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About Us



Gheranda is named in honor of an unique sage who is the composer of the Gheranda Samhita, one of the 3 main Hatha yoga texts along with the Hatha Yoga Pradipika and Shiva Samhita. The name Gheranda is also unique in that this is the only time it appears in Sanskrit literature.


​We conduct spiritual tours, yoga retreats and teacher trainings exclusively in India.


JK (Karthik) was born and brought up in India and has travelled all around India. He lives in Seattle and is an E-RYT 200 currently completing RYT 500 training with Shiva Rea. JK's tours are enhanced by his in-depth knowledge of India and yoga, his experience as a current docent at the Seattle Art Museum, his extensive network of family and friends in India and his fluency in Indian languages including Tamil, Hindi and Sanskrit.

JK also works at Microsoft as a manager and has a Master's in Computer Science from Purdue University and an MBA from the University of Washington.


Molly Lannon Kenny is the founder and director of The Samarya Center.  She created, published and trademarked a unique therapy method, Integrated Movement Therapy®, built on these same principles of acceptance and inclusion. She has written and taught extensively on the topics of Yoga as Therapy and Yoga as a means to individual and social change, and has taught hundreds of students in her specialized yoga teacher training. She has been featured in Yoga Journal, Yoga Chicago, Wisdom Magazine, and The New York Times, among many others. She is the Vice President of the International Association of Yoga Therapists, and is chair of the international committee on educational standards for the field of yoga therapy. Molly is widely known as a vibrant, funny, accessible teacher, with a heart of gold and a spirit of fire.

Over a decade Cosetta has been trained and inspired by many master teachers in the healing arts of yoga, meditation and shamanism.

Throughout the years she has studied different forms of Hatha Yoga (Ashtanga, BKS Iyengar, Viniyoga, Power Yoga, Yin–Yang), but found her true style and voice only after meeting Shiva Rea in 2005 and her revolutionary Prana Flow Yoga. She is currently a mentor of Samudra, the school of living yoga created by Shiva Rea and often travels to assist Shiva during her teacher trainings. She is a Registered Yoga Alliance Experienced Teacher (ERYT 500).

She is also a creative dakini, who has been studying and practicing the art of ikebana (flower sculptures) of Sogetzu school, and devotional beauty.

She us ferocious in her dedication to seize the present moment. Living life as it comes allows her to experience and teach yoga as a living practice, weaving all the wisdom traditions in the now.

Intuitive guidance, precise breath work, creative flows, chanting, moving and sitting meditation are explored in her classes.

Her students are constantly invited to shift inward in order to reach outward.


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