Ayurveda Stories

From wellness resources to professional profiles and stories of how we’re living our values,  
our community is here to empower your next move.

Welcome to Ayurveda Stories 

where we meet and dive into the lives of some of the best Ayurveda Professionals around the country. 

We bring you a glimpse of the person behind the professional with the hope that you will too be inspired by their unique journey of healing. 

Did you know that many Ayurveda Professionals never knew they would be an Ayurvedic professional one day? Ayurveda came into their lives quietly but surely and here they are, living the dream they never really dreamt of! At the same time, there are professionals who always knew they would become Ayurvedic doctors in India but did not know that they would migrate to California one day.

April 2021

Dr. Sivamani is a native of the San Francisco Bay Area and a graduate of California College of Ayurveda. He is trained in both Ayurvedic and Allopathic medicine. He has authored over 100 peer-reviewed manuscripts in Dermatology.

Dr. Raja Sivamani

 

March 2021

Jeannine Rashidi was born in Southern California in a highly dysfunctional family environment. Little did she know at that time that the trauma of the first 25 years of her life would give her the ability to connect deeply with hundreds of trauma survivors in her Ayurvedic Practice later in her life.

Jeannine Rashidi

February 2021

As a graduate of the Kerala Ayurveda Academy, the American Institute of Vedic Studies, and with decades of study into Yoga, Meditation, Vedanta, Jyotish, herbal medicine, nutrition, health and healing, Laura Plumb is an international educator on the power of the Vedic sciences to promote vibrant health and sacred living. Laura Plumb