Demetri Velisarius, BSW, is the co-creator of Prana Danda Yoga & transmits a form of prayerful movement called Meditation in FlowMotion. A former cabinet maker, restauranteur, social worker, bicycle racer and owner of a boxing gym, he now devotes his life to teaching dharma, meditation and flow arts with his consort and life-partner Shiva Rea. Demetri has traveled on many spiritual pilgrimages and teaching retreats to India, Bhutan, Nepal, China, South America, and Europe, including a silent 100-day Six Yoga’s of Naropa retreat with yogini Lama Willa Baker. He continues to practice with his root teachers in Hindu and Himalayan tantra and Dzogchen meditation. His teachings are heart/mind opening and inspirational drawn from a colorful life as well devoted to an extraordinary lineage of meditation masters.
“I cannot think of anything more valuable than how to consistently invoke a calm, clear and compassionate mind during difficult times…thanks to my root teachers and the sublime dharma” DV