About The Teacher

In 2009, I attended my first yoga class at the University of Denver with some fraternity brothers. As the others quickly stopped going, I kept yoga in my back pocket as a good balance for the workouts and general physical upkeep from a life ice hockey, skiing, and the typical stupidity of a young man. In late 2012, I first began to explore yoga as more than just a workout. I was working in the music business, overly stressed, and generally unhappy. As I began to explore new life for my worn down muscles and joints, and attack some of the pains I’d built up over the years, I discovered ways to deal more mindfully with my stress and other repressed emotions. My passion for yoga eventually drove me to leave the music industry. In February 2014, I had the pleasure of spending a month at Asheville Yoga Center, where I began initial teacher training. While I wouldn't confine my vinyasa style into a singular category, it is influenced by my background as a student of prana vinyasa, Ashtanga and Rocket Yoga, dabblings in yin and restorative, and the creative sequencings of my most appreciated teachers. My classes will give students space to invite, create, and unite their intentions to their daily practices. I am a Nashville native, passionate music fan, reader of endless books, University of Alabama football fan, and happy t

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