Vision

“To convert the presently curative world into a preventive one.”

Mission

We, through Prajna Self-Care, wish to equip every individual, right from kids to the elderly, with self-care technology and the ability to take better care of themselves and lead balanced, healthy and ultimately happy lives.

Our Team

Shailendra Dhakadey

Founder & MD

Mr. Shailendra Dhakadey is a B. Tech in Chemical Engineering and MBA in International Business from the Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, New Delhi. He has over sixteen years of experience in Distressed Assets Management, Corporate Banking and managing business start-ups. A wellness enthusiast, Mr. Dhakadey is also a certified Yoga Trainer having completed his certification from the reputed Yoga Vidya Niketan in Navi Mumbai.

His vision is to equip every individual with self-care technology consisting of yoga, nutrition and mental health, right from kids to elders so that they can live a resilient, healthy and balanced life.

Pankita Gala

Head-Relationships

A powerhouse of creative energy with her out of the box ideas and ‘Never Give Up’ attitude, Ms. Pankita Gala has a cumulative experience of over 15 years in the field of Human Resource, Marketing, Public Relations, Administration, Operations Management and Process Management. A PGDHRM graduate with a background in Psychology and Commercial Arts, Ms. Gala has displayed her astute leadership skills managing global teams and multi-million-dollar projects for various big companies and Start-ups. A multi-faceted personality with many feathers to her cap, she has also represented the Indian Government Delegation for various cultural events in China, Hong Kong, and Singapore.

Rishabh Radhakrishnan

Head-Strategy & Operations

An Engineering graduate with a passion for marketing, Mr. Rishabh Radhakrishnan is a certified digital marketeer with experience in the field of Business Strategy, Marketing and Copywriting. An avid fitness enthusiast and a firm believer in the concept of ‘Kaizen’, Mr. Radhakrishnan strives to make the world a healthier place through his work. A frequent marathoner and trekker, Mr. Radhakrishnan has also played football at the national level.

Megha Kampli

In-House Expert - Yoga

A certified Yoga Instructor from Kaivalydhama Institute, Lonavala, Ms. Megha Kampli is a National Level Bronze medallist in Yoga. A Recipient of the Goan Yogshree Award in 2017, Ms. Kampli has won back to back state level gold medals between 2013 and 2017. Having dedicated her life to Yoga, Ms. Kampli has also coached the Goan contingent for the National School Games in Chhattisgarh with her students winning multiple accolades.

Sajita Sunil

Sajita Sunil

In-House Expert - Nutrition

A certified Dietician with more than 15 years of experience in clinical nutrition, fitness industry and meal delivery in India and the UAE, Mrs. Sajita Sunil has worked on a number of Government and Non-Govenrment projects to change the way people eat. A certified NLP practitioner and Yoga Coach, Mrs. Sunil is a staunch proponent of Naturopathy in Diet and Nutrition.

Shilpa Iyer

In-House Expert - Mental Health

A Psychology professional with more than 15 years of experience, Mrs. Shilpa Iyer has graduated in Social Psychology from Mumbai University. A qualified Regression Therapist and Healer from CHII, USA, Mrs. Iyer has touched and improved hundreds of lives through her sessions. Widely acclaimed for her non-medical therapies, Mrs. Iyer has also given multiple Ted Talks on the subject.

Panel of Experts

Ms. Sagarika S

Ms. Sagarika S, a certified yoga teacher, has completed her Yoga Teachers Training and Therapy & Naturopathy Diplomas from the prestigious Yoga Vidya Niketan, Vashi.

With Vipassana & other meditation workshops knowledge, she strongly believes that a healthy mind will bring about a healthy body and has initiated many of her yoga students into meditation. Her Medical Transcription experience for many years helps her understand & apply her knowledge in therapeutic yoga sessions. She has been able to inspire huge no. of students to learn and practice yoga.

Mrs. Inderpreet Kaur-Gupta

A triple postgraduate in Clinical Psychology, English Literature and Aesthetics, Inderpreet also holds a certification in the Intensive Clinical Training in Psychotherapy covering more than 3600 minutes of Intensive Psychotherapy training and 70 hours of Practical sessions (Program certified by UNESCO Chair in Bioethics (HAIFA), Nirmala Niketan, Mind Mandala and Desouza Foundation)

With 17 years of experience in Mental Health, she has conducted many successful training programs for corporate organizations and prestigious educational institutions such as Mahindra British Telecom, GTL, Birla Sun life, K.C College and Xavier’s College, Mumbai, JD institute of Fashion Designing and Aviation, Aptech (Vashi) to name a few. She has also conducted Personality Development and Soft Skills sessions for aspiring Cabin Crew and beauty pageants such as Miss Mumbai, Miss Navi Mumbai, as well.

She recently published a novel ‘Can Spring Be Far Behind’ and received a lot of appreciation for her writing style.

She is actively involved in social service and is the General Secretary at the Humanity First Foundation a Human Rights NGO in Navi Mumbai. She was awarded with the Stree Shakti Puruskar for my contribution to youth development and social service. Her life and actions revolve around the Theory of Karma and the beauty of loving and giving.

Priya Maisa

As a specialist in medical /therapeutic nutrition for conditions like diabetes, hypercholesterolemia, hypertension, hypo/ hyperthyroidism, PCOD & renal, Priya Maisa has helped hundreds of individuals with or without medical conditions to improve overall health as well as medical conditions. She has completed her graduation in home science with specialization in Food Science and Nutrition. With her experience of 12 years, she has worked with KPIT, Rotary Club, UTV Productions and many more. Due to her contributions in the field, she was nominated for Best Diet & Wellness Consultant in Mumbai for Women Leadership Awards 2020 by Praxis Media.

She has tremendous belief that the role of nutrition goes way beyond and proves effective in alleviating physical and mental strain.

Mrs Sonali Paranjpe

A firm believer in the vital role of Yoga, Mrs Sonali Paranjpe is a renowned Yoga and Naturo-Therapist from Nerul, Navi Mumbai. With a postgraduate in Physics and B.Ed. from Nagpur University, Mrs Paranjpe was formerly associated as a lecturer with Bhilai Institute of Technology and Science at Durg, Chhattisgarh. Over the years she has imparted her knowledge through teaching at schools in Jabalpur, Panvel and Nerul. Mrs Paranjpe holds a diploma in Yogic therapy, Natural Living and Naturopathy from the famous Yoga Vidya Niketan, Vashi. Her brilliant performance and academics at YVN led her to achieve the 2nd Rank and become a commendable Yoga trainer at Yoga Vidya Niketan, Vashi. Mrs Paranjpe was awarded Best Sadhaka award in 2015, alongside, participated in various lifestyle enrichment workshops including Isha Yoga, Art of Living, Food & Nutrition guide by the Government of India. Creating yoga awareness amongst the masses being her prime motive, Mrs Sonali wishes to be an agent in the healing process for masses.

Our Doctors' Panel

Dr. Kusuma

Dr Kusuma is a Practicing Psychiatrist and a consultant in Mumbai. With an experience of over 5 years in Psychiatry, she has presented papers in various national forums and written a chapter in a book on Dementia and its care.
Having been trained from Sion Hospital, Dr. Kusuma has treated many psychiatric issues affecting children like depression, anxiety, learning disability, phobia and takes keen interest in child and adolescent psychiatry and good parenting.

Dr. Honey Savla

An enthusiastic professional, Dr. Honey Savla is an Internal Medicine Specialist and Consultant at Wockhardt Hospitals Ltd., Mumbai. With a vast experience in treating diabetes, thyroid and infectious diseases, Dr. Savla is focused on the digitization of healthcare as evidenced by her initiative to start online consultations amidst the covid-19 pandemic to provide support and relief to several patients.
Known for her nurturing, reassuring and selfless behavior, extending knowledge and dedication towards internal medicine practice among her patients, Dr. Savla is steadfastly working towards her noble vision of opening multiple clinics across the city and to touch as many lives as possible.
Dr. Savla is presently involved in the care of Covid-19 positive patients. She is a freelance professor for various medical institutions and frequently writes articles for a number of medical magazines.

Dr. Annal Vaidya

Dr. Annal Vaidya is a renowned Gynaecologist who has completed his MBBS and MS in Obstetrics and Gynecology from the prestigious Seth GS Medical College, Mumbai and is currently working as an Assistant Professor at KEM Hospital, Mumbai.
Committed to the dissemination of healthcare technology to the masses, DRM Vaidya is a panel consultant obstetrician and gynecologist attached to Babasaheb Gawde Charitable hospital and various other nursing homes in the Santacruz-Kalina area.
Dr. Vaidya’s keen interest in the field if high risk obstetrics has led him to be actively involved in various academic works, having published 7 original research articles in journals of international reputation.

Shailendra Dhakadey

Mr. Shailendra Dhakadey is a B. Tech in Chemical Engineering and MBA in International Business from the Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, New Delhi. He has over  sixteen years of experience in Distressed Assets Management, Corporate Banking  and managing business start-ups. A wellness enthusiast, Mr. Dhakadey is also a certified Yoga Trainer having  completed his certification from the reputed Yoga Vidya Niketan in Navi Mumbai.

His vision is to equip every individual with self-care technology consisting of yoga,  nutrition and mental health, right from kids to elders so that they can live a resilient,  healthy and balanced life.

Mehga Kampli

A certified Yoga Instructor from Kaivalydhama Institute, Lonavala, Ms. Megha Kampli is a National Level Bronze medallist in Yoga. A Recipient of the Goan Yogshree Award in 2017, Ms. Kampli has won back to back state level gold medals between 2013 and 2017. Having dedicated her life to Yoga, Ms. Kampli has also coached the Goan contingent for the National School Games in Chhattisgarh with her students winning multiple accolades.

Sajita Sunil

A certified Dietician with more than 15 years of experience in clinical nutrition, fitness industry and meal delivery in India and the UAE, Mrs. Sajita Sunil has worked on a number of Government and Non-Govenrment projects to change the way people eat. A certified NLP practitioner and Yoga Coach, Mrs. Sunil is a staunch proponent of Naturopathy in Diet and Nutrition.

Shilpa Iyer

A Psychology Professional with more than 15 years of experience, Mrs. Shilpa Iyer has graduated in Social Psychology from Mumbai University. A qualified Regression Therapist and Healer from CHII, USA, Mrs. Iyer has touched and improved hundreds of lives through her sessions. Widely acclaimed for her non-medical therapies, Mrs. Iyer has also given multiple Ted Talks on the subject.

Pankita Gala

A powerhouse of creative energy with her out of the box ideas and ‘Never Give Up’ attitude, Ms. Pankita Gala has a cumulative experience of over 15 years in the field of Human Resource, Marketing, Public Relations, Administration, Operations Management and Process Management. A PGDHRM graduate with a background in Psychology and Commercial Arts, Ms. Gala has displayed her astute leadership skills managing global teams and multi-million-dollar projects for various big companies and Start-ups. A multi-faceted personality with many feathers to her cap, she has also represented the Indian Government Delegation for various cultural events in China, Hong Kong, and Singapore.

Rishabh Radhakrishnan

An Engineering graduate with a passion for marketing, Mr. Rishabh Radhakrishnan is a certified digital marketeer with experience in the field of Business Strategy, Marketing and Copywriting. An avid fitness enthusiast and a firm believer in the concept of ‘Kaizen’, Mr. Radhakrishnan strives to make the world a healthier place through his work. A frequent marathoner and trekker, Mr. Radhakrishnan has also played football at the national level.

Dr Kusuma

Dr Kusuma is a Practicing Psychiatrist and a consultant in Mumbai. With an experience of over 5years in Psychiatry has presented papers in various national forums and written chapter in a book on Dementia and its care.
Having been trained from Sion Hospital the Doctor has experience in many major psychiatric issues affecting children like depression, anxiety, learning disability, school phobia and takes keen interest in child and adolescent psychiatry and Good parenting.