Shiva Rea Shiva Rea teaches vinyasa flow yoga worldwide. She has studied many forms of yoga and dance in India, Africa, Nepal, Jamaica, and Bali. She is a well-known contributor to Yoga Journal and holds an MA in Dance from UCLA's World Arts and Cultures Program, where she also teaches. Sally Kempton Sally Kempton has been studying and teaching the wisdom of yoga for 40 years. A highly regarded teacher of meditation and spiritual philosophy, she writes the popular Yoga Journal column "Wisdom." Known for her gift of making yogic wisdom relevant to daily life and for transmitting deep states of meditation, she teaches retreats and teleclasses internationally. Sally is the author of Meditation for the Love of It (Sounds True, 2011). She resides in Carmel Valley, California.
"A powerhouse yoga teacher." --The New York Times "One of the world's greatest yoga masters." --Vanify Fair "A path into the heart that burns with wisdom and melts with love. Tending the Heart Fire is a book to cherish, to keep by your bedside or meditation mat, and to inspire your contemplation and practice for years to come." --Sally Kempton, author of Meditation for the Love of It and Awakening Shakti "According to ancient Vedic scripture, the heart is the central place of consciousness. Shiva Rea's beautifully illustrated book integrates the ancient wisdom of yoga with modern paradigms and evokes a complete picture of yoga, fire, and awareness in the heart of the reader." --Vasant Lad, author of Ayurveda: The Science of Self-Healing "A brilliant book by one of contemporary yoga's deepest and most fiery visionaries." --Andrew Harvey, author of The Hope and Heart Yoga "Shiva Rea continues to ignite the yoga world and beyond with her powerful teachings of radical self transformation. Deeply rooted in the ancient traditions of India, Shiva's innovative approach to yoga has revolutionized the western yoga world. Breathe in, dive deep, and let Shiva guide you into the bright fire that is shining in the center of it all." --MC YOGI "Shiva Rea allows her readers to see the world and life through the lens of the heart. Through her words, practices, images, mantras, and movements, expect to be shifted by what is on these pages, and enjoy this beautiful journey." --Dr. Ann Marie Chiasson, Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine, and author of Energy Healing "Beautiful and deeply insightful; useful to yoga practitioners and spiritual seekers worldwide." --Paul Muller-Ortega, author of The Triadic Heart of Siva & founder of Blue Throat Yoga "An amazing compendium on the heart and its many expressions and practices of heart awakening--from ancient times through modern discoveries--confirming what the ancients understood. Now scientific research on the energetic heart is bringing humanity full cycle to the realization that the heart is our very essence that truly does awaken and connect us all." --Deborah Rozman, president and CEO of HeartMath LLC