Name: Shivani Sarsthi
Name of business: Breath and Health Alternative Medical Centre
What do you do?
Managing Director/Craniosacral Therapist
How did you get started?
I originally joined the centre a year and a half ago as a Craniosacral Therapist. I have had several years of experience running my own clinical practice, which has prepared me for this role as Managing Director of the clinic.
Who and what inspire you?
Individuals that are passionate about what they do. Ones who have courage to take chances and be their authentic selves thus, living a life of radiance and true satisfaction.
What does being an entrepreneur mean to you?
An entrepreneur to me is one always maintains the end goal in mind. Someone who possesses traits of ultimate positivity and adaptability to change.
How do you split your time?
When I am not working I enjoy doing things to keep healthy, mind, body and spirit. I enjoy music, dancing and anything that involves artistic design and creation.
What is your workspace like?
My workspace is reminiscent of a peaceful sanctuary; a place where I can feel comfortable while working. I sit in an office with a Himalayan Salt lamp, crystals, candles, and a light lavender fragrance to create good vibrations.
What three items can't you live without?
Water, family, quality headphones.
Which UAE companies do you admire?
Any small start-ups who are passionate about growth, creativity and embracing unique style.
Why is supporting small businesses so important to you?
Many of the greatest companies are often overlooked. It's a shame. I believe in supporting other's passions and pursuits as I strongly feel that genuine passion and a solid team are the keys to any successful business.
How can the community get involved in your business?
At Breath and Health we continue to collaborate with new companies and start-ups through referrals and getting the word out about the particular company. We like to showcase displays of emerging artists at our centre. We are looking to connect with fun, diverse companies that are passionate about quality health and art of living.