Who We Are
Neeshee Pandit, AHP is an Ayurvedic Practitioner and Vedic Astrologer. Neeshee studied Clinical Ayurvedic Theory at the California College of Ayurveda, and graduated in 2016 after completing his internship. Neeshee continued his Ayurvedic education under the tutelage of Vaidya Ramakant Mishra, where he learned advanced pulse diagnosis and marma therapy. Neeshee complements his knowledge of Ayurveda with its sister science, Astrology. He studied Ayurvedic Astrology under Dr. David Frawley, and furthered his astrology studies with Ernst Wilhelm. Neeshee is also a 4th-year student of traditional Tibetan Medicine at Shang Shung Institute's School of Tibetan Medicine. At the conclusion of his studies, he will have the opportunity to attend a three-month internship at Tso-nogon Medical Hospital in Amdo, Tibet.
In May 2016 , Neeshee and his partner, Nicole Ortega, trained with Qigong Masters, Jane Yang and Paul Litchfield at their Qigong Therapy Centre in Melbourne, Australia. During this training, they learned a unique form of Medical Qigong Therapy called Wuji Qigong. Neeshee integrates his knowledge of Indian, Tibetan, and Chinese medicine into a uniquely holistic approach to healing. He plans to continue his medical education by learning Classical Five-Element Acupuncture in the coming years.
Nicole Ortega, LMT is a licensed massage therapist and Certified Rolfing Practitioner. She graduated from the Pacific Center of Awareness and Bodywork (PCAB) in 2015. From 2012-2015, she studied Rolfing (Structural Integration) under Emmet Hutchins, one of Dr. Ida Rolf’s original and long-time students. Nicole has a deep respect for the practical and holistic approach of Dr. Ida Rolf's structural integration system, as well as a passion for life-long learning while she continues her personal education through study and practice. Nicole most recently trained in Ayurvedic Body Therapies at the California College of Ayurveda.
Neeshee and Nicole are devotees of His Divine Presence, Avatar Adi Da Samraj. Their spiritual practice is a profound and principal dimension of their lives and deeply informs their approach to health and healing. Every year they embark on extended meditation retreats at Adi Da's Hermitage of Naitauba Island. Neeshee and Nicole feel that it is only through the gifts and transmission of all their teachers that the light of healing has dawned in their life. With gratitude for the blessings of all their teachers, they look forward to sharing the light of healing with everyone who comes to see them.