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PODCASTS

Wellness Curated is a nurturing community centred on health and wellness, a safe space where you will find the support you need, whatever you’re going through. This is a one-stop shop for information on diverse healing practices and products, both modern and time-honoured, as we believe the best results are achieved when the body, mind and spirit are all given due importance in the healing process. I bring you the advice of world-renowned medical experts as well as practitioners of complementary non-traditional treatments in a bid to empower you with all the information you need to heal from the inside out. Carefully curated by me, Anshu Bahanda, this list of tools and techniques will support your wellness journey and help you enjoy a fuller, more productive life.

Latest Episodes

Podcast 71
Talking Tantra
Seema Anand

Seema’s work on the preservation of ancient Indian literature is affiliated to the UNESCO initiative for Preserving Oral Traditions. She is a mythologist and storyteller. Seema plans to change humanity one story at a time! She is the author of the book ‘Arts of Seduction’, a groundbreaking commentary on the ancient text, the Kamasutra. Incidentally, she also holds the Guinness world record for the largest rangoli.

Podcast 70
How to be in the flow and achieve Happiness
Dr Ramesh Pattni OBE

Dr Ramesh Pattni OBE is a theologian and psychologist, he holds three master’s degrees in psychology, psychology of religion, and study of religion. He has also obtained a doctorate from the University of Oxford, Faculty of Theology and Religion, based on his research into Patanjali’s text on Classical Yoga – the Yogasūtra and Western Positive Psychology.

He has deep interest in presenting the psychological concepts, tools and techniques of the ancient traditions in today’s world for mental well-being.

He works as a counsellor and psychotherapist assisting people to regain mental wellbeing and resilience. He has extensively lectured and conducted workshops and retreats on diverse subjects over the past two decades.

He was recently awarded an OBE for services to interfaith and the Hindu community in the UK, by Her Majesty the Queen in the New Year’s Honours list.

Podcast 69
You are the medicine – new paradigm health
Emma Cannon

Emma Cannon is a fertility and women’s health expert, registered acupuncturist, founder of the Emma Cannon Clinic, and a mentor and speaker.

For over 25 years, she has supported individuals and couples on the path to becoming parents. Bridging the gap between western medicine and the world of complementary therapies, Emma combines the best of modern research, treatments and diagnostics with holistic therapies and spiritual practices to yield effective results for each individual.

Emma is the author of five books including the best-selling The Baby Making Bible.

Podcast 68
Wearable Devices for your Mental Health
Kathryn Fantauzzi

Kathryn Fantauzzi is the co-founder & CEO of Apollo Neuroscience, the company that developed and launched the first scientifically-validated wearable technology that actively improves energy, focus & sleep. Dedicated to innovation, Kathryn believes in getting good science out of the lab and into people’s lives. As CEO, Kathryn has raised over $6 million and built a highly-skilled team of physicians, researchers, engineers, and designers to transform the Apollo technology from a futuristic concept into a simple but powerful tool.

Prior to founding Apollo, she helped develop and launch a $20M tech commercialization accelerator through the NY State Energy Research & Development Authority. A graduate of Smith College, Kathryn also earned a Master of Public Administration, with a focus on behavioral economics and finance, from the Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy. She and her co-founder are happily married, and split their time between Monterey, California and Pittsburgh, PA.

Podcast 67
How to Increase Your Metabolism Using Naturopathy
Dr S.N Murthy

Dr S.N Murthy is a legend in the world of Naturopathy who is presently working as Director of Pema Wellness resort at Baypark, Visakhapatnam.

Dr. S.N Murthy is one of the senior most naturopathic physicians in India, under whose guidance several naturopathic Centers & Colleges came into existence. During his long period of service, he successfully treated many, many patients suffering from various types of ailments who came from around the globe.

Podcast 66
Food as Medicine
Sakshi Chhabra Mittal

Foodhak is the first company that takes clinical research on food and brings it to life via meals prepared by gourmet chefs. They believe food can be our medicine and keeping those principles in mind, they prepare fresh, flavourful dishes that are designed to improve our health and boost our mood.

Podcast 65
A Spiritual Journey from Hollywood to the Himalayas
Sadhvi Bhagawati Saraswati Ji

Sadhviji is a renowned spiritual leader and motivational speaker, based in Rishikesh, India. Originally from Los Angeles, California, and a graduate of Stanford University, Sadhviji has lived on the banks of the sacred Ganga river, in the lap of the Himalayas for 25 years engaged in spiritual service, wisdom teaching, sacred action, and deep spiritual practice.

At Parmarth Niketan, Rishikesh, where she lives most of the year, she gives daily spiritual discourses (satsang), teaches meditation, provides spiritual counseling and mentoring, and oversees myriad charitable and humanitarian projects and activities.

She has been featured in CNN, NY Times, Discovery Channel, Travel Channel, BBC, NPR, Times of India, Dainik Jagran and many other renowned news networks.

Podcast 64
All About Menopause
Dr Isabelle Bond

Dr Isabelle Bond graduated as a medical doctor in Paris at the University of Pierre et Marie Curie, qualified in the specialty of Endocrinology, Metabolic diseases and Nutrition and further specialised in Functional Medicine.

Over the past years Dr Isabelle Bond has integrated more Naturopathic Nutrition in her medical treatments. She studied at the CNM (College of Naturopathic Medicine) in London and holds the dipCNM. She is part of the Bioregulatory Medicine group (BRM) and holds its diploma in Bioregulatory Medicine. Dr Bond has passed her LFHom at the Royal London Hospital of Integrative Medicine. She is accredited in Functional Medicine for Clinical Practice (AFMCP) from the Institute for Functional Medicine (IFM) and has been practicing Functional Medicine for the past twelve years.

Podcast 63
Solve your Sleep Issues – Teach Yourself to Sleep
Kate Mikhail

Kate Mikhail is a London-based author, sleep expert and journalist, who has written a wide range of features and reviews for the Guardian, Observer, Telegraph and Independent newspapers, as well as for many other publications.

After decades of not being able to get to sleep easily at night, a chance reading of a book by her great-great uncle, Richard Waters, a pioneer in cognitive therapy and clinical hypnosis, led to the discovery that she was officially a chronic insomniac. A love of research, science and a fascination in the mind-body loop, drove Kate to find scientific answers for why sleep can be such a problem for so many people in the 21st century, and what can be done to put this right.

Kate is now an ex-chronic insomniac, thanks to researching her book, Teach Yourself to Sleep, in which she explores the biology and science of sleep and how to look at sleep from a different perspective to improve the quality of sleep, health and wellbeing.

For more info, go to her website: https://www.katemikhail.com/

Podcast 62
Eat your Way to Glowing Skin – Skin Issues Demystified
Monisha Mahtani

Monisha Mahtani is a Nutritional Therapist specialising in Digestive Wellness, Immunity, Weight Loss, Anti-ageing and Skin Nutrition.

Her goal is to help her clients achieve optimal wellbeing through simple and sustainable lifestyle choices incorporating mindfulness techniques. She helps clients, in their busy worlds, to find the balance between minimum effort to achieve maximum results. She has international clientele for Personalised Nutrition and Workplace Wellness.

She is based in London, United Kingdom, and is a member of the Naturopathic Nutrition Association (NNA). She is registered with the General Naturopathic Council (GNC), and the Complementary and Natural Healthcare Council (CNHC).