About Tamarailife

“No mud, no lotus.”
~ Thich Nhat Hanh

The Tamarai way of life…

Tamarai means a ‘Lotus’

It symbolises and engages in manifesting the latent potential to life.

Tamarailife was founded in December 2011. Over the years, the venture has evolved from being an exclusive Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP) training company into an expansive platform providing diverse offerings including:

  • Power skills trainings
  • Women mentoring
  • Coaching solutions in NLP for personal and professional excellence
  • Speaker coaching
  • Prevention of sexual harassment at workplace
  • Hosting prestigious business forums and events live and virtually

Payal Gandhi Hoon is the founder of Tamarailife

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A senior and experienced professional in Learning & Development (L&D) and Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP); based out of Gurgaon, India. She is a vivacious and an engaging coach, professional speaker and business conference host. 

Her rich and extensive experience spanning two decades has impacted global audiences across APAC, Australasia, US and Europe.

Payal is a post graduate in personnel management and human resources and holds a degree in industrial relations from Symbiosis, India.  

Work Experience

  • Facilitating live and virtual sessions on Power skills for a wide range of industries including: e-commerce, media advertising, hospitality, aviation, broadcast television, software, biotech, healthcare, telecom, CRM technologies, engineering, financial institutions, Agri based solutions and law firms.
  • One on one NLP Coaching – Life skills and professional and personal coaching sessions. Focused group sessions on NLP.
  • Coaching for speakers; who present to diverse audiences, including key stakeholders.
  • Working with voice and accents – British, American and Neutral accents.
  • Consulting as a third-party POSH expert for various firms and supporting internal committees in prevention, prohibition, and redressal of sexual harassment at workplace, and diversity and inclusion management.


NLP Certifications

  • NLP Train the Trainer – France
  • NLP Master Practitioner – France
  • NLP Business Practitioner – India
  • NLP Diploma – India

Professional Certifications

  • Transactional Analysis- Foundation
  • Certified to administer Firo-B
  • DDI Certified Facilitator
  • DDI Certified Targeted Selection Trainer
  • Storytelling and Psychodrama certification
  • Instructional Design and Content writing

Women Leadership

  • Mentor at the International Cherie Blaire Foundation
  • NLP Mentor at Sheroes
  • Coach at Women’s International Network (WIN) coaching Lab
  • Mentor at Global Mentoring Walk for women


  • Moderated panels and hosted recognised business conferences live and virtually.
  • Trained in Voice and accents (UK, US, neutral) and has trained audiences in the accents.


  • Featured in the Huffington Post
  • Published on Rapport, an ANLP International publication
  • Written various blogs on women entrepreneurship, training skills, and emotional wellness.

Performing Arts

  • Performs in live and virtual theatre
  • Acted in a digital ad for HP
  • Trained in British and American accents and voice
  • Modelled for print and digital advertisements
  • Acting workshop certification with Mukesh Chhabra Casting Company.

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