AHARA began practicing and teaching yoga through IKYTA (International Kundalini Yoga Teacher Association) in 1974 and became a certified yoga instructor in 1982. This began the cultivation of her ayurvedic understandings for diet, lifestyle and yoga. In 1982 she became a Postpartum Doula and Sevador through IKYTA for the sacred 40-day postpartum window. Ahara is also a LMT, Biodynamic Cranial Therapist, Advanced Aromatherapy Alchemist, Medical Massage Therapist, Chi Nei Tsang Internal Organ Massage certified Therapist, a Worldwide Aquatic Bodywork Aquatic Bodywork Therapist and Instructor and a Soul Alchemist and Instructor (Soul Alchemy supports Personal Transformation also the Healing of Trauma, which is in part based in traumatic birth and postpartum experiences). She also holds a Psychology degree through the University of Colorado, Boulder and a minister’s license through the Center for Soulful Living.