AyurPrana Senior Teachers

Mitesh RaichadaMITESH RAICHADA

Currently the Executive Vice President of the Ayurvedic Institute, Mitesh’s passion for Ayurveda was cultivated while studying to become a certified practitioner under Vasant Lad.  An unyielding seeker of knowledge, Mitesh studied Indian philosophy at the Tattvajnana Vidhyapeeth in India, Jyotish with Hart deFouw, holds a Reiki Level 1 certification, and has undertaken intension clinical immersion programs with Vasant Lad in India. 

Prior to becoming an ayurvedic practitioner, he co-founded a highly successful real estate and hospitality company that grew to manage more than $250M in assets over 15 years.  His passion for building powerful leaders and creating mindful and conscious business cultures extends to his compassion and insight in relating to others in the classroom.  

When not studying, teaching, or practicing, you will find Mitesh playing his bass guitar or enjoying the limitless beauty of nature.

 

Sneha RaichadaSNEHA RAICHADA

As the Dean of Education at the Ayurvedic Institute and a practicing Ayurvedic Practitioner, Sneha integrates years of study and practice in healing to provide students with a rigorous foundation in Ayurveda and clients with a comprehensive outlook on healthy living. 

 Although she had a remarkable journey as an executive of a highly successful hospitality business, she now focuses all her energy on developing the next generation of ayurvedic practitioners and thoughtfully caring for her clients.  She combines her early experience as a Physical Therapist with extensive classroom and clinical study under Vasant Lad in the US and India, Yoga Teacher Certification, and Reiki III Certification.  She oversees practitioners as they gain clinical experience at the Ayurvedic Institute and serves clients through its Panchakarma program.

When she has a free moment, you will find her experimenting with food ingredients, driven by her passion for applying Ayurvedic principles to nutrition.  She believes that food is a powerful vehicle for nurturing and bringing people together.