Asheville : Kitchin Place

Michael Johnson

Asheville Yoga Center, West Asheville Yoga

Michael Johnson has been a full time yoga and meditation teacher for over thirteen years, a yoga teacher trainer since 2003, a Sanskrit instructor since 2010, co-founder of Clearlight Yoga the musical project OSEL. He emphasizes yoga as the integration of multiple strategies for healing and lifestyle transformation. He has had the privilege to learn many styles of yoga directly from Swami Satchidananda, K. Pattabhi Jois, Sharon Gannon, David Life and many others. Currently, he is co-authoring a new translation of the Yoga Sutra that uses research from social neuroscience, positive psychology and personal experience to demonstrate how ancient Eastern philosophy is still relevant and vital in our current era.

My favorite way to work out...I enjoy a flowing yoga practice where the breath, the music and the theme are all integrated.

I am originally from the suburbs of Detroit.

My favorite piece of Lululemon is the interest in helping the community.

Myself in one adjective...grateful.