Who We Are

YogaCaps is one of the early pioneers in the delivery of therapeutic yoga services in the healthcare setting.

Our History

We were among the very first
yoga service organizations.

Our Mission

Our model trains healthcare
professionals to lead therapeutic
yoga groups in their practice settings.

Our Values

YogaCaps is a 100% volunteer
powered organization.


Learn about YogaCaps' achievements and awards of excellence over time.

  • 2019

    Volunteer NH presents YogaCaps Volunteers Lisa Kamenides and Patty Ziemba with Spirit of NH Volunteer Service Awards.

  • 2018

    Volunteer NH presents YogaCaps Volunteers Heather Bogrett, Deb Cicchetti, Gail Duval, Pushpa Mudan, Mary Palm and Vijaya Upadrasta with Spirit of NH Volunteer Service Awards.

  • 2017

    Cardinal Health’s Generation Rx Champions Award in recognition of co-Founder Jay Gupta’s excellence in community-based prescription drug abuse prevention

  • 2017

    VolunteerNH presents YogaCaps Volunteers Marilyn Greenspan, Nancy Husarik, Patricia MacNeil, Joline Manseau, Nancy Mellor and Jane Wilkins with Spirit of NH Volunteer Service Award

  • 2016

    YogaCaps selected as the top Volunteer Program in the State of NH, with special recognition by the Governor

  • 2016

    VolunteerNH presents YogaCaps Volunteers Mary Behnke, Meg James, Julie Herbert, Lisa Law, Kathy Melconian, Geri Monnelly, John Monnelly, Ruth Valley and Peggy Wallace with Spirit of NH Volunteer Service Award

  • 2015

    VolunteerNH presents co-Founder Jay Gupta, and volunteers Christine Boucher, Heidi Levi, Irene Swist and Elizabeth Vlangas with Spirit of NH Volunteer Service Award

  • 2015

    New Hampshire Business Review (NHBR) awards YogaCaps with the 2015 Business Excellence Award

  • 2014

    Citizens Bank Foundation honors co-Founder Terry Gupta with a Good Citizen Award

  • 2013

    The National Alliance of State Pharmacy Associations (NASPA) recognizes co-Founder Jay Gupta with its Excellence in Innovation award in recognition of his work to bridge the gap between the modern and complementary health care practices.

  • 2012

    The Greater Nashua Mental Health Center bestows its Consumer Advocacy Award to co-Founders Jay & Terry Gupta

  • 2011

    co-Founder Jay Gupta receives an Excellence Award as a Community Catalyst from Lokvani, a regional Asian Community Media organization

  • 2006

    YogaCaps established as a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization

Meet The Board

Jay Gupta RPh, MSc, MTM Specialist, C-IAYT

Co-Founder & Board President

Terry Gupta MSW, C-IAYT, E-RYT500, YACEP

Co-Founder & Executive Director

A. Ravindra Nath MD, CCFP, DADFP, FECSEd

Practice of Family Medicine

Cheryl White LMFT, MA

Licensed Therapist

Mallik Karamsetty PhD, RPh

Senior Pharmaceutical Scientist

Maureen Spencer MEd, RN, E-RYT500

Infection Preventionist Consultant 

Our Teachers

YogaCaps’ classes are typically provided by an exceptional group of people with healthcare experience/interest.

This includes (in alphabetical order):advance practice nurses, behavioral health professionals, educators, nurses, occupational therapists, pharmacists, physical therapists, physicians, physician assistants, volunteers in health settings, etc.

They have experience working with the human condition under duress and they volunteer their time to make yoga more accessible to everybody.