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Dr. Harish Verma

President, C.C.A.Y.

Dr Harish Kumar Verma is an Ayurveda Practitioner, Teacher, Author, Entrepreneur and Founder President of Canadian College of Ayurveda & Yoga in Canada.

He earned his Ayurveda degree from Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar. He stood first in university in B.A.M.S and he was awarded Gold Medal in studies. While in India he was a very famous Ayurvedic practitioner. He had been one of the top invitees for consultation on Ayurvedic Treatment by many celebrities and dignitaries including late President of India, Dr. Shankar Dayal Sharma, film producer Sh B R Chopra etc.

He was a visiting faculty of Honors program in Ayurveda at Thames Valley University, London, UK. He is the author of two books – A Comprehensive Book of Ayurvedic Medicine for Practitioners and Secrets of Ayurveda ( published by DK Publishers in UK).

Dr. Verma was a member of governing body of National Institute of Ayurveda, Jaipur and Board of Ayurvedic & Unani Systems of Medicine, Punjab. He lectured extensively in UK to the general public on Ayurveda. Dr. Verma’s method of treatment has been featured in many TV programs. A lot of newspapers and periodicals continue to carry review of his work.

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Dr. Glenwood Irons

Vice President, C.C.A.Y.

Dr Glenwood Irons, erstwhile Lifeguard, Taxi Driver, Bartender, and Merchant Sailor, also spent more than 30 years as a University Professor, teaching, among other things, Cultural Studies, English, Forensic Linguistics, Language Pathology, Media Studies, and Popular Culture.

Dr Irons is author and/or editor of five books, two (on cultural studies) published by University of Toronto Press, and one (on comparative phonetics) published by Les Presses de l’Université Laval . He is also an entrepreneur and founder of, a higher education consultancy for establishing university partnerships around the world, with offices in Toronto, Canada, Guangzhou, China, and New Delhi, India.

A true Internationalist, ‘Dr Glen’ has lectured or enjoyed appointments at universities in America, Canada, China, France, Japan, Morocco, Taiwan, Thailand, and Vietnam, and continues to travel (and sometimes teach) extensively, often by bicycle, as inspiration towards completing an e-book on the waning influence of America in the East, and the concomitant rise of Chinese influence, all over the world.

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Gagan Verma

Director, C.C.A.Y.

Gagan Verma is an Ayurveda enthusiast and comes with a vast experience of business and marketing in different industries including pharmaceuticals, automotive and real estate.

With the vision of taking this institute to its full potential, Gagan along with the other team members work on formulating the right strategies and decisions that will help to ultimately fulfill the goal of introducing Ayurveda in the west.