Facilitators


141211_ecstatic-HI_0349Sita Devi

Sita Devi is a yogini, Kirtan artist and ecstatic dance facilitator in service to the divine. She teaches Bhakti Vinyasa Flow Yoga, a combination of hatha vinyasa yoga and Kirtan, the art of ecstatic chanting. She holds a BFA in dance from the University of California Santa Barbara, and is registered with the Yoga Alliance RYT 500.

As a Kirtan Walli, Sita sings and plays harmonium, guitar, kartals and mrdanga and has performed with Jai Uttal, David Starfire and Freq Nasty in Dub Kirtan Allstars, Dave Stringer, C.C. White, Jaya Lakshimi, Arjun Baba, Govindas and Radha, Prema Hara, Joey Lugassey, Saul David Raye, Steve Ross and Craig Kohland of Shamans Dream. Sita has performed and taught at – Lightning in a Bottle, Wanderlust, Symbiosis, Gaia, Pranafest, Bhaktifest, Shaktifest, Earthdance, Yoga Rocks the Park, Hawaii Spirit Festival and Mystic Island Festival.

She has accompanied yoga classes with live Kirtan for Baron Baptiste, Elena Brower, Annie Carpenter, Janet Stone, Shiva Rea, Micheline Berry, William Duprey and Govindas. Sita’s devotional service is intended to include all beings in experiencing divine love and light.

www.SitaDeviLove.com

Tyler Blank QigongTyler Blank

Tyler is lover of many Energy Arts. His embodied spirit began from the games of an early Athlete, and after depleting the body from chasing after too much competition, he entered into the depths of Healing through Table Massage, Vibrational Healing, Reiki, Breema, Psychic School, and Matrix Energetics before becoming one of the first Certified AcroYoga Instructors in 2006. After overcoming a childhood fear of dance, Tyler went on to cofound Ecstatic Dance Oakland in 2008, helping to ignite Ecstatic Dances around the world from the inspiration that began on the Big Island of Hawaii. Ecstatic Dance also launched his DJ career, this time fulfilling a childhood passion, making mix tapes with a storyline. He now uses his Spirit Name from the OSHO Community, as DJ Avani, meaning River. Tyler is also currently working on his Master’s Degree in Traditional Chinese Medical QiGong, and is an advanced student of QiDao, a Tibetan Shamanic QiGong taught by lineage holder Lama Tantrapa. He is also a new Father, and the Adventure continues to Evolve…

Erina Love 1Erina Love

Erina Love is a movement therapy specialist with her Doctorate in Physical Therapy. She was drawn to the healing arts due to her deep love and in-born intuition of the human body’s ability to heal itself. Through her own journey of searching for healing from chronic pain and dysfunction, Erina discovered true healing only occurs when emotional, mental, and spiritual healing align with the physical. Emerging out of pain and dysfunction using Tai Chi, diet modifications, prayer and play, she arrived to the understanding of health from the holistic perspective. Body, mind, and spirit transformed, Erin now dedicates much of her time to her performance art including poetry, dance, and aerial acrobatics.

Through her education, her own healing journey and experience of working with people of all ages and lifestyles in her physical therapy practice, Erin is uniquely qualified to guide others through their healing journeys.  Her ultimate passion is to assist others in discovering their own power to transform their bodies and their lives.

Aya-bio-web1Aya Iwasaki

Since she first picked up a hoop in 2009 Aya fell in love with dancing both in and out of the hoop.  Movement has become integral in Aya‘s life and a source of grounding and connecting with spirit.  Combining training from various teachers and modalities, Aya embodies beauty and grace in her dance and brings authentic movement into her flow.