Ananta Ripa Ajmera
Ananta Ripa Ajmera is a certified Ayurveda practitioner and Yoga instructor. She serves as Director of Ayurveda at THE WELL, a modern wellness club that brings together world-class doctors and master healers for a more balanced you in New York City. As founder of Whole Yoga & Ayurveda, she offers spiritual counseling, workplace wellness programs and retreats to help you live in harmony with nature by integrating her knowledge of Ayurveda for the body, Yoga for the mind and Vedanta (India's ancient spiritual system of philosophy that underlies Yoga and Ayurveda) for the soul. Her work has been featured on Fox News, Reader's Digest, The Cut - New York Magazine, Spirituality & Health Magazine, MindBodyGreen and Mother Earth News Magazine.Her book The Ayurveda Way: 108 Practices from the World's Oldest Healing System for Better Sleep, Less Stress, Optimal Digestion, and More (Storey Publishing, 2017) received the 2017 Silver Nautilus Award (considered a major book award granted to many spiritual luminaries, including Eckhart Tolle, Deepak Chopra, Marianne Williamson, etc.) for books that make a difference and inspire in the Health and Healing category. It also received a 2017 Foreword INDIES Book of the Year Gold Award in the Mind, Body, Spirit category. A graduate of NYU Stern School of Business, Ananta lives in New York City, where she eats and writes with both hands.