Richard has been practicing Hatha styles of yoga around the country for more than 20 years. Richard completed his intensive 200-Hour Yoga Teacher Training at the Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health in Stockbridge, MA, studying directly with Rudy Peirce, Michelle Dalbec and Yoganand Michael Carroll. Richard loves to bring gentle and intermediate level Kripalu-style hatha yoga to all levels of practitioners, with an emphasis on pranayama (breathing techniques for harnessing energy) and meditation for steadying the mind. Richard also enjoys the practice of Yin Yoga and Tai Chi. A Massachusetts native, Richard has lived in San Francisco, New York City and Wisconsin and has made Cotuit his home for the past eight years.