Charlie Knoles is a Meditation teacher and the director of The Veda Center. He was taught Vedic Meditation at age 4 by his father, Maharishi Vyasananda Thom Knoles. Following in his father’s footsteps, Charlie‘s has devoted his life to innovative teaching. He studied at the Australian institute of Music, The Sydney Conservatorium of Music, and attained his degree in Biology at Maharishi University of Management, where he helped create their multidisciplinary degree in Sustainable Living, now one of their most popular programs. Charlie has spent the two last decades studying all the the major meditation practices of the world. From his studies he has distilled the major meditation practices to their essence to teach these gems in easily accessible form. Charlie’s work as a meditation teacher has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, Well and Good and MindBodyGreen. Charlie is the feature d meditation teacher for Mind Body Green’s online meditation program,and he co-founded ThePath. In his decades of teaching, Charlie has helped thousands of people learn the practical steps necessary to become the change that they wish to see in the world. He has worked with people from all over the world, in a wide range of professions, and his clients include teachers, nurses, A-list actors, and Fortune 500 CEOs.