Dr. Ram is a licensed Ayurvedic Physician (BAMS) in India and Nepal and a Master Herbalist who headed a panchakarma retreat center in South India and currently as a partner for last 6 years with The Healing Gardens of Ayurveda . Dr Ram has helped build and sustain a growing community of people passionate about the value of Holistic medicine specially Yoga and Ayurvedic medicine. He has written numerous times in an Ayurvedic Q&A column for LA Yoga magazine. He has given several national and international seminars and workshops on the Ayurveda and Health, as well as speaking at the California Association of Ayurvedic Medicine and giving a talk at the Bodhi Tree Bookstore on insomnia. In addition, he is an ongoing lecturer at National and international Ayurvedic schools. He is interested in the disorder of insomnia and together with his team of expertise performed a 6 month double blind sleep study to investigate the potential of several herbs and amino acids in mitigating sleeplessness. The result of this study was a formulation called The Sleep Solution. He is currently developing several other herbal formulations. Dr. Ram is very interested in Yoga and has studied extensively with Yoga masters in India. He is involved with microprojectsnepal.org and loves the difference that it is making in the lives of the people of Nepal. He is deeply influenced by the teachings and thoughts of the seer and philosopher, J. Krishnamurti, and is grateful that he can pursue a way of living that involves practicing Yoga and Ayurvedic Medicine and devote time for health education and awareness to his clients.