Dr. Katvitha Chinnaiyan

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Dr. Kavitha Chinnaiyan is a Cardiologist and Associate Professor of Medicine at Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine in Royal Oak, MI, where she serves as the Director of Cardiac Imaging Research. She serves on numerous national, international and statewide committees in the field of cardiology and cardiac imaging. She has published numerous papers in peer-reviewed journals and book chapters, and combines her expertise in cardiology with Eastern wisdom teachings in her approach to healing. She has studied meditation, Vedanta, Yoga, Tantra and Ayurveda with teachers across the globe. Her workshops, courses and writings strive to bring these time-honored traditions to modern living in practical ways. She is the author of The Heart of Wellness (Llewellyn Publications, January 2018), which brings together Yoga, Vedanta and Ayurveda to change the paradigm of health and wellness, and Shakti Rising (New Harbinger Publications, October 2017), which is a fresh exploration of the ten great goddesses of cosmic wisdom known as the Dasha Mahavidya. Shakti Rising won the Nautilus Gold Award for Best Books of 2017. Her workshops, upcoming talks, past interviews and online programs can be found on kavithamd.com.