Sharmila is the founder of Wellness with Sharmila (Pty) Ltd. Her vision is to empower organisations and individuals to reflect on well-being and mental health practices and transform to happier, healthier and fulfilled lives. Established on a solid foundation of a Master’s degree in Internal Audit from the University of Pretoria, Sharmila brings 12 years of corporate internal audit experience and 6 years’ of lecturing experience in higher education, with a published research paper in an accredited journal. At her last place of employment, she taught yoga to staff as part of the employee wellbeing program; in addition to her academic duties. Sharmila has supplemented her passion for wellness by completing an accredited short course on mental health, trained in India as a Yoga instructor, and is a certified nutritionist coach. She also volunteers at a global not for profit organisation called the Art of Living where she facilitates introductory breathwork sessions to groups of people from diverse backgrounds.