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Practitioner Category: Ayurveda Professionals
Anisha Durve, D.O.M, A.P.Doctor of Oriental Medicine, Acupuncturist, Ayurvedic Practitioner, Ayur-Yoga & Meditation Instructor
Anisha Durve is a Doctor of Oriental Medicine, Ayurvedic Practitioner, Ayur-yoga teacher, and meditation instructor. She is a 2001 graduate of the Ayurvedic Institute after spending 4 years training under Dr. Vasant Lad in New Mexico as well as his clinic in Pune, India. She did her panchakarma training at the Indus Valley Ayurvedic Center in Mysore, India. Many of you are familiar with the clinical textbook she co-authored with Dr. Lad titled “Marma Points of Ayurveda: Energy Pathways for Healing Body, Mind, and Consciousness, with a Comparison to Traditional Chinese Medicine” which has sold more than 7,000 copies and is now in its second edition! She is an expert in the field of marma therapy and conducts trainings nationwide. She has created one of the first Ayurvedically inspired essential oil collections known as Nirvani Bliss Blends.
Anisha is one of the first 200 hour Ayuryoga® instructors from the Ayurvedic Institute and has completed 500 hours of training at Vivekananda Yoga Kendra in Bangalore, India’s premier yoga research institute in 2004. She is also a certified Relax & Renew® trainer with Judith Lasater since 2006, a certified yoga nidra teacher since 2014. Her teaching style blends restorative yoga, meditation, pranayama, chanting, and yoga nidra.
Anisha graduated in 2000 from the Southwest College of Acupuncture in New Mexico with a Masters of Science in Oriental Medicine degree and also interned at the Academy of Traditional Chinese Medicine in Beijing. As a member of Acupuncturists without Borders, she has participated in free community acupuncture clinics in Ecuador, Mexico, and the U.S.My mission is to truly integrate the eastern healing wisdom ofAcupuncture, Ayurveda, and Yoga into modern westernhealthcare. I am passionate about sharing this wisdom through clinical services, community talks, teaching, and writing. I amdedicated to client education on lifestyle transformation through diet, exercise, detoxification, and spiritual practices for optimalhealth and well-being. My specialties include trauma, PTSD, women’s health, pain management, digestive issues, chronic fatigue,ADHD, and psycho-emotional disorders such as anxiety, depression, and insomnia..Creating An ImpactI believe it is critical to to show how eastern medicine can be both profitable and lower costs while truly benefitting patients.I demonstrated this effectively and created an impact at a startup integrative medicine department at University Hospitals inCleveland, Ohio for 3 years by presenting 25 community talks with close to 2,000 attendees, grossing over $300,000 withacupuncture, teaching SMART (stress management and resilience training) – an 8 week course for hospital staff, and launchingone of the first Ayurveda programs at a U.S. hospital with over 100 graduates in the first year grossing $20,000. Read interview“Ahuja Medical Center at UH-Case adds Ayurveda as Wellness Offering” at http://www.cleveland.com/healthfit/index.ssf/2013/01/ahuja_medical_center_at_uh–cas.html..Accupuncture• Masters of Science in Oriental Medicine degree from Southwest College of Acupuncture in New Mexico (1997-2000).• Interned at the Academy of Traditional Chinese Medicine and did clinical rotations at several hospitals in Beijing (2000).• Trained in disaster relief work as a member of Acupuncturists without Borders and participated in free communityacupuncture clinics with groups as large as 100-150 patients in Ecuador (2010) and the Yucatan (2013).• Using the ear acupuncture detox protocol created by NADA (National Acupuncture Detox Association) offered grouptreatments (30 patients in 2 hours) for drug addiction at DACCO (Drug Abuse Comprehensive Coordinating Office) inTampa, Florida from 2008-2010.• Launched a free trauma community clinic for domestic violence victims to treat PTSD in Tampa (2010-2011).• Private practice in Cleveland, Ohio from 2003-2006 and 2015—ongoing. Private practice in Tampa, Florida from2006-2011. Employee at University Hospitals’ Connor Integrative Medicine Network from 2012-2014.• Since moving to South Florida in 2016 I have worked at Omechaye wellness center, Jothi Vita Ayurvedic Spa, Red TentWellness for women’s fertility, and Thermae Spa & Retreat in Fort Lauderdale.• View my unique treatment style that includes acupressure, aromatherapy, and relaxation techniques personally tailored tothe client at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JGxCN1ZnuYE&feature=youtu.be.Ayurveda• Trained with renowned Dr. Vasant Lad at the Ayurvedic Institute in New Mexico and in Pune, India (1997-2001).• Advance training in panchakarma (detoxification) techniques at Indus Valley Ayurvedic Center in Mysore, India (2004).• Co-wrote a clinical textbook on acupressure with Dr. Vasant Lad titled “Marma Points of Ayurveda: Energy Pathways forHealing Body, Mind, and Consciousness, with a Comparison to Traditional Chinese Medicine” published in 2008 with 7,000 copiessold. Acupressure training courses for healthcare practitioners offered nationally.• View patient testimonial at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HFhoY6–9pFU.Yoga• Unique teaching style blends restorative yoga for relaxation, therapeutic yoga for medical ailments, meditation for stressmanagement, pranayama (breathwork), chanting, yoga nidra (guided relaxation), aromatherapy, and acupressure for themost effective therapeutic results. I believe medical yoga is the key to integration with western healthcare.• One of the first certified 200 hour Ayuryoga® instructors from the Ayurvedic Institute (2014) which blends therapeuticyoga practices with basic Ayurvedic principles to address medical ailments.• Completed 500 hours of medical yoga training at Vivekananda Yoga Kendra in Bangalore, India’s premiere yogaresearch institute (2004).• Certified Relax & Renew® trainer since 2006 using restorative yoga poses therapeutically for deep relaxation.• Certified Satyananda Yoga Nidra® guided meditation teacher since 2014.