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Meet The Team

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Anubha Doshi

Founder - Director

Anubha is the founder-director of Artsphere and Soulsphere, a unique arts and healing center in Pune, where performing arts and therapy co-exist under the same roof. She regularly facilitates workshops in mindfulness, dance therapy, positive psychology, resilience, and parenting for corporates, educational institutions, and NGOs.


She is the Editor of CMTAI’s & Artsphere’s online Indian Magazine of Dance/Movement therapy. She is a faculty on the CMTAI and PG Diploma in Dance Movement Therapy, by St. Mira’s College for Girls, Pune, The Arts Therapists CoLab and Artsphere, Pune. She is on the Board of Studies of the Psychology Department at the St. Mira’s College for Girls, Pune.


She is a double postgraduate and a scholarship holder in Clinical Psychology from Fergusson College, Pune University. She also has a Master’s degree in Communication Management from the Symbiosis Institute of Media & Communication (SIMC). Anubha completed her graduation in English Literature from the Lady Shri Ram College for Women, Delhi. She is an associate member of the ADTA (American Dance Therapy Association) and CID (International Dance Council) France. She is also presenting her work at National and International conferences like the ADTA, IEATA, CMTAI conferences. Recently her work was published in the prestigious CEAT journal. She is currently pursuing the doctoral programme in Expressive Arts Therapy from the European Graduate School, Switzerland, the Mindfulness Meditation Teacher Certification Program as well as the Bodynamics Foundation Training with The Healing Circle under Bodynamic International.


Her practice is unique as she explores the connection between Dance Movement Therapy (DMT), Mindfulness and Buddhist philosophy, born out of her study in the certificate course in Mahayana Buddhist Psychology & Ethics by the WCCL Foundation and Department of Pali and Buddhist studies, at the Pune University. She has completed her PG Diploma in Mindfulness & Presence Oriented Psychotherapy under Just Being, furthering this work. She is also working on a parenting book the M – Factor which is a collection of unique personal essays written by mothers in a memoir format. She has also served as a Parenting Expert on the Panel for the Times Keep Learning Initiative powered by BYJU'S.


Karishma Harlalka
Co - founder

Karishma is a psychologist, dancer, choreographer and therapeutic movement practitioner.

She has been learning and performing dance since the age of 4 and has received training in various dance forms such as Bharatanatyam, Ballet, Contemporary, Folk and Belly Dance. She has trained in Bharatanatyam under Padmashree Geeta Chandran ji and also under Mrs. Suparna Sood, Smt. Rekha Chowdhary Ji and Padma Vibhushan Yamini Krishnamurthy Ji. She has trained in Ballet under Mr. Fernando Aguilera, one of the foremost ballet teachers in India. Her Contemporary Dance training has been under Rajyashree Ramamurthi, a U.K. based artist. She has attended workshops and trainings with Swati Mohan, a Delhi-based artist and Hrishikesh Pawar, Pune’s foremost Contemporary Dance Artist. She has attended workshops in Latin American Dance Forms, Belly Dance, Kalaripayattu and Physical Theater. She first became interested in Dance Movement Therapy at the age of 16, when she attended a workshop under Ms. Tripura Kashyap. Since then, she has assisted and co-facilitated workshops in Dance Therapy and Arts-based Therapies with her sister Anubha Doshi, eventually going on to study Dance Therapy.


She continues to choreograph and perform regularly at events and festivals along with practicing movement therapy. She has also performed at the British Library in Pune and at the PEN@Prithvi at the Prithvi Theater in Mumbai. 


She incorporates her practice of Yoga and body awareness and knowledge of anatomy in her own practices as well as the classes that she conducts. She is interested in Mindful Movement practices and is working on developing a cohesive movement program that combines her learnings in dance, body anatomy, Yoga and Dance Therapy. She is currently pursuing the Bodynamics Foundation Training with The Healing Circle under Bodynamic International.

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Atul Prabhale

Manager - Studio Operations

Atul Prabhale is an Aikido and Reiki practitioner with a deep interest in meditation and self-work. Recently he finished his diploma course in Mahayana Buddhist Psychology from the Pune University. In the past, he has worked at the IDBI Bank as a Senior Development Officer as a Research Associate at the American Home Mortgage Co..


He was the Course Manager at the Vipassana Center, Markal, and also did voluntary service, apart from completing a 20-day long Vipassana Meditation Course at Shrawasti in Luknow. He has conducted meditations like 'MITRA Upakram - Mind in Training Right Awareness Workshops' with over 40,000 children from schools in Pune, with the MITRA Upakram team. He is a regular practitioner of meditation and would like to conduct meditation courses for adults & children. 

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