Meet the Experts

Deepika   Pradhan
Image Consultant

Deepika Pradhan, founder and director of Image Mantra, is a certified Image Consultant, trained from Image Consulting Business Institute. She has attended workshops of Image Master, Judith Rasband and consults clients based on her curriculum. She is Vadodara Chapter President of Image Management Professional Association, the only Indian Society of Image Consultant (http://imageprofessionalsassociation.org). She is NABET (National Accreditation Board for Education and Training) certified Trainer. She has completed 800 hours of training and trained several young image consultants, corporate employees, students and home-makers on how to enhance one’s skills and image.

Dr. Rahul   Pendse
Nutrition & Fitness Expert

Dr. Rahul Pendse is the nutrition & fitness expert at www.beattractive.org. He has also curated the “Proactive Lifestyle Programme” (PLP) which helps urbanites live a healthy lifestyle in-spite of the chaotic schedules.

He is a medic by profession, a fitness enthusiast by passion & education and a bookworm by nature. As his primary goal was to develop a healthy lifestyle, he eventually also did his M.D in Alternative Medicine and Graduation & PGs in Medicine, Ayurveda, Naturopathy, Alternative Medicine, Certified Nutritionist. He studied Fitness Management from Symbiosis Pune and his Personal Training (BFY, ACSM), Teaching Faculty for BFY Mumbai on Personal Training. He is a consultant on Health, Dietetics & Nutrition, Sports Nutrition. He is also trained in Martial Arts & Yoga. He also co-authored books on “Arogya Amrut” and chapters on “Gym Workout for All Age Groups and Healthy Diet & Living”, along with Dr Anand More, MD (Ayu).

Dr. Pendse has a work Experience of around 20 yrs. in Clinical Practice, Critical Care Medicine, Fitness.

Dr. Elina   Berglund
CTO and Co-founder of NaturalCycles

Dr. Elina Berglund is the Chief Technology Officer and co-founder of NaturalCycles; a modern fertility monitor which can be used both for preventing and planning pregnancies.

Luke   Coutinho
Holistic Nutritionist and Fitness Expert

Apart from being a published author of the globally acclaimed book, ‘The Great Indian Diet’ (with Shilpa Shetty) and ‘Eat Smart, Move More, Sleep Right – Your Personal Health Coach’, LUKE COUTINHO is a Holistic Nutritionist, Speaker, and Exercise Physiologist, qualifies in lifestyle medicine and integrative healing.

Luke has been involved in nutrition, coaching and fitness ever since he graduated from IHM with specialization in food science and nutrition.

He believes in lifestyle change and helps coach people to make ‘shifts’ in their lifestyles to achieve their health goals.

Upaj  
Urban Home Framing

Upaj like to inspire and encourage people to create a garden in their houses, where they can grow their own food. We are here to help you out with proper plantation.

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