A graduate in Psychology, Sanika has a keen interest in studying and understanding human behavior, development of personality, behavior of children and psychological therapies and disorders. She is also a keen learner of subjects such as Spirituality, Philosophy, Culture, Natural Lifestyles and Natural Learning methodologies.
Post-graduation she has travelled in rural Sweden integrating and learning about natural lifestyles and organic farming. She was particularly inspired by the many different alternative learning systems after meeting different students brought up in these systems. After returning to India she dived into the thriving alternative education field in Pune. She has attended several Waldorf teacher training workshops and worked in a Waldorf school, before moving forward to completing a Diploma in Montessori Education. She later got acquainted with the Homeschooling and Unschooling community of parents and children in Pune.
She has co-created and run a free-learning, free-play center for children on an organic farm in Pune, while also conducting workshops with parents and teachers about natural learning.
Alongside this, she has further deepened her studies in the field of Psychology. She has completed certified courses in Positive Psychology (A relatively new and emerging field in Psychology) and Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapy and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, (two popular psychological therapies) She is also a Certified Enneagram Practitioner and a Certified 16 Types Coach.