Originally from Australia, Isha has lived since 2000 in South America, where she has built a large following as a writer and teacher. She is the founder of Isha Educating for Peace, a self-funded NGO that provides thousands throughout the continent with free access to her teachings. Working with children, politicians, prisoners, and people with disabilities, the organization aims to support the underprivileged in all areas of society. In 2010, Isha taught over 6,000 people affected by the earthquakes in the south of Chile in a special event. She was recently named Ambassador for Peace by the Argentinean Senate, and Citizen of the World by the International University of Cuernavaca, Mexico. She lives in Uruguay with the teachers she has trained in her system, as well as a multitude of animals.