Farida Sharan ND lives and teaches multinationally between England, the United States of America and other countires.
She has travelled to teach in many countries including Iceland, Thailand, Australia, Malaysia, Puerto Rico, South Africa, Cayman Islands and Canada. Also students travel from all over the world to attend trainings to become Naturopaths, Iridologists, Herbalists, Reflexologists, Essential Oils and Flower Essence practitioners and Healing Diets Coaches & Educators. The school is based on Self Healing so that all graduates embody the teachings and become living examples, inspiration and authentic guides for those seeking health, wellness and healing.
Sharan is the author of The Old Man and His Soul, Iridology – a Complete Guide; Herbs of Grace - Becoming Independently Healthy; and Creative Menopause - Illuminating Women's Health & Spirituality & Flower Child and Flower Child in the Summer of Love.
In recent years Farida developed transformational movement processes to accompany purification and regeneration programs, and unique teaching methods that activate joy and enthusiasm in professional training programs. Sharan visited Naturopathic Clinics in many countries to research traditional programs and has guided annual group purification retreats at the Institute of Naturopathic & Yogic Sciences in Bangalore, India, Tao Garden in Thailand, Private Island Retreat in the Philippines and the Ann Wigmore Living Foods Institute in Rincon, Puerto Rico.
Faridais a Fellow of the Guild of Naturopathic Iridologists, Professional Member of the American Herbalists Guild, a Certified Massage Therapist and a Certified Yoga Instructor. Sharan founded the British Register of Iridologists which is still regarded as the premier register by the Institute of Complementary & Alternative Medicine in London.
After attending the University of British Columbia, Farida was a scholarship student at Santa Monica College, specializing in child development and psychology. While raising three children she became a yoga teacher and licensed massage and beauty therapist, eventually managing the Canyon Golf & Racquet Club Spa in Palm Springs. During summer breaks she studied living and raw food healing processes and developed a teaching based on purification, regeneration and transformation after healing breast cancer naturally.
During twelve years in Cambridge England in the seventies and eighties, Farida received her Master Herbalist diploma from Dr. Christopher's School of Natural Healing and her Naturopathy diploma from the British Register & Council. During this time she founded the British School of Iridology and the School of Natural Medicine and played a major role in teaching Iridology in England, bringing all the world teachers such as Dr. Raymond Christopher, Dr. Bernard Jensen, Dorthy Hall, Denny Johnson, Willy Hauser and Harri Wolf for seminars and conferences to Cambridge University.
In todays world in 2016, Farida works with selected clients by email. phone and skype and a personal visit whenever possible, however for the most part, Self Healing with dedicated students brings the best results as they also learn to create healthy food and process deep seated emotional and mental life approaches.
During the 1980's, Farida enjoyed seeing clients in London in Dame Dr. Shirley Bond MD Kensington and Harley Street practice, and worked closely with the Bristol Cancer Clinic and the Gerson Cancer Center, receiving many referrals. She was awarded a Doctorate (MD) from Medicina Alternativa in Copenhagen and became a Fellow of the Guild of Naturopathic Iridologists. She also served as a Director and Editor of the Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine in London, England.