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Contact Bill at wdmsem@gmail.com

“What I really enjoy about teaching yoga is giving others the tools to find out that they are much more capable, more alive, than they had thought.”


After retiring from careers in law enforcement and in teaching, I was looking for something to challenge me. Yoga was one of the last things on my mind for a challenge, until my wife insisted that I go with her to a class. It wasn’t so bad and I wasn’t the worst one in the room. I went back, again and again and again. Soon, I was taking a yoga mat along on vacations.

In 2015, after several years of practicing yoga, I completed 200 hour yoga teacher training so that I could teach…again. What I really enjoy about teaching is giving others the tools to find out that they are much more capable, more alive, than they had thought. I don’t care much about a person’s strength or flexibility. What I care about is a person’s willingness to discover what they can do to help themselves and help others in the process of becoming better, more caring human beings.


Experience teaching men’s yoga classes, early morning and late afternoon yoga wellness classes, strength classes infused with yoga, yoga and strength classes for those with neurological disorders, and private classes.

Fitness Assessment And Exercise Prescription, (50 hr) Cooper Institute, Dallas

Body Geometry Fit Method, Boulder Sports Medicine and Andrew Pruitt, EdD, PA

200 Hour Viniyoga Wellness Instructor training, 5 Koshas Yoga and Riverflow Yoga, 2015

Gentle Yoga For Low Back Care 40 hour training with Justine Shelton, C-IAYT and Yoga Vista Academy

Mindful Yoga for Trauma Recovery, Veterans Yoga Project, Dr. Daniel J. Libby, Ph.D.

Viniyoga Teacher 500-Hour Certification, American Viniyoga Institute and Gary Kraftsow, MA, E-RYT500, C-IAYT, 2019

Yoga Anatomy: Principles (72 hours), Leslie Kaminoff, 2020

Relevant Work History

Bill has taught a large variety of weight training and other fitness classes since 1971, both on a full time and part time basis.  He has been weight training weekly since 1964.

Twenty years of testing and training police recruits and recruit applicants in strength and cardiovascular training.


Yoga-Infused Strength Training – Fri 8:30 am (5 Day Video Available)

Yoga Practice, Not Yoga Perfect – Wed 5:30 pm (5 Day Video Available)

Teaches private sessions and weekend yoga and meditation retreats upon request.