Ananta Ripa Ajmera is an award-winning author, spiritual teacher, Ayurveda practitioner, co-founder and CEO of The Ancient Way, an organization that supports you to embody ancient wisdom in a way that unfolds your true Self. The Ancient Way offers a Spiritual Warrior Certification Program, Ayurveda Wellness Ambassador Program, and spiritual wellness retreats.
Ananta is host of the True to Yourself podcast and serves as Advisor of Ayurveda at THE WELL, a modern integrative wellness space club, where she writes articles, offers workshops, and works with a team of integrative medical practitioners.
She is author of The Way of the Goddess: Daily Rituals to Awaken Your Inner Warrior and Discover Your True Self (Penguin Random House TarcherPerigee) and the award-winning book The Ayurveda Way: 108 Practices from the World’s Oldest Healing System for Better Sleep, Less Stress, Optimal Digestion and More (Storey Publishing).
Her work has been featured on Fox News, ABC News and in Forbes Magazine, Cosmopolitan Magazine, Newsweek, Harper’s Bazaar, Vogue Magazine, Well + Good, Yoga Journal, Reader’s Digest, Spirituality & Health Magazine, New York Magazine, MindBodyGreen, and Elephant Journal.
Ananta introduced Ayurveda to Stanford Medicine and led staff trainings at prisons throughout California. She’s also taught at UNICEF, California Department of Public Health, New York Insight Meditation Society, Sedona Yoga Festival, NYU, SFSU, ABC News and Mother Earth News Fairs.