Mickey Mehta

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Dr. Mickey Mehta
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Mickey Mehta attending a wellness seminar
Born(1962-08-29)August 29, 1962
Mumbai, Maharashtra
NationalityIndian
OccupationGlobal Leading Holistic Health and Wellness Guru
Known forHolistic health guru, yogic guru, equipment-free Yo workouts, health, and fitness coach

Mickey Mehta (born 29 August 1962) is a Life Coach.[1][2] He is also a FIT India Movement ambassador.[citation needed]

Personal life[edit]

Mehta is from a middle-class Parsi family His father and mother worked as a banker and secretary respectively and resided at Grant Road, Mumbai.[3] He graduated from Bhonsala Military School at Nashik, Maharashtra, India[4] but he barely attended college.[2][5]

Mickey Mehta (right) and Abhishek Bachchan (left) at the Dna iCan Women's Marathon held at Bandra Kurla Complex on 9 March 2014[6]
Mickey Mehta interviewing Jaggi Vasudev at the Palladium Hotel, Mumbai on 29 March 2014[7]
Mickey Mehta addressed doctors on the subject of 'Medicine Cures, Nature heals' at the Nair Dental College on 7 April 2014[8]

Career[edit]

He began his career as a black-belt martial arts instructor in 1983[9][10][11][12] and simultaneously worked as a personal trainer and a door-to-door masseur. His next recruitment was in 1984 at Ramada Plaza Palm Grove, a property of Ramada International chain of hotels[13] as a health club manager, followed by his employment at The Holiday Inn, Muscat-Al Madinah, Oman with a similar job profile. Thereafter, he returned to Mumbai to become a health club manager for The Oberoi Trident at Nariman Point, where he worked for five years. He started his solo career in 1993 and launched the 'Learn Swimming in 24 hours' programme which received press coverage and found its way to The Limca Book of World Records – 1995.[14][15] He was featured in the Smart People Magazine where he spoke about holistic health and wellness representing the 'World Health Day'.[16] In 1993, he was assigned to serve as a coach for Femina Miss India[17] and also started off as a wellness coach for media barons, Bollywood industry and the industrialists.[18] In 2003 he inaugurated Mickey Mehta’s 360 degree Gyms which are promoted as wellness temples. The first branch was established at Hughes Road, Mumbai, in April 2003.[19] The brand later expanded to 12 wellness temples that include facilities such as swimming and equipment-free training such as yoga, breathing exercises, meditation, chanting, boot camp, calisthenics, aerobics, agility drills and lifestyle counselling.[20] Mehta's centers are known for providing a discount that is equal to his age during August and September every year. The seasonal offer is always promoted as 'Mickey Mehta's Birthday Offer'.[21][22] He started his online website in 2009[23] and contributed his work to The Times of India – Times wellness in the form of DVDs.[24] He has contributed his work on Radio Mirchi, Radio City, Radio One (India) and Red FM 93.5.[25][26][27] and has also offered advice in discussions forums on websites such as MSN and idiva.com.[9] Mehta is an author of the book Garbaghyan, which he compiled in association with the National Association for the Blind.[28][29][30] He partners with the DNA iCan Marathon event every year as a wellness partner through which he motivates and mentors all participants.[31] Mickey Mehta was a brand ambassador for the German fitness equipment Company Milon for one year. The equipment was used by Salman Khan and Kareena Kapoor during the making of the Bollywood movie Bodyguard.[32][33] He is currently[when?] producing a documentary film on Gandhiji's life and his inclination towards healing with naturopathy. The short documentary will be titled Gandhi- The Healer.[34] The film explores Gandhi's life as a healer. For the film, Mehta interviewed many experts, historians, and spiritual gurus, for their inputs. The film was slated to release on 2 October, Gandhiji's birth anniversary.[34][35][36][37][38][39][40][41][42][43][44][45] Mehta is still[when?] in the process of publishing more of his works going forward. Mehta trained the Mumbai police at Marine Drive along with commissioner of Mumbai police Jawed Ahmed followed by former Indian cricketer Zaheer Khan, Tara Sharma, Rashmi Nigam and I love Mumbai's Shaina NC. [46] [47] [48]

Initiatives[edit]

He launched "Heal the World Initiative" on 24 August 2011.[49] On 12 February 2013, Mehta launched a braille book with wellness tips for pregnant and lactating women. The book was launched in collaboration with the Director of National Association for the Blind and was titled Swasthya Aur Aarogya.[50] On 15 February 2014, Mehta along with dress designer Maheka Mirpuri launched the MCan, a charitable foundation at the Tata Memorial hospital (TMH) for providing financial assistance to the underprivileged towards cure for cancer.[51] Mickey Mehta initiated the launch of a dedicated health department called Wellness Temple at the Masina Hospital in Byculla (Mumbai) for the benefit of its patients. The launch took place on 5 June 2014.[52] On 3 April 2016, Mehta along with actress Anita Raj extended their support for World Autism Awareness Campaign month and to respect that, Khushi, a pediatric therapy center located in Mumbai, held Cause-a-thon, a special 7-kilometer and 1-kilometre marathon at Taj Lands End.[53] Pepsico launched 7 UP Revive along with Mickey Mehta at Hyderabad, India.[54] Mehta along with Gymtrekker announced the second-biggest fitness party at Radio Bar Khar on 3 April 2016.[55][56][57][58][59][60]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Holistic guru Mickey Mehta celebrates 30 at 50". The Times of India. Archived from the original on 5 March 2014. Retrieved 26 October 2015.
  2. ^ a b "Holistic Health Guru, Holistic Health and Wellness – Mickey Mehta". Archived from the original on 16 December 2018. Retrieved 23 April 2016.
  3. ^ "From Grant Road to grand success!". mid-day. 28 August 2012. Retrieved 26 October 2015.
  4. ^ "Welcome to Boys' Town School & Jr. College - Nashik". boystown.in. Retrieved 26 October 2015.
  5. ^ "Mickey Mehta, holistic fitness expert While I advise my clients on fitness, incorporating Ayurveda and the wisdom of the Vedas, my own health is closely monitored by Ayurvedic grandmaster Dr Omkar Bilgi. For the last three years, he has monitored my diet and used massages and herbs to help me in my goal of retaining lifelong vigour and vitality. When I exercise, I take the help of yoga grandmasters to help me stretch, and offer me tips. My aim is to be as healthy as BK Iyengar is at 90". timesofindia.com. Retrieved 26 October 2015.
  6. ^ "dna ICAN - dna". Retrieved 26 December 2015.
  7. ^ "MICKEY MEHTA – Interviewing & in an in-depth conversation with Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudeva - MICKEY MEHTA'S Blog". MICKEY MEHTA'S Blog. 22 April 2014. Retrieved 26 October 2015.
  8. ^ "TNMC & Nair ch. Hospital". tnmcnair.com. Retrieved 26 October 2015.
  9. ^ a b "Women's Beauty, Style, Fitness, Entertainment, Lifestyle, Relationships, Careers - iDiva.com". iDiva.com. Retrieved 26 October 2015.
  10. ^ "Press Snippets". Free Diet Plans, Health Tips, Yoga, Holistic Health Guru. Retrieved 13 January 2016.
  11. ^ Newspaper – 'Afternoon' – 30 March 2011
  12. ^ Ramada Plaza Palm Grove. "Ramada Plaza Palm Grove Five Star Business Hotels in Mumbai Juhu India". ramadaplaza-juhu.com. Retrieved 26 October 2015.
  13. ^ "Mickey Mehta plans to launch region's first 360° Wellness Center in UAE". Retrieved 26 December 2015.
  14. ^ "Holistic Health Guru, Holistic Health and Wellness – Mickey Mehta". Free Diet Plans, Health Tips, Yoga, Holistic Health Guru. Archived from the original on 16 December 2018. Retrieved 13 January 2016.
  15. ^ "Full Magazine". Smart People. Retrieved 26 October 2015.
  16. ^ "Femina Miss India Pageant". Retrieved 23 April 2016.
  17. ^ Manjusha Radhakrishnan, Senior Reporter. "Celebrity health gurus spill trade secrets". gulfnews.com. Retrieved 26 October 2015.
  18. ^ "Mickey Mehta Health Club". asklaila. Retrieved 26 October 2015.
  19. ^ "Fitness Centre in Mumbai, Wellness Centres". Free Diet Plans, Health Tips, Yoga, Holistic Health Guru. Retrieved 26 October 2015.
  20. ^ "Mickey Mehta Kick Starts Next Half-Century With 'Wellness'". onlineprnews.com. Retrieved 26 October 2015.
  21. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 6 October 2014. Retrieved 5 October 2014.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
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  23. ^ "mickey mehta - Times Music". wordpress.com. Retrieved 26 October 2015.
  24. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 5 March 2014. Retrieved 28 January 2014.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  25. ^ "Achievements". Free Diet Plans, Health Tips, Yoga, Holistic Health Guru. Retrieved 13 January 2016.
  26. ^ "Health guru Mickey Mehta is now on Radio One". News Today. Retrieved 13 January 2016.
  27. ^ "SOLARIS IMAGES::Mickey Mehta release a braille book for pregnant women details". solarisimages.com. Retrieved 26 October 2015.
  28. ^ "Archived copy". www.allvoices.com. Archived from the original on 5 March 2014. Retrieved 2 February 2022.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  29. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 5 March 2014. Retrieved 28 January 2014.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  30. ^ "Success comes from self-belief". dnaindia.com. Retrieved 26 October 2015.
  31. ^ Mandeep Puri, Buzz Bureau. "Sallus bodyguard Makes Way For Intl Fitness Brands - Buzzintown". buzzintown.com. Retrieved 26 October 2015.
  32. ^ "Press Snippets". Free Diet Plans, Health Tips, Yoga, Holistic Health Guru. Retrieved 26 October 2015.
  33. ^ a b "Out standing". Mumbai Mirror. Retrieved 26 October 2015.
  34. ^ "Healer with heart". dailypioneer.com. Retrieved 26 October 2015.
  35. ^ "Of Gandhi & Nature care". Ahmedabad Mirror. Retrieved 26 October 2015.
  36. ^ "Gandhi the Healer Documentary: Mickey Mehta Reveals Gandhi's Healing Techniques - Health". iDiva.com. 15 August 2014. Retrieved 26 October 2015.
  37. ^ Press Trust of India (22 June 2014). "Documentary on Mahatma's natural lifestyle, healing techniques". business-standard.com. Retrieved 26 October 2015.
  38. ^ "Bangalore, Chennai Rivalry Takes a Hit After SC Judgement on IPL". The New Indian Express. Retrieved 23 April 2016.
  39. ^ "Of Gandhi and nature cure". Bangalore Mirror. Retrieved 26 October 2015.
  40. ^ "Tracing Gandhi's life as a healer". The Times of India. Retrieved 26 October 2015.
  41. ^ "Nature calls". telegraphindia.com. Retrieved 26 October 2015.
  42. ^ "One with nature". mid-day. 20 August 2014. Retrieved 26 October 2015.
  43. ^ "Out standing". Pune Mirror. Retrieved 26 October 2015.
  44. ^ "Naturopathy, the way of life?". The New Indian Express. Retrieved 26 October 2015.
  45. ^ businesswireindia.com (4 March 2016). "Mickey Mehta at the Launch of Tata Sky Active Fitness with Salman Khan and Sunil Shetty". Business Wire India. Retrieved 11 December 2016.
  46. ^ Nikita Bhalla (21 August 2015). "Mickey Mehta: We've adopted Western diet trends instead of Indian : Wellness, News - India Today". India Today. Retrieved 11 December 2016.
  47. ^ DNA Correspondent (10 March 2016). "Don't eat when not hungry, but don't ignore hunger either Mickey Mehta". dnaindia.com. Retrieved 11 December 2016.
  48. ^ "Know more: Yoga for household help". afternoondc.in. Retrieved 26 October 2015.
  49. ^ "Fitness guru Mickey Mehta educates the visually impaired". dna. 4 January 2013. Retrieved 26 October 2015.
  50. ^ "Maheka Mirpuri with Mickey Mehta to provide holistic care for cancer patients". The Times of India. Retrieved 26 October 2015.
  51. ^ "Mickey Mehta launches wellness temple at Masina Hospital". pharmabiz.com. 5 June 2014. Retrieved 26 December 2015.
  52. ^ "Mickey Mehta supports World Autism Awareness Campaign". equitybulls.com. 3 April 2016. Retrieved 3 April 2016.
  53. ^ "Pepsico launches 7 UP Revive along with Mickey Mehta | tvnews4u". tvnews4u.in. Retrieved 21 April 2016.
  54. ^ "fitness parties with Mickey mehta & dawn trekker". mid-day.com. 3 April 2016. Retrieved 10 April 2016.
  55. ^ "Mickey Mehta to meet-and-greet sessions with Chhota Bheem for kids". mumbaimirror.com. 8 April 2016. Retrieved 9 April 2016.
  56. ^ "Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis & Wife Amruta loses weight, gains respect". indiatoday.intoday.in. 18 April 2016. Retrieved 21 April 2016.
  57. ^ "The CM and the Global Leading Holistic Health Guru Dr.Mickey Mehta". mid-day.com. 18 April 2016. Retrieved 21 April 2016.
  58. ^ "Shed those kilos, one step at a time". livemint.com. 18 April 2016. Retrieved 21 April 2016.
  59. ^ "In pole position with Mickey Mehta". asianage.com. 16 April 2016. Retrieved 21 April 2016.

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