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Jonathan Glass, MAc, CAT

Jonathan Glass, MAc, CAT, is a Master Acupuncturist, Certified Ayurvedic Therapist, and herbalist who has served on the faculty of the New England School of Acupuncture and The Dharma Institute of Yoga and Ayurveda. An advocate of group-supported cleansing and co-creator of the Total Life Cleanse, he has facilitated thousands of students through his transformational cleanse program. Jonathan has been in private practice since 1987 and co-founded the Healing Essence Center with his wife Katherine, located in Concord, Massachusetts. Jonathan lives with Katherine and his two boys in Maynard, Ma.


Website: Healing Essence Center

The body naturally builds up toxins. Even within Total Life Cleanse Jonathan Glass a relatively clean environment and with a healthy diet, we benefit from regular seasonal cleansing. Cleansing has always been the foundation of natural health systems, including Ayurveda and Chinese medicine. These systems honor the body's innate intelligence...

The name Ayurveda comes from the Sanskrit ayus, meaning "long life," and veda, meaning science or "complete knowledge." Ayurveda, then, means the knowledge or science of life, which promotes authentic health by informing us how to best live in a body while cultivating the realization of our true identity. Ayurveda is a vast and ancient system, based on the principles of Vedic science. The sage Veda Vyasa first wrote down the knowledge and practices of Ayurveda in the Atharva Veda,...