Dr. Hemant Gupta, DNM, MD (Ayurveda)
Dr. Hemant Gupta is a renowned scholar, researcher and practitioner of Ayurveda. A Doctorate in Natural Medicine from Canada, Dr. Gupta completed his masters in Kayachikitsa (Internal Medicine) from National Institute of Ayurveda in Jaipur.
Founder and Director of Shree Ma Ayurveda Institute and Wellness Centre in Ontario (Canada), Dr. Gupta is a veteran in Ayurveda bringing over 30 years of expertise in Panchakarma, Marma Therapy, Natural healing, yoga and Teaching.. He is also the Founder and President of The Canadian Ayurvedic Members Alliance (CAMA).
Dr. Gupta has been credited for introducing and establishing Ayurvedic curriculum and medicine practices in various respected educational institutions in Canada, USA, and across the world. As a curriculum Director at The College of Vedic Medicine, Maharishi University of Management, Fairfield, Iowa, he developed curriculum from masters, graduate, and undergraduate levels. In 2011, he was honoured with Charak Award by AAPNA, in recognition of excellence in teaching and his valuable contributions to Ayurveda in North America.
Dr. Gupta has been invited by many universities and has spoken at conferences and workshops from faculties of Japan, Australia, South Africa, Thailand, Hong Kong, Philippines, Holland, Switzerland, India, and USA. He has published many research papers; in the topics of ‘Psycho-physiological correlates of the dosha theory of mind and body’, ‘ Effect of reading Sanskrit on brainwave coherence’, ‘ Empirical Studies of Clinical Correlates of Traditional Ayurvedic Pulse Diagnosis ‘. Dr. Gupta teaches Ayurveda: Mind, Body Healing at IHN’s Ottawa Campus.
AMB 02 Ayurveda: Mind/Body Healing
This course incorporates the philosophy of Holistic Nutrition with spiritual and psychological approaches towards attaining optimal health, through the connection and benefits of sound body and mind. This course will explain the principles and practical applications of Ayurveda, the oldest healing system in the world. Students will learn about the three forces – Vata, Pitta and Kapha, that combine in each being into a distinct constitution. Practical dietary and lifestyle recommendations for different constitutions will also be explored in real case studies.