Certified Since July 2017
Vinaya is a newly certified instructor. She is a physician by profession for over 30 years in India and in the US. She has dual specialisation in Pediatrics and Medicine.
She is MD in Pediatrics, trained in India and is Diplomate of American Board of Internal Medicine and Fellow of American College of Physicians. She works part time as a Hospitalist in the United states. She is a mother of two grown up children.
Physical activity, at any age, is one of the very important components of any program to stay healthy and prevent illness. She has been incorporating this principle in her life for the last many years in the form of walking , weight training and practicing yoga. When she learned Chi walking and Chi running she could walk and run without fear of getting injured. She regularly participates in running events in the communities where she lives and travels. She has completed many 5 k, 10 k events and completed 5 half marathons in the last 2 years. She wishes everyone could enjoy the benefits of this injury free and energy efficient method just like she did.