CORE TEAM

Our core team consists of professionals who have come together with the objective of making a difference in the lives of people through a common mission to empower them to HEAL, TRANSFORM and GROW.

Akshay V. Masurekar
Founder & Managing Partner, SAMAKSH,
Co-Founder, E-Volve

After investing 17 years at CACTUS (ranked India’s Best Companies to Work for by Great Place to Work, India), Akshay decided to chalk out a path for himself. Over the last 17 years, he has played various roles in the HR, Client Servicing and Learning & Development functions.

In the last 6 years, he has trained 100+ people on Emotional Intelligence, Improving Customer Experience, Managing Difficult Conversations and Giving Effective Feedback. He has also successfully coached 40+ people on Becoming Effective Leaders, Overcoming Fear of Failure, Becoming Assertive. Alongside his professional pursuits, Akshay has also been spiritually inclined and discovered his psychic gifts in 2010.

He has been healing people since 2010, through the DIVINE MESSAGES and GUIDANCE he receives from Swami Samarth, Lord Hanuman, Lord Krishna, Lord Shiva, Sai Baba, Goddess Shantadurga, Goddess Kamakshi, Goddess Kali, Lord Jesus and the likes.

Through his learnings from the corporate life and his own introspective journey he wishes to be a medium in facilitating Self-Awareness, Transformation and Awakening.
He has done his Bachelor’s in Commerce from Dahanukar College and Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Applications. He is also a Certified LIFE Transitions Coach, Certified Relationship Coach and a Certified Executive Coach from the Certified Coaches Alliances and Symbiosis Coaching, USA. Apart from this, he is also a Certified EQ Analyst.

Samira A. Masurekar
Founder & Creative Head,Samaksh Creations
Co-Founder & Partner, SAMAKSH

After having spent 8 years of her life as a homemaker, her love for creativity enabled her to start her own venture called SAMAKSH CREATIONS. As the Founder & Creative Head of Samaksh Creations, she loves Creating Memories and this passion gave her the idea to create products and services that would enable others to create memories and spread happiness. She believes that people will always end up creating memories for themselves and for their loved ones!

People also describe her as someone who enables them to find their own solutions in life. She has worked with quite a few people and enabled them to overcome their pain in life by getting them to connect with their pain and identifying what they wish to achieve in life.

She has done her Bachelor’s in Commerce from Sathaye College and a Post Graduate Diploma in Taxation from Wellingkar’s Institute. She is also a Certified EQ Analyst.

She believes in the philosophy of abundance and has manifested the same for herself always.

Shweta Velkar
Founder, SoulWaters Spirituality
Strategic Partner, SAMAKSH

Shweta Velkar is a Certified Angel Card Reader, Angel Therapy Practitioner, Angel Intuitive, Chakra Healer, Crystal Healer and Medium. She is a gifted psychic, channel and medical intuit.

An MBA by qualification and healer by passion, after over 10 years in the corporate world, she was guided to walk a totally tangential path – That of Alternative Healing. It of course began with self-healing and a journey of self-discovery which ultimately led to her desire of passing on the wisdom she had thus gained to others and help them discover their inner strength, the way she had.

She strongly believes that each being is equally but uniquely gifted and her aim is to help each one become aware of their divine gifts and power.

Inshaa Arora
Founder, Inshaa Arora Wellness
Co-Founder, E-Volve
Integrative Health & Wellness Partner, SAMAKSH-SoulWaters

Health is not something that can be taken lightly by anyone, and therefore, by
approaching wellness in a holistic way, and reaching out to people through
interactive corporate sessions & workshops, Inshaa tries to create the kind of
awareness that is required to get started on leading a healthy and happy life.

Being a true health & fitness enthusiast, and a graduate from the Institute for Integrative Nutrition, New York, Inshaa has been exposed to a variety of innovative coaching methods, practical lifestyle management techniques, and over 100 dietary theories – Ayurveda, gluten-free, Paleo, raw, vegan, macrobiotics, and everything in between. Her education and experience have equipped her with extensive, cutting-edge knowledge in holistic nutrition, health coaching, and prevention.

Drawing on her expertise, she works on helping people make positive lifestyle changes and choose health-promoting ways that produce real and lasting results.

Over the last couple of years, Inshaa has conducted a variety of Corporate Wellness Workshops and sessions that have not only helped people understand their FOOD better but have also encouraged them to strike the right balance in life.

Amruta Pinjarkar
Psychological Counselling & Therapy Partner, SAMAKSH-SoulWaters
Founder & Proprietor, Serenity Counselling

She is a passionate learner of mind and behaviour. Amruta has been learning about psychology of the human mind, mind-body interconnectedness, emotional health and its impact on relationships for more than seven years. Her personal journey has given rise to her inner calling to pursue counseling as her profession. She has done her Master’s in Psychology and has a degree in Engineering and a Master’s degree in Labour Studies (Human Resources).

Vibha Chokhani
Corporate Solutions & Strategic Partner, SAMAKSH-SoulWaters
Executive & Team Coach, Leadership Influencer & Facilitator

Vibha Chokhani has 15+ years' experience growing purpose-infused businesses in India and USA focusing on strategic partnerships, client success, communication, business development, and operations. She has helped tech startups and small businesses grow their positive impact in the world by scaling their partnerships & programs. Most recently, Vibha has helped build MindKind Institute, a boutique leadership coaching and consulting firm based in New York that uses mindfulness as a key transformation tool for leaders. Under the MindKind banner, she has served clients at the International Finance Corporation (part of the World Bank Group), Verizon Media, and public sector education leaders in the USA.
Vibha received her Bachelors in Management Studies from Mithibai College, Mumbai and her MBA in Entrepreneurship and Operations from The College of William & Mary, USA. She is a trained coach through Co-Active Training Institute (CTI) a global leader in coaching headquartered in the USA, and is certified to lead the Organization Workshop developed by Power+ Systems Inc, USA.

Anuja Ranade
Creative Visualization & Design Partner, SAMAKSH-SoulWaters

With 16+ years of a creative and design career spanning print, web and digital mediums for the country's leading brands, her expertise lies in blending art and design with strong communication forms to add value to the message!

She has an extensive experience in management of the complete design process right from conceptualization to delivery; as well as in managing a team of designers, consultants and freelancers to ensure superior quality deliverables to clients.

As our Creative Partner, she plays a pivotal role in bringing into form our ideas and thoughts through her amazing creativity and visualization and designing capabilities.

ADVISORS

Ruta Vyas, PhD,
Director, Amadeus Consulting
Coach & Mentor, SAMAKSH-SoulWaters

Professional Summary: Executive Coach and Leadership Development Facilitator
• Ruta has more than seventeen years of experience in organizational and talent management consulting, training and coaching. She designs and delivers engaging training programs that help clients improve performance and achieve organizational objectives. Ruta brings an engaging level of energy and practical hands-on experience that helps clients build strong personal awareness and focus on building themselves to achieve business results.
• As a trainer, she focuses on integrating business needs and real time work contexts with insightful and practical learning content. Her workshops are high energy and high involvement.
• As a coach, she has worked with leaders at all levels, striking an instant and deep rapport with them. She balances generating deep insight with an action-oriented style, adapting to everyone’s learning style.
• Industries served: Technology products and services, consumer goods and services, energy and utilities, financial services, industrial goods and services, and telecommunication industries.
• Training specialties: Leadership development, managerial excellence, interpersonal communication and impact.
• Coaching specialties: Change management, Executive Presence, High-potential development, Role transitions, stakeholder influencing and team development.
In the capacity of our Coach and Mentor, Ruta is focusing on helping us improve our overall practices and methodologies in order to get closer to our mission of Empowering people to Heal, Transform and Grow.

Shivangi Nadkarni
Co-Founder & CEO,Arrka
Business Mentor & Advisor,SAMAKSH-SoulWaters

Shivangi Nadkarni has over 23 years of experience in the domains of Information Risk & Data Privacy, E-Commerce & Networks. She has handled multiple roles over the years at Sify and Wipro before she co-founded Arrka a few years ago. Arrka specializes in providing consulting, testing & awareness services in the Information Security & Data Privacy domains.
Shivangi has done her Post Graduation in Management from the Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Calcutta and her Graduation in Electrical & Electronics Engineering from the Birla Institute of Technology & Science (BITS), Pilani.

She is also a CISA (Certified Information Systems Auditor), a CIPT (Certified Information Privacy Professional / IT) and a DCPP (DSCI Certified Privacy Professional). She is a regular speaker at various forums.

In the capacity of our Business Mentor and Advisor, she is focusing on our overall strategy and helping us scale up operations.

Ms. Rujuta A. Pai
Founder & Chief Legal Officer,V.R. Legal Associates
Legal Advisor,SAMAKSH-SoulWaters

Advocate Rujuta A. Pai was admitted to the Bar Council of Maharashtra and Goa in the year 2007. She started her career in a reputed law firm Little & Co. and was associated with them for more than 11 years as a Senior Associate.

Her areas of practice involve Real Estate, General Corporate Work, Project Finance, Joint Ventures, Commercial Contracts and Testamentary Matters. She has her own independent practice under the name M/s. V.R. Legal Associates through which she advises her clients on issues related to real estate transactions, partnership firms, commercial transactions and other corporate advisory work including drafting of required legal documents.

As our Legal advisor she curates all agreements and contracts before they are rolled out to our facilitators and clients.

Jyoti Sapra
Founder & CEO,PYOR Coaching,
Mentor & Advisor, Corporate Solutions

She is an executive coach with over 23 years of experience in leadership and executive coaching. Leveraging the coaching expertise and education in psychology, she alleviates her clients to find practical solutions in complex dilemmas like professional goal setting & achieving, leadership aspirations, work-life balance priorities, mid-life issues, and effective parenting.

She is currently working as the Deputy Chair Community Relations ICF, Singapore and is also associated with a few companies and schools in Singapore for their coaching endeavors revolving around personal and professional challenges.

In the capacity of our Mentor & Advisor, Jyoti is focusing on helping us improve our learning & development solutions for institutional clients.

Our Facilitators

This section has profiles of all the facilitators empaneled with us. It also includes profiles of some of the core team members.

Akshay V. Masurekar, India

Certified LIFE Transitions Coach (Certified Coaches Alliance, Canada)

Certified Relationship Coach (Certified Coaches Alliance, Canada)

Certified Executive Coach (Certified Coaches Alliance, Canada)

Certified EQ Analyst

Certified Customer Experience (CX) Pioneer

In the last 6 years, he has trained 100+ people on Emotional Intelligence, Improving Customer Experience, Managing Difficult Conversations and Giving Effective Feedback. He has also successfully coached 40+ people on Becoming Effective Leaders, Overcoming Fear of Failure, Becoming Assertive. Alongside his professional pursuits, Akshay has also been spiritually inclined and discovered his psychic gifts in 2010.

He has been healing people since 2010, through the DIVINE MESSAGES and GUIDANCE he receives from Swami Samarth, Lord Hanuman, Lord Krishna, Lord Shiva, Sai Baba, Goddess Shantadurga, Goddess Kamakshi, Goddess Kali, Lord Jesus and the likes.

Services offered: Channeling, Mediumship, Medical Intuition, Holistic LIFE Coaching, Psychological Counselling, Leadership Coaching, Leadership Workshops, Customer Experience Consulting & Coaching

Shweta Velkar, India

Certified Angel Card Reader

Certified Angel Therapy Practitioner

Certified Angel Intuitive

Certified Medium

Certified Crystal Healer

Certified Chakra Healer

Over the past 5 years, Shweta has healed and helped more than 300 beings (People, Animals & Spaces). Her approach and modalities focus on empowering people by helping them become aware of and connect to the divinity within; All this, while absolutely respecting the free will choices of every soul. She believes that every being is equally yet uniquely gifted and her methods help people tap into their divine gifts in order to lead happy and fulfilled lives.

Services offered: Angel Card Readings, Angel Therapy, Channeling, Mediumship, Medical Intuition, Chakra Healing, Crystal Healing, Past Life Regression Therapy, Space Clearing & Animal Healing.

Inshaa Arora, India

Integrative Health Coach (Institute for Integrative Nutrition, New York)

Lifestyle Coach (Institute for Integrative Nutrition, New York)

Holistic Nutritionist (Institute for Integrative Nutrition, New York)

Being a true health & fitness enthusiast, and a graduate from the Institute for Integrative Nutrition, New York, Inshaa has been exposed to a variety of innovative coaching methods, practical lifestyle management techniques, and over 100 dietary theories – Ayurveda, gluten-free, Paleo, raw, vegan, macrobiotics, and everything in between. Her education and experience have equipped her with extensive, cutting-edge knowledge in holistic nutrition, health coaching, and prevention. Drawing on her expertise, she works on helping people make positive lifestyle changes and choose health-promoting ways that produce real and lasting results.

Over the last couple of years, Inshaa has conducted a variety of Corporate Wellness Workshops and sessions that have not only helped people understand their FOOD better but have also encouraged them to strike the right balance in life.

Services offered: Integrative Health Coaching, Lifestyle Coaching, Holistic Health Workshops for Corporates.

Amruta Pinjarkar, India

Counselling Psychologist (M.A. Psychology)

She is a passionate learner of mind and behaviour. Amruta has been learning about psychology of the human mind, mind-body interconnectedness, emotional health and its impact on relationships for more than seven years. Her personal journey has given rise to her inner calling to pursue counseling as her profession. She has done her Master’s in Psychology and has a degree in Engineering and a Master’s degree in Labour Studies (Human Resources).

Services offered: Psychological Counselling and Therapy

Vibha Chokhani, India

Executive & Team Coach, Leadership Influencer & Facilitator

Vibha works with a core belief in a leader’s individual journey towards wholeness being critical to addressing today’s rapidly changing and complex challenges. As a Co-Active Coach, Vibha creates transformative learning experiences for leaders at all levels, helping them heal relationships and understand their place within the world. She specializes in working with unfulfilled professionals who feel stuck living the lives they’re “supposed to”, helping them get clear on what really matters to them so they are empowered to go after it. Integrating diverse perspectives of the Eastern and Western Mind in facilitating mindset shifts with the help of contemplative practices, Vibha brings deep curiosity and listening to her clients, alongside a blend of unconventional as well as conventional tools and frameworks. She is most excited to follow her clients’ journey as they deepen the quality of self-awareness, and use the power of their true gifts to show up in relationships to self, others, and the systems they are a part of.

She is a trained coach through Co-Active Training Institute (CTI) a global leader in coaching headquartered in the USA, and is certified to lead the Organization Workshop developed by Power+ Systems Inc, USA. Vibha holds a Six Sigma Green Belt certification and is a trained Yoga instructor from The Yoga Institute in Mumbai. Since she was 8 years old, Vibha has pursued a life-long practice of Vipassana meditation as taught by S.N. Goenka.

Services offered: Leadership Coaching, Leadership & Organization Development Workshops, Mindfulness Training

Rosemary Nevara, USA

Certified Hypnotherapist

Reiki Master & Healing Touch Practitioner

Certified Angel Card Reader

Certified in Elemental Space Clearing®

Gifted Psychic & Channel

A BSE, M.Ed., Rosie was an educator for 40 years. She has also been an avid student of various forms of alternative healing, and she has spent many years delving into different areas of metaphysics. For the past 15 years she has been a certified hypnotherapist. She has been doing energy work as a Reiki Master and Healing Touch Practitioner for the past 13 years. She has been doing Elemental Space Clearing® for the past 6 years. She has also been studying Evolutionary Astrology for the past 6 years. She has been doing various types of readings for the past 30 years.

For psychic guidance and readings, Rosie connects with non-corporeal beings - her guides, angels, Ascended Masters and other beings. She also uses multiple divination systems that may include tarot cards, various oracle cards, dowsing, scrying, numerology, and/or psychometry. She is an experienced psychic who will evaluate and determine which modalities will serve your needs to give the best possible reading. Rosemary is also certified in Elemental Space Clearing®, and has cleared houses, properties, and businesses.

Services offered: Angel Card Readings, Psychic Guidance – Channelings, Elemental Space Clearing®

Jyoti Sapra, Singapore

Certified Organisational Coach, IECL

Associate Certified Coach (ACC), ICF

DiSC Trainer

Deputy Chair Community Relations ICF, Singapore

She is an Executive coach with over 23 years of experience in leadership and executive coaching. Leveraging the coaching expertise and education in psychology, she alleviates her clients to find practical solutions in complex dilemmas like professional goal setting & achieving, leadership aspirations, work-life balance priorities, mid-life issues, and effective parenting. She has her own proprietary methodologies for coaching: Rubaru® (Face to face with self), RocK iT™

Services Offered: Executive Coaching, Leadership Development Workshops for Corporates

Kirtana Virk, India

Master’s in Communication Studies from Pune University

Diploma in Early Childhood Care and Education

Certified COI

Certified NLP Master Practitioner

Lego® Serious® Play facilitator

Kirtana Virk has spent close to two decades in roles related to learning & development. In the first half of her career, she was a Management Lecturer at the Institute of Management in Dehradun. Since then, she was worked for over 15 years in the corporate sector as a behavioural and leadership facilitator. She facilitates programs across senior career levels and industries; and specializes in outbound programs, experiential learning interventions and simulations.

Some of the clients she has worked with include Deloitte, KPMG, Accenture, Orange, Nomura HSBC, Crisil, EY, Merck, Lafarge Holcim, Johnson & Johnson, Maersk Shipping, Merck and Cognizant.

Services offered: Management Development programs, Cultural Orientation: COI, Team management, LEGO Serious Play, NLP for feedback and sales, Business narratives and Communication for leaders.

Rakesh Chandrakant Kumbhar, India

Certified Fitness Coach

Weightlifting Coach

Strength and Conditioning Level 1 Coach

Rakesh is a passionate Fitness Coach with a total of six years of experience. He creates your fitness plan by understanding your body type and ensures that you meet your desired fitness goals. He will push you and help you debunk some of the fitness myths. A soft-spoken fitness coach with a purpose of making fitness a part of your daily routine.

Services offered: Fitness Coaching and Training

Priti Sharma, India

Pranic Healer

Priti Sharma had a flourishing and immensely successful career as a Senior Designer in the fashion industry for over 18 years. However, her spiritual calling turned her towards the indescribably amazing world of ENERGIES through the teachings of the Grand Master Choa Kok Sui.

As a trained Pranic Healer, she has many miraculous stories to share about physical and psychological healings within a short span of time.
Being very creative and very close to nature, she found Pranic Healing the most powerful, fascinating and meditative approach to heal people mentally, emotionally, physically, and ethereally with this No Touch and No Drug Therapy. She is passionate about healing more and more souls who are in need.

Services offered: Healing of all physical and psychological ailments. Grooming (body sculpting, weight loss, hair fall control, energy facials, etc.)

Dr. Sanhita Walawalkar, M.D., India

Consultant : Metabolic Diseases

Consultating at the following centres:
- Dr. Panikar's Diabetes and Thyroid Care Centre, Dadar and Bandra
- Kasturmahal Polyclinic, Sion
- Shri Kamal Polyclinic, Worli

Special Interest: Diabetes, Hypertension, Lipid Disorders and Preventive Lifestyle Interventions

Publications : Research papers in peer reviewed scientific journals
- Retrospective Real-Life Efficacy Assessment Of Teneligliptin In Indian T2 DM Patients.
- Efficacy Of DPP4I As The Fourth Drug In The Management Of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus, In Asian Indians,
Poorly Controlled By Use Of At Least Three Oral Anti Diabetic Drugs

A Chapter in RSSDI Diabetes Update 2018:
Triple Or Quadruple Combination Therapy In Type 2 Diabetes - How Rational?

Presented Real World Data: At the Annual Conference of Research Society For The Study Of Diabetes In India (Mah) Feb 2020
`` Clinical Effectiveness And Safety Of Remogliflozin Etabonate In Type 2 Diabetes Management : A Real World Evidence Study ``