“Great athletes have amazing mind-body connections that allow them to do these incredible feats and for most people, they don’t really realize that we can actually work on this capacity.”
Johnny Gillespie is the creator of Balanced Athlete and yoga teacher.
In this episode, Johnny shares his athletic background from middle school track to competitive hockey. He discusses his journey into yoga from how yoga healed his injuries to the path to becoming a yoga teacher. Johnny offers advice for those interested in teaching yoga, including the importance of being a student and listener. He explains how he developed the revolutionary movement form of Balanced Athlete. Lastly, Johnny offers practices to become a balanced athlete in one’s everyday life.