Director of Lifestyle Medicine
Health, Life, Fitness Coach
Ai received her degree from came from Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri for Fashion Design. She was actually a Midwesterner who moved to the Bay Area over a decade ago. After working in the fashion/apparel industry, she realized that the high stress was the main cause of her illnesses, digestive issues, back pains, and high anxiety.
She left that career to heal herself and find her calling in health and wellness. She's a certified Life, Health, and Fitness Coach whose calling is to get people to take empowered action and move their life forward. At Parikh Health, she's manages the Lifestyle Medicine practice and help patient members optimize their health, life, and reverse their pains.
"My biggest WHY to the work I do now is that I don't want to see people suffer when I know that there are answers and resources available to them. That's why I dedicate my time and my life to guide others into becoming stronger and happier.
She believes that anyone can transform their health and life situation if they are willing to. A strong mindset can move a person from fear to courage. It's been her passion to guide people and she loves doing so by coaching others.
In her free time, she likes to do weight and strength training, read books, and attend conferences to improve her knowledge. Yes, she's into Tony Robbins and Brendan Burchard for self development and peak performance. She likes to sing karaoke, eat, move. She's always thinking of innovative ideas to impact the world. Lastly, she loves spending time with her husband Dave.