Our contributors

Our writers are domain specialists, health and fitness experts, wellness professionals, spiritual thought leaders—many are pioneers in their own right.

Here is a list of the writers who have contributed one or more articles to Complete Wellbeing over the past several years. Click on the name to read more about them.

avatar for I J BhartiI J Bharti (1)

Professor I J Bharti has post-graguate degrees in English and Hindi from Delhi University. He has learnt Urdu, Punjabi, Sanskrit and French. He retired from the post-graduate department of Engligh, Dyal Singh College, Karnal, Haryana in 1999. Touched by the plight of the disabled, especially blind, he formed the National Handicapped Welfare Council, Haryana in 1992, which he has been leading ever since.

avatar for Roshni PithawalaRoshni Pithawala (1)

Roshni Pithawala BHSc[F.S.N] amd PGD[Dietetics] is a consultant clinical dietician and counsellor. She works as a consultant with hospitals and corporate clients in Mumbai.

avatar for Shital RaviShital Ravi (2)

Shital Ravi is the director and founder member of Disha Counseling Center, which is a mental health setup in Mumbai. She has been practicing as a psychologist for the past 12 years and likes to work with children, adolescents and parents.

Gitanjali GurbaxaniGitanjali Gurbaxani (1)

Gitanjali Gurbaxani is a food consultant and stylist and is one of Mumbai’s pioneers in eggless confectionery. From a chef to test kitchen specialist, she has developed the skills and experience necessary to style all types of foods. When creating recipes, she combines practical experience, sophisticated flavours, natural ingredients and handy techniques that elevate meals to a level of simple sophistication.

Shantanu JaradiShantanu Jaradi (3)

Shantanu Jaradi is an aesthetic dentist. He specialises in complex smile makeovers and smile enhancement cases. He is also the Director of the state-of-the-art Dentzz Dental Care Centres in Mumbai.

avatar for Ashish NanabhaiAshish Nanabhai (1)

Dr Ashish Nanabhai is a homoeopath and an avid trekker. He loves to explore the outer as well as the inner world.

Preethi RahulPreethi Rahul (8)

Preethi Rahul is a registered dietician. She is a graduate in nutrition, food service management. She has a diploma in clinical nutrition and dietitics from M.O.P. Vasihav College, University of Chennai.

Nick ArrizzaNick Arrizza (2)

Dr Nick Arrizza, MD, is a former psychiatrist and medical doctor. He is an international tele-coach, author and developer of the powerful Mind Resonance Process.

Andrew CohenAndrew Cohen (1)

Andrew Cohen is a spiritual teacher, cultural visionary, and founder of the global non-profit EnlightenNext and its award-winning publication EnlightenNext magazine. Through his writings, teachings, and ongoing dialogues with leading philosophers, scientists, and mystics, he has become known as one of the defining voices of the new evolutionary spirituality.

Alison BaleAlison Bale (1)

Alison Bale graduated from the McTimoney College of Chiropractic, UK. She qualified with a First Class Bachelor of Science degree and the award as the leading student in practical and clinical excellence.She is a member of the McTimoney Chiropractic Association and the Royal College of Chiropractors. She is the Vice President of the Indian Association of Chiropractic Doctors.

Shashank ShahShashank Shah (2)

Shashank Shah, MBBS, MS, DLS, FAIS, FMAS [Hon. Fellow of Minimal Access Surgery of India], is a visiting laparoscopic and bariatric surgeon at Dr LH Hiranandani Hospital, Powai, Mumbai.

avatar for Maury FertigMaury Fertig (1)

Maury Fertig is a registered investment adviser with an experience of over 20 years in the investment world. He is co-founder of Relative Value Partners. He was previously a managing director and head of Corporate Bond Sales in the Midwest for Salomon Smith Barney/Citigroup. He lives in Deerfield, Illinois, USA.

Neethu VipinNeethu Vipin (2)

Neethu Vipin is a post graduate in nutrition and dietetics. She is also a dietician advisor with a leading Pharma company in Mumbai.

Adithya ShettyAdithya Shetty (3)

Adithya Shetty has a fellowship in Sports Sciences and a post graduate diploma in SPSN [Sports Physiotherapy & Sports Nutrition]. He is the co-founder and head of Exercise and Sports Medicine at Zela Luxury Health Clubs. Apart from being in the team doctor for several sports team, he has provided all the sports medicine support including fitness assessments, training plans, nutritional guidance, injury assessment and general medical management for the blockbuster movie, Chak De India.

avatar for Aparna AgarwalAparna Agarwal (1)

Aparna Agarwal is a professional Feng-shui consultant and the proprietor of Fortune Feng Shui. She resides in Shanghai.

avatar for Jolie BookspanJolie Bookspan (1)

Jolie Bookspan, M.Ed, PhD, FAWM. She is a sports medicine scientist known around the world for her innovative research to make medicine, fitness, and injury rehabilitation healthier. The Harvard school of medicine has named her “The St. Jude of the Joints”. She is an avid traveller, scuba instructor, martial arts experts and authored of many medical textbook chapters.

Abhay AgrawalAbhay Agrawal (2)

Dr Abhay Agrawal, MD, is a laparoscopic bariatric surgeon at the Asian Heart Institute and the Center for Obesity Control Agrawal Clinic in Mumbai.

Will ThompsonWill Thompson (1)

Will Thompson, DC, M[Chiro], LCC, is based at The Orthpaedic & Sports Medicine Centre at Chowgule College of Arts and Science, where he works for Walking Tall Chiropractic Clinic in Goa. He trained in the UK where he worked in private practice and for the National Health Service as well as consulting with Bristol City football Club and other sports teams.

Mahavir ChopraMahavir Chopra (3)

Mahavir Chopra is a Chartered Accountant and a specialist in Personal Lines Insurance. He currently is the Head - e-Business & Personal Lines at www.medimanage.com – India’s first Specialized Health Insurance Broking Company.

Charles TartCharles Tart (1)

Dr Charles T Tart, PhD, is an authority on mindfulness and is internationally known for research with altered states, transpersonal psychology, and parapsychology. He is executive Faculty at the Institute of Transpersonal Psychology in Palo Alto and Professor Emeritus of Psychology at UC Davis. He has authored over a dozen books and more than 250 articles published in professional journals and books. His most recent books include Mind Science: Meditation Training for Practical People and The End of Materialism: How Evidence of the Paranormal is Bringing Science and Spirit Together.

Jeffrey WyantJeffrey Wyant (1)

Jeffrey R Wyant is a cultural anthropologist, writer and a director-producer of television shows, commercials and documentary films. He is an avid physical fitness trainer, and enjoys bicycling, running, fly fishing, travel, and photography. He is based in New York City.

Alan GodwinAlan Godwin (1)

Alan Godwin has helped individuals, couples, and organizations develop better ways of handling conflict for over two decades. A practicing psychologist certified in Alternative Dispute Resolution, he conducts seminars, writes magazine articles, and teaches doctoral students. He lends his expert advice to several publications and has been a guest on numerous radio and television programs across the U.S. and Canada.

Snehal SinghSnehal Singh (4)

Dr Snehal Singh is a Mumbai-based homoeopath with a post graduation in Lifestyle Medicine. She is a zealous medical writer and has also developed a few health websites.

Rajshree PatilRajshree Patil (3)

Dr Rajshree Patil is qualified dermatologist with keen interest in cosmetology. After completing her formal education in medicine and dermatology, she has developed a specialised cosmetology practice in Pune. Besides medicine she has interest in music and dance.

avatar for Conrad SaldanhaConrad Saldanha (1)

Conrad A Saldanha has an experience of over 30 years in the industry in various functions. He was instrumental in launching three business schools and is on the advisory board of various educational insitutions. He is also a reputed trainer.

Dilip NadkarniDilip Nadkarni (2)

Dr Dilip Nadkarni is a leading orthopaedic surgeon based in Mumbai. He has written books like Knee Problem No Problem, REAL Fitness and Calm Sutra, the Art of Relaxation. He performs advanced Arthroscopic knee surgery at Lilavati Hospital.

Ashok DhobleAshok Dhoble (2)

Dr Ashok Dhoble is a renowned orthodontist who has also served as the Hon Secretary General of Indian Dental Association[IDA]. He has had the distinction of being the advisor to the Government of Maharashtra, Department of Public Health and Medical Education.

Ramanjit GarewalRamanjit Garewal (1)

Ramanjit Garewal is a master of yoga based in Mumbai. He has been teaching the traditional art of Hatha yoga for over 20 years. He has learnt The Art Of Yoga from various masters. A longing to know the Self and to realise the Divine by attaining liberation [kaivalya] has drawn him to yoga.

avatar for Sowmya PuttaSowmya Putta (1)

Sowmya Putta is a software engineer who loves to create applications for mobile devices. Her interests include travelling, writing, spirituality, family and social networking.

Kamna DesaiKamna Desai (3)

Kamna Desai, a dietician and nutritionist with 10 years of consulting experience in gyms and leading medical centres. She also conducts corporate workshops on diet and lifestyle.

avatar for Deepak GovekarDeepak Govekar (1)

Dr Deepak Govekar is a veteran orthopaedic surgeon who runs a private practice in Mumbai.

avatar for G N SreekentiahG N Sreekentiah (2)

G N Sreekentiah is director, Department of AYUSH, Government of Karnataka. An IFS he has been chief conservator of forests and is an exemplary officer and an able administrator. He has great love for conservation of flora and fauna and traditional practices, and has supervised launch of several herbal gardens and books on the topic.

Aniruddha MalpaniAniruddha Malpani (2)

Dr Aniruddha Malpani is a consultant IVF specialist practising in Mumbai. He runs India's leading IVF clinics and has co-founded HELP: the Health Education Library for People.

avatar for Sudhir KumarSudhir Kumar (1)

Dr Sudhir Kumar, MD [Internal medicine], DM[Neurology], has an experience of over 15 years if managing patients with various neurological disorders. His focus is an accurate and prompt diagnosis of the disease and to start the best treatment at the earliest.

Roli GuptaRoli Gupta (8)

Roli Gupta, a writer, is an erstwhile electrical engineer and software tester. She lives in Mumbai.

Muffazal LakdawalaMuffazal Lakdawala (2)

Dr Muffazal Lakdawala is an obesity expert and founder of Centre for Obesity & Diabetes Support [CODS].

avatar for Gaurav BhargavaGaurav Bhargava (1)

Dr Gaurav Bhargava, MD [General Medicine], is a certified practitioner of Chinese medicine. He has been combining his knowledge of modern medicine with the ancient wisdom of Chinese medicine to treat patients for many years.

avatar for Krishna KumariKrishna Kumari (1)

Krishna Kumari is the chairperson of the Sadhu Vaswani Mission.

Beverly FlaxingtonBeverly Flaxington (3)

Beverly D Flaxington holds both a BSBA and an MBA from Suffolk University and is currently a lecturer there teaching Leadership and Social Responsibility. She is a popular speaker, a business building expert, an executive coach, a behavioural expert, and a two-time bestselling and Gold-award winning author. As an entrepreneur, she has been running her own consulting firm, The Collaborative, for over 20 years. Her book 30 Days to Understanding Other People: A Daily Approach to Improving Your Relationships was released earlier in 2012.

Shantu ThakurtaShantu Thakurta (2)

Shantu Thakurta is a practising clinical hypnotherapist specialising in children, family an relationship issues. She lives in Bangalore.