Dance of Shiva as a system of conscious liberation. It is an ancient yogic art which uses synchronized movements of arms and legs to create powerful flows of life energy. As the movements become increasingly complex, the practitioner is challenged to develop increasing conscious control of these energy flows, with beneficial physical, mental and spiritual results. Andrey has created a uniquely modern method of teaching this ancient practice.
A dynamic yoga practice designed specifically for women. Women are blessed with innate creative energy. This energy – called shakti – lies at the heart of life, yet it’s easy to become disconcerted from it. Caught up in everyday activities, women can lose sight of their inner strength. In this rejuvenating yoga program, world-renowned instructor Shiva Rea offers five fluid practices to make you feel energized and powerful, vibrant and healthy.
Filmed on location in India and the Maldive Islands on stunning digital video, Yoga Shakti integrates tradition and modern innovation in a powerful new learning system that evolves with the student. Viewers simply select their favorite practices from a simple-to-use “yoga menu”—filled with a rich variety of moving postures, meditations, and shavasana relaxations—and then press “play” to enjoy. To help them get started, Shiva Rea includes a complete list of suggested sequences, ranging from five-minute “tune-up sessions” to extended hour-long yoga immersions. With Yoga Shakti, yoga lovers of all levels are invited to infuse their home practice with joy, vitality, and spontaneity—and to release shakti, the energetic essence within.
Yoga's "sun salutations" are among the most refined and effective movement meditations for health and well-being ever created. Originally practiced to connect to the sun's vitality, this precise combination of forward bends, backbends, and inversions awakens the breath and promotes circulation and inner balance through the flow of prana shakti, your creative life force. On Sun Salutations, internationally acclaimed vinyasa flow yoga teacher Shiva Rea presents a complete at-home course on these fundamental movements. Join Shiva for a dynamic sequence of asanas (postures) that includes guidance in yoga breathing and a rich background of world beat and ambient music. With inspiring instruction in basic alignment and flowing variations, Sun Salutations gives you the latest DVD technology to create an evolving home yoga practice suited perfectly to your personal needs.