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About our Ayurveda wellness Centre

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Our facilities

To make your visit as comfortable as possible we are equipped with consultation and treatment rooms, steam bath chambers, toilet, waiting room and on-site shop in a professional and welcoming setting.

Our on-site shop supplies a broad range of high quality Ayurvedic medications, oils, herbs, foods, beverages, beauty products and books. Purchases can be made online or when you visit us next.

Welcome to Sunshine Ayurveda

Sunshine Ayurveda is an Ayurvedic Clinic, committing to help you live better naturally.

We are owned and operated by Ayurvedic Doctor Ram Bhandari. Ram and his wife, Xiomara Llorente, has created an all-in-one health ayurveda clinic and beauty care centre in the heart of Maroochydore in response to the increasing demand for holistic healing through natural Ayurvedic treatments.

With a team of experienced and dedicated health, massage and beauty therapists, Sunshine Ayurveda offers a full range of authentic Ayurvedic medical, health, well-being and beauty services suitable for the whole family since its establishment in 2020. So come along and let yourself be healed, cared for and pampered at the same time.

The Ayurvedic treatments and massage offered at at Sunshine Ayurveda are based on the Keralian Panchakarma procedures which can be used to manage and treat the symptoms of a wide variety of common diseases.

Our location:

Sunshine Ayurveda’s address is 1B/68 Kingsford Smith Parade, Maroochydore QLD 4558.

Parking – There is plenty of free on-site and street parking available.

Our convenient location in the heart of the Sunshine Coast is only 10 minutes from the Sunshine Coast Airport, 5 minutes from Mooloolaba and 30 minutes from Noosa. So while you are here you can make the most of the beaches, local and tourist attractions, shopping and restaurants too.

Our operating hours:

  • Monday to Friday: 09:00 – 18:00 hrs
  • Saturday: 09:00 – 14:00 hrs
  • Sunday: Closed

Experienced team


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Ram Mani Bhandari

Ayurveda Doctor/Owner

All Ayurvedic consultations at Sunshine Ayurveda are conducted by Ayurvedic Doctor Ram Bhandari, the founder and owner of Sunshine Ayurveda.

Ram is an experienced holistic doctor, healer, teacher and writer from Kathmandu, Nepal. He obtained his extensive professional training in India and Nepal, the original lands of Ayurveda. He is dedicated to sharing his knowledge and skills to bring about holistic healing and well-being through the services of Sunshine Ayurveda.

Ram Bhandari’s qualifications include specialisation in detoxification and rejuvenation therapy (Panchakarma), therapeutic yoga and breathing therapy (Pranayama), Vedic architecture (Vastu) and Vedic astrology (Jyotish ). He also has expertise in healing techniques including reflexology, relaxation massage, Ayurvedic pressure point therapy (Marma ) and Reiki.

Qualifications and experience

Ayurvedic Doctor Ram Bhandari holds distinguished qualifications in Ayurvedic medicine from the most reputable universities and hospitals in India and Nepal. He won a competitive scholarship to study Ayurvedic medicine and completed six years of medical training in Kathmandu, Nepal.

Following his medical degree, Ram specialised in Panchakarma (detoxification and rejuvenation therapy) through advanced training at the Vaidyaratnam Ayurveda Foundation, a Centre of Excellence in Kerala, Southern India.

Ram went on to become a founding member and Panchakarma specialist in the largest Ayurvedic and Panchakarma private hospital in Nepal, the Ojus Ayurveda Hospital and Research Centre in Kathmandu.

Ram later practised at an Ayurvedic Panchakarma resort on Madeira Island, Portugal, where he provided Ayurvedic consultations and treatments to guests from all over Europe. He also lectured in an Ayurvedic certification course at Associação Luso-Brasileira de Ayurvédica, Lisbon, and delivered workshops and consultations in Germany and the Netherlands.

Ram has designed and delivered Ayurvedic training workshops in Europe, South America and Central America. The courses that he taught in Colombia include Ayurvedic Practitioner Certification, Panchakarma, Shirodhara, Ayurvedic beauty therapy, Ayurvedic cookery, and Vastu Shastra. Ram has also taught Ayurveda to Yoga teachers in Nicaragua.

Before moving to the Sunshine Coast with his beautiful family, Ram was based on the Gold Coast where he managed a successful Ayurveda centre for five years. He was among the most sought-after holistic practitioners and Ayurveda doctors in the Gold Coast region. He offered consultations, detox programs, Ayurveda courses, and regular workshops at the Gold Coast Yoga Centre, one of the well-established yoga schools on the Gold Coast.

Ram has a strong desire to support clients in their learning about the benefits of a holistic approach to healing, and to promote Ayurveda practices globally. With this aim in mind, he started an Ayurveda blog in 2011 ( where you can find hundreds of articles about yoga, Ayurvedic herbs, natural remedies and more. His articles have also been published on other online sites and in print magazines.

Hanna Whitaker

Skilled Ayurveda Health Counselor and Therapist

Qualifications and experience

Hanna’s journey into the world of Ayurveda and holistic wellness began with a transformative trip to Sri Lanka, where she deepened her love for yoga and natural living. This experience ignited a profound interest in Ayurveda, an ancient science that harmonizes mind, body, and spirit. Discovering that Ayurveda could address many of her own life imbalances, Hanna embraced it wholeheartedly, setting her on a lifelong path of learning and practicing this time-honored tradition.

Hanna has completed 500 hours of Ayurvedic studies with Katie Silcox at Shakti, earning a certificate in Ayurvedic Health Counselling. Her dedication to understanding and mastering Ayurveda reflects in her extensive training and practice. She has also completed a 250-hour Hatha and Yin Yoga teacher training, further enhancing her skills and knowledge. In addition to her yoga expertise, Hanna has pursued courses in teaching and guiding students in meditation, enriching her ability to support others in their wellness journeys.

Hanna’s holistic approach to health includes working with energy healing modalities such as Reiki and Pranic energy sessions. Her diverse skill set allows her to offer a comprehensive range of therapies to her clients, fostering deep healing and balance.

Specializing in traditional Ayurvedic treatments and Marma Point therapy, Hanna has practiced as an Ayurvedic Therapist, previously working at a Panchakarma clinic in Perth. Her move to the Sunshine Coast marked a new chapter, embracing a serene coastal lifestyle while continuing her dedication to Ayurvedic healing.

Ludivine Philippeau

Experienced Massage and Beauty therapist

Qualifications and experience

Ludivine, born and raised in France, laid the foundation for her journey in therapy and healing in her home country. With a profound interest in alternative healing modalities, she developed a deep passion for various forms of massage. Her educational background is extensive, having earned a Certificate in Body Care and Spa Management, as well as a Certificate in Aesthetics and Cosmetics, both from France.

Ludivine’s professional journey took her across France and Spain, where she honed her skills as a therapist and conducted numerous healing sessions. Driven by her aspiration to excel as a therapist, she traveled to Australia to study English and further her qualifications in massage therapy. She is currently pursuing an Australian qualification in Remedial massage therapy to broaden her expertise and enhance her practice.

Three months ago, Ludivine joined Sunshine Ayurveda, where she has undergone rigorous training under the supervision of Dr. Ram. She is now ready to offer her services to clients seeking an authentic Ayurvedic experience. Known for her gentle, kind, and compassionate nature, Ludivine has been praised by clients as a gentle soul with a healing touch. Her dedication to heartfelt care ensures that clients return for her soothing and effective treatments.

Ludivine specializes in a variety of massage techniques, including Ayurvedic, Swedish, Deep Tissue, Hot Stones, Lomi Lomi, and Herbal Ball Massage. She is also currently undergoing certification in Remedial Massage to further expand her skill set.

With her comprehensive training and genuine desire to help others, Ludivine is committed to providing exceptional therapeutic experiences and promoting holistic well-being.

Xiomara Llorente

Ayurvedic Massage/Beauty Therapist and Administrator

Xiomara Llorente is a co-founder of Sunshine Ayurveda. She practices as a therapist while also handling our administration. She was born and raised in Bogota, Colombia. Her family upbringing gave her a strong grounding in spirituality which led her to the path of natural healing. She was introduced to Ayurveda in 2016, when she met Ram while he was teaching in Bogota and studied under him, completing her Certification levels 1 and 2.

Xiomara has many strings to her bow. In addition to her knowledge and experience in Ayurvedic massage therapies, her deep interest in crystal and sound healing bring a spiritual dimension to her nurturing treatments. She is also a gifted Kansa wand and beauty therapist.

Xiomara’s clients comment on the special quality of her healing hands and her welcoming and sensitive nature. Her versatility and broad experience offers you a wide range of traditional and eclectic treatments. Come along and try out Ayurvedic massage, Shirodhara, Kansa wand face massage and Kansa wand whole body massage with Xiomara at Sunshine Ayurveda.

Qualifications and experience

Xiomara offers a unique combination of expertise and experience to her clients which taps into the deeper levels of healing. She expertily guides her treatments to skilfully help you with pain, anxiety and stress management.

She is an expert in Kansa Wand massage which uses ancient tools made from wood and Kansa metal to stimulate circulation and detoxify, resulting in clearer, healthier and smoother skin.

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