Ayurveda, yoga, Tibetan Cranial, Reiki, and Thai yoga massage are holistic complements to western medicine. They are not substitutes for a medical diagnosis or the services of a physician or other licensed health care provider. Susan Bernhardt is not licensed, registered, or certified by any state as a health care professional, other than as a Colorado licensed massage therapist. You should discuss any recommendations by Essence Ayurveda with your primary care physician, obstetrician, gynecologist, oncologist, cardiologist, pediatrician, or other board-certified physician. Essence Ayurveda does not provide conventional medical disease diagnosis or prescription drugs, devices, or substances. Essence Ayurveda will not advise that anyone discontinue a course of care, including a prescription drug, that was recommended or prescribed by a licensed health care professional. The Food & Drug Administration has not evaluated any statements regarding herbal supplements that may be recommended, and herbal supplements are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

Susan Bernhardt's use of the terms "yoga therapy," "yoga therapist," "therapeutic yoga," and "therapeutic hatha yoga" are based on her completion of the Yoga Therapy program of the Rocky Mountain Institute of Yoga and Ayurveda and her certification as a Yoga Therapist by the International Association of Yoga Therapists. The use of these terms is not based on her RYT designation from Yoga Alliance.