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Dr. Usha Kathyayani - Yoga & Ayurveda Consultant 

Ayurveda Medicine

1993-99 BAMS

Govt. Ayurvedic Medical College, Mysuru

First class with 3rd Rank in Mysore University


2000-02 PG Diploma in Panchakarma

Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal, Karnataka


2002-08 Lecturer

Karnataka Ayurveda Medical College, Mangalore

Ramakrishna Ayurvedic Medical College, Bangalore

Taught Ayurveda subjects for one semester in London UK in 2003

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Yoga and Adhyatma

2011-2015 M.D. in Yoga

Swami Vivekananda Yoga Anusandhana Samsthana (SVYASA), Bangalore


Practitioner and teacher – Yoga and Health

Weekly lectures for Health home participants at SVYASA for 3 years

Weekly Yoga lectures in English, Hindi and Kannada for Cardiac patients at Narayana Hrudayalaya for 3 months

Addressed employees at ThoughtWorks - a software company

2017 - till now Guest faculty at the Dept of Distance Education, S-VYASA Yoga University

2018 - till now Yoga & Ayurveda Consultant at Consult.Yoga 

Synopsis of the Talks

  • Are aimed at educating people about prevention of lifestyle disorders particularly Diabetes and Heart Disease and towards better health outcomes to those already diagnosed with the same

  • Are based on experiences with patients at Arogyadhama, Narayana Hrudayalaya and NIMHANS

  • Based on the audience, the talks could either focus on general health aspects of Yoga, or specifically on diabetes/ heart disease or on a common sense approach to diet (not based on counting calories) Practice sessions can accompany the lectures if needed.



  • Received second prize from Shringeri Sharada Peetham for successful memorization of the whole Bhagavadgita

  • Honoured by SVYASA for being able to recollect Gita shlokas

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