Iris Disse is a German artist, who works in Latin-America and Europa as an internationally renowned film maker. Her documentaries and movies reflect the social reality of the indigenous people in Latin America and Indonesia. Until 1995 she was a well-known actress for German TV and theater. She subsequently worked as a theater director in Berlin, Hamburg and Vienna. She is a prize-winning sound artist and maintains some involvement in this fields.
1988-1993 she got involved in meditation, breathing, singing and dancing as spiritual techniques with the Sufimaster Pir Vilayat Inayat Kahn. The training included monthly retreats in the Alps.
1993-1995 she trained in Yoga Trantra with a range of teachers including Margo Anand, Doris Christinger and Peter Shröter from Sky Dancing Tantra, Diana Richardson, Kutira and Allan Lowen. She has been teaching and practicing Tantra for the last 20 years together with her partner David Höner. Since 2008 Iris Disse presents Yoga Tantra at the University of Quito (Universidad Andina Simon Bolivar).
Working since 1994 with indigenous people in Latin America and Indonesia, she got involved with Shamanistic Energy work.
Since 2000 Iris has been developing Durga´s Tiger Teachings incorporating Tantra Yoga and Shamanism. Her Durga´s Tiger Dance Meditation is a powerful fusion of yoga energy work implemented in different dance stiles. The training involves voice work like chanting.
In February 2013 she gained a 500 hour advanced Tantra Yoga Certificate with the Traditional Tantric Bhagavan Shri Shanmukha Anantha Natha in Southern India. She is initiated in Shri Vidya Tantra.