Steve has been practicing yoga since 2009. He originally began his asana practice as a supplement to his love of cycling, but he quickly developed a passion for the philosophy and broader practices of yoga. Steve is a 200-hour graduate of the Beryl Bender Birch's The Hard & The Soft Yoga Institute, with Sheila Magalhaes here at Heartsong Yoga. Steve is also a 300-hour graduate of the Summers School of Yin Yoga, training under the direction of Josh Summers and Terry Cockburn in the practices of yin yoga and meditation. Steve is a Certified Accessible Yoga Teacher, training under the direction of Sarah Helt. He also completed "Yoga for the Rest of Us" teacher training with Peggy Cappy, a program of adaptive yoga. Steve strives to blend humor and philosophy to help others experience the physical and mental wellbeing of yoga practice and mindfulness in a fun and safe environment. A life-long resident of the Pioneer Valley, Steve earned degrees in management and law from Western New England College, which he puts to use at his day job in corporate America.