Movement is life for Shiva Rea, M.A, global prana vinyasa teacher, activist, and innovator in the evolution of vinyasa yoga around the world from large-scale festivals and conferences to unplugged retreats. She has taught thousands of students, teachers, and movers and shakers how to integrate yoga as a way of life. As founder of Prana Vinyasa & Samudra Global School for Living Yoga, she integrates the roots of vinyasa, yoga, ayurveda, and tantra in creative and life-transforming online courses, workshops, retreats, and trainings. Her studies in the Krishnamacharya lineage, kalarippayatu, world dance, yogic arts, and somatic movement infuse her approach to living yoga and embodying the flow.
Demetri Velisarius, BSW, RYT 200, is a social worker, personal worker, ex-boxer, bicycle racer, Prana Flow Yoga teacher, and a tantric meditator in the Tibetan Buddhist tradition of Varayana and Dzogchen. rhythm has accomplished numerous mediation/yoga retreats and pilgrimages worldwide over the past 12 years including a silent 108 days Tibetan Yoga and Mahamudra Retreat. He has studied with numerous yoga, meditation and tantric matters including HH 12th Gyalwang Drukpa Rinpoche, Lama Surya Das, Paul Mueller Ortega and Lama Tsultrim Allione.
Maria E Garre, M.Ed, C-IAYT, E-RYT 500 is dedicated to a life-long study, practice and teaching of both Yoga and Ayurveda. Celebrating over 20 years of study in Medical and Biological Sciences, Philosophy, Ayurveda and Yoga, Maria’s teachings offer a grounded yet transformative approach to living, being, and embodying Yoga. Blending the knowledge she has gathered from her studies with her yearly trips to India, she leads dynamic, liberating classes and trainings that embody the alchemy of all these disciplines and teachings.
She founded the New Mexico School of Yoga where she leads 200-Hour and 300-Hour Yoga Programs specializing in Hatha Yoga, Ayurvedic Yoga and Vinyasa Yoga. Maria also serves as teaching staff for Samudra School of Living Yoga Prana Flow certification programs worldwide. She is a member of Yoga Alliance (YA), National Ayurvedic Medical Association (NAMA), and the International Association of Yoga Therapists (IAYT), and Serves on the NAMA Standards Committee for Ayurvedic Yoga Therapy Accreditation.