A certified Bikram yoga teacher since 2001, John has been a student of yoga for over 15 years. His goal has been to make Yoga accessible to all people regardless of physical ability or aptitude. John's continuing study of anatomy and physiology enriches his classes, and he has a paticular interest in the way Yoga continues to evolve and unfold, especially within modern Western culture. He has taught throughout the US and Asia, and has had the good fortune to practice and teach many different styles of Yoga. John has a particular love of Hot Yoga, with well over 12,000 hours teaching experience in the Hot room. He has led Yoga retreats and workshops, as well as taught at Yoga Journal Conferences. In addition, John led a Yoga Alliance CYT 200 hour Teacher Training program in Thailand, certifying over 500 teachers in a several year period. He is a father, an avid outdoor enthusiast, and above all, a student of Yoga.