Originally from a small town in Idaho, I moved to Los Angeles for high school. I’ve worked as a graphic designer, photo re-toucher, and, first and foremost (my greatest love), as an editorial and commercial portrait photographer.
Growing up in a town of 600 gives you a certain sense of people. It taught me to believe in the good of people and be interested in what they have to say. It is from this space that I approach my subjects. I want people to look their best, and I delight in presenting something more than they expected.
I met my wife in 2004 after a life changing motorcycle accident, and she introduced me to yoga. I would often read Yogi Times before class, and I knew then that I wanted to be a part of this wonderful project.
My Strength: I am a hard worker, and I keep moving forward even when the way is uncertain with a steadfast commitment to my art.
My Softspot: We have our first baby on the way, but for now my soft spot is my adorable little girl terrier, Ginger. She runs with me, follows me around the house, and always brings a smile to my face.
Tom Mullay - SEO Guru -
Flirting with escape was a way of life for me. Then something died and the question changed from 'why go?' to 'why go back?', so I committed.
For now that means being a serial niche entrepreneur and a Bali expat. I think I'm finished with earning money to live at some point in the future. Better to live simply today.
I enjoy providing online marketing strategy and SEO help to small companies with attractive, well-thought-out websites. If you are in it for more than the money and passionate about what you do, contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org. I get kick at helping people grow their business.
Olivia Richardson - Intern - "Doing it" in Orlando
About 2,529 miles from Orlando, Florida, California is slowly starting to feel like home. Uplifting my roots and trying some new soil has been an interesting transition.
Within a a few months I graduated from college with a degree in Advertising-Public Relations, quit my job of six years and moved across country for love. I have been able to remain centered with one of the greatest gems in life, Ashtanga yoga. Ashtanga has been a majestic bridge that has allowed me to meet new and amazing people, and with that, I hope to extend its influence to others.
My strengths? Empathetic. Deep thinker. Imaginative. Loving. Animated.
Soft spots? The smell of coffee, how it feels to receive a hug, the taste of Kombucha, seeing the ocean and the sound of a unified opening mantra.
Rose Rea - Intern
Community has always been important aspect of my life. I was born in England but was put on the path of extensive travel at a young age, living in France, Switzerland and as far afield as the Middle East. This lifestyle allowed me to practice the process of putting down roots, and I grew to see the importance of having a connection to what I value in life that was independent of my physical place in the world. Yoga helps me maintain that connection.
Fate led me to Yogi Times one day as I sat at my computer and I felt instantly that its mission was close to my heart. The opportunity for me to be part of such a compassionate and unique media group seemed too good to be true. To me, Yogi Times is about the creation of a conscious community made up of passionate and inspired individuals, and I believe it is a community that will only grow with time. I’m really excited to contribute to that growth, and to be part of this spirited spiritual group!
My strength? I strive for perfection in everything I do, and put love into all my endeavours.
My soft spot? Cheese, in all shapes and forms… I can’t be left alone with Brie!
Beth Bluestein - Intern I fell in love with yoga while attending the University of Colorado, exploring many styles and inspired by generous teachers of Ashtanga, Vinyasa, Power and Jivamukti. Committed to sharing the benefits of yoga with others, I became a registered teacher in 2005, left a corporate media job to follow my passion and never looked back. I believe yoga is truly beneficial for everyone, both individually and socially, because of its unique way of make us stronger and wiser - helping us live courageously and relate more compassionately toward ourselves and others.
Beth Bluestein - Intern
I fell in love with yoga while attending the University of Colorado, exploring many styles and inspired by generous teachers of Ashtanga, Vinyasa, Power and Jivamukti. Committed to sharing the benefits of yoga with others, I became a registered teacher in 2005, left a corporate media job to follow my passion and never looked back. I believe yoga is truly beneficial for everyone, both individually and socially, because of its unique way of make us stronger and wiser - helping us live courageously and relate more compassionately toward ourselves and others.
As a student and teacher, Yogi Times has always provided me with truth, wisdom and inspiration. I am grateful to be able to give back. More than a job, working for Yogi Times is a chance for me to make a choice that is consistent with my personal values; an opportunity to put my time and talents in service of the worthy and noble cause at its core: To educate and inspire, to raise consciousness, build community and make positive contributions to social change and social harmony.
My strength? An unwavering faith in my ability to manifest the life of my dreams.
My soft spot? Anyone who can make me laugh or put a smile on my face – especially my son, Max.