Asavari Manvikar BAMS MD
She earned her Bachelor’s in Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery (BAMS) in 1997 and her MD in Kayachikitsa (Ayurveda Medicine) in 2000 from the University of Pune in India. Through her BAMS courses, she learned how to integrate mainstream Allopathic medicine with holistic Ayurvedic medicine. Asavari demonstrated her expertise by earning a gold medal for her scholarly thesis by the Indian Institute of Medicine.
She has cultivated a deep commitment to Ayurvedic medicine and serves her clients through consultations and Panchakarma therapies. For over two decades, she has helped people with chronic health problems like arthritis, acne, anxiety, fibromyalgia, obesity, and Parkinson’s achieve a better quality of life.
Now based in Minneapolis, MN, Asavari is the founder of Ayuwellness and co-founder of the Minnesota Institute of Ayurveda. Beyond Ayurveda, she enjoys being a mother, wife, professor, and yoga teacher.
She is one of the leading Ayurveda experts in the Twin Cities area in Minnesota. She has been helping her clients achieve health and wellness through her private practice at Ayuwellness for many years.
She 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 in the community.
She has been practicing yoga and Ayurveda for more than 20 yrs. Besides, teaching at the Center, she serves as a lead faculty at the Minnesota Institute of Ayurveda, which offers professional educational programs in the twin cities and an Advanced Teacher Training Program at the Yoga Center Retreat.
She is a professional member of AAPNA, ‘Association of Ayurvedic Professionals of North America’. She serves as a President for the ‘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 wellbeing.