James is a professional musician, educator and yogi with nearly 30 years of teaching experience. He received his 200 Hour Advanced Alignment Teacher Training with Andrea Russell and Scott Anderson, and completed his 500 Hour Raja Hatha Therapeutic Teacher Training with Amy Pearce Hayden in July 2016.  James is trained in Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction and Tergar Institute Meditation practices, and is an Usui Reiki Master Teacher.