BruceBruce has been practicing yoga since 1979 and teaching full time since 1984, when he founded Yoga St. Louis. He has studied in India with , Geeta and Prashant Iyengar five times and continues to study with their senior pupils both in the and abroad.
Bruce brings to his teaching both a well developed eye for symmetry and balance nurtured through his career as a professional architect, and a love of the philosophy found in the classic yoga texts. He designed and renovated the Yoga St. Louis studio specifically for the practice of yoga.
Bruce was instrumental in bringing Eric Small, the founder of the Multiple SclerosisMultiple Sclerosis Society’s nationally-acclaimed “Iyengar Yoga for MS Program,” to St. Louis in 2002 to initiate a MS Yoga Teacher Training Program under the auspices of the Gateway chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. In May, 2005, a follow up Teacher Training Program resulted in the inception of an ongoing Gentle Yoga class at the studio.
Bruce is officially certified to teach this method through the BKS Iyengar Yoga National Association of the United States. A founder of the BKS Iyengar Yoga Association of the Midwest Bioregions, he served on its Board of Directors from 1990 to 1996.