Education: BS Mathematics, Marymount, University, Arlington, VA
MS Complementary and Integrative Medicine, American College of Healthcare Sciences, Portland, OR
Yoga Training & Study
1979 - 1989 Various types/styles of yoga training to include: hatha, kripalu, integral, kundalini, Iyengar, etc.
1989 - 1999 Focus mainly on Iyengar and Ashtanga Yoga
1999 - 2001 Focus mainly on Anusara
2002 - current Focus mainly on teachings from Krishnamachar through Mr. TKV Desikachar including several trips to Chennai, India and a four-year+ study from TKV Desikachar and Kausthub Desikachar (2007-2010).
Yoga Teaching History
1989 -1992 - Taught in basement spaces (homes, churches, etc.), gyms and art studios in Northern VA.
1992 - 1994 - Taught in my basement home yoga studio as JJ's Yoga Studio, Arlington, VA
1993 - 1994 - Taught in my basement home yoga studio as Sun & Moon Yoga Studio, Arlington, VA
1994 - 2006 - Moved Sun & Moon Yoga Studio out of home, built studio business from 95 students in my home to over 1100 students, 25 teachers, office staff of 8 and 3 locations.
2006 - Present - Teaching in various locations across the country conducting weekend workshops, teacher training programs, online classes, retreats and privates through my yoga school: Surya Chandra Yoga