Rupesh Chhagan lives in Austin, Texas, USA with his wife, Katherine, and son, Rahim. Rupesh has been engaged in the healing arts since 2000. He is a licensed acupuncturist and herbalist, a certified Hakomi practitioner, and a Hakomi Teacher. He teaches for the Hakomi Institute and for AOMA School of Integrative Medicine. He has a private clinical practice that integrates Chinese medicine with mindfulness based body-centered psychology. RUP informs him personally and professionally. He truly believes that the world at large would benefit from the spirit, skills, and theory of RUP.