👋 I am Demetri Velisarius
Demetri Velisarius, RYT 500, BSW, is a certified Drupon (Practice Master) Lineage Holder within the Kagyu Tradition of Tibetan Buddhism. He is the co-creator of Prana Danda Yoga & Meditation in FlowMotion.
A former cabinet maker, restauranteur, off-shore lobsterman, social worker, motorcycle/bicycle racer and owner of a boxing gym, he now devotes his life to teaching meditation and flow arts with his life-partner Shiva Rea.
Demetri has traveled on many spiritual pilgrimages and teaching retreats to sacred sites all over the world including India, Nepal and Bhutan. In 2006 he attended a 100-day silent Six Yoga’s of Naropa retreat with yogini Lama Willa Baker than changed the course of his life.
He continues to practice with his root teachers in Himalayan tantra and Dzogchen / Mahamudra meditation.
His system of movement and teachings are heart/mind opening drawn from a colorful life as well from an extraordinary lineage of meditation masters.
“I cannot think of anything more valuable than how to consistently invoke a calm, clear and compassionate mind during difficult times…thanks to my root teachers and the sublime dharma” DV