Coastie Turned Yogi

 
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DIRECTION:

After sailing around the world in search of something as satisfying as his Coast Guard career, Christian discovered it in shopping mall at aBirkram yoga class is girlfriend “dragged” him into. He found it to be be every bit as disciplined and challenging as anything he had done as a “knuckle dragger”, military man.

FIRST STEPS

Used his GI bill to get a B.A. degree in Humanities & Culture and got certified as a yoga instructor at an intense yoga instructor boot camp, taught by Baron Baptiste.

MISTEPS

Worked as a mortgage broker while working on his MBA. He realized business was of little interest to him despite being safer and more financially stable path than his yoga practice.

MAKING TRACKS

Getting enough teaching gigs at various yoga studios to do it full time, start a following and work with the Veterans Yoga Project to help PTSD veterans get back on track.

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