BAMS, ND, DAc, Ph.D., MPH, MD (West Indies) Diplomate of Acupuncture, NCCAOM
Amit GummanBAMS, ND, DAc, Ph.D., MPH, MD (West Indies) Diplomate of Acupuncture, NCCAOM
Amit Gumman is also the founder, President, and Chief Clinician of Harmony Healing Center, an eminent clinic of Integrative Healing Sciences in North America. This exceptionally active clinical practice serves thousands of people every year.
Dr. Gumman has been practicing in Oklahoma City since 1994.
His practice and medical training integrate various therapeutic modalities from Ayurveda, Acupuncture Herbology, Naturopathy, and Yoga.
He incorporated Harmony Healing Center in 2003 and founded Harmony Nutraceuticals, LLC with his wife, Dr. Bintee Gumman in 2016.
He graduated in Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery from the Government Ayurvedic Medical College, Hyderabad, India. He also holds a Diploma in Naturopathy and is certified as a Yoga instructor.
After that, he completed his Doctorate of Acupuncture and is a Diplomate of Acupuncture, National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine.
He completed his Master of Public Health degree in Health Promotion Sciences from the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center and his M.D. degree from the University of Health Sciences, Antigua School of Medicine, West Indies.
While in India, he co-founded Koheda Herbal Estates to cultivate medicinal herbs and plants.
He serves on boards of several non-for-profit organizations, including:
President: American Association of Ayurvedic Professionals.
President: Life Transition Support Group of Oklahoma.
Board, National Institute on Developmental Delays, Shawnee, Oklahoma. A not-for-profit organization serving individuals with disabilities for over 50 years.
Board, Ultimate One Home Health Care, a not-for-profit organization. Providing home health care, nursing, social services, speech therapy, and occupational therapy
Interfaith Alliance Foundation of Oklahoma. A non-partisan, grassroots organization dedicated to promoting the positive, healing role of faith in civic life and challenging intolerance and extremism. We encourage compassion, civility, and mutual respect for human dignity in an increasingly diverse society.
Bright Education Society manages Bright High School, Hyderabad, India. A Pre-K to High school offering world-class education to over 500 students. Many economically challenged children are served.
Patron, Vishwa Ayurved Parishad, A World Ayurvedic Medicine Council, India A professional body of Ayurvedic physicians creating awareness towards the application of Ayurvedic principles in day-to-day life. Educating the common man about the use of medicines/therapeutics obtainable from natural resources.
BAMS, MD (Ayurveda), Ph.D. (Ayurveda) and Diploma in Yoga
Anil SinghBAMS, MD (Ayurveda), Ph.D. (Ayurveda) and Diploma in Yoga
BAMS, MD (Panchakarma), E-RYT 500
Deepa BhattBAMS, MD (Panchakarma), E-RYT 500
Vaidya Deepa Bhatt, BAMS, MD in Panchakarma and E-RYT 500 Yoga Teacher with over 15 years of experience in Yoga and Ayurveda Science.
Founder of Sangeetha Sammohana Pathashala – An institute that promotes Indian Vedic science and Indian Classical art forms. Have over 14 years of experience in teaching Indian classical Carnatic music.
Specialities: Panchakarma, Ayurveda Body Therapies, Ayurvedic cooking, , Vedic Healing through Mantras and Mudras, Healing through Carnatic Music and Ragas – She has special interests in possible beneficial effects of music therapy in healing Physical, emotional and psychological illnesses; Ayurveda Education, Yoga and Meditation Practice
Current student of Ananda Ayurveda Academy i
MS, BAMS, DPP Lifestyle Coach
Heena BhattMS, BAMS, DPP Lifestyle Coach
MS, BAMS, DPP Lifestyle Coach
Heena Bhatt is a classically trained Vaidya, Yoga Therapist, Certified Lifestyle Coach, and a published author with expertise in integrative & Traditional Ayurvedic Medicine. She is the Founding Executive Director of Pramukh Ayurved Center, Atlanta, USA.
Heena is the Founder-Secretary of the National Certification & Credentialing Board for Ayurvedic Medicine (NCCBAM). She also serves on the Board of the Patient & Family Advisory Council, Piedmont Hospital, Atlanta.
During her tenure in India, she was the youngest founding member of the Department of Integrated System of Medicine (ISM) in 2001 & served as Ayurvedic Medical Officer and Ethics Committee Review board member at GSMC & KEM Hospital, Mumbai, India.
She is the author and co-author of remarkable publications in peer-reviewed scientific journals and has contributed a chapter to the book Scientific Basis for Ayurvedic Therapies.
She is an avid researcher with a passion for spreading the knowledge, awareness, and practices of classical Ayurveda through effective community health education.
Heena led numerous research projects & international seminars in collaboration with various public, private, and government sectors, including CDRI, ICMR, India, and WHO.
Certified Ayurveda Practitioner, Ayurveda Body Therapeutics, ERYT, YACEP, RYS, YTT Lead, Holistic Business Mentor, ACE Behavioral Change Specialist, President Ayurveda Professionals of Arizona
Karla CainCertified Ayurveda Practitioner, Ayurveda Body Therapeutics, ERYT, YACEP, RYS, YTT Lead, Holistic Business Mentor, ACE Behavioral Change Specialist, President Ayurveda Professionals of Arizona
National Ayurvedic Medical Association (NAMA) Professional Member
NAMA Board-Certified Āyurveda Practitioner, Ayurveda Body Therapeutics
ERYT, YACEP, RYS (Yoga Alliance YTT School), YTT Lead Trainer
Holistic Business Mentor
ACE Certified Fitness Instructor / ACE Behavioral Change Specialist
President, Ayurveda Professionals of Arizona (APA)
Former Board Secretary, The Council for Ayurveda Credentialing (CAC)
Board of Directors, American Association of Ayurveda Professionals (AAAP)
Board of Directors, National Consortium of Ayurveda Medicine
Faculty, Ananda Ayurveda Academy – Willowbrook, IL
Karla is Certified Ayurvedic Practitioner, Yoga Instructor and Founder of Sattvic Sage Ayurveda & Yoga in Phoenix, AZ. As a Chicago native, she maintains a thriving practice of Āyurveda Consultation, Education, Body Therapeutics, Seasonal Cleanse Programs, Public/Private Yoga Classes and Holistic Business Advisory, as well as a Yoga Teacher Certification Training Program in both cities.
She previously led a 23+ year career within the Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) Financial Industry, employed by the 2 largest firms on Wall Street, with a background in Brokerage Account Administration, Financial Planning, Investment Advisory, Investment State Law, Insurance, Staff Coaching & Training, Marketing, Business Development, Networking and Public Relations. Her Journey led her to discover Yoga in 1998 and Ayurveda soon after.
By 2015, after much intense study, a complete life transformation and starting a private practice, she consciously left the corporate world to make Ayurveda Medicine and authentic Yoga her primary focus.
She has studied the Aṣtāṅga Yoga, Āyurveda Cikitsā, Meditation, Pranic Healing, Dravyagunakarma & Panćakarma in the USA, Italy and India, as well as years of western studies in Anatomy, Physiology and Nutrition and considers herself a lifelong student. She conducts open Classes, Courses, Workshops, Fire Ritual & Drum Circles on natural living, spiritual exploration, connection & healing, as well as numerous gatherings to introduce Ayurveda to her community.
Karla is President of The Ayurveda Professionals of Arizona (APAA), a Professional Member of the National Ayurvedic Medical Association (NAMA) and a Faculty Member of Ananda Āyurveda Academy in Willowbrook, IL. She is a Yoga Instructor for The Hindu Temple of Greater Chicago in Lemont, IL, as well as an ACE Certified Physical Fitness Instructor and Behavioral Change Specialist.
She strives to be an advocate and a voice for the authentic practice and education of Ayurveda in the USA, supporting the establishment of Education Standards, Credentialing and Licensure to bring about fresh perspectives on Ayurveda as a viable form of Clinical Medical Care for all people.
BAMS, MD(AYU-NIA), Certified in Nutrition science from Stanford school of medicine
Meenakshi GuptaBAMS, MD(AYU-NIA), Certified in Nutrition science from Stanford school of medicine
Meenakshi Gupta, Founder-Director AyurRoots Ayurveda Wellness®, Director, Co-founder of Ciamor skincare, is an internationally renowned Ayurveda Vaidya and an international repute teacher and has pursued her MD in Ayurveda from the Apex Learning Institute, The National Institute of Ayurveda Jaipur, India. She has been a sought-after keynote speaker at national and international Ayurveda, Yoga, Wellness, and Ayurvedic Nutrition conferences. In addition, she has served on numerous boards and is a Vice president of AAAP. With close to 25 years of Ayurveda clinical practice, she is one of the few holistic practitioners who leads the effort of real integration and focuses on client-centric restorative care. Vaidya Meenakshi has been a trailblazer and an eminent Ambassador of Ayurveda in the West, teaching, practicing, and promoting Ayurveda.
Vaidya Meenakshi has more than 20 years of extensive international experience in the design & delivery of Ayurveda courses such as Ayurveda Cosmetology, Ayurveda Herbology, Medical Yoga, and Panchakarma therapy. She organizes regular workshops & courses on various topics of Ayurveda, training workshops for hands-on training in Panchakarma courses. In addition, she has more than five years of extensive teaching experience at Ayurveda Colleges in India and more than 18 years of extensive teaching experience in the USA.
She has authored several papers and writes a regular column in several e-magazine health magazines, along with various Radio talks & newspaper articles.
She is a recipient of ‘The Charaka Award,’ the Top 15 Women of the Year award by Top Pick Media for 2019, and the Women Achiever award in 2021.
BAMS, MD, MPH
Pratibha ShahBAMS, MD, MPH
Pratibha Shah, BAMS, MD (Ayurveda), MPH, is an internationally renowned Ayurveda expert. Intensely trained in Traditional Health Sciences (Ayurveda, Energy healing) as well as Public Health, Pratibha Shah distils Eastern wisdom with an understanding of Western principles, for the best care of her clients. A strong sense of compassion and empathy, intent listening skills, in-depth thorough assessments and well contemplated individualized Master Wellness plans are a hallmark of her 30 years of practice. Client-centric Compassionate Care defines her best.
Her pioneering initiatives in the field of Ayurveda, have brought her to attention at the White House, the Department of Health and Human Services, as well as the Consulate General of India, NYC. She is a prolific speaker and educator in the community. She has been an invited speaker in many local and international conferences and has given several Keynote addresses. She has authored several papers and is an editor with the Ayurveda Journal on Health. She is senior faculty and Domain Expert at Kerala Ayurveda Academy, USA and for Boston School of Ayurveda. She routinely delivers educational lectures at modern medicine institutes/bodies such as Mass College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, American Holistic Nurses Association, among others.
With more than 30 years of clinical practice, she is one of the few holistic practitioners leading the effort of true integration, focused on client-centric wholesome care. She has been a trailblazer and an eminent Ambassador of Ayurveda in the West, teaching, practicing and promoting Ayurveda, while also working tirelessly on building bridges with mainstream medicine practitioners and Institutes. For her work, she was nominated in the Top 20 Women of the Year, for the year 2014. Before moving to US in 2004, she was working as Chief Medical Officer with the Central Government of India, in the ministry of AYUSH. In 2019, she was featured in an international documentary on Ayurveda. In 2022, she attended and spoke at the inauguration of the WHO Global Center for Traditional Medicine, as a special Government of India invitee. She was also an invited International Speaker at the recently concluded World Ayurveda Congress 2022, in Goa, India.
She is the Founder, President of the Wholistic Health Alliance (a 501c3 non-profit), Founder, President of Council for Ayurveda Research (a 501c3 non-profit), Founding Director of Ayurvidya Anusandhan Abhiyan Foundation, India (a Section 8 NGO), and CEO of My Ayurved LLC. In 2019, she launched her own high end organic herbal product line by the name of Swa Stha. She currently practices in the Greater Boston area but has clientele throughout the world.
‘Client-centric Compassionate Complete Care defines her best’
Dr. Renee Mehrra
Dr. Renee Mehrra
Dr. Renee Mehrra, who has a doctorate in Public Health is an award-winning broadcast journalist, community activist, and an ambassador for Ayurveda, yoga, and meditation. Her signature show, Renee Mehrra Report has delivered top-notch quality content to its audience in an informational and entertaining style for several years. Dr. Renee Mehrra is the President of Reenbow Media LLC, an advertising, broadcasting, and public relations Company in the US. She serves on many civic organizations and nonprofits to help empower minority communities. Dr. Mehrra is the Vice President of the Science of Spirituality Club in the United Nations Staff Recreational Council in New York and the former President of the Indo-American Press Club. Her active engagement in complementary and integrative medicine has helped to create an exponential awareness in the public on disease prevention, and health management.
Ph.D., Health Coach, Cuilnary MedicineSiddha- Coach
Shanmugamurthy LakshmananPh.D., Health Coach, Cuilnary MedicineSiddha- Coach
Shanmugamurthy Lakshmanan (Shan) is the Vice Chancellor of the Vetha Center for Transdisciplinary Studies and a Harvard trained Scientist who received his Ph.D. in Applied Physics from Rutgers/NJIT. From an early age Shan believed that learning is most effective when we are mindful, which supports being peaceful, aware and discerning. Based on his intuitive knowledge, Shan has acquired an understanding of how consciousness-based axioms, can be utilized as a basis for fundamental physics concepts. Thus he explores adding new dimensions to existing scientific views, aiming at shifting the purely mechanistic Cartesian view of reality toward a consciousness and experience-based one. Shan is also the Vice President of international research, a scientific advisor and head of the Indian Medicine, Sciences and Culture Division (IMSCD) at the World Institute for Scientific Exploration (WISE-Harvard). Furthermore, he is the Founder and Editor-in-Chief of two peer reviewed international journals and serves in the Editorial board of eight other International journals. He also serves as the chairperson of the R&D division of the Association of Ayurvedic Professionals of North America (AAPNA) for its Harvard-AAPNA Research Project (HARP) as well as a member of the Scientific Committee in the Integrating Spirituality with Organizational Leadership (ISOL) Foundation. He is also founding member of SKY-USA, a non-profit organization which has branches all over the United States. Shan has published his research work in several international journals and books. He received the Aryabhatta award for his research in Ayurveda, the ISOL community program award for indigenous Knowledge and Culture, the ‘Star of the Universe’ award from the Society of Universal oneness for taking initiatives to bridging the gap between Ancient and Modern Science and the ‘Real Hero’ from the Youth Foundation in India for his outstanding contribution to Education. Shan is a scientist, author, editor, poet, farmer and a loving husband and father to his two little children.
Sujatha Reddy LPC, BAMS, PAPT
Licensed in OH & CO as Professional Counselor; Certified Psychedelic Assisted Psychotherapist
Sujatha Reddy LPC, BAMS, PAPTLicensed in OH & CO as Professional Counselor; Certified Psychedelic Assisted Psychotherapist
Vd.Sujatha Reddy has Bachelors in Ayurvedic Medicine ( BAMS) from India and a Masters (MSEd) from University of Dayton, Ohio. She has been in private practice for over 25 years in the field of mental health and over 35 years in the field of Ayurveda. She is licensed by the State of Ohio as well as the State of Colorado, as a Professional Mental health Counselor. As an Entrepreneur she owns a mental health franchise of Humanly in Lakewood CO since 2015. She also founded and is an Executive director of AyuMind LLC in Jan 2023 a Psychedelic Assisted Psychotherapy integrated wellness center. She is the first to Integrate Ayurveda with psychedelic assisted psychotherapy for PTSD, Anxiety, Depression, Bipolar disorders, Addictions and Chronic pain. She currently serves as a President of Colorado Ayurvedic Medical Association and a Board of director on National Certification and Credential Board of Ayurvedic Medicine (NCCBAM).
ND, MD-Ayu, BAMS
Vivek ShanbhagND, MD-Ayu, BAMS
Dr. Vivek Shanbhag, ND, MD-Ayurveda, BAMS, CYEd.
*California Licensed Naturopathic Doctor
35+ years’ experience as Ayurveda Doctor
*Dean, School of Ayurveda & Natural Medicine, University of Silicon Andhra
*Medical Director, Natural Medicine & Ayurveda Clinic & Academy, San Jose, California. www.YogaAyurveda.org
*Founding President, American Association of Ayurvedic Professionals (2021-22)
*Editorial Board, Integrative Medicine: A Clinician’s Journal
*Best-seller author of “Beginner’s Introduction to Ayurveda”