Monika Nataraj has spent the past 15 years as a “nomadic, dancing, mystic Shakti adventurer of the soul,” leading sacred dance, tantra and yoga workshops in 20 countries throughout Asia, Europe and North America. Monika is a senior teacher of Agama Yoga and runs a yoga and meditation school in Dharamsala, India. She is the creatrix of the 200-hour Mystical Dance® and Shakti Spirit® women’s teacher trainings held annually in Koh Phangan, Thailand and co-leads the Mystical Yogini women’s teacher training in India. Monika also pioneers goddess dance journeys in Turkey, and studies and performs classical Indian temple dance, Sufi whirling and ritual belly dance. She is the co-director of the Dharamsala Film Festival. Monika took the name Nataraj – Shiva in the dancing form – to remind her that consciousness and creativity are eternally moving as One.