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More student feedback…

“Christopher Tompkins provides valuable access to the inner wisdom and yoga practices of the earliest Tantric teachings in way that is transforming and relevant to all. He is a true gift…” - Shiva Rea, Yoga Teacher

“His amazingly accessible teaching introduces the empowering teachings of Yoga in a simple way that is compelling to everyone.” - Y.F., New York

“I’m so glad you touched upon some of the myths that are going around about chakras which don’t have any historical backing. I always cringed when people are told there chakras are closed, or kundalini is dormant…” - N.P.

“Chris is able to weave the teachings and practices into the here and now, as a spontaneous direct experience and living meditation.”–F. R., Paris

“I am delving into the treasure trove of your course materials and it has been exactly what I have been looking for. You are directly addressing many of the questions that I’ve been preoccupied with since I began my own practice when I was about 12 years old. Your work is some of the first that I’ve encountered that really seems to provide a deeper sustenance and more nuanced perspective on the topic, and I am grateful that you have made such strides in this vexing (if not sometimes seemingly impossible) tracing of the origins of yogic systems.” - J.G.

 

“This course has been a total breakthrough, and really has rectified my own understanding and appreciation, which I think was to some extent distorted by the narrative put forward by others. What you are revealing is revolutionary and will help to fill in the gaps of our understanding, which until now has mostly been filled with speculative attempts to claim yoga as European, along with an unfair vilification of Tantra.” - J.G.

 

“Your discoveries and renovations of the history of vinyasa are doing justice to Krishnamacharya and is the most exciting development in yoga scholarship in a long time.” - J.A.

 

“Chris is a brilliant, humble, playful, humorous, and intensely skillful scholar/practitioner.  My experience learning from and practicing with him has been powerful and deep.” - Abbie Tucker, Yoga Teacher

 

“Christopher is one of those rare and precious teachers gifted with the ability to share some of the most esoteric yogic knowledge in a way that cuts right to the essence of the teachings through powerful imagery, personal experiences, heartfelt stories, and above all, humor. A must!” - Kia Meaux, Yoga Teacher

 

“His teachings are invaluable to everyone exploring the depth of yoga beyond the asanas and to anyone questioning their own source of happiness and suffering.” - T.C.

 

“Chris is an extremely knowledgeable and masterful story teller, with Spirit expanding, illuminates life-enhancing concepts from the sacred texts beautifully.” - C. H., Los Angeles

 

“Your translations and explanations of the Sanskrit of the Sutras were very enlightening…I enjoyed your scholarly and very knowledgeable approach so much. Thank you!” - G.A., Seattle

 

“My husband, who previously imagined that Yoga was ‘not his thing,’ now understands the tradition and its timeless wisdom teachings in a whole new light, after listening to Chris’ teaching.” - B.H., London UK.

 

“Thank you, with all my heart, for revealing and imparting these much needed and incredible teachings; I don’t even know how to express my gratitude…the unveiling of the Cakras of the Universal Mother is utterly ground  breaking.” - A.S.

 

“I can’t tell you how grateful I am that it this is being shared with us at the cutting edge of its newness! Thank you Chris Tompkins and Shiva Rea! Truly in awe.” - K.A.

 

“Thank you, with all my heart, for revealing and imparting these much needed and incredible teachings.” - T.R.

 

“Thank you Chris for bringing such a Beautiful, Sacred, and Soul-Warming awareness and Way into my life.” - J.M., Washington D.C.

 

“I thoroughly enjoyed the class and was moved by many of your stories. To learn more about the definition and history of yoga was great and peaks my curiosity to continuing learning more.” - Toronto

 

“I love listening to Chris talk, because he is so passionate about darshana (yogic philosophy) and truly believes that one cannot leave the mind out of the path to transformation. He says that darshana and sadhana (practice) are inextricably linked like heat and fire, and that words, themselves, can bring one to experience divinity.” - Karen Macklin for Yoga Journal

 

“I so enjoy your work, your delightful approach and presentation, and all the wonderful content you're producing. I hope you continue bringing forth more of this valuable and amazing content. It's good for the world.” - Student

 

“Thank you, with all my heart, for revealing and imparting these much needed and incredible teachings; I don’t even know how to express my gratitude… the unveiling of the Chakras of the Universal Mother is utterly groundbreaking.” - A.S.

 

“I can’t tell you how grateful I am that it this is being shared with us at the cutting edge of its newness! Thank you Chris Tompkins! Truly in awe.” - K.A.

 

“The Unveiling of the Chakras of the Universal Mother is groundbreaking…..literally.” - A.S.

 

“While performing the Anahata chakra practice, I felt like a twirling dervish, primed to absorb transmission as my mind was set free from thought… thank you for sharing this spiritual jewel. My heart is soaring!” - M.H

 

“Thank you! What an awesome practice and opportunity you helped create for all of us. I look forward to traveling through the remaining topics…” - L.V., student

 

“Meditating upon one's sense of home, particularly in becoming of aware of the need to find home within the self --is powerful, liberating, and a bit awe-inspiring at the same time….” - A.F.

 

“Thank you for sharing this workshop with us, I've been personally working on what home means to me and so this was great to integrate into my yoga practice.” – S.H.