In the primary week of April, YS Weekender dropped at you tales of clean beauty, and the enterprise of music, and ayurvedic yoga. Here are the highest tales by YS Weekender from the week that was: With The True School of Music, Bollywood composer Ashutosh Pathak is tapping India’s music expertise”One solely thinks in regards to the stars because the pinnacles of success however there are numerous people who find themselves busy throughout the trade and efficiently dwelling fulfilling lives…,” says music composer, producer, and multi-instrumentalist Ashutosh Phatak in regards to the Indian music trade. A pupil of Western Classical Music Theory from the University of Pennsylvania himself, Ashutosh realised how travelling overseas for music schooling was financially prohibitive for many Indians. As an Indian-ised answer, alongside with former colleague Nitin Chandy, Ashutosh based The True School of Music in September 2013. The music college offers sensible, career-oriented schooling with a curriculum that’s particularly designed to achieve a degree of success within the trade. So far, roughly 30 batches have graduated from The True School of Music. Entrepreneur Shahnaz HusainEntrepreneur Shahnaz Husain on placing India on the world’s natural beauty merchandise mapWhen you speak about Indian ayurvedic skincare and haircare, you can’t not point out Shahnaz Husain. The founding father of Shahnaz Husain Group has within the final 5 many years developed more than 375 formulations based mostly on herbs, flowers, fruit extracts, important oils, and treasured minerals and gems. Not simply beauty and skincare, the Padma Shri winner’s imaginative and prescient has all the time been to advertise the Indian natural heritage to each nook of the globe. Shahnaz Husain’s merchandise — by a community of franchise ventures and direct product distributors in the present day — attain South-East Asia, Japan, Australia, Middle-East, Africa, the US, the UK, and Europe. The merchandise are additionally accessible within the Netherlands, Norway, Czech Republic, Belarus, and Russia. In a current dialog with YS Weekender, Shahnaz Husain talks about how beauty has advanced through the years, changing consumer preferences, skincare and haircare tendencies, and clean beauty. Namita PiparaiyaAyurvedic Yoga: This ex-banker is utilizing her company learnings to run her wellness enterpriseMumbai-based yoga practitioner Namita Piparaiya, after serving as a senior company govt at MNCs like Citibank, Aviva, and Generalli, Namita based her true calling — yoga. She accomplished over 700 hours of Yoga Alliance licensed coaching in Hatha Yoga, additionally learning pranayama, Ayurveda, and yoga philosophy. In 2018, she took the entrepreneurial route and based Mumbai-based Yoganama Wellness LLP, which brings yoga and Ayurveda underneath one roof with the target of constructing historic practices accessible and related to all. Namita’s movies, which can be found on platforms together with TataSky, Voot, Disney+ Hotstar, and Cure.match, reaches lakhs of viewers.Building a nationwide skincare model: How Neemli Naturals tapped 50k+ clean beauty enthusiastsFounded by actor Rameshwari Seth and son Bhaskara Seth, Mumbai-based Neemli Naturals is a homegrown and hand crafted clean beauty model. With a consumer base of round 50,000 prospects, and a retention price of 30 p.c, Neemli Naturals focuses on offering high-quality merchandise that actually work, accommodating the corporate’s imaginative and prescient of utilizing pure and vegan elements.Neemli Naturals’ merchandise can be found on main ecommerce platforms equivalent to Nykaa and Amazon, in addition to its personal web site. Offline, the model’s merchandise can be found in Foodhall and boutique shops throughout the nation. Additionally, Neemli Naturals can be accessible abroad within the US and South Africa.