Shiva Rea

Shiva Rea

About Shiva Rea

Shiva Rea is a shaktidasi—servant of the life-force. She is the dedicated founder of Prana Flow—Energetic Vinyasa and Samudra Global School for Living Yoga offering pilgrimage and yogadventure retreats, teacher trainings, and online programs in collaboration with teachers, artists, and activists around the world: pranaflowyoga.com.

Winter Solstice Practices from Yoga and Ayurveda

Rebirth of the Light: Tending the Inner Fire at the Winter Solstice – New Year Inside the fertile darkness the light emerges... The Winter Solstice on December 21 is the darkest point of the year. At this time, ritual and celebratory fires are lit across the Earth. This includes Yule logs in Northern Europe and the [...]

By |2017-12-20T23:41:11+00:00December 20th, 2017|Ayurveda|0 Comments

Summer Ritam

Aligning Yourself with the Rhythms of Summer Celebrations are synched with the Summer Solstice. June 21 is the peak of the light, the longest day of the year. Sites are built in alignment with the Summer Solstice with their architecture aligned with the cosmos. These include: the Great Pyramids in Egypt, Stonehenge in England, Callenish [...]

By |2018-06-20T21:22:05+00:00May 29th, 2014|Ayurveda|0 Comments

Spring Equinox Rituals from Yoga and Ayurveda

In Ayurveda, rtucharya describes the cycle of the seasons. The word comes from the root rtu from the Vedic rtam, meaning “cosmic rhythm.” Within the great mandala of the yearly cycle, the Earth completes its orbit around the Sun, bringing cold and heat, dark and light, to our environment, including all creatures and our own [...]

By |2019-03-16T15:53:55+00:00March 8th, 2014|Ayurveda|0 Comments

YEA! Yoga Energy Activism

Photo by Amir Magal The practice and philosophy of Yoga has always been intimately connected to the knowledge of synching the body with nature’s elements and elemental forces. It is time for us to realize that the prana inherent in the elements of the Sun, water, Earth, and air is being depleted and [...]

By |2016-12-08T02:49:21+00:00April 12th, 2011|Cause & Activism|0 Comments

Kalari Shakti The Flowing Art Of Kalarippayatu

A Personal Reflection on Kalari All is quiet inside the Kalari practice space. I enter the space slowly, first touching the red clay earth and then my heart as sign of respect. My teacher’s voice echoes in my mind, “When you enter the Kalari, leave everything behind.” I head to the Puttara, the main altar, [...]

By |2018-07-23T23:41:12+00:00November 27th, 2010|Yoga Therapy|0 Comments