Shiva Rea, MA, is a yogini firekeeper, sacred activist, and a leading teacher of vinyasa flow yoga and yoga trance dance worldwide. Twenty years ago, she began teaching, integrating the tantric bhakti roots of yoga, Krishnamacharya’s teachings, and a universal, quantum approach to the body.
Author of Tending the Heart Fire: Living in Flow With the Pulse of Life, she writes for Yoga Journal and serves as creative yoga director of Exhale Spa. She also is the author of home practice CDs, videos, and the new Yoga Shakti DVD series available through Sounds True.
Known for bringing the roots of vinyasa flow yoga alive for modern practitioners, Shiva Rea leads retreats and pilgrimages worldwide and has served as a creative catalyst to bring community together, including Yoga Energy Activism Project, Yoga Trance Dance for Life, Moving Activism for 1,008,000 Trees, Yogini Conferences, and the worldwide Global Mala Project.