Chakras Unveiled - The History & Evolution of Chakras Part 1

with Christopher Tompkins & Shiva Rea

Shiva Rea

Shiva Rea

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, and is known for offering the synthesis form of Vinyasa Flow bringing the roots of yoga alive for modern practitioners in creative, dynamic, and life-transforming ways for over 25 years.

She is a pioneer in reviving the art of namaskar through diverse namaskars or salutations as well as developing wave-sequencing, three-part vinyasa to teaching alignment in the flow, energetic alignment, multi-dimensional sequencing, mandala circular wave-sequencing, rasa prana vinyasa, and integrating the creative, spontaneous movement known as “sahaja” in post-modern yoga.
www.shivarea.com

Christopher Tompkins

Christopher Tompkins

Meditation Arts

I am a Yoga practitioner and Sanskrit scholar specializing in the tradition of Tantric Shaivism. My research focuses in particular on the ritualized practices of ‘Hatha’ Yoga as originally presented in the earliest surviving (un-translated) Tantras which pre-date the later ‘Hatha Yoga’ manuals by centuries. I hold advanced degrees in Religion and Sanskrit and present seminars internationally on the history, practice, and philosophy of Yoga.

In 2012, I founded the ‘Kashmir Shaivism Preservation Project,’ which seeks to preserve and to freely share the literary legacy of Kashmir Shaivism, To date I have acquired over 24,000 pages of manuscripts, most of which have never been seen in the west, that span the vast subject range of Philosophy, Ritual, and Yoga representing the medieval Tantric tradition.
www.shaivayoga.com