Dr. Satish Nair, N.D

Dr. Satish Nair has been in the healing arts for over 15 years. He is a graduate of CCNH where he received his N.D. degree {Doctor of Naturopathy}. Satish is known in the Healing Arts circle as a compassionate healer as well as an enthusiastic teacher in the fields of Ayurveda, Yoga and Vastu Shastra. His opportunities have allowed him to become certified in many areas, namely as a graduate from the American Institute of Vedic Studies where he earned a degree as a certified Ayurvedic health instructor. In addition he studied pulse diagnosis, panchakarma, marma and vastu under the tutelage of Dr. Vasant Lad. He studied Massage Therapy and became a Medical Massage therapist and Licensed Massage therapist specializing in Clinical sports massage, Cranio-sacral therapy, Myofascial release, Neuromuscular therapy, Manual lymphatic drainage, Swedish, Shiatsu, Reflexology, Thai yoga. Satish is also certified in BioEnergetic Assessment (Relating to Chinese medicine), and a Certified NES ProVision provider, Heart Rate Variability Testing, Certified Myokinesthetic Practitioner, Certified Colon Hydro-Therapist and an active member of the International Association for Colon Hydro-Therapy.

Satish is the Founder and Director of: Shanti Yoga Prana Ayurveda Mandrim where he provides RYT 200 hour Yoga Teacher Training. He is Certified in Pranic Healing, a Certified Pranic Healing Instructor, and is also CPR certified.

Satish frequently gives lectures to local groups and professions where he shares his passion of giving the knowledge needed for one to heal them-self in a natural way. His passion is to spread the knowledge of Pranic Healing, Ayurveda, and Yoga to all that are interested in learning the benefits of an integrative approach.

Cathy Padilla, Office Manager

Cathy has been part of Gentle Awakening for the past nine years. She is the manager of all operations pertaining to the office and various other aspects of the center, including setting up lectures given by Dr. Satish, N.D., scheduling appointments, researching and establishing new services, and hosting all events.

In addition to managing the office and handling logistics for Gentleawakening, she is a practicing Yoga instructor (a life-long student). she is a Certified Colon Hydro Therapist where she is an active member of the International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy, a Certified Pranic Healer, a BioEnergetic Assessment/ EAV tester, and a Certified NES Provision practitioner. Heart Rate Variability Testing provider. Cathy is also CPR certified.

Her passion for the healing arts and compassion for others is what drives our office to offer the best possible treatments to our clients at Gentle Awakening.

Satish has always been about helping our clients reach optimal wellness by combining many traditional Chinese medicine approaches as well as clinical nutrition.

At our clinic, our mission is to provide holistic healing using Ancient Ayurvedic remedies using organically grown herbs, nutritionals, supplements & spagyric botanicals in order to bring one back to health and harmony through body, mind and soul. We strive for objectivity in nutritional health care. We help our clients reach their fullest potential in a healthy life. We are prepared to graciously help your achieve your health goals.

Our Philosophy and Care Objectives

We believe that knowledge can be empowering. The more we understand our bodies and the mechanisms that cause injuries, the more committed we become to getting better.

Unfortunately, we were not born with owner's manuals, so it is our job to educate you in the proper care of the body, and optimum performance so that you have the chance to optimize your body's performance.

Our office is devoted to educating you about your body and how it works as well as how to heal it.

Gentle Awakening is proud to offer the following services to our clients:

  • 51 Panel Blood Analysis (ask for details)
  • Hair Analysis
  • Colon Hydro-Therapy
  • Nadivigyan (Pulse reading)
  • NES ProVision
  • Pulsed Magnetic Cellular Exercise
  • Myokinesthetic Therapy
  • Heart Rate Variability Testing
  • Rapid Release Therapy
  • Abhyanga
  • Basic Panchakarma
  • Shirodhara Treatment
  • Neuromuscular Massage
  • Cranio-Sacral Therapy
  • Myofascial Release
  • Manual Lymphatic Drainage
  • Marma Chikitsa
  • Reflexology
  • Deep Tissue Massage
  • Injury Treatment
  • Stress Management 
  • Wellness Massage
  • Relaxation Techniques
  • Medical Massage Therapy
  • Ionic Foot Bath

DISCLAIMER: The entire contents of this website are based upon opinions of Dr. Satish Nair, N.D. They are not intended to replace a one-on-one relationship with a qualified health care professional, and they are not intended as medical advice. 
We encourage you to make your own decisions based on your research and in partnership with a qualified health care professional. Please understand that in answering questions we do not diagnose or prescribe, but offer nutrition information only to help you in your concern of building your own health.