SPEAKS ON DISCOVERY YOGA, St. Augustine , Florida www.discoveryyoga.com Christopher Baxter, registered architect (RA), registered yoga teacher (RYT) and author of “Kripalu Hatha Yoga”, has been a practitioner of yoga since 1971. He was a founding member of the Kripalu Center 1978-1998. Instrumental in the development of Kripalu Yoga and the Kripalu Yoga Teacher Certification Training process, for seven years he was also founding director of the Kripalu Yoga Teachers Association, helping to grow it from 110 members to over 1200 teachers in 30 countries. In 1998 he developed AtmaYoga – an anatomically safe, intuitive practice that awakens and strengthens the Core Self. A student of Buddhism since 1999, he has studied both in the Hinayana and Mahayana traditions and is an active practitioner of Tibetan Buddhism in the Karma Kagyu tradition. He currently teaches classes, seminars, and 500-hour Teacher Certification Training programs from his base at the Discovery Yoga Center in St Augustine, Florida.