Shiva Rea was born in Hermosa Beach, California, in 1967, her father, liking the image of Nataraja, dancing Shiva, named her after that Hindu deity. She studied dance anthropology at UCLA, completing her master's thesis in 1997 on "hatha yoga as a practice of embodiment". She studied under yoga and tantra masters including Swami Sivananda Saraswati and Daniel Odier.
This effective practice incorporates stretching and toning poses to firm up and strengthen the body after pregnancy. Calming moves soothe your baby while you get fit and bring gentle flow to both of your lives.
Standing poses strengthen and lengthen muscles to quickly regain your pre-baby shape. This flow practice generates heat to burn calories while energizing the mind and body. Includes gentle rocking and connecting with baby.
With your baby seated in your lap or in front of you, practice a soothing series of mudra meditations and breathwork designed to calm, nourish and restore your body, mind and spirit. Perfect for those sleepy days when you need to recharge.