Sharanya Naik is a practitioner of Holotropic Breathwork™, a school teacher and leader, a massage therapist and writer. 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. Sharanya is a student of many kinds of bodywork and shamanic practices. She was an Indian Classical and American Modern Dancer for most of her life. She has worked in schools for the last 28 years and has been a hospice volunteer.