Yogacharya Claudia Cremers was initiated into Kriya Yoga by Rajarshi Peter Baba in 1987 and met Gurudev Baba Hariharanandaji in 1990 in New York. Since then she traveled frequently to India, Europe, and the USA to stay and meditate with Gurudev. She was authorized to initiate other seekers into Kriya Yoga in May 2007.
Claudia was born in the Netherlands, studied music and law in Amsterdam and post graduate government studies in Paris (ENA). From 1987 to 2012 she worked as a government official in international affairs.
Since then she retired to the Sterksel ashram to devote more time to spiritual service and to teaching Kriya Yoga.