Originally, from Cologne in Germany, Sonja was undecided between a medical career and a business career but went to Southampton University to study Economics and subsequently worked in Product Marketing in Montreal, Canada for an electronics distributor. She returned to London, UK and worked in professional services industry for the manufacturing sector. Following her calling to study medicine, she opted for an integrative, traditional medicine system, called Ayurveda, which is intensively practiced in India today and also the world over. She obtained a Masters degree from Middlesex University, UK. After years of experience with her two Ayurveda practices in London, she has now returned back to her corporate roots, teaching employees the seven steps to better sleep according to Ayurveda.