ORIGIN Magazine Yoga Contributor

Jonny is known for his compassionate, yet disciplined teaching style, emphasizing self-acceptance and deepening the awareness of Self. Jonnys teachings, which are both therapeutic and challenging, awaken the healing power of breath and thes ensuality of being, to find true alignment with our heart and spirit.

As the founder of Michigan-based Center for Yoga, Jonny and his wife Milla have established metropolitan Detroit as one of the largest yoga communities in the Midwest, teaching Ashtanga-based yoga, Jonny has also developed Healthy Backs Yoga,which integrates the whole body with special emphasis on breath and posture.

Jonny is widely acclaimed for his Seven Ways to Take Your Practice and Your Teaching to a deeper Level Teacher-Training program. Jonny annually holds TeacherTraining Retreats in Tulum, Mexico and bi-annually in Michigan to help teachers establish and expand each students daily yoga and meditation practice and to cultivate hands-on awareness and connection of mind, body and spirit.

Having practiced Ashtanga Yoga and Meditation for over 22 years, Jonny was first inspired by his father to practice yoga, at the young age of 12 while living in Maui, Hawaii. After witnessing yoga playing a key role in his fathers recovery from debilitating chronic lower back pain, Jonny studied with David Williams and Brad Ramsey, and has emerged as a catalyst in helping people change their lives through the practice of yoga.


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