Shiva Rea

Shiva Rea

Movement Alchemist, Yogini and Meditator, Living in Rhythm Teacher

Pitta Vata
Constitution: Pitta-Vata

Shiva Rea is a wave rider dedicated to the roots and evolution of vinyasa as a universal yoga for all. She has taught thousands of students, teachers, and movers and shakers how to integrate yoga as a way of life. Her award winning home-practice audio-video practices have helped spread vinyasa around the world. She is the founder of Global School for Living Yoga, Prana Vinyasa, Yogadventures Retreats, and Samudra Global School of Living Ayurveda, an online portal for transformational living vinyasa practice. Connect with her at

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Articles by Shiva Rea
  • Peace in Action with the Power of Prostrations
    • Yoga, Meditation & 8 Limbs
    • September 17, 2020
    Peace in Action with the Power of Prostrations

    You can think of a pranam as a bow to the earth—a simple way to practice returning to a place of respect and reciprocity with the earth which we call home. 

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  • Cultivating Ojas with Ayurveda
    • Ayurveda Basics
    • January 29, 2020
    Cultivating Ojas with Ayurveda

    In the Ayurvedic tradition, ojas has everything to do with immunity.  Because it is the superfine essence of kapha, it shares desirable qualities of this dosha, such as strength, nourishment, steadiness.

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What's coming up with Shiva?

There are always events, classes, teacher trainings, and retreats to explore with Shiva! To learn more, check out her website and schools:

Samudra Global School of Living Ayurveda

Samudra Global School of Living Yoga

Yoga Alchemy

“I’m so grateful to Banyan Botanicals for supplying our teacher trainings and retreats with oils as we learn about Ayurveda and living in rhythm with the seasons. I am their ‘ambassador of oil’ as you all know how much I believe in abhyanga as a self-healing practice. I love their commitment to organic oils with incredible medicinal variety. Thank you Banyan for making Ayurvedic materials and herbs available for all. I LOVE Banyan.”— Shiva Rea