Ray Crist has traveled through Mexico and Peru in search of indigenous healers. An apprentice of three shamans from lineages as old as the Inca civilization and the Amazon jungle shamans, Ray has a background in Chinese medicine, Thai Yoga, and martial arts, and is a Kripalu Yoga teacher. He offers retreats throughout the world, teaching contemporary Westerners how to use shamanic tools and yoga to live a balanced and empowered life. He has explored the outdoors as a sailing boat captain, diver, snowboarder, kayaker, and paddle boarder, and loves sharing his inspiration through yoga, kayaking, and meditation.
Ancient Wisdom for the New Year
Exploring the power of ritual for times of transition So what are you doing this New Year’s Eve? Watching the ball drop over Times Square on television …...
How to Keep Your Teaching Fresh: Yoga Instructors Share Their Secrets
Keeping your yoga teaching fresh and inspired is not only great for your students, it’s essential for you.
Ancient Wisdom on a New Path: Where Yoga and Shamanism Meet
Where Yoga and Shamanism Meet, Bold Directions Unfold In 2006, Kripalu faculty member Ray Crist was recovering from a debilitating illness. A yoga teacher,...
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