Richard has been practicing yoga since 2005, and Anusara yoga since 2009. In April he completed a 200 hour yoga teacher training with former Certified Anusara Teacher Sara Davidson Flanders (ERYT-500) in Rhode Island. He also has studied extensively with former Certified Anusara Teacher Marc St. Pierre (ERYT-500), and has participated in workshops with Todd Norian, Desirée Rumbaugh, Sianna Sherman, Amy Ipolitti, and John Friend. In 2004, he returned to teaching sociology at UMass Lowell and other area colleges, after having spent 15 years in the software industry. Richard teaches yoga to share the grounding and transforming experiences of his practice.