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Our Team of Wellness Warriors are ever ready to support you in your journey to health and well being. Reach out to us and we will be happy to hold hand and take you through your toughest of times in gaining health.

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DEEPA KANNAN, FNLP, CFSP, CAHC, CBNP. FOUNDER AND LEAD NUTRITIONIST

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Deepa is an Allied Functional Medicine Practitioner, Ayurvedic Practitioner, Author and a Yogini at OHA Health. Having a son with a rare adrenal disorder gave her insight into the working of the adrenals. Her articles have been shared by Dr Mark Hyman, MD, a 17 times NY Times Bestselling Author. She also gave the opening speech on Health Hacks at Amazon Web Services & YourStory HeathTech 2019 to heads of healthcare start-ups in India. She is in the YourStory100 Digital Influencers Of 2020. She is the author of the book How To Sleep Better-The Miraculous 10-Step Protocol To Recharge Your Mind & Body by HarperCollins with a foreword by Dr Mark Hyman which HarperCollinssaid was one of the most promising debut voices of 2023 and a superb debut book that you must read and Cosmopolitan referred to as one of the five books you must pick up. She has been featured on the award winning podcast 15-Minute Matrix and UK Health Radio discussing sleep.
Deepa’s journey as a healer is a one of continual evolution, that runs in parallel with her life. She has navigated through childhood struggles, a failed marriage and a divorce, remarriage to her soul companion and the birth of a child with a rare genetic disorder, using adversity and deep pain as fuel for her growth and transformation. As the mother of a teenager with a congenital adrenal condition, Deepa continues to navigate challenging life and health situations as she helps her son grow with a healthy body, mind and spirit, live well and pursue his dreams despite the limitations posed by his condition. She brings her soul purpose of holistic health, living with vitality and manifesting dreams to her practice every single day, helping people achieve and maintain a state of well-being that serves their vision for themselves. You can find her on Instagram at @ohahealth and on www.ohahealth.com.
Deepa received the legacy of values, of education, and of a love for reading – a legacy that has stood her in good stead,  from her great grandparents. Her maternal great grandfather was N V Raghavan, who, in spite of straitened circumstances, through education, rose to become the Accountant General ofMadras. His father in law was Sir P Rajagopalachari, who was the Dewan of Cochin ( 1896 – 1901) and then Dewan of Travancore (1906 -1914). Her other great grandfather was Sir V T Krishnamachari, Dewan of Baroda ( 1927 – 1944), Dewan of Jaipur ( 1946 – 1949 ) and then vice chairman of the planning commission. His eldest son was V K Tiruvenkatachari, who was Advocate General of Madras.
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SHYAM PRASAD NAIR. FOUNDER & CEO

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A Post Graduate in Political Science who started a career in advertising, Television and Media through 25 years of corporate career and when he finally called it quits to pursue his spiritual quest.  In his two and half decade of corporate life, he has worked on various brands and products with strategising and marketing etc., He had extensive experience working with many leading brands in India.The call of holistic living was  part of his life journey.  He started his spiritual quest at the age of five and led him to the spiritual search with yoga and Tantra.  Travelled widely in India and his search led him to his guru in the Himalayas and lived with him in ashram life for 3 years.
He learned the secrets of Yoga and Tantra and wanted to spread its benefits for mankind.  This journey brought him back to the cities to spread the knowledge of yoga that he learned from his gurus. Finally when the call of the spirit brought him back to  settled down and connect with nature, He set out create his favourite home around his farm.  He now lives in a farm on the Borders of Bangalore and grows everything from Apples to Olives and our traditional coconuts. He is a Maverick farmer, food connoisseur, health freak and a spiritualist who advocates holistic living for the essence of connecting with body, mind and spirit. He brings with him a host of marketing experience and brand management from his previous avatar in the corporate world. He now leads the life of a Yogi,.
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Thus Spoke The World About Us!

CHITRA ARAVAMUDHAM
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“I like Deepa’s approach of slowly building your body so that it can endure these protocol. Some places I know just throw you into these protocols and that really does not help. I discovered and understood how I am built. What I love most is Deepa! I think she is fantastic in the way she connects .She is more than a practitioner . I believe she genuinely cares about your health just as much as you do. Deepa opened my eyes to a lot of new things. First being my body is not broken. I was just comparing it to others .I realised we are all built different and need to discover who we are and respect that . There could be no one better than Deepa to guide me on this journey . I am thankful to her for her knowledge , her compassion and her skilful ways on pushing me towards my health goals.”

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"Deepa’s solutions were well thought through. The expectation was that she would have a decent understanding of the subject as well as the functioning of the human body. This proved to be an understatement as Deepa has an extraordinary understanding of human physiology."

AASHRITA RAJAGOPALAN
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“Joining OHA was an important decision for me and my husband. It helped me become more aware of our body/body type and the ways to help it calm down and also help it work better. I enjoyed my chat sessions with Deepa and her very useful tips and suggestions to live a healthier life. I have been frustrated with some of the restrictions she suggests, but then realised that just the awareness of what causes harm to the body, empowers us to take better health decisions. Overall, i feel empowered after the program.”

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"I signed up with Deepa after a close friend had experienced outstanding results with a very chronic problem. Since I had been neglecting my chronic issues for at least a decade, I decided to give it a try. About a month into our sessions, I had a number of major health issues including hospitalisation with Dengue and an infection that felt suspiciously like COVID. Deepa was a lifeline during this difficult year.”

SHARAT REDDY
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"The program helped me understand my body a lot better and would recommend it to anyone looking to lead a healthy life.”

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“Deepa of OHA is a functional nutritionist, Ayurveda practitioner, Yoga Acharya, counsellor, Beauty expert and chef rolled in one. Her passion for the work she does is palpable and infectious. She takes deep interest in each case and analysis their Prakriti in detail . She shows her client how each person is different has to be given a bio individual treatment to address their issues . She has an intuitive sense of what would work for a person but she always backs it with cutting edge knowledge so that one understands the logic behind the way our body reacts to food, exercise and psychological factors. The best thing about her style of working is that she does not want her client to become dependant on her. She empowers them by making them observe what happens in the body when we put a certain foods in it, change the sleep pattern, increase or decrease a certain activity. It is all very scientific and may seem overwhelming to some. But she is always there to answer all questions and doubts that may occur in a person’s mind. I am grateful for having crossed her paths with her at a very crucial juncture in my life. I would suggest people to gain an understanding of their body sooner rather than later. Thank you for shining the light on my path Deepa."

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