Shakthi Ganeshan has been teaching yoga and meditation for 20 years. She studied Bharatha Natyam for 11years. She has studied in both the Iyengar and Ashtanga traditions. Her asana teachers include Rodney Yee, Shiva Rea, Sarah Powers, and Timothy Lynch.
Shakthi is an MD- doctor of Internal Medicine and Pediatrics, trained at Baylor College of Medicine. She also has a Masters of Public Health from the University of Texas School of Public Health. Shakthi is a dharma teacher in the Vipassana tradition, having completed Spirit Rock/IMS's multi-year Community Dharma Leader program. She has studied Buddhist philosophy with Jack Kornfield, Guy Armstrong, Joseph Goldstein, James Baraz, Gil Fronsdale, Andrea Fella, Pamela Weiss, Kate Munding. She is co-founder of Assayasangha.org. Shakthi experienced a childhood of ancestral Indian temple culture, Indian classical music training, including bhajans and vedic chants, and has studied clinical Ayurveda, including pulse and tongue diagnosis with Dr. Sarita Shrestha. She is a trained Interplay Leader (levels 1 and 2) - a healing modality combining singing, storytelling and dance in the form of classes and workshops.