Ayurvedic Health Counselor
Ms. Pradnya Umrani has an MS in Computer Science and has worked as a IT professional for many years. A few years back, she was diagonised of Cancer and went through all possible conventional treatments. However, to her dreadful surprise, cancer relapsed again after 4.5 years. This time around, she was not ready for any of the trauma caused by conventional treatment. While searching for options, she spoke with Sarat Addanki who inspired, motivated, and guided her to learn Ayurveda. In her own words, " I started learning Ayurveda and practicing on myself. I could see the benefits of this ancient jewel, it helped me feel better immensely. I strive to learn more and am passionate about Ayurveda."
Now, Ms. Umrani is an Ayurvedic Health Counselor who strongly wants to share her knowledge and help others to heal physically, emotionally, mentally, and spiritually. She is dedicated to Ayurway as it gives her immense pleasure and pride to work at Ayurway. As an Ayurvedic Health Counselor, she not only helps clients to improve their lifestyle and diet, suggesting therapies, and recommending appropriate herbs but she also educates her clients about Ayurveda since she believes that when clients are educated about Ayurveda, they tend to understand more about lifestyle changes, diet, therapies, and herbs and it's more likely that they follow the recommendations seriously.
Serena Malkani is an organizational psychologist and ayurvedic counsellor who specializes in sound therapy. One of the most reputed sound practitioners in the country, Ms. Malkani belives that through Ayuryway, she can strive to use her experience and knowledge for serving wellness-seekers. Through the use of simple melodies, mantras, and ancient healing sounds, she creates a meditative experience that helps people release stuck emotions and remove energy blockages so that the body can restore itself back to harmony. With specific instruments and frequencies, her sessions reduce stress and anxiety, and aim to shift brainwave patterns to a theta state, allowing for prevention and deep healing to occur.
Dedicated to helping everyone increase their potential of being healthy, Ms. Malkani's mantra in life is "your energy is your currency; spend it well, invest it wisely". A big fan of Indian food, she loves to recommend the book "The Alchemist" to everyone.
Shawna Jamieson has over 25 years experience as a Health and Wellness Practitioner. She is an Ayurvedic Health Counselor and Ayurvedic Massage Body Therapist. Shawna is currently completing the Clinical Ayurvedic Specialist program with plans to become a Doctor through the California College of Ayurveda. She is a Certified Fitness Trainer with the International Sports Science Association, Gravity Personal Trainer and Pilates Reformat Instructor through EFI Sports Medicine.
She is an Emotion Code Practitioner, and former owner of Huna Kupua Wellness Hui and Huna Veda. Shawna is dedicated to the emerging field of Ayurveda blending the spiritual and ancient wisdom of the east with the technological and scientific understanding of the west, where Mind, Body and Spirit is engaged in harmonious health and healing through the path of Ayurway.
Ayurvedic Doctor (Intern) & Autism Specialist for Ayurway
Dr. Jones became immersed in developing a protocol to address Autism when her son was diagnosed with Autism at 2 years old. Her son is currently a healthy, happy and completely normally functioning 8-year-old. Her son remembers being affected by Autism and he feels that he experienced Autism so his mother could help other children. The herbal protocol involves a 2-month full body detox, addresses the nervous system, gut and microbiome and elimination of pathogens that release ammonia and other neurotoxins into the body. Dr. Jones began her healing journey as a Clinical Herbalist.
She fell in love with the medicine and all of its amazing capabilities. Despite the power of the herbal medicine, Dr. Jones knew there was more to healing. She found that the preventative medicine aspect of Ayurveda and its diet and lifestyle practices and profound understanding of constitution, completed the picture. She enjoys healthy eating, making medicine, developing innovative healing protocols to tackle complex health conditions and playing with her healing tools. Her hobby and passion are her work and she puts her entire heart into it!
Dr. Aditi Kulkarni has vast experience in the field of ayurvedic oncology and gastroentology. Being one of the best in ayurvedic oncology in the country, her dedication to the field of wellness has been unwavering. A living testimony to her favorite quote, "Bloom where God plants you", Dr. Aditi describes her area of expertise as interesting, intriguing, informative, and immensely satisfying.
Committed to the idea that "Ayurway is Bliss", she feels empowered and grounded here since meaningful work is being done here by a group of likeminded people committed to healthcare and wellbeing. Dr. Kulkarni's loves the film "The Pursuit of Happiness", the book "A Thoursand Splendid Suns", and has a particular fondness for Indian food.
Mr. Padmesh. T. Nambiar is a Panchkarma therapist at Ayurway and he has a twelve year experience in Panchkarma, Marma and Yoga behind him.
Mr. Nambiar specializes in treating one's blocked energy through Panchkarma and Marma therapies. Marmas are the subtle control points for all mental and physical functions that require special attention. His expertise in the area and his understanding of each patient's needs help in their healing and relaxation.
His favorite novel is Naalukettu. During leisure, one may find him actively involved in sports.
He motors forwards with "There is no higher religion than human service" as his inspiration each day.
Ms. Aparna T.V is a Panchakarma Therapist at Ayurway and holds over a year's experience in treatments related to Ayurveda. She holds a diploma in Ayurveda Panchakarma.
She believes in healing an individual not only by the right understanding of the treatment, but also by passing on one's own positive energy. An interaction with the patients at a one-to-one level helps her understand and resolve issues that they could be facing.
She holds an interest in reading novels and a passion for classical dance. "Only a life lived for others is worth living" is her favourite quote. Her favourite book is Anargha Nimisham (Invaluable Moment).
Ms. Archana Raj D.K's works as a Panchakarma Therapist at Ayurway.
She sees Ayurway as a means to focus her energies in employing everything that she has learnt so far and to pass it on to the ones who get in touch with her. She holds a diploma in Ayurveda Panchkarma has a passion to provide utmost quality of health care to patients. "No life ever grows until it is focused, dedicated and disciplined" is the motto that drives her to serve her patients each day.
Her favourite book is Aatujeevitham and one may often find her recommending books for a good read to others.
Ms. Ambily M.P holds a diploma in Ayurveda Panchakarma, Marma Therapy and Aroma Massage Therapy along with a Diploma in Yoga. She holds an illustrious experience of fifteen years in Ayurvedic treatment.
She constantly strives to choose and recommend the right treatment to every individual who walks through the doors of Ayurway. She finds immense pleasure in helping people restore their health and feel one with their inner energies.
"Service to others is the rent you pay for your room here on earth" is her favourite quote. Balyakalasakhi is her favourite book. For someone who soars high on helping others, it is hardly a surprise that she loves high jumps in sports.
Pavan Kumar Reddy is the co-founder of Saha and is a semi-qualified CS and CA, who left it all to pursue his calling; Yoga. He has gone through over 2000 hours of intense training in teaching Hatha yoga at the Isha foundation. Has worked at Isha rejuvenation for over a year as a full-time Hatha yoga teacher before he co-founded Saha.
His spiritual journey started with the thoughts and teachings of Sadhguru. He is a self-taught painter and has numerous inspired/original works. He finds poetry to be the media to express his deepest thoughts. In spite of these, he has chosen yoga as a career and wants to guide every individual into following a healthy lifestyle.
Usha Bhargavi is an entrepreneur, an agriculturist and the co-founder of Saha. She has obtained several certifications from the National Institute of Agricultural Extension Management(MANAGE),Hyderabad as a young agricultural extensionist and on multiple other agri-business related schemes. She works a part-time lecturer in imparting organic farming and research. A true agripreneur, if one can say so. Owing to her personality, yoga and spirituality have been a natural part of her life from a very young age. She holds a Yoga Instructor's certificate from Swami Vivekananda Yoga Anusandhana Samsthana, Bangalore. The fact that she has received a 2000 hour intense training in teaching Hatha yoga at Isha foundation, makes her a not only a certified teacher, but a bankable one.