James did his formal 200 hour yoga training at South Boston Yoga and before that James began his meditation studies at the young age of 9 as part of his martial arts instruction and has kept it as a practice ever since. In addition, James has studied and taken many workshops, classes and trainings including superfood nutrition, organic farming, kundalini yoga, vinyasa sequencing, sound healing and more.
James has taught yoga and meditation at Karma Yoga Studio in Cambridge where he also co-created and facilitated the first ever 200-hour Yoga Teacher Training for Harvard University. The curriculum was geared towards self-empowerment, yoga traditions and practical application, meditation, community activism and safe sequencing.
He has traveled extensively and practiced, studied and taught in New Mexico, Hawaii, Omega Institute, Berkshires as well as in Boston. James also practices Reiki energy healing and is Reiki Master teaching and training students in energy healing.
Recently, he has been teaching virtually and sharing his passion for cultivating inner harmony through breath and stillness with meditation.