Winter Solstice Event

Mark your calendar for DevaTree's free, virtual winter solstice event on December 21st at 7pm EST. Join Carolyn, Tamika, K-Bhava, and Cindy as we gently honour the return of the light.
To register, sign up for the DevaTree newsletter (if you’re not already) and send a quick email to to say “I’m in for Solstice 2021!" Zoom details will be emailed in the days prior to the event. Everyone welcome. 


Tuesday, December 21, 2021

7:00 – 7:15 Grounding 

7:15 – 7:30 Meditation in Motion 

7:30 – 7:45 Connection

7:45 – 8:00 Candle Divination Journey 

8:00 – 8:20 Restorative Yoga 


Carolyn Jyoti Burke, MSW, E-RYT 1000, RCYT

Carolyn is an experienced yoga educator, retreat facilitator, strengths-based psychotherapist and parent. She has designed and led numerous wellness programs and therapeutic groups. Carolyn co- created and co-directs the 200-hr level Cross DisciplinaryTM Yoga Teacher training, the 100-hr HeartRise® Children's Yoga Teacher Training and the Yoga & the Subtle Energy Body Program. As a consultant for government treatment programs, Carolyn has developed therapeutic groups to assist children who are recovering from traumatic grief. Carolyn has created and successfully launched yoga programs for people of all ages and backgrounds. It is a rare teacher that can fill a room with compassion and joy the way Carolyn can.


Tamika Schilbe, MSW, E-RYT 1000, RCYT

Tamika Tara Schilbe is an award-winning counselor, consultant, author, and yoga teacher trainer. As Co-Founder & Yoga Educator at DevaTree School of Yoga, Tamika shares her vision for collaborative yoga through DevaTree's Cross-DisciplinaryTM approach to education. An experienced group facilitator, Tamika has been teaching the art of personal renewal across the globe since 2001. Tamika is on faculty at the Toronto & Vancouver Yoga Show & Conference, and is a contributing author at Elephant Journal, Huffington Post, and MindBodyGreen. She co-created and co-directs the 100-hr HeartRise® Children’s Yoga Teacher Training, the Deep Attunement of the Instinctual Psoas Training and the Yoga & the Subtle Energy Body Program. Originally trained at the Nosara Yoga Institute in Costa Rica, Tamika directed their first Canadian 200- hr YTT, and first 500-hr level training program in Costa Rica.

Tamika’s knowledge, community leadership and compassion inspires people of all ages both on and off the mat. A forever-student of children and animals, Tamika shares her message with passion and playfulness, helping her students to create an inspired, authentic, and creative life.


Kristi Bhava Corlett, B.A., M.A., B.Ed., 500 RYTT, Shamanic Practitioner

Kristi Corlett is a certified Yoga Instructor, Shamanic Practitioner, Author and Reiki Practitioner, and is the creator and director of the DevaTree 100-hour training Whispered Wisdom: Walking Between the Worlds of Yoga and Shamanism. Her formal studies in history and eastern mysticism have led her on a journey that forever spirals back to yoga. Kristi has a passion for yogic philosophy and the delicious stories of the gods and goddesses who make up the Hindu Pantheon. Truly gifted in the art of storytelling, Kristi takes the complexity of these glorious beings of light, and brings a fascinating clarity to their role in our lives today. Inspired by the interconnected dance of yoga and shamanism in her own heart and soul, she brings forth a whispered wisdom that simply must be shared.

“Kristi Corlett is a deep listener, a dedicated scholar, a dazzling entertainer, and humble advocate of mother earth. There is no one more qualified to guide this journey into the depths of yoga & shamanism!” -Tamika


Cindy Aksaha deJong, E-RYT 200, RYT 1000

Cindy is on Faculty at DevaTree School of Yoga and an integral part of both the 200-hr teaching team and the advanced track teams. She has assisted and taught in multiple teacher trainings including Restorative Yoga, Yoga Anatomy Essentials, The Subtle Energy Body, Meditation in the Modern Age, Hands on Assists, and more. 

Cindy has been studying the body/mind/spirit connection since 1999 and offering support through her private and group work. She is a Reiki/Master Teacher trainer who has studied and apprenticed in shamanism and oracle card work. 

Cindy brings an inspiring, down-to-earth, and loving energy to her classes—and she is famous for her infectious laugh. When she isn’t teaching yoga or guiding her clients, you'll find her walking the trails on her property, spending time with her family, swimming, or simply breathing in the beauty of nature.