Prana Vinyasa - Awakening the Instinctual Body
with Shiva Rea and special guest Deya Dova
Explore the roots and evolution of Prana Vinyasa as a system of movement meditation evolving from a triad of Tantra, Krishnamacharya lineage and the ancient art of Kalari. These juicy sessions are for all levels!
Solar – Kalari Prana Vinyasa & the Flowing Art of Kalarippayatu
Morning Session 9:00am -12:00pm
Awaken your instinctual body through a dynamic introduction to the ancient Indian martial art form Kalarippayatu, or Kalari, and its intertwined roots within yoga and Ayurveda.
Based in the CVN lineage form, we'll explore the spiral fluidity, core power, and internal meditation with Kalari through foundation vaidavus (Kalari asanas), body mudras, namskaram, and Kalari prana vinyasa - a sequence to prepare and activate the flow of prana. You will be able to feel the power of Kalarippayatu from this session and learn a basic warm-up to help open the flow of the nadi lines in yoga or daily life.
Lunar – Yogic Body: Navigating the Life Journey
Afternoon Session 1:30pm – 4:30pm
As the last session of a week of Prana Vinyasa in Sydney, we will explore Lunar Flow as a rejuvenating movement meditation based on the Tantric Bhakti poetry and the unfolding of a full, juicy, rasa-filled practice to awaken the inner maps of flow and realization. This class will culminate in a 'shaktified' spontaneous movement meditation with the divine Deya Dova sharing her powerful vocals, and an incredible blend of live electronics and organic percussion.
Shiva Rea, global yoga teacher, energy activist, and movement alchemist has collaborated with musicians, DJ’s, and movers and shakers from around the world for positive change. As founder of Prana Vinyasa & Samudra Global School for Living Yoga, Shiva 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.
Shiva has collaborated across many fields and is known for offering the synthesis form of Vinyasa Flow throughout the world, bringing the roots of yoga alive for modern practitioners in creative, dynamic, and life-transforming ways for over 25 years around the globe.
About Prana Vinyasa
Prana Vinyasa Flow, created by Shiva Rea, is a transformational system that offers a progression of full-spectrum vinyasa for beginners to experienced practitioners from the dynamic and positively challenging to rejuvenating. Integrating the roots of Yoga, Tantra, Ayurveda and Bhakti with evolutionary vinyasa, Prana Vinyasa is a synthesis Movement Alchemy system for living the flow of yoga.
About Lunar Flow
Lunar Flow, or Soma Prana Vinyasa is a regenerative practice that is one-half meditative prank vinyasa namaskars and deep lunar mudrasanas (long holds) and one-half inner arts of meditation, mantra, mudra, self-massage and deep shavasana. Soma is connected to the inner water, ojas (essence, vitality and amrita as the sublime nectar of healing) - the energy that can green a desert and restore love. Lunar flow is offered as a balancing, healing approach to transforming stress and tension, cultivating Rojas and circulating nectar.
About Kalari Vinyasa
Kalari Vinyasa is a dynamic preparation to the ancient Indian martial art form Kalaripayattu in the tradition of CVN Kalari. Develop the fluid spiral strength with Kalari Vinyasa to awaken our instinctual body. This dynamic form is a strong practice open to all levels, but requires stamina and presence!
This event will contribute towards A Sound Life, a charity that provides free yoga and music to people in need.