After his apprenticeship as a chef, Mr. Weber left his home town of Traben-Trarbach to gain experience in his profession. Stations in his career include the Bristol Kempinski in Berlin and the Dorint Hotel in Leipzig. He returned to the Moselle seven years later and since 1998 has been contributing his wealth of experience to the kitchen team at Ayurveda Parkschlösschen, which he manages since 2016.
Ms. Kansal completed her 6-year Ayurveda studies in India in 2006. She then worked as a lecturer and until 2007 worked as an Ayurveda doctor in Indian Ayurveda hospitals. In 2008 she came to Germany and completed her training as a healing practitioner in 2016. Ms. Kansal has been working at the Ayurveda Parkschlösschen since 2012. Her intensive Sanskrit and yoga studies give her a deep Ayurvedic knowledge.
Mr. Weeramundage comes from Sri Lanka and grew up with Ayurveda as a holistic way of life from an early age. After graduating from college, he first trained as a restaurant specialist and then completed further training as an Ayurveda chef. Since 2010 he has been bringing his experiences to the Ayurveda Parkschlösschen’s kitchen.
Ms. Preuss successfully completed her international hotel management studies at the École hotelière de Lausanne in 2011. After gaining experience in the upscale hotel industry, e.g. in Switzerland, Mexico and Tenerife, she joined the family company Ayurveda Parkschlösschen. She became professionally acquainted to the family business by training in the hotel’s various departments. Ms. Preuss is further an Ayurveda lifestyle coach and yoga teacher. In 2017 she successfully took over the position of managing director of the Ayurveda Parkschlösschen from her mother Brigitte Preuss.
Dr. med. Gerd Bigus
After studying medicine and doing his doctorate, Dr. Bigus initially continued his training in naturopathy, pain therapy and homeopathy. In 2004 he completed further training as an Ayurveda practitioner and in 2005 he further trained as an Ayurveda therapist, which rounded off his deep medical and therapeutic knowledge. Since May 2010, Dr. Bigus is a part of the Ayurveda medical team of the Ayurveda Parkschlösschen.
Katrin Völker is a trained hotel specialist and has worked in this profession for 10 years on cruise ships. In 2018 she did a yoga training in Nepal. Back in Germany, she completed intensive training as an Ayurveda health consultant in 2019. Since May 2019, Ms. Völker complements the Ayurveda Parkschlösschen team as a yoga and meditation teacher and Ayurveda therapist.
After completing her cultural studies degree at the University of Koblenz-Landau, Ms. Fenov began working in the press and marketing department of the Ayurveda Parkschlösschen in 2014. She is responsible for the Ayurveda Parkschlösschen Health Blog, social media, online marketing, current projects and supports press work.
Ms. Lehlbach initially worked as an educator before she began training as an Ayurveda therapist in 1993. In 1997 she took part in an intensive five-year training as a yoga teacher in France. Ms. Lehlbach has been part of the Ayurveda Parkschlösschen team since 1998. She works as an Ayurveda therapist and yoga teacher.
Ms. Landbeck, born in the USA, came to Germany after completing her studies, where she worked as a healing practitioner with a focus on homeopathy and psychotherapy for over 20 years in her private practice. She later completed her training as Creative- and Art-therapist and worked further as a manager and lecturer in healing practitioner schools. A pilgrimage took her to India, where she encountered Vedic teachings and deepened her knowledge in Vedanta, meditation and yoga. Ms. Landbeck has been part of the Ayurveda Parkschlösschen team since 2017.
Dr. Erika Helene, PhD/MUM/USA
Miss Dr. Helene completed her training as a healing practitioner in 1997. She then studied in the USA and received her doctorate in physiology and Ayurvedic medicine. She started her medical career in the USA in 2005 and gained clinical experience there until, after returning to Germany in 2013, she opened her own private Ayurveda practice in Bad Neuenahr. Since 2015 Dr. Helene is part of the Ayurveda medical team of the Ayurveda Parkschlösschen on a temporary basis.