The ones that strive for your wellbeing

We are firm believers that people’s health is interconnected with their environment, and that we have to create a harmonious relationship between people, nature and “spirit”, in order to improve and protect people.

EXECUTIVE TEAM MEMBERS

Liliana Domingues

Founder & Managing Director

Liliana is driven by her passion to create projects with a positive economic, environmental, and social impact. An entrepreneur by essence, an environmental Engineer by nature, a rebellious spirit by option. She uses her 17 years of broad-based experience in Strategy, Project Management, and New Business Development to fulfill her major aspiration: contribute to paradigm shifts towards a conscious and sustainable development.

Joel Souza

Products Director

Joel Souza is an experienced entrepreneur that has been dedicating his life to managing businesses related to construction and real state, tourism, and health supplements. Strongly moved by is willing to create and develop businesses that are meaningful and insightful, Joel uses his skills of Negotiation, Partnerships Management, and New Products Development to best leverage his businesses worldwide.

Mónica Martins

Vida Programs Director

Mónica is a Health Coach and Biomedical Engineer, with a passion for the planet. An activist at heart, she works with the mission of changing mindsets and free people from society’s pressures and judgments. A true advocate of mental health and mind-body connection, but also an enthusiast for science and education. She believes in the power of environmental sustainability through conscious living and is up for the challenge.

Sofia Caetano

AMARNA Village Project Design & Operation Director and Sustainable Architecture Coordinator

Sofia got her Masters Degree from the Architecture University of Lisbon (FAUL). She is passionate about sustainable architecture and community. She believes the architect's job is to solve problems, being the link between ideas, entities, and reality.
She is practical and dynamic and she puts 100% of herself into her projects. She loves being on site, working with materials and she believes permaculture is the way forward.
Her dream is to unite her volunteer work with architecture, making the world a better place, taking it one project at a time.

PRACTITIONERS TEAM MEMBERS

Mónica Martins

Health Coach

Mónica is a Health Coach certified by Institute of Integrative Nutrition, trained in behavior change theory, motivational strategies, and communication techniques, which are used to assist individuals to develop intrinsic motivation and obtain skills to create sustainable change for improved health and wellbeing.

CONSULTANT TEAM MEMBERS

Liliana Domingues

Conscious Businesses Consultant

Liliana is passionate about sustainable development and businesses. Taking into account her experience as Environmental Engineer, Business Development, Leadership and Entrepreneurship she has been helping organizations to go ahead from business-as-usual. She has been working with organizations that want to get in touch with their higher purpose beyond the motive of making a profit; and want to take full responsibility for their impact in the world by looking to maximize the benefits not only for themselves but by creating real win-win solutions for all stakeholders, including the planet we live.

TECHNICAL AND SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE
TEAM MEMBERS

Dr. Namrata Gautam

With the deep engrossment in health & hygiene segment, she has got versed for basic & Master Program in Alternative Medicines covering Naturopathy, Sujok Therapy, Food Therapy, Acupressure, & Music therapy and regular practicing at Charitable Hospitals in Delhi from last more than 14 years. Currently she is there as faculty & Alternative Medicine Consultant at Delhi Institute of Naturopathy, Delhi, Associate Doctor & Consultant at Stress & Spine, Noida & Consulting Head & Family Counsellor at Drugless Healthcare Center, Noida. She has expertise with taking care of normal health problems to critical health care through drugless therapies in India. She is also committed & participating with Social services roles and responsibilities with Tara Foundation, Patna, Bihar, and serving as Adviser for community Health & Hygiene, women and child education, women empowerment in rural area specially and still extending her services from last more than 12 years to the organization.

Prof. Balakrishnan Nair

A Professor, teaching for more than 35 years in several universities in India, Malasya, currently at University of Trans Disciplinary health sciences & technology. A qualified plant biologist with specialization and experience in developmental plant anatomy, wood structure and non-wood forest products. Demonstrated commitment to taking up challenging problems in wood and non-wood forest products research, curriculum development training, monitoring & evaluation of the research programme implemented. Record of research publications, book and editing proceeding volumes in the area of wood science and non-wood forest products. Documentation & assessment of local health traditions, Medicinal plants & primary health care human & animals.

Dr. Annesha Holaday

An ayurvedic professional whose passion is to tell the world about the amazing powers of Ayurveda and yoga. Her lifetime career has been in radiation therapy where she was an educator, manager and practitioner. She has authored a book “The Mountain Never Cries” and is a teacher of English as a second language. She is a professional member of National Ayurvedic Medical Association, and Association of Ayurvedic Professionals of North America. She has presented at international conferences in India, the AAPNA in Lucknow, Global Ayurveda Festival in Cochin, the 6th Annual Holistic Health Conference in Kottayam, and the World Ayurveda Congress in Delhi.
She is founder of According to Ayurveda and Yoga an educational website and professional association. Her goal is to raise the awareness of Ayurveda and yoga worldwide and connect the public to professionals through education.

Dr. Amy Pittelkau

Global Public Health Specialist, Community Leader & Entrepreneur

Dr. Amy Pittelkau is a Dental Doctor that since the early ’80s, spent her time serving people who didn't have access to dental care. A dental mission to rural Jamaica in 1986 planted the seed in her… to Reach the Unreachable... from serving Indian Health tribes to rehabilitating street youth in Sacramento, as well as private sector dentistry. After becoming disabled from clinical practice, she became a Bikram Yoga Instructor. She founded and directed 3 large yoga studios in California, and continued to organize charitable events. But in 2012, something switched in her soul. She felt an intense, undeniable calling to trade ``it`` all in and explore the world on a deeper level by assisting impoverished communities everywhere she went.
With the desire to make the difference in the world, and by believing that the major focus must be on communities, she founded Amy's Villages, where she facilitates effective and fun environments for learning, healing and self-sustainable practices of health, wellness, education, and environmental awareness.

Dr. Dahnada Kulkarni

International Master Ayurvedic and Yoga Specialist & Expert

Dr. Dhanada Kulkarni is an International Master Ayurvedic and Yoga Specialist & Expert, Licensed Massage Therapist, B.A. Vedanga Jyotish, Diploma in Vastushasatra, Board certified in American Alternative Medicine, (AAMA), Board Certified in American integrative Medicine BCIM from (AAIM), Pre/Post-natal exercise specialist, AFPA, USA. Founder of Soham-AyurYoga, LLC, Vedic Astrologer and Vastu Consultant. A Yajur Vedic Brahmin by tradition. Her knowledge of Vedic Astrology and Vastu inherited to her DNA from her Vedic Brahmin family.

Dr. Dhanada has been very active in promoting Ayurveda and other ancient Indian sciences at various forums in the USA over the last 15 years. She served on the Executive Board of several organizations like (AAPNA) Association of Ayurvedic professionals of North America, CAC- (Council for Ayurveda Credentialing). She has been on faculty for many Ayurveda and Yoga organizations. Dr. Dhanada has been an international keynote speaker, presenter and integrated medicine panel expert for many organizations. She has been honored with many international awards such Jivaka, Dhanwantari and Patanjali award by AAPNA for her Ayurveda and yogic research. She is also known from presenting Ayurvedic solutions on various media groups such as radio Azad, Funasia, EBC Radio, Radiozindagi, AsiaTV. She has a natural flair for a life devoted to serve others and a feeling of unity with all mankind. Recently, she is honored and proud to be co-founder and Director of Texas’s first authentic Ayurveda school- AIA (American Institute of Ayurveda, LLC).

Dr. Pooja Sabharwal

Ayurveda Doctor, Researcher and Consultant

Dr. Pooja Sabharwal is an Ayurveda Academician, Practitioner and Researcher, since 2006. At present, she is Assistant Professor of Ayurveda & Consultant at CBPACS, New Delhi, Government of India. She has a vast experience in India and abroad for practicing and propagating Ayurveda, in countries such as Latvia, Germany, London, Dubai and Malaysia, Brazil & Caribbean’s. She has been participating in the dialogue with various prominent doctors, oncologists, academicians & regulators from the Ministry of Health of various countries. She is the author of an Ayurveda book on Yoga Chakras and its relation to Ayurveda. She has presented and/or published over 35 papers at national and international Journals, most of them regarding cancer treatment through Ayurveda. She is part of two projects related to integrative oncology.
She has received the National Human Rights award from the All India Human Rights Association & Ayurveda excellence award from Union Minister of Communication. She has been an International coordinator for various International Ayurveda conferences. She is associated with various international associations as Ayurveda academic/research advisor. She worked as a Consultant/Assistant Medical Superintendent at Shri Dhanwantry Ayurvedic College and DABUR Hospital Chandigarh. She has also served as Ayurveda consultant in Germany on deputation From Department of AYUSH, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India.

Dr. P. Ram Manohar

Ayurveda Researcher

Dr. P. Ram Manohar is the Research Director of Amrita Centre for Advanced Research in Ayurveda at Amrita School of Ayurveda. He received a BAMS degree from Bharathiyar University, Coimbatore and MD (Ay) degree from Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences. He has been contributing in the field of Ayurvedic research since the last 24 years. He has to his credit more than 60 publications with research papers published in SCI research journals as well as contributions in other journals and chapters for books.

Dr. Manohar was honored with the Ayurveda Marga Pravarthaka Award by the L. Mahadevan’s Ayurveda Foundation in 2014 and Vaidya Sundarlal Joshi Smriti Sodha Puraskara by the Mahagujarat Medical Society in 2015. In 2016, Poonthottam Ayurvedashram bestowed the Bharadvaja Puraskaram Award to him for contributions to research in Ayurveda. In 2017, he was honored with Dr. C. Dwarakanath Memorial Award by IASTAM for contributions to contemporary interpretations of the principles of Ayurveda. He has made research visits to United States, United Kingdom, Canada, Argentina, Germany, France, Netherlands, Italy, Austria, Latvia, Russia, Denmark, Belgium, Singapore, Switzerland, Thailand, and Sri Lanka for the promotion of Ayurveda `{`...`}`

CO-CREATORS TEAM MEMBERS

We actively involve all users by linking the concrete needs of customers to innovative solutions and, with that, strengthen the relationship between health, environment, and economy. So, we gathered a team of co-creators that you can be part of.

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