John is a fifth-generation Denver native who has embraced yoga and movement as a complete lifestyle. Following two open-heart surgeries in 2010, John discovered yoga in an effort to find a more thorough approach to exercise. He has personally experienced the power of yoga to restore health while settling and focusing the mind. John completed his 200-hour yoga teacher training in 2013, his Level II Reiki certification in 2014, and his Hot Yoga teaching training in 2018. He also holds certifications in functional movement and mobility.