Professional Bio – 
Sandhiya Ramaswamy MBA CAS PKS

Sandhiya Ramaswamy

is a Clinical Ayurveda Specialist (CAS), Master Teacher at the California College of Ayurveda, and a Professional member of the National Ayurveda Medical Association. For nearly a decade, she has led hundreds of clients, students, and community members in experiencing the transformative power of Ayurveda. Sandhiya brings a deep passion and spirited nature to her work making her one of the most sought-after practitioners in Southern California. Along with her MBA and corporate experiences, she brings a well-rounded perspective to the principles of this ancient medicine with a blend of certifications in yoga, Thai massage, and culinary arts. Her insight and expertise have been featured on Deepak Chopra’s widely followed Chopra Center articles, local California publications, and on popular podcasts and radio shows. She is a regular speaker at mind, body wellness conferences, and events.

Education & Credentials

 

Ayurveda

  • California College of Ayurveda, 2011

Clinical Ayurveda Specialist

Panchakarma Specialist

  • Ayurvedic Institute – Dr. Vasant Lad,

Secrets of the Pulse 2016

Marma Therapy 2016

Secrets of the Chakras 2010

 

Yoga & Meditation

  • Center for Yoga – Johnny Kest, 100-hour training, 1998
  • White Lotus Foundation – Ganga and Tracey Rich, 200-hour training, 2008
  • Taught Yoga in various studios and in private practice until 2012
  • Therapeutic Yoga – Cheri Clampett and Arturo Peal, 2014
  • Yoga Nidra Teacher Certification, 2015
  • Presently guides clients through group and private Yoga Nidra practice
  • Meditation student of Sally Kempton

 

Reiki

  • Completed 2 levels Reiki 1 and 2, 2014

Experience

 

Practitioner

  • Ayurveda Practitioner since 2011
  • Private practice (Alchemy Ayurveda, formerly known as Green Lotus Wellness)

 

Ayurveda consultant since 2014

  • Be The Change Yoga Studio, Irvine
  • Yoga Shakti, Irvine

 

Speaker at conferences (Invitation)

  • Mindful Her Women’s Conference – 2015 and 2016
  • City of Hope Cancer Retreat Fundraiser –  2015
  • Sivananda Ashram, Bahamas – 4 day Ayurveda Program – 2016 and 2017

 

Teacher

  • California College of Ayurveda – Master Teacher & Internship Supervisor (2010 – present)
  • Yoga on High Teacher Training Institute (Columbus, Ohio) – 2015-2016 – Trained the teachers and taught the first level of Ayurveda courses

 

Ayurveda Educator for Yoga Teacher Training programs

  • Be The Change Yoga
  • Yoga Shakti
  • Sound Method Yoga
  • Cloud Nine Yoga Teacher Training program
  • Jamie Hanson’s Yoga Teacher Training program

 

Cooking

  • Private instruction since 2012
  • Group cooking classes since 2014 at various venues including
  • T-Spoons
  • Spice Merchants
  • Savory Spice shop
  • Center by Pure Love Yoga
  • Yoga on High
  • Private homes and gatherings

Interviews & Articles

 

Articles:

  • Breathe OC, Let’s Talk Ayurveda Nov. 2014  Click Here
  • Natural OC magazine, Winter Issue, 2015  Click Here
  • Ayurveda – An Ancient healing System’s Gift to the Modern Woman Click Here

Contributor at The Chopra Center:

The Benefits  of Ayurveda Self-Massage (Abyanga) 

5 Spring Detox Tips from Ayurveda

Health Conscious Cookbook – Cooling Summer recipes

Interviews:

  • Inner Journey with Greg Friedman – How Ayurveda Saved my life, August 2014. Click here to listen.
  • My Empowered World – Perfect Health, September 2015. Click here to listen.
  • Extreme Health Radio  – How Ayurveda Can Help You Be Healthier, Live Longer & Help You Reconnect With Your Purpose, March 2016. Click Here to listen.

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