OUR TEAM

Dr. Shweta

Dr. (Vaidya) Shweta Rao is a qualified Ayurvedic Practitioner from India, with more than 8 years experience consulting in the field of Ayurveda. She graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Ayurvedic medicine and surgery from one of the renowned colleges in Mumbai (India). She is also a certified yoga instructor from Yoga Vidya Dhaam Nasik (India).

She believes that a proper blend of Ayurvedic lifestyle, diet and yoga is essential for a healthy body, mind and soul and for establishing harmony amongst them. Dr. Shweta, also believes that one cannot control the extrinsic factors which affect our health but one can always make the intrinsic system strong enough with the help of Ayurveda.

Her interests include management of chronic health ailments, issues related to women’s health, children’s health and lifestyle disorders which can all be managed with Ayurveda and Yoga.

Karolina Konieczna

Karolina Konieczna always had a desire to help people in the area of rehabilitation. It was this that led her to studying Physical Education and Physiotherapy in Poland. As a part of her education at the Academy of Physical Education in Gorzow Wielkopolski, Poland, Karolina trained in a public hospital working in various wards, Cardiological, Neurological & Orthopedic. She completed her studies as a qualified Physiotherapist. Since moving to Adelaide, Karolina has continued to develop her skills at EQUALS International in Remedial Massage and after undertaking her student placement training, at Aspect of Healing, was selected to become a permanent staff member at our clinic. She is now a fully qualified Remedial Massage Therapist.

Karolinia is also very interested in Ayurvedic Healing and is looking forward to continuing her education under the guidance of our Ayurvedic Doctors and Practitioners. To Karolina, the role of a Remedial Therapist is to begin to open up the body, the muscles, the tissues, to improve health, and to guide clients towards making healthy choices for their own wellbeing.

Paige Olsen

Paige Olsen, L.Ac. Dipl. O.M. (US) is a graduate of Emperor’s College of T.O.M. in Los Angeles, CA. In addition to Acupuncture, Bodywork and Chinese Herbs, she has trained extensively in Tai Chi, Qi Gong, Yoga and Taoist Meditation since 1999. For the last eight years she has been in private practice at The Santa Barbara Herb Clinic In California until her recent move to Adelaide. While in Santa Barbara she also started the first Chinese Medical division of Doctor’s Without Walls/Santa Barbara Street Medicine at The Women’s Free Homeless Clinic. Paige’s passion lies in assisting people to find the buried pieces of themselves; those forgotten gems of purity, self love, safety and well being that so easily get pushed aside as we age. Paige applies her intuitive and empirical knowledge of the body, not only to improve her patient’s conditions but to help them regain a true sense of wellbeing.

Meredith Russell

Meredith Russell is a registered Ayurvedic Practitioner, graduating from Equals International with a Cert. IV in Ayurvedic Lifestyle Consultation and Advanced Diploma of Ayurveda. She is also a registered Yoga Teacher with a Diploma of Yoga Teaching Y.T.I.S.A. and Yoga Teaching certification from Adelaide Ashtanga Yoga Shala, with over 30 years of experience as a yoga practitioner incorporating healthy lifestyle advice to restore health and wellbeing. Meredith’s academic background is in Creative Arts and Community Education, and she passionately combines the richness of these experiences in her consultations. 

Meredith believes in a holistic, nurturing approach to healing by nourishing every aspect of the whole self, including diet, lifestyle, nutrition, yoga, meditation, visualisation and creativity to suit individual needs. Ayurveda allows people to be personally responsible for their health and wellbeing, opening the door to wellness, creativity and balanced lifestyle by using a full range of healing modalities in one complete, integrated system. This involves an individual health assessment and advice, education and guidance on nutrition and lifestyle. In this way Ayurveda can be life changing and transformative and has a lasting effect on body, mind and spirit, allowing each individual to live to their full potential.

Rachel Mysak – Reception

Over 20 years ago I purchased a beautiful book on Ayurvedic Health and have continued to refer to it ever since. I’m only just beginning to realise how much this purchase has changed the course of my working career and has inspired my ongoing interest in health and wellness. My love of books has provided me with a wonderful working life, both here and overseas, and has opened my learning to a wide variety of health modalities. I’m a graduate of Griffith University and have a BA in Communications and a great love of music and the creative arts. I love the philosophy of being of service, and the practice of kindness, and am very happy to have the opportunity to be able to provide this here at Aspects of Healing and at Ayurveda Village.

Dr. Nitika Rattan

Dr. Nitika Rattan BAMS MD (Ayurveda) is a qualified practitioner from India. She has been working as an Ayurvedic practitioner for the last 9 years and has graduated and completed postgraduate studies in Ayurveda from  Desh Bhagat Ayurvedic College Mandi Gobindgarh, in the northern region of India.  Dr. Nitika has also completed a Yoga Instructor Course from Swami Vivekananda Yoga University of Bangalore.

Dr Nitika deals in the management of endocrine ailments and psychological disorders relating to stress and depression. She believes that Ayurveda teaches us to cherish our innate nature to love and honour who we are.