Julian has been teaching yoga since 1994 and practicing Mind-Body Healing since 1997. He studied under Ana Forrest from 1992 to 1998 and was certified by her to teach. Influenced by American Buddhism, Tantra, and Transpersonal Psychology, Julian has led workshops across the United States and in Canada and has been training teachers and bodyworkers since 2001 and sharing his twice-a-year Transformation Retreats to Ojai since 2002.
He weaves sacred poetry, world music, mythology and transformational themes into his deep stretch and flow yoga classes and is well known for his “Funky Friday” class that includes ecstatic dance.
Julian is the creator of Open Sky Bodywork and maintains a busy private practice out of his home office. He is is the author of an 8 CD audio program called Radical Transformation: A Map to Mind-Body Ecstasy, which is a modern interpretation of the chakra system, and is also currently hard at work on publishing a book about the rich relationships between brain science, spiritual practice and embodied psychology.