Ananda has always been a natural healer. She began healing herself at a young age through creative expression writing poetry, drawing and creating music. She continued to practice on herself and find a multitude of applications for different healing methods on her journey. She began studying philosophy at age 10, searching for a clearly defined sense of values and ethics. She also found in philosophy a purity of simplicity. After philosophy she studied psychology, quantum physics and then the psychic arts. She has been an avid meditator and believes that life in itself is a meditation. She practices all styles and forms of meditation particularly: Zen, Vipassana, Guided Imagery, Dance, Aikido and Fire Spinning. She has studied Sound, Voice and Music Healing, ThetaHealing® and Life Coaching. She has developed many of the psychic abilities and is a highly skilled facilitator/teacher/healer.