Yogini Devis’s inspiration comes from many great masters, teachers and Divine Beings. Their common influence has been to teach the realisation that all life, in all of its diverse forms, is indivisibly one. Their teachings and presence have guided countless people on a path of unconditional love, self realisation and selfless service.
Yogini Devi has been inspired my various teachings and acknowledges the Blessed Souls who transmitted the foundation of this work. There are many teachers and Avatars who may not be mentioned here, so there is an overall thanks giving to all those beings who are working for the light and for the presence of Shambala. With a loving acknowledgment to friends and family, we also give profound gratitude to the following teachers most of whom we have studied with personally.
Prem Baba, Guru Ji Raj Kumar, Sahajananda, Swami Vivekananda Saraswati, Richard Freedman, Paul Dallaghan, Swami Shankarananda, Mihaiela Pentiuc, Antoaneta Gotea, Dhamma Das, Monika Nataraj, Tiwariji, Shiva Rea, Gangaji, Ram Ji Das, Ajahn Tong, S.N Goenka, Carl Rogers and Eckhart Tolle.
Ra Lalita Dasi’s Biography
Radasi also known as Kerry was born in the Earthliness of the North of England. She is a down to earth woman with a passion for life and love. As a Child she expressed Spirit deeply through creativity, adventure and prayer that came from an inward aspiration. She spent most of her life expressing her essence through poetry, dance, music and Yoga.
Her studies lead to years of training as a therapist using holistic counseling and later Reiki healing as tools for her and others to connect with the deeper aspects of their being. She worked in the local community with elderly people and various support groups for people with homeless issues, addictions and mental health variances. She also worked as a children’s entertainer and child carer and developed as an area manager for the north of England, employed by a national childcare company in the UK.
She left England in her mid twenties to exist more consciously in organic living and in her true spiritual nature. For over eleven years she has developed as a teacher of yoga and therapeutics, having a sincere love to share knowledge, to inspire faith, devotion, confidence and the revelation of truth to others.
She follows the guidance and tantric teachings of Guru Raj Kumar. She is an active Agama yoga teacher and practitioner and her practice and overall style of teaching is devoted to the Path of the Spiritual heart inspired by Hridaya Yoga and Prem Baba. Radasi is commited to the unveiling of the Divine Feminine on this planet, recognising the beauty of receptivity and surrender. She has lived within a sacred women’s community in Glastonbury,England and is a Sister of Avalon.
She spends most of the year travelling and living between Thailand, India and Europe. She offers her services as she travels and lives in the various countries. When she is not teaching she spends periods of time on pilgrimages, focusing on spiritual practice in the form of personal and organised retreats, daily sadhana [personal spiritual practice], and attending teacher training courses and a variety of applicable workshops that endeavor to further enhance her service and spiritual awakening.
She finds her joys in the space of the heart, the purity of nature and caring for animals. Some of her favorite past times are watching Star Trek, singing and drinking tea in the love of friends.
Lorraine Taylors Biography
Lorraine is an Ashtanga and Tantra Yoga teacher certified by Yoga Alliance, with over 1500 accrued hours of training. She has been practicing yoga for seventeen years and during this time has been very inspired by the teachings of Richard Freeman, Paul Dallaghan and Shiva Rea. She has also studied directly with Sri OP Tiwari from the Kaivalydham Yoga Research Institute, who is one of the few remaining sources on authentic pranayama and has completed several of his advanced trainings plus the first ever Pranayama Certificate 2008 course at his centre in Lonavla, India.
Due to a strong aspiration and a desire to understand more deeply the world of subtle energies, she began to enrich her knowledge of the esoteric lineages of Indian and Tibetan Tantra thorough her teachings in Agama with Swami Vivekananda, this brought a lot of depth to her own practice and teaching. During this period, she also devoted her time to silent retreats led by Sahajananda, the founder of Hridaya Yoga, who offers a beautiful method of meditation focused on the spiritual heart incorporating elements from Kashmir Shaivism, Advaita Vedanta, Sufism, and Dzogchen.
A lifetime of dance and gymnastics brought her on to the spiritual path many years ago and today she feels really passionate about sharing the true essence of yoga and the importance of moving beyond the attachment with the physical body. She uses the practice of Ashtanga Yoga to guide students deeper into their internal world, using metaphors and poetry to enhance the already existing beauty of stillness. Combined with her knowledge of subtle energies, a more full and complete picture of yoga is revealed. Utmost gratitude goes to these amazing teachers who inspired her heart with their unique wisdom and knowledge.