Robert has been teaching yoga in Sacramento for 16 years. In 2005-2006 he participated in a residential yoga certificate program for 4 months at the Satyananda Ashram (Bihar School of Yoga) in Munger, Bihar, India. While there he learned a much more traditional approach to yoga that emphasised an integrated yogic lifestyle. Earning and receiving certificates from the Bihar School of Yoga in India, from Doug Swensen (Sadhana oga Chi), and extensive Vinyasa Krama workshops. He teaches a blend of Hatha Yoga (more traditional style) and Astanga /vinyasa yoga with emphasis on breath and present moment awareness. He is a devoted meditation practioner within the Drikung Tibetan Buddhist traditon devoted to Garchen Ripoche and teaches calm abiding mediation and chi Kung as well.
His teaching style blends the best parts of these yoga styles in a playful and focused manner. Over many years and multi week extensive mediation retreats, his teaching has evolved toward a more in depth understanding of yoga and mediation that when combined can produce a holistic and balanced lifestyle that enriches regular ordinary day to day living in all aspects and his classes whether restorative, vigorous or negative reflects this framework.