Kristy has been practicing the teachings of Self-realization since 1984. She was part of the Ananda community in Seattle prior to moving to New England in 1989, and since that time has been instrumental in starting and leading the Ananda center in York, Maine as well as other programs in New England.
Kristy received her doctorate in naturopathic medicine at Bastyr University of Natural Health Sciences. She is married to Leon and has a son, Ben, in college. She practices naturopathic medicine with her husband and another doctor in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. Through her service as a naturopathic doctor and Ananda center leader, Kristy has discovered the joy of selfless service and feels a spiritual kinship with all life.