VAIDYA (DR.) Naina Marballi (AYURVEDACHARYA)
Dr.Naina Marballi, (B.S.A.M.) Ayurvedacharya Degree awarded by Bombay University (India), Post-Graduation in Advanced Esthetics.Dr. Naina Marballi, with over 38 years experience in teaching and practicing Ayurveda, has been conducting Ayurveda workshops and AADP Accredited Certification Ayurveda Study Programs in New York City, U.S.A. Having received accreditation from the American Association of Drug less Practitioners (AADP), Dr.Naina Marballi offers an exclusive and in-depth 150-hour, specially designed Ayurveda Nutrition Program which certifies students to practice as Holistic Health Counselors. Dr. Naina Marballi`s forte is understanding and analyzing Balance of Chakras through Pulse Reading and Vedic Astrology. This gift of knowledge has been received from her Ayurveda gurus and her relentless hard work and dedication in the field of Ayurveda for the past 38 years. Dr. Naina Marballi is based in New York City and continues to propagate and spread authentic Ayurveda in the U.S.A. as well as all over the globe, by lecturing and conducting Ayurveda classes on a wide range of topics such as Ayurveda Nutrition, Healing Through the Five Senses (Color, Sound, Aroma, Touch, Taste), Non-Invasive Ayurveda Face Lift, Ayurveda Skin-Care Product Making, Ayurveda Dinacharya (life style and diet style) and Ayurveda Therapies (Panchakarma, Marma Abhyanga, Shirodhara, Stone-Abhyanga, Udvartana, Pitchalli, Kati Basti and Potli Svedan) and Ayurveda Facials in various institutions such as New York Core Center, Sacred Stone Institute in Rhode Island, The Omega Institute in Rhinebeck, NY, The New York Open Center, Mount Sinai Hospital and the Cancer Treatment Division at Beth-Israel Medical Center. In 1977, Vaidya (Dr.) Naina Marballi graduated as a research oriented Ayurvedic Physician from Podar Ayurvedic Medical College and Research Center affiliated to Bombay University in India. After acquiring her B.A.M.S., Bachelor of Shuddha Ayurvedic Medicine degree (Ayurvedacharya) from India’s premier educational institute, she began her career as an Ayurvedic Physician with Podar Ayurveda College and Research Center in Mumbai, India. In 1985, Dr. Naina Marballi came to the United States to augment her education in Ayurveda by completing the Advanced Skin Care Program conducted in Ohio U.S.A. Mastering this one-of-a-kind modern skincare education and having an authentic knowledge of Holistic Beauty and Wellness that is the core of Ayurveda Philosophy, Dr. Naina Marballi envisioned a merging of the two that manifested as a first-of-its-kind Ayurveda Wellness and Skin Care Center in the heart of Mumbai. Dr. Naina Marballi soon became renowned as an authority in both the Ayurveda community and skin care sector of Indian commerce. Dr. Naina Marballi developed, tested and certified hair and skincare product lines in strict compliance with ancient Ayurvedic guidelines and conducted clinical trials for prestigious pharmaceutical companies bringing high quality Ayurvedic products to the global market. Being an Expert in Pulse Reading, Chakra Balancing and Vedic Astrology, Dr. Naina Marballi also formulated an Educational System that is founded on the Four Pillars of Ayurvedic Nutrition based on an Individual’s Unique Constitution. 1. Analysis of the Quantum Intelligence present in Nutritive Foods (Customized Diet Chart); 2. Yoga/Exercise: Customized Yoga Postures/Asanas; 3. Pranayama: Breath Awareness; 4. Sleep and Meditation Her refreshingly expert approach to the ancient mysteries of Ayurveda by Healing through the five senses is the hallmark of her instructional style, introducing thousands of clients to the concept of Prevention of Diseases and Maintenance of good Health of the body, mind and consciousness. Dr. Naina Marballi formed an Ayurveda Nutrition and Skin Care Center based in Mumbai. Her faithful client list includes various media personalities, actors, models, and people from all walks of life who are passionate about personal enhancement through natural means. With increasing attention from the public-at-large came media opportunities such as the popular Indian TV program “Meri Saheli” hosted by the famous Indian actress Hema Malini, as well as other talk-shows, and numerous publications and quotations in nationally-circulated newspapers and magazines such as The +Times of India, Mid-Day, Nava Bharat Times and Femina. Dr. Naina Marballi’s matchless combination of Ayurveda knowledge and Esthetics education, expressed over 38 years of applied experience and commitment reveals the timeless bounty of Ayurveda knowledge that she has been imparting to thousands of students.
Jody Polevoy is a practitioner and student of both Western and Eastern healing arts and sciences with more than 20 years of experience. She provides services in Ayurvedic counseling and healing body treatments, individual and group psychodrama, yoga and mindbody therapy as well as massage including pre & post natal. Jody holds a BA from Columbia and Masters of Social Work from Hunter College. She is a graduate of Dr. Naina Marballi’s Holistic Health Counselor certification program at Ayurveda’s World in New York City, the Kripalu School of Ayurveda and has studied extensively with Dr Vasant Lad. Jody is a graduate of the Kripalu School of Yoga and has been teaching yoga since 1996. She has also been a Phoenix Rising Yoga Therapy practitioner since 2002 and is a New York State Licensed massage therapist with extensive training in Thai Yoga Massage and Shiatsu. Jody has also trained in psychodrama with Tian Dayton.
Marci Renee, Yoga and Ayurveda Specialist E-RYT, AADP, HHC Marci Renee believes in Nature. Organic in it's form, just as her journey to Yoga has been. Marci has completed 200 Hr Vinyasa and 500 Hr Hatha trainings under the unconditional guidance of Will Duprey and Hathavidya. She has completed Anusara Immersions and is certified to teach Meditation, Pranayama, and Mantra. Also a student of Ayurvedacharya with Dr. Naina Marballi, Marci facilitates a profound emphasis on development and refinement of what yoga means to you. This exploration is playful and expansive, leading you to the truest version of your own constitution.
Maria Tabone is a Certified Holistic Health Counselor & Educator, Certified Ayurveda Practitioner & Nutritionist, Registered Yoga & Meditation Teacher, Clinical Aromatherapist, Healing Foods Chef and Author. She has spent over 20 years studying alternative medicine and the mind/body/spirit connection. She has a Master’s Degree in Integrative Health and Healing, a certification in Plant Based Nutrition from Cornell University, and has certifications in various healing practices such as Herbalism, Reflexology, Reiki and Chakra Balancing. She has studied at the Institute of Culinary Education, the Natural Gourmet Institute. She is also the Weston Price Foundation Chapter leader for Summit, NJ. Maria’s first book entitled, "The Holistic Root to Managing Anxiety" is for sale on this website, as well as Amazon and Barnes and Noble.com and she is currently working on her second book. Maria is a member of The American Association of Drugless Practitioners, The American Herbalists Guild, The National Association for Holistic Aromatherapy and The Health & Wellness Professionals Network.
William Adriance was born and raised in Hawaii, where he grew up surfing, dancing hula, and eating fresh produce from his family’s garden. What he learned early on was that balance is the key to good health—and to a happy life. He has both conventional and holistic training, holding a Bachelors of Science in Nutrition Sciences, and he is a graduate of Dr. Naina Marballi’s Ayurvedic Nutrition Study Program. William combines both Western and Eastern modalities, exploring all avenues of wellness. He is a corporate wellness ambassador in the technology industry, helping to incorporate a healthy vitality throughout the workplace. William is a member of the American Association of Drugless Practitioners and is a nutritionist, Reiki practitioner, wellness coach, and workshop leader in the NYC area.