Gayatri Schriefer, RSME, is co-founder of Living Somatics and a certified Hanna Somatics Educator® from The Novato Institute for Somatic Research and Training. She is a board member of the International Somatic Movement Education and Therapy Association (ISMETA) and a registered somatic movement educator (RSME). Gayatri holds a bachelor’s degree in education with a focus on health promotion, pedagogy, and kinesthetic learning.
Gayatri lives in Sweden and teaches professional training programs for the clinical hands-on work and movement lessons of Living Somatics internationally. She consults with private clients, and also teaches, trains, and offers workshops in person and online. In addition, Gayatri has been facilitating women’s circles for 20 years and co-facilitates women’s leadership programs.
Over the course of her adult life, Gayatri has studied somatic movement and spiritual modalities, including Hanna SomaticsTM, Equine Somatics, the Feldenkrais Method®, Watsu®, Body-Mind Centering®, biodynamic craniosacral therapy, Qigong, dance, several styles of yoga, and the art of Native American tracking. Her studies have taken her on extensive travels around the world, and she lived in India for several years during her studies of various spiritual traditions.