JJ has been a student of Vipassana since 2002, has been practising yoga for over a decade, and studied Hatha Yoga Teacher Training (Sivananda and Ashtanga) with Yogi Sivadas in Dharamsala, India in 2011. He has been certified by Amy Weintraub as a LifeForce Yoga Practitioner—Level 1. LifeForce Yoga uses evidence-based movement, sound and breath work to work with depression and anxiety, the most common co-occurring afflictions of addiction. JJ has also completed very intense Shamanic Yoga Teacher Training in Peru in 2012 and incorporates a large body of knowledge acquired from that process into his own practice and teaching.
JJ offers residential shamanic yoga trainings for writing, expansion, depression, anxiety and addiction throughout the year. Please contact for details.