Dr Savitha Pillai – BodyScience Doctor
Brings in 15 years of her diversified international experience, love, passion and immense knowledge of scientific Ayurveda, Keraleeya Panchakarma, Naadi Pareeksha (Pulse Diagnosis), herbs, Yoga, Integrated medicine, functional medicine, hospitality and interest in Wellness Culinary into her practice of Holistic Health in the capacity of “Wellness Leader” / bodyscience Doctor at state of the art bodyscience Clinic based in the bodyholiday Saint Lucia.
In her previous positions she has won accolades of thousands of patients & guests including a personal recommendation from the Former British Prime minister Mr & Mrs. Tony Blair for her profound knowledge in Ayurveda & Yoga.
She strongly believes that, treating the whole person rather than just specific symptoms is the key to real, profound healing. Reciting her favourite quote from classics “Sarvam Dravyam Panchabhoutikam” Everything in this world (Macrocosm) is made up of Panchamahabhoota (5 elements) & so is the human body (Microcosm), there is an answer to every health issue in our traditional knowledge base.
Dr Savitha Pillai, finds her roots from a humble coastal town in Mangalore (near kerala) South India, where she was introduced to Yogic practices & traditional Ayurveda through her father & Guru Janna Mangalore at a very tender age of 9, since then she has been having a great interest for holistic sciences which further paved way to her sprawling career path.
Having completed her 5 and ½ years university studies in Ayurveda attaining Bachelor of Ayurveda Medicine & Surgery (BAMS) in the year 2000, she started her professional career as a lecturer & physician in department of Panchakarma, attached to the prestigious Indian Institute of Ayurveda Medicine & Research based in Bangalore, India. She further advanced as a Lifestyle counsellor & Ayurveda physician at Nature Herbs Holistic Health Centre.
In 2004 she had her first international hospitality wellness stint in Saudi Arabia as an Ayurveda-Yoga Practitioner & Lifestyle counsellor at Luthan Spa Riyadh. Her relentless dedication in destination holistic wellness practices inspired her to move to Diani Reef Beach Resort & Spa Kenya, East Africa in 2005.
From the year 2007 to 2013 she had her most rewarding career in Malaysia practicing Yoga Ayurveda & Holistic wellness at multiple hospitality & wellness centres. Meanwhile she also managed to complete her Post Graduation in Wellness Management from Dr. Ambedkar University, India.
From 2013 to 2016 she served at various Ayurveda institutions in Goa & Bangalore India. Her latest stint in India was with the globally renowned Guru Sri Sri Ravi shankar’s “Art of Living Centre” in Bangalore, having a presence in more than 158 countries worldwide the institute boasts of guests from all over the world arriving at their Panchakarma Resort. It is here she fortified her knowledge in Naadi Pareeksha (Pulse Diagnosis) with various eminent Ayurveda gurus at the Sri Sri Ayurveda Panchakarma Centre.
At the bodyholiday, she is actively involved in managing the Ayurveda Centre Pavitra, practicing at bodyyoga and bodyscience clinic specializing & integrating Naadi Pareeksha, Traditional Ayurveda consultations, Herbal practices, Traditional Indian Yoga & Meditation to “Changing one persons life at a time”