|William ("Bill") Courson is a staff member of the Starseed Center for Yoga & Wellness in Montclair, New Jersey and is administrative director of Starseed's Ayurvedic Practitioner Training Program (known as the New Jersey Institute of Ayurveda). A retired corporate managerial accountant and website designer and developer, he has been a lifelong student and of and writer on the themes of traditional healing, alternative medicine, spirituality and eastern and western alchemy.
He is a certified herbalist with special interests in the fields of Ayurveda and Traditional Western Medicine (humoral medicine) and energetic healing through 'subtle therapies' including chakra, color and crystal therapies and has authored numerous professional and popular articles in these fields. Additionally, Bill is a Reiki Master/Teacher in the traditional Usui lineage. He has taught professional level courses in all of these disciplines, and most recently (October 2006) was invited to train aspiring physicians in Reiki at the University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ) Medical School.
He makes his home in Montclair, New Jersey where he is active in a number of civic and charitable organizations.