DR. ASAVARI MANVIKAR
Doctor of ayurveda
Dr. Asavari Manvikar is a classically trained Ayurveda doctor, who has a deep affection for Ayurveda. She is one of the leading Ayurveda experts in the Twin Cities. Asavari is a very passionate educator and has been organizing regular workshops on various topics of Ayurveda and yoga to increase awareness regarding the holistic approach to health and wellness. She has been practicing yoga and Ayurveda for more than 15 yrs.
She earned her Bachelors of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery (BAMS) degree in 1997, and Master’s in Kayachikitsa (Ayurveda Medicine) in 2000 from the University of Pune, India. In 2001, she was awarded a Gold Medal for her scholarly thesis work by the Institute of Indian Medicine. She served as a Doctor of Ayurveda Medicine, Faculty Member, at the BSDT’s Ayurveda Institute, Wagholi, Pune (from 2001-2003. In 2011 she developed and started teaching the graduate level course CSPH 5343 ‘Ayurveda, The Science of Self-healing’, at the Center for Spirituality and Healing, University of Minnesota. Asavari is a professional member of AAPNA, ‘Association of Ayurvedic Professionals of North America’ . She serves as a Vice-president for ‘Minnesota Ayurveda Association’. She serves on the advisory board of the Hindu Community Center. Her passion is to educate students on how to create balance to achieve health and wellness.