India 2024: Deepa Kannan | OHA Health Services LLP

Delegate: Deepa Kannan

Affiliation: OHA Health Services LLP

Short Bio: Deepa is an Allied Functional Medicine Practitioner, Ayurvedic Practitioner, Author and a Yogini at OHA Health. Having a son with a rare adrenal disorder gave her insight into the working of the adrenals. Her articles have been shared by Dr Mark Hyman, MD, a 17 times NY Times Bestselling Author. She also gave the opening speech on Health Hacks at Amazon Web Services & Your Story HealthTech 2019 to heads of healthcare start-ups in India. She is in the YourStory100 Digital Influencers Of 2020. She is the author of the book How To Sleep Better-The Miraculous 10-Step Protocol To Recharge Your Mind & Body by HarperCollins with a foreword by Dr Mark Hyman which HarperCollins said was one of the most promising debut voices of 2023 and a superb debut book that you must read and Cosmopolitan referred to as one of the five books you must pick up. She has been featured in Femina, Scroll, Mint Lounge, the award winning podcast 15-Minute Matrix and UK Health Radio discussing sleep.

Deepa’s journey as a healer is a one of continual evolution, that runs in parallel with her life. She has navigated through childhood struggles, a failed marriage and a divorce, remarriage to her soul companion and the birth of a child with a rare genetic disorder, using adversity and deep pain as fuel for her growth and transformation. She brings her soul purpose of holistic health, living with vitality and manifesting dreams to her practice every single day, helping people achieve and maintain a state of well-being that serves their vision for themselves. You can find her on Instagram at @ohahealth and on www.ohahealth.com.

Deepa received the legacy of values, of education, and of a love for reading – a legacy that has stood her in good stead, from her great grandparents. Her maternal great grandfather was N V Raghavan, who, in spite of straitened circumstances, through education, rose to become the Accountant General of Madras. His father in law was Sir P Rajagopalachari, who was the Dewan of Cochin ( 1896 – 1901) and then Dewan of Travancore (1906-1914). Her other great grandfather was Sir V T Krishnamachari, Dewan of Baroda ( 1927 – 1944), Dewan of Jaipur( 1946 – 1949 ) and then vice chairman of the planning commission. His eldest son was V K Tiruvenkatachari, who was Advocate General of Madras.

Activity: Publication of the book How To Sleep Better-The Miraculous 10-Step Protocol To Recharge Your Mind & Body by HarperCollins which HarperCollins said was one of the most promising debut voices of 2023 and a superb debut book that you must read and Cosmopolitan referred to as one of the five books you must pick up.

How To Sleep Better-The Miraculous 10-Step Protocol To Recharge Your Mind & Body explores the root causes of poor sleep with expert tips and advice that will enhance the quality and duration of your sleep and rejuvenate your life. Through the ten senses, or Indriyas, mentioned in the Upanishads—the eyes, ears, nose, skin, tongue, rectum, genitals, legs, hands, and mouth—there is a deep dive into explaining how and why we sleep, what our body does while we sleep, what are the root causes of poor sleep, and the reasons behind many common sleep problems. Within this ancient framework of the Indriyas, it walks through how to sleep better! I promise you that you will find some unique pearls in this!

How To Sleep Better has a foreword by Dr. Mark Hyman, MD, who needs no introduction, and a personal note by Nanditha Krishna, a renowned author in India. It also has a note by Dhru Purohit. There are contributions by Dr. Michael Murray, Sachin Patel, Kiran Krishnan, Deanna Minich, PhD, Eric “Dr. Z” Zielinski and Roudy Nassif.

Location: Published in India, worldwide publications

Date of Activity: December 14th (India); March 1st (Global)

Submitted by: Deepa Kannan