Dr Anoosha N Shastry hails from the South Indian city Bangalore. She is a medical doctor in alternative medicine and has studied Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery. She is a professional Indian classical dance Bharathanatyam dancer with training for over 20 years, holds Vidwat proficiency, and also a Master's degree in Dance. Since 2019 she is living in Munich. She is a founding member of the Association for Indian classical Dance (Klassischre Indischer Tanzverband Deutschland- KITD). She completed her artistic education in the dance style Bharathanatyam with distinction and was thereby conferred the title Vidushi. This was followed by her research on the medical front using dance as a catalyst in pain management. Therefore, as a continued passion, she completed her Masters in Bharathanatyam from Annamalai University, with the Dissertation Subject regarding the utility of Dance as a therapeutic modality.