(MS, RD, LD, CDE, LMT, BAMS)
Gauri Junnarkar is a highly accomplished Ayurveda and Panchakarma Specialist. She has been practicing Ayurveda for the last 14 years. She is a dedicated Nutrition Professional with 9+years experience as Registered/Licensed Dietitian and 5+ years as a Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE). Gauri holds an Masters degree in Nutrition from Texas Woman’s University. Gauri earned her (BAMS) Bachelor in Ayurveda degree from the University of Mumbai
She has completed 500+ hour massage therapy course from a renowned massage academy and is currently licensed as a Massage Therapist (LMT) in the state of Texas.
Gauri’s expertise includes Ayurveda, Panchakarma, Diet, Nutrition and Diabetes education. She integrates Ayurveda principles with Nutrition in her daily practice. Gauri teaches nutrition courses to undergraduate students at a local area County College. She works as a Certified Diabetes educator in diabetes center in Dallas Fort Worth area. She is a faculty member at International University of Yoga and Ayurveda.
Gauri’s background in Ayurveda inspired her to do her master's thesis research on “Dietary Curcumin (phytochemical in Turmeric) and its effect in Melanoma (skin cancer)”, which was selected at the National conference on Experimental Biology under "Diet and Cancer” and also at the Texas Dietetic Association conference. Gauri has given a number of presentations on Ayurveda to faculty and students at Texas Woman’s University and dietitian association in Dallas. She has presented webinars to medical faculty at University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio. Gauri has provided lunch n learn presentations to various corporations and business. She is a motivational speaker.
She also writes articles on Ayurveda and nutrition. Gauri is a committee member for AAPNA (Ayurvedic Professionals of North America). She has been a past member of Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and American Association of Diabetes Educator.
Combining her education and vast experience with her passion for helping people achieve their goals in life, Gauri has started Ayurnutrition in 2009.
Ayurveda is one of the oldest holistic health science in the world. It originated in India and dates back to more than 5000 years. The beauty of Ayurveda lies in its perpetual principles which were applicable 5000 years ago and are applicable even today. Ayurveda principles transcend time and space and can be used in any country and can be applied to every person.
'Ayurveda' is a Sanskrit word and is made of two parts 'Ayur' meaning life and 'Veda' meaning science, hence Ayurveda essentially means 'Science of life' . Ayurveda is a unique holistic health science which focuses on the mind body relation and the importance of balance between the various physiological components to ensure health. Nutrition looks at the effects of diet on the body. A healthy diet can provide essential nutrients required for proper functioning of the body.
Come and explore this unique and integrative approach to improving one's health. Let us help you in creating harmony and balance in your mind and body by integrating Ayurvedic principles with Nutrition.