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Celebrating 40 Wellness Stars For 2021

BW Wellbeing 40 Under 40 celebrates a new generation of evangelists that are driving change in the Indian health and wellbeing sector.

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In 2021, some of the buzzwords that dominated headlines and any conversation around the Indian wellness space were immune health, self-care and mental wellbeing. This was not surprising after the significance that wellbeing gained in the year gone when health became among the top priorities for most people. In India, this change sees many who are practising different ways to heal people and promote the cause of health.

The BW Wellbeing World 40 Under 40 awards was instituted to celebrate this set of leaders. The initiative was conceptualised with the sole purpose of giving recognition to experts in their respective fields under the umbrella of wellbeing. These included all sub-sectors such as mind, body, soul, personal space and work life among others.

The jury-run process was divided into three phases. The first phase saw an outreach to over 2500 individuals and companies in this space.  More than 250 nominations, through a combined process, were received. In the second phase, these nominations were vetted for their information and a total of 73 shortlisted entries were then presented to a jury panel. Forming the third phase, a quorum of renowned experts judged the candidates. The parameters comprised elevator pitch, achievements and contributions, mission and vision and implementation and also their confidence of why they deserve the award. 

The final 40 were awarded after this process.

A Rigorous Jury Process by Experts
The jury members consisted veterans and trendsetters such as Luke Coutinho, Holistic Lifestyle Coach, Integrative and Lifestyle Medicine & Founder, YouCare – All about YOU; Arvind Bhandari, EVP and Director, Nestle; Gouri Shankar Tenginkai, Director, Novo Healthcare; Daksha Bharadwaj, Architect Partner Bharadwaj Bharadwaj and Associates; Trustee, Dr. Satyakam Vedic Research Foundation; Jwalant Swaroop, Founder and CEO Happiness Infinite Solutions; Raj Nayak, Founder and Managing Director, House of Cheer Network and Shashi Bhushan Dubey – Spiritual Coach and Business Mentor.

Also in the jury panel were luminaries like Rituparna Bhayana, Energy Master Healer; Nitin Arora, Professor, Proctor & Author Head Reiki Centre of Excellence for the Science of Happiness, Amity International Business School, Amity University (AUUP); Suzy Singh, Mental Health Coach & Grief Counsellor Suzyheals; Danijela Radonic Bhandari (Dana), Integrative Wellbeing Counsellor & Founder, DanaVeda; Subi Chaturvedi, PHD IITD, Chief Corporate & Public Affairs Officer, Zupee; Vani Gupta Dandia, Founder, Cherry Peach Plum Growth Partners; Manisha Arora, Director, Taf Wellness and Annurag Batra, Chairman and Editor-In-Chief, BW Businessworld and exchange4media Group

A Cut Above
With enthusiasm and motivation, the nominees showcased their passion, skills and overall maturity in terms of being dedicated to their goals and helping build a better tomorrow. Some of them proved to be exemplary in their presentation, goal highlighting, building a connect of mutual respect, and last but not the least, proving themselves worthy of immense praise and accolades. 

BW Wellbeing World as a community strives to touch a very large number of lives positively and also create a better future. Concepts and important facets of wellbeing, like spirituality, mental health, nutrition, exercise, a joyous way of life and good overall progress are celebrated to the extent of creating a benchmark of holistic wellbeing.

S.No.WinnerDesignationOrganization
1Advait YogbhushanSacred Sciences Teacher & Founder & DirectorSwamarpan Foundation
2Ameve SharmaFounder Kapiva Ayurveda
3Amresh OjhaFounder & CEO Gympik
4Anuradha BharatVice President-People OperationsRazorpay
5Arpit SharmaFounder & CEO Seven Seas Spas & Calibar Protein
6Ashutosh ThatteSenior Manager – HR Edelman India
7Bharat SachdevaHealth and Fitness ConsultantWarriorYogi Fit
8Deepti Pathak Executive Coach & Founder &CEODeepti Pathak Company
9Disha VarmaPartner A&H Quality Sleep
10Dr. Dimpy MahantaFounding Head, Department of PsychologyCotton University
11Dr. Jennifer Schwalbe Prabhu (M.D.)CEO & Co FounderCircee Health
12Dr. Moumita NandyClinical PsychologistEvolve With Us Resources & Solutions
13Dr. Nabhit KapurFounder & PresidentPeacful Mind Foundation
14Dr.Swati ChawlaGlobal Wellness Lead-Senior ManagerConcentrix Corporation 
15Hari KrishnanCo FounderA&H Trajectory Acceleration
16ilashree GoswamiYoga Psychotherapist ilashrei Anand
17Jaivardhan AgarwalFounderAyurVridhi
18Joshua Samuel GManaging PartnerA &H Excellence Installation Businesses
19Karishma ShahIntegrative Nutritionist & Health & Wellness CoachKarishma Shah Nutrition Consultancy
20Kuldeep KumarFounderNamastay Homes
21Lovneet Batra Clinical NutritionistNutrition by Lovneet
22Mehakdeep SinghCo FounderFitelo
23Nakshi Satra Life & Business - Wellness Strategist, FounderIn:ha Wellness
24Nmami AgarwalFounder & CEONmami Life
25Noor AroraCo FounderFirst Water Solutions
26Pallav BihaniFounderBoldfit
27Pritika SinghCEOPrayag Group of Hospitals
28Prity BanerjeeDirector & FounderLittle Umbrella Foundation
29Puru VarmaPartnerA&H Family Evolution
30Richa SinghCEO & Co FounderYour Dost Health Solutions
31Rishi BavejaCo FounderBoxFit
32Rohit DhingraFounder & CEOInfinite Health Studios
33Sahil GuptaManager - HRPernod Ricard India
34Sakshi PatilManaging PartnerExcellence Installations Education
35Sarvesh ShashiCEO & FounderSarva Yoga
36Saumya SharmaEmotional-Mental Wellbeing Therapist & CoachThe Butterfly Effect
37Shobha RanaHolistic Wellness & Mindufulness Coach, FounderThe Yogini Square
38Sonia KararhaExecutive & Life Coach,Corporate Trainer & Consultant, Founder & CEOReVeRa Learning & Solutions Inc.
39Sumeet ChilwalCo Founder & Chief Consciousness OfficerSattviko
40Tapan MishraFounder & CEOEvergreen Club