Association of Ayurvedic Professionals of North America, USA
Association of Ayurvedic Professionals of North America
Dr. Shekhar Annambhotla, Vaidya (Ayurvedic Specialist) practicing and teaching Ayurveda worldwide since 1988. He commenced his studies in Ayurveda at the age of 17 and earned the degree of Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery (B.A.M.S.), a 5 ½ year program from Nagarujuna University, Andhra Pradesh State, India. He continued his postgraduate studies, Doctor of Medicine in Ayurveda (M.D. Ayurveda), a 3-year course of study, from Gujarat Ayurved University, Gujarat State, India. He is a Registered Yoga Teacher with Yoga Alliance, certified and licensed Integrative Bodywork and Massage Therapist, certified Pranic Healer and is also a faculty member of several Ayurveda schools and colleges throughout the USA and abroad. Dr. Shekhar is the Founding Director of Ojas, LLC (Ayurveda Wellness Center) in Pennsylvania, USA; Founding Director and President of Association of Ayurvedic Professionals of North America (AAPNA). His passion and love for ayurveda fuels his vision for the development and growth of ayurveda, including creating and implementing high quality ayurvedic education and training programs in the west.