Our Experts

  • Dr. Nandita Shah

    Dr Nandita Shah is the founder, director, and a trustee of SHARAN. She founded SHARAN in 2005 with the vision of helping people connect to animals and nature in order to heal themselves and the planet...

  • Reyna Rupani

    Reyna Rupani has always preferred to stay away from medicines...and whenever she would look at elder people going for check-ups and taking pills, she would dread old age! Little did she realize at that time that she could...

  • Madhura Vayal

    Madhura is a qualified Nutritionist with a keen interest in Plant based nutrition. After working in India as a dietitian for 5 yrs she moved base to US and pursued her Masters in Nutritional Sciences from University of Kentucky...

  • Rose

    Her whole family turned vegan with her after watching the documentary – Earthlings, and attended SHARAN's workshop too. Which helped to maintain her decision in cooking and staying vegan easily. For last six months she is following an organic plant based diet and...

  • Seema Bali

    From as long as I can remember, I have been suffering from back and knee pains, migraine and weights issues. 10 years of these and then I started to get recurring stomach aches. Adding to the already piling up...

  • Vandana Tiwari

    Vandana has a hypothyroid problem and was searching for a natural cure since a long time. She came to know about SHARAN and learnt about the plant based diet. She started attending all the possible cooking classes...

  • Dr. Grazilia Almeida-Khatri

    Dr Grazilia Almeida-Khatri is a Mumbai-based Homoeopath, Yoga Trainer and Health Coach. She is trained in Pilates Mat work by Micheal King [UK] and is a certified Diet Therapist from SNDT, Mumbai. While growing up, her parents always preferred natural methods of healing to treat any physical ailments and encouraged her to trust that the body will heal itself.

  • Tehseen Dudani

    Tehseen Dudani has over 14 years of experience in the insurance and banking industries wherein she has handled a number of portfolios including training and development...

  • Captain Joseph Pinto

    Capt Joseph Pinto, a retired Indian Airforce Pilot was flying Helicopters in Civil Offshore Industry India and abroad after leaving Airforce. Born into typical Keralite Christian family, he was naturally a hard core non vegetarian...

  • Harshika Gudi

    Harshika Gudi became a vegan 4 years back and had a very happy Vegan Pregnancy. Having gained a lot of weight she realised answers had to come from nature. With just a few tweaks in her diet (becoming whole foods vegan)...

  • Reena Sharma

    Reena Sharma is a qualified psychologist based in Ahmedabad Gujarat with over fifteen years experience in psychological therapies. She emphasizes a holistic approach towards intervention by addressing...

  • Surekha Sadana

    Surekha Sadana is a spiritual artist; she has been practicing disciplined meditation for the last five years. Her last two series, "pure consciousness" and "introspection" have been derived from her spiritual experiences...

  • Madhavi Barot

    Madhavi Barot was born in a vegetarian family. Despite never having consumed meat, ever since she can remember, she was diagnosed with Irritable Bowel Syndrome, frozen shoulder and an overall lack of energy...

  • Nidhi Nahata

    When Nidhi Nahata joined SHARAN’s 21-day Health Retreat in June 2016, little did she know that her whole life was about to change! By the end of the program she was...

  • Dr Sujata Mittal

    Dr Sujata Mittal is M.S in Obs & Gyne and did her M.B.B.S and M.S from S.M.S Medical College, Jaipur in 1988. She is academician par excellence and has won various medals for her paper presentation and debates...

  • Poonam Sharma

    Poonam Sharma always wanted to live medicine free. When she saw everyone around her getting sick and obese, she decided to become a health professional...

  • Jaishree Kannan

    Jaishree Kannan, a qualified counsellor and a social worker was diagnosed with Ovarian Cancer in 2007, followed by a relapse within 9 months, which made her look at an integrated and holistic approach to finding a way back to health...

  • Dr Hemangi Jhaveri

    Dr Hemangi Jhaveri (Consulting Homoeopath and Nutritionist) is a registered medical doctor, homoeopathic consultant and a Nutritionist (American college of sports medicine, 2008)...

  • Ruchi Singh

    Ruchi singh has been an ardent student of health and nutrition and a certified naturopath. She has been practising yoga since early years but her sudden weight gain and other growing physical problems made her realise that her search to find a perfect equilibrium between body and mind is still far from being over.

  • Neelima Sriram

    Neelima is a chef, food stylist and a food consultant by profession. Since the age eighteen, she has lived twenty five years abroad - in Europe, Central Asia & North America (Canada), where she taught cooking, & successfully ran a catering business....

  • Kommal

    Kommal has been a freelance graphic designer and an architectural animator for 15 years now with a keen interest in yoga and spiritual sciences. As luck would have it, she and Dr. Nandita occupied the same table at an open cafe in Ahimsa Fest, Mumbai. Kommal was pleasantly surprised with all the visitors who would walk up to Dr Shah...

  • Shashi Rungta

    Shashi Rungta who is now in her early fifties, adopted the whole food plant based diet about 2 years ago. Her husband Nirmal had chronic hyperacidity and was over weight (95 kgs) & she had hypo- thyroid. He was advised to switch to a vegan diet. The instruction was to strictly follow it for 21 days without cheating....