S E S S I O N C O N C L U D E D
Well-Being and Wellness
FREE Global Online Session
Sunday 16th August
12 noon till 7 pm
(All times are in BST(British Summer Time))
Titled Ms India 2013, Simran is also a rising star in Bollywood with her recent debut movie ‘Zindagi Tumse’. An accomplished international Celebrity Anchor, Simran has been associated with the prestigious IIFA Awards, FILMFARE, OSCARS Academy, and many more A-list global events. She is also the recipient of India’s prestigious Dadasaheb Phalke Award for Anchor par excellence. Another compelling string to her bow is her talent in Folk Dance. Having won 18 consecutive Folk Dance titles in India and America Simran has also been India’s Cultural Ambassador of Folk Dance.
Dr. Mechelle A Palma
Dr. Mechelle Acero Palma
Managing Wellbeing During COVID-19
Prishni was born in Mauritius and she moved to Melbourne, Australia 11 years ago. She is a registered psychologist and she is currently employed by the Department of Education and Training where she works extensively with children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder. As a member of the leadership team at her workplace, Prishni currently heads up the multidisciplinary team, consisting of speech pathologists and occupational therapists. She is also employed at a clinic on a part-time basis where she consults adults who present with complex mental health difficulties. Prishni’s work is primarily focused on helping her clients improve their overall wellbeing and maximise their potential.
Prishni is a graduate of The University of Melbourne where she completed a Master of Educational Psychology.
Breathing and Positive Thinking
Timmy is a singer songwriter & actress from Manila Philippines. She is a meditation practitioner & has been practicing open eyes meditation for two decades now as a student of the Brahma Kumaris World Spiritual University. She is enjoying the benefits of this sweet lifestyle.
Mindful joyful studies with kids
Joita Roy is a graduate, Montessori and TTC trained teacher. She focuses on the three R’s, Respect,Response and Right way of teaching.
During this pandemic, she saw how little angels had to deal with the online studies and its effects so Joita has come up with holistic and creative ways of guiding and teaching tips for parents and little kids.
A Singer, Songwriter, Composer, Guitarist, Recording Artist and Producer. Since 1985 Renu has performed over 1,000 International Concerts in over 25 countries including Canada, the Czech Republic, Gibraltar, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Kenya, Latvia, Panama, Philippines, Poland, Singapore, Spain, the British Virgin Islands, Thailand, UAE, UK and USA. Renu promotes Unity in Diversity through her music and has released 8 solo albums in a variety of languages singing in English, Hindi, Sanskrit, Sindhi and Spanish.
YouTube: Renu Gidoomal
Nirav Dorick Jayant
Nirav Dorick Jayant
Mystery of Meditation
Nutrition for Immunity Boosting
Kavita Devgan is an eminent writer, nutritionist and weight management consultant who propagates practical, effective and delicious ways to achieve a healthy lifestyle.
She is an acclaimed nutritionist with 20 plus years of experience as a weight loss and holistic health consultant and several thousands of successful weight loss patients. She offers practical, customised programmes that deliver weight loss the right way – via habit modifications – to ensure long-term results and complete well-being.
She writes extensively and is a prolific and feted speaker too.
Kavita is a purist and believes in promoting a minimally processed diet high in fruits and vegetables, beans, nuts, whole grains, and healthy fats and good quality protein to score a healthy mind and body. Practicing moderation according to her is ‘the’ mantra to live by.
She is the author of three best sellers – Don’t Diet! 50 habits of thin people,
Ultimate Grandmother Hacks and her most recent book is Fix It With Foods. It has been endorsed by Pulitzer prize-winner author and oncologist Dr Siddharth Mukherjee.
Self-Love for Success
Ritu Sharma is a women empowerment ambassador. She runs programmes to help business women create their strong and effective business messages and relay them confidently.
Ritu runs business events all year round connecting speakers and business owners, giving them a platform to share their services and products with wider business communities.
Her community work through KAUSHALYA UK, creates opportunities for growth and expression for women. It brings together women and help them get empowered and have awareness of self.
She wrote her life story in a book called ‘Rich man’s poor daughter’ which emphasises upon the fact that self-preservation can be used to create a happy life. According to her, Love is the ultimate rescuer! Currently, she is working on her second book.
The Importance of Self-Care
Amelia is a qualified Counsellor, Wellbeing Therapist, Yoga Teacher and an Instructor with MHFA England delivering their Mental Health First Aid courses.
She has a wealth of experience personally and professionally to deliver training on mental health and wellbeing, that is honest and real yet humourful and empathetic.
During her own journey of health and wellbeing over twenty years ago, she took a path that very much went on to inform the professional path she leads today. Training in a number of complementary therapies, qualifying as a yoga teacher, and also gaining an Advanced Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling.
In early 2018 she then went on to train with MHFA England as an Instructor for the Adult Mental Health First Aid course.
From first hand experience, she knows how poor mental health can feel so dis-empowering. This is why she is passionate about mental health training and building awareness, so that we can all become empowered to lead positive healthy lives both at work and at home.
Dr Sheila Dobee
Host – Sheila Dobee
Dr. Sheila Dobee was born in England and moved to the USA twenty years ago. She is a Whole Health Dentist, humanitarian and entrepreneur. She is also a television host.
Dr. Dobee is a recipient of the ‘Bay Area’s Outstanding Woman of the year’ award and has been featured in numerous articles for her outstanding professional and social work. She has been the recipient of the California Patient Choice.
Dr. Dobee takes a special interest in helping the underserved children and women in her local community. On the professional front, Dr. Dobee was the Past President and Dental Health Chair of Southern Alameda County Dental Society. She is a graduate of the American Dental Association/Kellogg’s School of Management Institute for diversity in leadership. Her current passion is with working with healcircle.org and #KIND20.
Dr. Dobee was invited to meet President Obama over a private dinner.
Yoga for Better Sleep and Guided Meditation for Relaxation,
the art of deep & powerful rest
Dr. Sheila Dobee
Dr. Nora S Vyas
Dr. Nora S Vyas
Mental Health – Myths and Facts,
and Tips for Wellbeing
Dr. Sheila Dobee
Science and Spirituality
Meeta provides spiritual, educational, administrative, and social activities as an honorary professional within Educational institutions. Her voluntary roles include Hindu speaker & Faith trainer for the educational sector, Government, NHS, CCG, interfaith forums, and national peace symposiums.
She is Yogic & meditation practitioner for three decades, and a Reiki Master/ Teacher. She is part of core teams of faith/interfaith, national and international charities, she received Ambassador of Peace Award in 2012.
She is a qualified Physicist, Electronics Engineer, IT Trainer, Strengthscope consultant, and Sociologist with experience in project management (Ericsson UK) in mobile Telecoms, and Higher Educational TV productions (UGC).
Host – Varsha Mistry
Varsha Kumari Mistry has worked as a Forensic Practitioner with the Metropolitan Police Service in London for over 33 years.
She trained as a Fingerprint Expert. Her work involves examining homicide and serous crime scenes, vehicles as well as exhibits in a forensic laboratory for evidence recovery purposes. She presents forensic evidence at court.
She is also the current Deputy Chairperson for the Metropolitan Police Hindu Association, which involves voluntarily offering support to the membership, Met. Police Service and communities of London. She is involved in welfare support of colleagues and promoting well-being. As a proud mother of three children, spirituality and well-being are very much at the heart of both the family and professional life for bringing out the best in all.
BK Sister Jayanti
Will to be Well
As Director of Brahma Kumaris (BK) for Europe and the Middle East and a spiritual leader and teacher for 50 years, Sister Jayanti has dedicated her life to self-transformation and service to humanity. Brahma Kumaris is an international non-governmental organisation (NGO) of the United Nations, accredited with General Consultative Status with the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) and Sister Jayanti has been the organisation’s representative to the UN in Geneva since 1982, She has championed the co-operative role of spiritual organisations in creating a just and peaceful world. She has brought spiritual principles to the discussion tables of politicians, economists, business leaders, scientists and nearly every stakeholder of our times. Sister Jayanti sees the erosion of spiritual values as the underlying cause of the crises that the world is facing today.
Kalpana is a certified Laughter Yoga practitioner based in London, with more than eight years of experience across the UK and internationally. She received her qualification in 2012 from the Dr Kataria School of Laughter Yoga and has since worked with corporate clients, community centres, old people’s homes, voluntary organisations, private individuals, charities, health and wellbeing retreats and exclusive social events.
Kalpana uses Laughter Yoga as a tool to help people improve their mental health and well being, as well as companies to reduce workplace stress, encourage team bonding and create a happy and energetic workforce.
As well as Laughter Yoga, Kalpana’s sessions also include guided meditation and breathing exercises.
Removing Negative Energy
Sneha Ramji, a renowned Healer, Teacher and Consultant, with 20 years of working on herself initially and then using the knowledge to work with thousands of people to transform lives.
Her corporate experience at organisations including the BBC, ITV, NBC and others helps her to understand the pressures of modern day living. She has faced many personal challenges, which sent her on a journey of self-discovery, where she learned about herself and the power of energy to change her life. She has many specialisms and qualifications, including being a Reiki and Meditation teacher, Akashic Records reader and Shamanic Healing practitioner.
She holds regular workshops nationally and internationally, including the London Olympia Wellbeing Show, HSBC, UK Government and many European retreats.
Technical Director – Nishit Kotak
Media Team – Kesh Morjaria, Anita Nomula, Varsha Mistry
Host Team – Simran Ahuja,Renu Gidoomal, Dr Sheila Dobee and Varsha Mistry.
Back Up Team – Sarita Menon, Dr Lalit Sodha , Dr Milen Shah, Prash Kotecha, Mallesh Kota, Deepa Vitlhani, Jayshree Chaudhary, Pehrr Ram, and Rajesh Kr Singh.
Facilitator Team – Clyd Masmela, Jayshree Chaudhary, Kavita Ashok, Deepa Vithalani and Vandana Joshi
Channel Partners – Hindu Forum of Europe, MentalHealth_Connect, Hindu Matters in Britain, Enrich TV, Diwali In London