As a performance artist, Sudha performs on the stage and for film and teaches drama and creative movement to children. She's also a creative arts therapist, using drama and movement as a means of therapy for individuals and groups alike. She is formally trained in creative arts therapy by The Studio for Movement Arts and Therapies (SMArT). Her training as an actor at The Stella Adler Studio for Acting in New York City has also buoyed her work in films and theatre in India and the US.
Sudha's passion for holistic living and the arts as ways to centre the individual and facilitate a richer and deeper life led her to form a non-profit organisation in the US for yoga, art and healing called DiscoverSwasth (www.discoverswasth.org). She has been teaching yoga since 2006 and is a qualified teacher through The Sivananda Yoga Centre and certified through The Yoga Alliance.
Sudha holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering from University of Texas-Pan American and a Master’s Degree in Electrical Engineering with a specialization in Wireless Communications from Columbia University. With over 7 years of experience in Wireless Engineering, primarily working as a Network Security Research Engineer at Bell Laboratories, she has handled multi-million dollar research projects and learned valuable lessons in corporate communication, project management, business analysis, systems architecture and network security.
Sudha brings to MLA all of her aforementioned training, experience, calming energy, mindfulness and passion for transformation through the arts.
After years of immersion in the performing arts and the corporate realm, Sudha has found her niche in drama-based corporate training, delivering creative, mindful and effective training modules for executives.