RYT 200, BSEE, MBA, MS I/O Psychology
Joel began practicing yoga at age 12 when he discovered the book Yoga and Health by Selvarajan Yesudian and Elisabeth Haich at his grandfather's house. At this early age he mastered yoga poses using only this book for guidance and continued practicing by himself on and off over the years. He earned a 200 Hr. yoga teaching certificate from Amanda McMaine and has received training from Manju Jois (son of Sri K. Pattabhi Jois), Sharmila (granddaughter of Sri K. Pattabhi Jois) in India, Doug & David Swenson, David Williams, Kino MacGregor, Ginger Garner, and many other dedicated yoga instructors. Joel is a student and practitioner of Kundalini yoga as well as PEAT energy therapies. Joel is the author of the award-winning books, Yoga in No Time at All and Leading Team Alpha and has earned an engineering degree, an MBA, and a Masters degree in Psychology. He is delighted to share his knowledge, joy, and enthusiasm for yoga.