Helen Magnani is an Ayurvedic Medicine Practitioner and Holistic Wellness Specialist. She began her journey of studying health over a decade ago when she began to question what she was feeding herself and realized food was not the same as nutrition. Helen started her Wellness Practice with the idea of being resource of information for those looking to return to a better sense of themselves. She focuses on bio-individuality and Functional Medicine to incorporate natural remedies, whole foods, organic herbs and the development of a proper mindset in order to help her clients / rogi's regain balance and feel like themselves again.
Helen studied at Kerala Ayurveda Academy in Los Angeles and in Southern India, complemented with countless functional medicine seminars and a certification from the Institute for Integrative Nutrition in New York where she was trained in more than one hundred dietary theories and studied a variety of lifestyle coaching methods. Her clinical rotations / internships include rounds at the Kerala Ayurveda Hospital located in Cochin, India, the Ayurvedagram Resort in Bangalore, India, the Vandashree Ayurvedic Chikitsaya Clinic in Malvan, India and in Fremont, California at the Kerala Ayurveda Clinic.
Drawing upon all of this combined knowledge gives Helen a unique viewpoint to the human body and allows her to create a completely personalized wellness plan that suits unique body type, lifestyle, preferences and the goals of her clients. She helps restore balance in the most wholistic way possible, taking into account every aspect of lifestyle and diet until she finds the root of the imbalance. Helen is focused on helping you regain your body's most natural state in order to facilitate the restoration of health, healing and vitality.
Board Certified with the American Association of Drugless Practitioners and with countless hours of extended study with the Association of Ayurvedic Professionals of North America, Helen spent a great deal of time traveling across India working in Ayurvedic hospitals, clinics, retreat centers and academies where she created treatment plans, attended countless lectures, facilitated out-patient consultations, demonstrated Panchakarma detoxification therapies, presented clinical case studies and studied sanskrit. Her charisma has helped her develop close ties with internationally recognized Ayurvedic scholars and her passion has driven forward the development of international marketing strategies for the Ayurvedic retreat centers she became a part of.
Helen is the Los Angeles State Chapter Chair for the non-profit organization Wholistic Health Alliance, is currently working towards bridging the gap between allopathic and holistic modalities in South America and is the program moderator for the Kerala Ayurveda Counselor and Practitioner students in Los Angeles. She contributes to a variety of wellness blogs, hosts a weekly health and wellness segment on an international Spanish radio show, has been featured on the CW news, collaborates on wellness projects and is frequently sought after by here peers for case consultations.
The Wellness By Helen Ayurvedic Clinic opened its doors during the Summer of 2015 in Los Angeles, California where she currently resides. The clinic and consultation center is open by appointment only for treatments and wellness consults. Helen will be hosting Nutrition and Ayurveda workshops at the Rising Lotus Yoga Studio in Sherman Oaks Yoga beginning in the Fall of 2016.
Being aware is the key, and Helen truly believes that balance is everything. No matter where you find yourself on your path to wellness, she will help facilitate your journey to feeling whole again. She understands that your commitment to health is a commitment to yourself and intends to support you every step of the way.
Consulting, specialized products, personal and corporate wellness programs and Ayurvedic Therapy treatments are available.
Wellness By Helen thrives on relationships built over the years. All modalities of healing are encouraged and suggested if appropriate. We have friends all over the world, from all walks of life, and would love to suggest a Wellness Practitioner closer to you or of a different modality if requested. We believe health should be all encompassing, and because you are our primary focus, anything that helps you heal is encouraged.
We welcome collaborations, suggestions, and partnerships openly. Please send a note to schedule a meeting.
*Helen Magnani, AWP & HHC is a wellness practitioner solely working to educate you on your health options. She does not claim to cure or treat specific diseases and has not been evaluated by the FDA on her alternative modalities. Please consult a physician before beginning any alternative healing program. All information is intended for educational purposes only.