Ray Crist has traveled through Mexico and Peru in search of indigenous healers to heal himself from cancer. An apprentice of three shamans from lineages as old as the Inca civilization and the Amazon jungle shamans, Ray has a background in Chinese medicine, Thai Yoga, and martial arts, and is a Kripalu Yoga teacher.
Founder of The Jaguar Path, Ray is a dynamic yoga teacher who has been initiated as a healer and teacher by the Q’ero shamans in the Andes of Peru. He offers retreats throughout the world, teaching contemporary Westerners how to use shamanic tools and yoga to live a balanced and empowered life. He has explored the outdoors as a sailing boat captain, diver, snowboarder, kayaker, and paddle boarder, and loves sharing his inspiration through yoga, kayaking, and meditation.