Ray Crist, founder of the Jaguar Path, is a dynamic yoga teacher who has been initiated as a healer and teacher by the Quero Indians in the Andes of Peru. He has traveled around the world in search of indigenous healers, shamans, and yogis to heal himself from cancer. His search led him from Northern Thailand through Mexico to the mountains and jungle of Peru. He is trained and certified in several modalities and holds Yoga and Shamanism are his dharma and his way of life.
Ray is a sailing boat skipper, a scuba diver, he flys single engine airplanes, he loves surfing, snowboarding and mountain biking.
Based in the Berkshires and travels the world leading workshops. He leads expeditions in Peru (the Sacred Valley and the Jungle) and in the summers he leads Yoga and Sailing Retreats in the Greek islands.
Monica Celli de Movillan is a yogini and Shaman practitioner. She is an artist, teacher, mother, nature lover, equestrian and works with her dog Goose who is training as a therapy dog. Over the last 25 years her professions have brought her through teaching High School Art and being the Department Chair at public High Schools in Berkshire County. She designs and makes clothes www.scrapperdesigns.com and is raising two young children, who are her greatest teachers.
Monica is a powerful practicing Shaman and teaches yoga for the Jaguar Path. She is powerful and humble and loves sharing her life experiences and Jaguar knowledge with students. She says: “I find the Jaguar Path to be very real and practical and at the same time the tools offer profound ways of healing. The Jaguar Path is about growing, it’s applicable to every day life and teaches liberation and living fully in each moment”
Lee Albert, NMT is a national presenter and highly popular Neuromuscular Therapist and yoga instructor at the world renowned Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health in Lenox, MA. Dedicated to helping people help themselves, Lee created, practices and teaches Integrated Positional Therapy (IPT), -protocols to reduce and often eliminate chronic pain. He is the author of the book, Live Pain Free without Drugs or Surgery. www.leealbert.com
Larissa Hall Carlson, RYT 500, is the Dean of Kripalu school of Ayurveda, a Yoga Specialist, Ayurvedic Lifestyle Consultant, and Yee Yoga teacher. Larissa has taught yoga, meditation, pranayama, and yogic philosophy for the Tanglewood Music Center, Berkshire Opera Company, Juilliard School, and Boston Conservatory. She is also Assistant Dean for Kripalu’s School of Ayurveda. Creator of the CDs Meditative Yoga Flow: A Kripalu Sadhana and Ayurvedic Pranayama and Meditation for the Doshas, she teaches workshops, directs yoga trainings, and provides Ayurvedic consultations. www.larissacarlson.com
Jovinna Chan, ERYT-500, is the Assistant Dean of the Kripalu School of Yoga, where she also serves as a faculty member for Yoga Teacher Training programs. She is a transformational leader and teacher of the Kripalu Yoga lineage. Her sadhana began at a young age in Singapore when she started practicing yoga, dance and martial arts. Through her practice she cultivated an intimate understanding of the body through creative movement and expression. Jovinna is also trained in Kripalu Yoga Dance, an ecstatic dance to bring alignment of the charkas and is a trained transformational facilitator for the body of work, “Soul Motion”, movement master Vinn Marti, founder. http://www.jovinna.com