At age 15 Peter Sklivas began his practice of mediation. His 30+ years experience includes TM, Dzochen Tibetan Buddhism, 6 years Kripalu Staff, Bikram’s 500-Hr Yoga Teacher Training (Spring 2000), Bikram’s 1992 Kripalu staff-only training, ashram pilgrimages to Rishikesh, India + extensive practice with Baron Baptiste. From ’89 to ‘95 at Kripalu Peter immersed himself in as many facets of yoga as he could discover: Hatha, Karma, Bhakti, Pranayama, Kirtan, Jhana & Tantra. As a personal bodyworker for Guru Yogi Amrit Desai, Peter studied under many illuminated swamis, yogis and teachers.
In 1999 he opened Yoga Passion where he has taught more than 4000 Bikram, 1000 Kripalu, 1000 Power & 4000 HotCore classes. In 2006 Peter created a new yoga style called HotCore Yoga combining his ecumenical approach of Hot Yoga with core body mechanics, ujaya breath, bandhas, energy lines & psycho-spiritual awareness. Each class with Peter is an exciting adventure into the Higher Self.
In 2011 Peter won 1st prize for U.S. Northeast Region in Cable Access Fitness Programs for the TV show called Yoga Passion. At present Peter is undergoing major transformation in changing the name of studio to HotCore Yoga & putting the finishing touches on a HotCore Yoga dvd, app & ebook.