About Us

Vidya Venkatesh, C.A.S., P.K.S.

Clinical Ayurvedic Specialist, Pancha Karma Specialist
Founder and Director

Vidya is a holistic wellness practitioner and lifestyle coach. She offers personalized daily routine and nutritional guidelines as well as herbal remedies to assist her clients in achieving and maintaining healthy, satisfying, balanced lives. Vidya has been running Niroga Ayurveda since she founded it in January 2009.

Vidya graduated from the California College of Ayurveda with a certification as a Clinical Ayurvedic Specialist. She received her training in Ayurvedic detoxification and rejuvenation (Pancha Karma) in 2010 from the Ayur Vaidya Pharmacy in Coimbatore, India and the Ayurvedic Institute in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Vidya has also studied yoga and pranayama at Patanjali Yoga Peet in Haridwar, India and is a student of Advaita Vedanta (Indian philosophy describing the spiritual interpretations of the mind, body, and spirit) at the Chinmaya Mission of Los Angeles.

Vidya brings her extensive training and experience to her faculty positions at the California College of Ayurveda and the California College of Physical Arts (CalCopa) massage school. She also serves as the resident Ayurvedic practitioner at Seventh Chakra Yoga and is a member of the National Ayurvedic Medical Association.