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Michael Huggins

Pennsylvania Avenue, Avondale, PA 19311, USA

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About Michael Huggins

Michael Huggins is the founder and Executive Director of Transformation Yoga Project a 501c3 tax exempt charitable organization.  Transformation Yoga Project teaches yoga and mindfulness as a tool for personal change in the lives of people within drug and alcohol...

Michael Huggins is the founder and Executive Director of Transformation Yoga Project a 501c3 tax exempt charitable organization.  Transformation Yoga Project teaches yoga and mindfulness as a tool for personal change in the lives of people within drug and alcohol rehabilitation facilities, the criminal justice system, community transitional centers and VA hospitals.  He is specially trained in applying yoga practices for addiction recovery and trauma related issues.  Mike is a registered yoga instructor (200 E-RYT) who has been practicing yoga since 2002.  He teaches a variety of asana styles including power Vinyasa, stationary, stretch yoga, chair yoga, family yoga, yoga for the back, meditation and many others. He is also a certified fitness trainer. He left a successful career in the corporate world to focus on a variety of community based outreach programs and to further develop his yoga practice. 

 Since leaving the corporate world, Mike has dedicated his time and passion towards demystifying yoga by breaking down the powerful and positive aspects of the practice in a direct straight forward manner which these at-risk populations can relate to.  He has extensively studied yoga and meditation with several highly respected teachers at Kripalu, Omega and other respected organizations.

 Mike has been on the board of several non-profits in the greater Philadelphia area. He has a Bachelor’s of Science from Villanova University and a Masters of Business Administration from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.

 

First Registered October 2010
Yoga Alliance Continuing Education Provider

Teaching Experience

Current

SCI Graterford Prison

April 2015 - Current
State Correctional Institution at Graterford
Collegeville, PA, United States
Current

Montgomery County Juvenile Detention Center

May 2014 - Current
Montgomery County Juvenile, Port Indian Road
Eagleville, PA, United States
Current

Coatesville Veterans Affairs Medical Center

September 2013 - Current
1400 Blackhorse Hill Road
Coatesville, PA, USA
Current

Kirbride Recovery Center

June 2013 - Current
111 North 49th Street
Philadelphia, PA, USA
Previous

ACAC

October 2010 - August 2015
West Chester, PA, United States
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Yoga at Chester Springs

August 2012 - March 2014
11 Senn Drive
Chester Springs, PA, USA
First Registered October 2010
Yoga Alliance Continuing Education Provider
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