About Me

Pelin Özay was born in İstanbul in 1985. She completed bachelor degree in Biochemistry at Ege University. She worked in a clinic laboratory for a year. While she was working there she realised she wanted to study on complementary medicine. So she started to master degree on Medical Ecology and Hydroclimatology. While she was studying there she took classes about Aromatherapy. And she wrote thesis about medical muds which called “peloid”. In 2010 she went to India to study Ayurvedic treatments. After she came back to Turkey, she continued her Ayurvedic studies with Indian Ayurveda doctors. She worked in Maharishi Ayurveda center for a year. In 2014 she took her lincensed massage therapist certificate which includes 608 hours of Swedish massage, reflexology, shiatsu and thai massages. She worked in Hilton’s SPA for a year. Besides this, she worked in pilates and reflexology centers. She worked in a private hospital which have affiliation with John Hopkins Medicine as a medical massage therapist in Physiotheraphy Department for 4 years. Her last trainings were Abdominal Massage (Chi Nei Jung) and Advanced Reflexology. She worked as a massage therapist and Ayurveda therapist in Porto Rico for one year. 2021 she started Ayurvedic Health Counseling education in YogaVeda Institute which is based in Florida and had her NAMA approved certification. Now she continue giving massage and Ayurvedic Consulating sessions in Turkey.

You can follow Ayurvedic journey of Pelin via @artemisia_ayurvedic_health


2003-2008  Ege University, Science Faculty, Biochemistry Department, Bachelor

2010-2013  İstanbul University Medical Faculty, Medical Ecology and Hydroclimatology, Master

2010 Aromatherapy, İstanbul University Pharmacy Faculty

2011            Ayurvedic Therapies, Rishikesh, India

2012            Ayurveda I-II with Dr. Arindham Chatterjee

2014            608 hours Massage Course , Certified by Ministery of National Education (Swedish Massage, Reflexology, Thai Massage, Shiatsu)

2015           Acupresure, Akupuncturist Prof.Dr.Şahin Ahmedov

2017 Ayurveda for Women’s Hormone Balance, Dr.Vignesh Devraj, İstanbul

2018           Theoric ve Practical Phytotherapy, Prof. Dr. Phar. Abdulkerim Alpınar, Biruni University, İstanbul

2018           Chi Nei Chang I (Visceral Massage), Ali Gözlüklüoğlu, İstanbul

2019           Advanced Reflexology, Tattiana Rottenberg, İstanbul

2019          Chi Nei Chang II (Visceral Massage) , Ali Rıza Gözlüklüoğlu, Izmir

2020 Ayurveda Retreat with Kathy Jo Staheli, AD, Puerto Rico, ABD

2021 Ayurvedic Health Counseling, YogaVeda Institute, Florida, USA


2013-2014 Maharishi Ayurveda Clinic, Istanbul

2015-2016 Double Tree by Hilton SPA, Istanbul

2016- 2020 Anadolu Medical Center in affiliation with John Hopkins Medicine, Istanbul

2020-2021 La Finca Victoria, Puerto Rico, ABD