Sharanya Naik is a practitioner of Holotropic Breathwork™, a school teacher and leader, a bodyworker, and a spiritual traveler with deep roots in (the best parts of) Hinduism. She has been working in non-ordinary states of consciousness since 1996, was certified as a Holotropic Breathwork facilitator in 2003, and has since facilitated the Holotropic process for groups and individuals in many cities in the US and in India. She was the editor of The Inner Door – a journal for Holotropic Breathwork practitioners, and has been a hospice volunteer. Sharanya is a student of many kinds of bodywork. She is a certified massage therapist, has practiced Yoga and Yoga-Nidra and was an Indian Classical and American Modern Dancer for most of her life. She has been a student of Peruvian shamanism for 18 years. Sharanya has worked in Independent schools for the last 32 years.