Reverend Michael C. Gadway began his spiritual studies with Roy Eugene Davis in 1988 and was ordained by him into the Kriya Yoga tradition and deputed by him to initiate others in Kriya Pranayama in 2003. He has made a profound examination of the Vedic sciences including Ayurveda and Vedic Astrology with Dr. David Frawley, and an intense study of Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras, The Bhagavad Gita, Samkhya Philosophy, and The Upanishads under the guidance of Roy Eugene Davis.
Michael received a BA in English from St. Lawrence University later becoming a Chiropractic Physician with a degree from the University of Western States. As a Chiropractor, he specialized in Ayurvedic and Functional Medicine. Using his skills, he worked as the Curriculum Coordinator with Dr. Vasant Lad at the Ayurvedic Institute helping to create the entire second year curriculum while teaching. He then went on to become the attending physician at a clinic specializing in auto-immune disorders where he used both Ayurveda and Functional Medicine to assist patients back to optimum health before retiring to write and lecture.
He teaches truth principles and the liberating science of Kriya Yoga and Yoga Psychology. His books include: The Yoga of Healing, The Ashtanga Yoga of Patanjali: The eightfold Path to Liberation, The Kriya Yoga of Patanjali: The Art and Science of Self Realization, The Nirodha Yoga: The Transformation of Consciousness, and The Yoga Sutras Workbook.
He lives and serves in Raleigh, NC