Faculty

Our multidisciplinary faculty are respected professionals that come from around the world and have worked with Jivasu for many years. 

Jivasu

Founder

Physician and founder of the Somatofulness movement

Dr. Kalpana Gupta

Facilitator/Teacher

Kalpana is a physician from Dehradun, India.

Dr. Sharon McCleave

Facilitator/Teacher

Sharon is a professor of the health and social sciences at Seneca College.

Pt. Somanth Nirmal

Musician

Somanth Nirmal is a professional Indian classical musician.

Mira Rostami

Lead Facilitator/Teacher

Mira has been facilitating programs with Jivasu for over 12 years.

Heidi Dotchin

Facilitator/Teacher

Heidi was born to be a teacher, and, for her, teaching is a meditative experience.

Henry Krishna

Musician

Henry Krishna is a musician.

Cindy Carey

Musician

Cindy Carey is a performing arts teacher, director, composer, and musician.

Kim Lan Toffin

Facilitator/Teacher

Kim is the director and trainer of the Suwen center in France.

Irina CK

Facilitator/Teacher

Irina is certified yoga teacher.

Pt. Shivananda Sharma

Musician

In Rishikesh, Shivananda works as a music teacher.