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.


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.


Patrick Connon
Massage Therapist
Patrick Connon is a Registered Massage Therapist with experience of over 20 years of practice in western massage therapy, Chinese medicine, and Ayurveda. His strength is integrating evidence based techniques, ancient wisdom, and philosophies from various traditions in his work.As a holistic and embodied healthcare practitioner, lifelong learner, and wellness consultant, Patrick helps his clients to cultivate a healthy balance between mind and body in a thoughtful and intuitive manner. He empowers them with the tools to engage in self-care and experience well-being in more areas of their lives.


Dr. Sanjay Chhajed
BAMS, MD (Ay.)
Dr. Sanjay Chhajed is well known expert of Pulse Diagnosis in Ayurveda. He gives training of Nadi Praiksha (Ayurvedic Pulse Diagnosis) to Ayurveda and Medical students in Mumbai. He treat patients of chronic illness like Heart disease, Diabetes, Cancer, Arthritis with Ayurvedic medicines. He was Involved in the development of Sur Sanjeevan, the Indian Classical Music therapy based on Ayurved along with Pt. Shashank Katti (The creator) for last 18 years. Conducted more than 30 camps all over state. He has written Book on Nadi Vidnyan, which was published in Hindi, Marathi & German language.


Dr. Akhilesh Sharma
Dr. Akhilesh Sharma is widely recognized for his outstanding contributions to the field of Ayurvedic Medicine. He was awarded the Chikitsa Shiromani Award for outstanding contribution to Ayurveda in 1995. In 1994, he co-authored the Pancha Karma Vigyaniayam, recognized as a major text in the field. Dr. Sharma is a frequent serving as a visiting professor for the college of Ayurveda in United States. Dr. Sharma served as an Ayurvedic Consultant/Research scholar in the Moolchand Hospital, an Ayurvedic Research Establishement that is recognized by the Central council of Indian Medicine, Ministry of Health, Govt. of India. Dr. Sharma also serves as Advisor to the Minister or Health Govt. of Delhi and Chairman of the Scientific Committee of the All – Indian Medicine g\Graduates Association.


Dr. Deepika Gunawant
Dr (Mrs) Deepika Gunawant received her Graduate degree from Kolkata University (India ) in 1985 and thereafter MD in Ayurveda in 1990 from the same University . She worked for Dabur for nearly five years in her first stint before moving to UK in 1995. She worked in several positions as Marketing Director and Chief Physician with the Ayurvedic Company of Great Britain and the Ayurvedic Charitable Hospital in London . She is a Co-author of the book entitled “Complete Illustrated Guide to Ayurveda”published in the UK by Element Books 1997.


Dr. Raj Kumar Sharma
Dr. Raj Kumar Sharma has been recognized as one of the most competent ayurvedic professional of india of international repute with multidimensional experience of teaching, clinician, author and administrator. He is a Principal at Dayanand Ayurvedic College, Jalandhar. He is also Medical Superintendent of Ayurvedic Hospital & Panchkarma Centre. He brings a wealth of classroom and practical experience to the ‘European Institute of Scientific Research in Ayurveda’ Netherland.


Vaidya Manu Vats
Vd. Manu Vats is an Ayurveda expert who belongs to family of Ayurvedic Doctors having distinguished clinical experience with managerial, communication & organizing skills. Vd. Vats has clinical experience of more than 20 yrs in treating challenging chronic disorders especially Spine disorders with Panchkarma procedures. He also worked and got practical experience on Kshar Sutra therapy (Non Surgical treatment for Fistula-i-Ano) at Anorectal wing, S.S.Hospital, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi.


Dr. Prajakta S. Pande
Dr. Prajakta Pande is qualified Ayurvedic physician with a degree of BAMS, MD (Ayurveda), with more than five years of experience in teaching and clinical research field. She has completed Master’s degree in Ayurvedic Medicine (MD Ayurveda) from India in 2007. She also worked as a research associate in Himalaya Drug Co., a multi-billion dollar herbal company for conducting clinical trials on various personal-care products and writing regulatory documents regarding the trial.


Dr Parveen Kumar
A native of India, he served as a teacher for 8 years. He is a Clinical Ayurvedic Specialist and a Pancha Karma Specialist. He is focusing on herbalism and complementary treatments of cancer. As part of the teaching faculty at the Dayanand Ayuvedic College Jallandhar, he is involved in teaching all levels of the curriculum.


Dr Sanjeev Sood
He is a Professor of Clinical Medicine at the Dayanand Ayuvedic College Jallandhar for 32 years. He holds a Bachelor’s of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery (BAM&S) degree and a Master’s of Ayurvedic Science (MD) degree. In addition to teaching, Teaching experience of about 20 years he is Clinical Ayurvedic Specialist and a Pancha Karma Specialist. He is a visiting faculty at European Institute of Scientific research in Ayurveda Netherlands and also in Ayurveda institutions in Belgium, Romania & Australia.


Dr Chander Shekhar
He completed the Master of Ayurveda program after BAMS. He is a Clinical Ayurvedic Specialist and a Pancha Karma Specialist and has had an intimate connection with Ayurvedic healing. This experience deepened his understanding of creating and holding sacred space in a way that facilitates the patient’s healing journey. He is a visiting faculty at European Institute of Scientific research in Ayurveda Netherlands.


Dr Gagan Thakur
He holds a Masters degree in Ayurveda and has been an educator Ayurvedic Medicine and Yoga Therapy at Dayanand Ayuvedic College Jallandhar. He has a great love for working with plant medicine & Yogic lifestyles and continues to study in this realm. In addition to his expertise in Ayurveda and Yoga Therapy he has special interest in research in field of Metabolic Disorders.