The founder of Jeevaniyam comes from a family that has practiced ayurveda for centuries in the rigorous mode that the ancient system envisages. She is a qualified Ayurveda Physician from Kottakkal Ayurveda College but draws extensively from the knowledge base that has been orally handed over to her by her predecessors. She has over 10 years of experience in preventive, palliative and curative aspects of general medicine, Panchakarma therapies, clinical yoga and hospitality. Her professional experience began in 2002 as an Ayurveda Physician at Aswini Hospital. Later in 2004, she was appointed as the Chief Consultant and Manager of the Ayurveda Centre at Bolgatty Palace, KTDC, Kochi.
Having gone through a personal challenge of weakening eyesight after few years of practice, Dr. Reshmi overcame the debilitating episode with sheer determination. Her foresight helped in the formation of an institution that respects professionals and brings them together to provide the best of care and cure. She draws inspiration from great personalities who have achieved great glories in spite of being differently abled. She has always had the vision of running an institution that foster a better understanding of wellness and help all achieve harmony in life, in spite of the challenges faced by them. Over the many years, she has garnered a name for herself, nationally and internationally, as a provider of personalized care, with a scientific approach.