Certificate Course in
Nutrition and Fitness Coaching
Saturday Batch
(5 hours every Saturday and Sunday Exam on Last Sunday Total 40 hours course)
Venue : SSOU Campus, Adjoining Pune Mumbai Expressway, Kiwale, Pune – 412 101


Becoming a Fitness Nutrition Specialist will help personal trainers, group fitness instructors, health coaches, and health care professionals expand their knowledge of nutrition and learn to translate that information into actionable lifestyle change for clients and patients. Give advice on selecting and preparing food, reading nutrition labels, and choosing meals that facilitate weight loss, improve athletic performance and meet special dietary needs.

  • Introduction to Wellness
  • Introduction to Coaching: Definition, Scope, Practice
  • Basic Human Anatomy
  • Basic Human Physiology
  • Introduction to Chronic Diseases & Fitness Assessment
  • Basics of Nutrition
  • Therapeutic Nutrition
  • Soft Skills
  • Basic Counselling & Psychology
  • Ancillary measures & Exercise for chronic diseases

This is a weekend course with practical case studies.


12th standard passed




Rs. 25,000 (including GST)


Dr Meesha Deshpande

Educational details:

  • Ph.D. (Biochemistry), Central Food Technological Research Institute, Mysore Karnataka, India: 2013
  • M.Sc. (Foods Science and Nutrition) G.B .Pant University of Agriculture and Technology (Uttaranchal) (2003)
  • B.Sc. Institute of Home Economics, Delhi University, Delhi (2001)
  • UGC-CSIR National Eligibility Test (Fellowship)
  • Agriculture Research Scientist NET

Work Experience:

  • Visiting Lecturer, (Medical Biochemistry and Food Science) Symbiosis College of nursing & Symbiosis school of culinary arts, Symbiosis International University Maharashtra (Aug 2016 to April 2017.
  • Visiting Lecturer, (Biochemistry) SNDT College of Home Science SNDT University Pune Maharashtra, India. (July 2002 – April 2003) Aug 2016 to Dec 2016
  • Nutrition and Research Experience
  • Slimming HEAD in VLCC Pvt Limited Bengaluru (May 2015 to June 2016)
  • Wellness Coach Apta Health Care Private Limited Bengaluru (July 2013 to 2015)
  • Senior Research and Junior Research Fellow in Central Food Technological Research Institute, Mysore Karnataka (Sep 2005 to 31st Sep 2012)
  • Nutritionist and Regional Trainer Win Medicare Pvt. Ltd, New Delhi (Feb 2005 to 30th July 2005
  • Research Assistant in Nutrition Foundation of India (NFI) New Delhi (August 2003 to Jan 2005)

Research Work and Interests:
My research focus is on how different dietary constituents (e.g. fatty acids) interact with each other to modulate key parameters related to plasma lipoprotein metabolism and eicosanoids. I have found that in vivo, specific structured lipids raise plasma HDL levels, while maintaining low levels of LDL. I am a certified wellness coach and Nutritionist who has worked in areas of wellness coaching and weight Management in various industries as well.

Dr Harsha Joshi

Educational details:

  • BHMS
  • M.S in Counselling
  • P.G Homoeopathy

Advance Certification and Qualification:

  • Certificate Course in Wellness from Yale University
  • Certificate Course in Gynaecology & Obstetrics
  • Certificate Course in organic soaps & cosmetics making

Links :
Beauty and Wellness blogger since 2013 on owned website

Work Experience:

  • Chief Homoeopathic Consultant at Dr Batra’s for 6 years
  • Physician at Pune University
  • Physician at Institute Of Clinical Research in Homoeopathy
  • Trainer & Counsellor at Promise Counselling Centre
  • Physician at NMR Hospital

Specialization and Research:

  • Dermatology
  • Trichology – Scalp & hair diseases
  • Wellness coaching
  • Obesity Management
  • Modern diagnostic techniques of skin, scalp and hair diseases
  • Conventional & Modern treatment methods of hair & skin diseases
  • Psychological counselling
  • Life Coach
  • Alternative healing therapies and systems of medicine
  • Diabetes & Lifestyle disorders and their management
  • Gynaecology and Obstetrics
  • Case taking
  • Medical diet and ancillary formulation
  • Beauty & Wellness Blogging
  • Organic soaps and product making
  • Body weight training
  • Reiki
  • Bach Flower medicines
  • Tissue remedies
  • Homoeopathy

4th august 2018


Dr Meesha Deshpande
Dr Harsha Joshi