BAMS, MD (Ayurveda), MPH
Pratibha Shah is one of the leading Ayurveda experts in the USA. 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. 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.
Kim Valeri Povey
CAP, AYT, C-IAYT, ERYT
Kim Valeri Povey is the Founder and CEO of Yogaspirit® since 1997 with affiliated studio locations in Massachusetts and Washington states offering programs in Yoga and Ayurveda. She is the Former CEO of Kerala Ayurveda Academy and brings over 30 years of career experience, as well as expertise in therapeutic mind-body treatments, ayurveda wellness applications and all aspects of yoga, to her role as a transformation catalyst, mentor and coach. Kim is a legislative lobbyist and serves as leadership on the Protection and Access to Complementary and Alternative Health Care Committee which is a Project of Heath Freedom Action in Massachusetts. She leads on the Massachusetts National Ayurveda Medical Association and holds professional memberships with the International Association of Yoga Therapists (IAYT) and Yoga Alliance (YA).
CIDESCO Graduate, Reiki Grandmaster
Aparna is an Ayurvedic practitioner and a gifted body worker. She is also a registered Aesthetician and Reiki grand master who helps her clients according to the energy needs of the body. She is a Cidesco International diploma holder and passed with the thesis in Pranayam. She has passed the Diploma in Ayurved from AyurvedRasshala in Pune India and has 20 years of clinical experience of working in AyurvedicPanchakarama clinics. She has worked as a practitioner and coordinator for the study abroad program "Ayurveda for stressful and pluralistic society" for the Georgia State University.