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Jivasu is an Indian pediatrician and founder of the Soma teachings. Based on the scientific and Ayurvedic approach, Soma is the process of healing trauma, attaining complete health and self-realization by awakening the body’s wisdom.

Along with his wife Karen, a Canadian doctor, he served in the remote villages of the Indian Himalayas for 11 years. Later he studied acupuncture in Sri Lanka and Canada and mind-body medicine at Harvard Medical School.

He taught acupuncture, mind-body medicine, Yoga, Meditation, Kundalini Yoga, and Nada Yoga teacher training in Canada, Rishikesh- India, and other countries.

He is the author of many yoga training manuals and books, including Naturality; Soma - Awakening the Body’s Wisdom for Complete Health and Self-Realization; How to Raise a Happy, Wholesome, and Body-wise Child, and Meditation – The Art and Science of Relaxation, Awareness, and Expansion of Awareness.

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