Gopika Dahanukar is an expressive arts therapist and mantra yoga teacher. Born and raised in India, she lived and worked as an arts facilitator and mantra teacher in the international community of Auroville, India for 16 years. She has many years of experience in leading groups in creative experience and is an advocate of wellness through the arts. She has also been a speaker at corporate events for the Young Presidents Organization that were held in India. Gopika has a Master of Fine Arts from PNCA, USA with her thesis in therapeutic art installations, a Diploma in Expressive Art Therapy from the Vancouver School of Expressive Arts and training in Vedic chanting from the Krishnamacharya Yoga Mandiram in Chennai, India. Currently she is in the Advanced graduate studies program in Expressive Arts at the European Graduate School in Switzerland. She is also a singer and has performed worldwide with her family in a group called 'Ragamantra'.

Expressive Arts Co-ordinator