicine and Ceremony, Ayurveda, Yoga Therapy, Holistic Health, Natural Medicine, Holistic Gynecology and Women’s fertility Issues. She has completed over 7,100 hours of extensive training and education including clinical practice. She has obtained Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced Practitioner Certifications in SomaVeda Thai Yoga Therapy and has personally apprenticed under Aachan, Dr. Anthony B. James DM(P), ND, MD(AM). She is also a Director and co-founder of the Oklevueha Native American Church of SomaVeda (ONACS), Julies father is an enrolled Sac and Fox Sioux Tribal Nation member.
Julie has additionally received Certified Teacher in SomaVeda® Thai Yoga Therapy and Ayurveda.
Julie graduated with honors the SomaVeda Institute of Natural Health, Holistic Health Provider Ayurveda Program in September 2007.
Julie Graduated with Honors the SomVeda College of Natural Medicine, Doctor of Natural Medicine Ayurveda (ND) in March of 2011 with over 7,100 clock hours in class and clinic.
Julie is an ONACS Licensed Commissioned Holistic Therapist
Currently Director of Patient and Clinical Services at the Thai Yoga Center and SomaVeda College of Natural Medicine. Chief Instructor Clinical Nutrition and Women’s Health Studies. Additionally Dr. James is office administrator and housing coordinator.
Administrative supervisor for Apprentice Practitioner programs for all full time residential students in the SomaVeda College of Natural Medicine and Thai Yoga Center.
Counsels and co-facilitates treatment using Native American Spiritually based and Natural Medicine protocols in the clinic with Dr. Anthony James.
An Ordained Minister/ Pastoral Medical Advisor and Counselor for the Oklevueha Native American Church of SomaVeda (ONACS). Julie is also an Ordained healer, minister and practitioner of Ministry Therapeutica whose systems of beliefs, practices, and teachings on health, healing, and medicine are transcendental (supernatural); associated with ancient, hidden, initiatory, and/or extant spiritual paths and metaphysical traditions that are preserved in the ancient wisdom schools. As an ordained minister Dr. J has responsibility to perform all services of the church. This includes spiritual counseling, healing work, readings, performing weddings, baptisms, funeral services, and other traditional religious roles.
Membership Director and membership Administrator for ONACS, Inc. a State of Florida, Not for Profit, IRS 501(c) 3 Religious/ Native America Church Organization. Handles all day to day membership related administrative roles for ONACS.
Doctor Julie James ND is Co-founder and Senior Instructor of the famous Thai Yoga Center and SomaVeda College of Natural Medicine, located on a 5 acre residential training facility in Plant City, Florida, home to The Thai Yoga Center and The Natural Wellness Solutions Clinic, as well as Director of Education for the Thai Yoga Center, 4715 Bruton Rd. , Plant City, FL 33565 Tel: (706) 358-8646.
Julie James ND is a Senior Instructor / Co-Program Director of The Institute of Thai Yoga and Massage in Pang Lang (ITYM), a Royal Thai Ministry of Education and Ministry of Traditional Medicine Accredited Traditional Thai Medical Yoga and Massage School in Chiangmai Thailand (2007 to date). This residential and full-time training program in cooperation with the Thai village of Pang Lan offers both Thai and non-Thai students a long-term intensive certification. ITYM offers fully accredited full-time residential training programs in a variety of Thai Yoga courses, with new enrollments and courses beginning every month. The curriculum is Thai Ministry of Education approved under the Wat Po, SomaVeda, and Anantasuk Nuad Boran systems.
Has professionally co-presented over 24 individual professional certification seminars to date in SomaVeda™,Traditional Thai Medical Massage Therapy.
Co-owns and operates the Web Domain and WebSite “HTTP://WWW.ThaiMassage.Com”, and “http://WWW.ThaiYogaCenter.Com” . These two websites represent international resource centers for Traditional Thai Arts, Yoga, Ayurveda, Massage and Medicine. More than 50,000 thousand unique visitors a month. ThaiMassage.Com and ThaiYogaCenter.Com have provided information on Thai Yoga, Thai Massage and Thai culture to over 15 million visitors since opening in 1995. These websites and resource center are the largest and most active of their kind on the internet today and are currently in one of the top five position on all major search engines and indexes.
Current competency based educational programs co-designed and co-facilitated by Dr. Julie James:
1) Certified Thai Yoga Practitioner Program’s (CTP1, CTP, 2 CTP3) are individual 200 hour intensive residential training programs at the beginner, intermediate and advanced level’s of practice. CTP programs are the most comprehensive professional certification programs for Ayurvedic Thai Yoga currently available in the US. To date more than 20, 000 students have completed one or more
components of the CTP’s.
2) The SomaVeda® Thai Yoga and Thai Massage Teacher Certification Program. An 1000+ hour
residential, professional Teacher training and certification program.
3) The Holistic Health Provider/ Naturopathic Certification Program. A 2549 hour, Thai Ayurveda based residential HHPA program qualifying graduates to sit for the ANCB National Boards for Traditional Naturopath.
4) The Doctor of Natural Medicine/ Doctor of Naturopathy (ND) Diploma Program. A four year Doctoral program co-facilitated with the Pan American College of Natural Medicine (Nevis, West Indies). The initial 1400 hours in this 5200 hour program are on-site in the US. The balance of hours are in distance learning environment with residential clinical requirements and graduation via the Pan American school and campus.
She is currently working on co-developing the new Doctor of Ayurveda Theraputics Diploma program to be jointly administered with SomaVeda College of Natural Medicine and Pan American School of Natural Medicine (Nevis, West Indies/ Ecuador).
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Julie can be reached directly at the Thai Yoga Center.