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Her objective, while living and working in Toronto, has been to make a difference in the Holistic Health Care System by applying her education and professional wisdom. She has conducted lectures for students and the general public about the values of this ancient science. She has presented at The Andrea Olivera Center in Toronto, and the Canada Customs and Revenue Department in Mississauga

Her specialization includes Nadi Pariksha, Constitution Analysis, Chronic diseases management, Panchkarma therapies including all types of detox therapies, Prenatal & Postnatal care. Her expertise includes diet planning & lifestyle consulting to balance body doshas, knowledge and uses of herbs, utilizing common ingredients as home remedies, Ayurvedic cooking and rejuvenating treatments

Vd. Shanthi Balasubramaniam, B.A.M.S., nd., RH

~ 30 Years Experience ~

Founder, Ajara Ayurvedic Wellness Center

Ayurvedic Consultant, Panchkarma Specialist, Holistic Practitioner

  • Registered Herbalist – Canada
  • Over three decades of experience
  • Ayurvedacharya from the University of Madras, India
  • Professor and Medical officer – V.R.A College, Chennai, India
  • Head of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology – Sri Jayendrasaraswathi Ayurveda College, India.
  • General Secretary CAMA ( Canadian Ayurvedic Members Alliance), Canada
  • Board of Director – Ontario Herbalist Association, Ontario.

Vd. Sudeep. Chitnis, B.A.M.S, RH

  • Over 15 years of experience
  • Degree of Bachelor of Ayurveda and Surgery -Mumbai University
  • Registered Herbalist- Canada
  • Ayurveda Consultant
  • Panchakarma expert
  • Life Style Consultant
  • Worked as a Chief Resident Ayurvedic Vaidya – Health Spa cum Resort Elemental Embrace, Brighton Ontario
  • Health Consultant – Supplements Plus, Toronto, Ontario.

He has contributed to collaborating the fundamentals of Ayurveda and Western Herbalism. He has been constantly updating his know how of lifestyle medicine and nutrition. He regularly conducts workshops on Ayurveda in and around Toronto educating the world in the Ancient Science of Life.


Rupa Patel

Rupa Patel is a registered Yoga Teacher (RYT 200) and (RYT 500) with the Yoga Alliance. Rupa’s flow is inspired for her love of beginning able to connect with people’s vibrations, the blessings of mother nature beauty and her ability to see the light in everything. her classes are filled with compassion, breathe control, tension release within the body. She loves the practice of old traditional Hatha yoga where she likes to incorporate, strength building, the natural flow of creativity and relaxation to cease students into reconnecting with their inner selves. Rupa simply wants to be able to give back to the community, seniors, adults and children creating positive healthy lifestyles and mental well beings.


Online Course Instructor

Vd. Jyothi Nanjundiah B.A.M.S., RH (AHA)

Ayurvedic practitioner, Registered Herbalist, Usui Reiki Level 3, Manager of Morning Sun Health Foods (Calgary)

An Ayurvedacharya with over 28 yrs of experience. Vd. Jyothi graduated from Bangalore University (India) in the year 1991.

She started her career working as a consultant for Baidyanath pharmacy in Vishakhapatnam. Her husband’s work brought her to Chennai, where she served as a Medical officer at IMPCOPS, a semi-government pharmacy and therapy center treating a wider range of diseases.

She also worked as a lecturer at Venkataramana Ayurveda College in Chennai, teaching both History of Ayurveda and Ayurvedic Obstetrics and Gynecology.

After coming to Calgary in 2007, she had a wonderful opportunity to work as an Ayurvedic practitioner and teacher at Wild Rose College of Natural Healing and, later on, at Prema Sai. This experience gave her tremendous exposure to Western herbalism and other alternative modalities while also meeting great teachers.

At the same time, She also got an opportunity to help design an entire Ayurveda Course for “Wellness Within” in Edmonton. Presently she offers her services out of her home-based clinic alongside Manages a
Natural health food store.