About Us

Carmen Loderus (Sharanya) LMT  #5038,Cert. Ayurveda, is the owner of East West Ayurveda. She provides Ayurvedic Consultations, Ayurvedic Treatments, Massage, Lomi Lomi and Natural Fertility Management.  She is on the Faculty as a Student Clinic Supervisor at The Ayurvedic Institute in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Carmen began her exploration into alternative therapies by first studying Lomi Lomi massage with Dharmabodhi and later graduated from Nature Care College in Sydney, Australia as a Licensed Massage Therapist. In 1992, she opened a successful alternative health clinic in Avalon, Sydney. Looking to deepen her understanding of alternative health, she began to study Ayurveda at Nature Care College, Sydney. Her continued interest in Ayurveda led her to New Mexico where she studied with Dr. Vasant Lad and graduated from the Ayurvedic Institute in the 2000. She then continued her studies in India with Dr. Sunil Joshi and graduated in Nagpur with a Certificate of Ayurveda. In 2004 she interned at Poonthottam Ayurveda Ashram under the direction of Dr Raveendranath and also with Dr Vijith Sasidhar at Sree Krishna Chikitsa Kendram in Kerala, India.

As a certified Natural Fertility Management Counselor, having studied with Francesca Naish in Sydney,  Carmen also teaches clients how to manage their fertility naturally.

She currently serves on faculty at the Ayurvedic Institute in Albuquerque NM, as a Student Clinic Supervisor and teaches the Shamana Applied skills class here and and at the Vasant Institute of Ayurveda Pune, India.