Chad’s classes are heart-centered, and his welcoming, compassionate approach honors each individual student and their unique relationship to yoga. As a long-time yoga practitioner, he understands and shares how coordinated breath and movement inherently support transformation of the many layers of our being. Chad is a Kripalu certified, Yoga Alliance registered yoga asana teacher, a trained meditation leader, and a Reiki II practitioner. He has also completed the Embodyoga® 200 hour teacher training under the tutelage of Corinne Andrews and Patty Townsend. In addition to being a manager of the Yoga Center Amherst, he also assists in the 200 yoga teacher training. A member of the 2018 BDIC program, his degree focus is on Wellness within Arts Administration and Vocal Performance; blending his love of music and performance with his passion for yoga and wellness.