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Christopher Tompkins

Christopher is a scholar of Sanskrit and Yoga specializing in the roots and evolution of Hatha Yoga from the Tantric traditions. He holds advanced degrees in Sanskrit and Religious Studies from Harvard and UC Berkeley, where he currently teaches. His teachings, presented to thousands of students worldwide in Yoga-based events, conferences, and teacher trainings, are based on hundreds of unpublished Sanskrit texts and manuscripts personally collected from Kashmir. Chris frequently collaborates with Shiva Rea, with whom he has recently taught a number of ground-breaking online seminars, including courses on the forgotten roots and practices applied to the Chakra System, and the Tantric Origins of Surya Namaskara and modern movement-based Yoga.