Khira Korpi has been a successful business woman for the past 22 years, creating and operating MAYA, a Santa Fe retail store offering home décor, gifts, clothes and jewelry. She now consults with her team of buyers and managers. Prior to that, Khira supervised 60 employees of Jackalope Pottery. Before that she was a Head Instructor for Outward Bound, North Carolina for five years. Her spiritual training began in 1990 with Sogyal Rinpoche (Dzugchen Buddhism) followed by a nine-year apprenticeship with Miguel Ruiz (Toltec Monastery).