Joan Shivarpita Harrigan, Ph.D. is the director of Patanjali Kundalini Yoga Care—USA, and the author of Kundalini Vidya: The Science of Spiritual Transformation and the forthcoming Stories of Spiritual Transformation: The Fulfillment of Kundalini Process. She has practiced, studied, and taught Raja Yoga and Advaita Vedanta for over thirty years. Upon being initiated as a monastic in the Shankaracharya tradition in 1987, she was tutored in Traditional Kundalini Science by Swami Chandrasekharanand Saraswati of Rishikesh, holder of the lineage. In 2004, she was authorized to provide the services and teachings of the lineage in North America and the UK. Learn more about Joan Shivarpati Harrigan here: http://kundalinicare.com/pkyc-directors/