About the Authors

Dr. Robert Keith Wallace did pioneering research on the Transcendental Meditation technique. His seminal papers—published in Science, American Journal of Physiology, and Scientific American—on a fourth major state of consciousness supported a new paradigm of mind-body medicine and total brain development. Dr. Wallace is the founding President of Maharishi University of Management and has traveled around the world giving lectures at major universities and institutes on consciousness-based health programs. He is currently a Trustee of Maharishi University of Management, and Chairman of the Department of Physiology and Health.   Dr. Wallace written a number of books. Coauthored by his brilliant and creative wife Samantha, his latest book is The Rest and Repair Diet: Heal Your Gut, Improve Your Physical and Mental Health, and Lose Weight. The book integrates ancient Ayurvedic wisdom with the latest findings in modern medicine.   The Wallaces have four grown children and six grandchildren.

Ted Wallace is currently an Agile Coach at Principal Financial Group. He has completed Master of Science degrees in Computer Science and Physiology and is a certified ScrumMaster Professional (CSM, CSPO, CSP) and a registered corporate coach (RCC) with thousands hours of coaching sessions completed. His talented wife, Danielle, is from the Netherlands. They have three amazing children, Jace, Kyran, and Myka.