JOSE RIVERA

Jose “Yoga Fool” is a dedicated student of the Movement and Healing Arts. He is a Yoga Alliance registered E-RYT200 courtesy of Guruv Yoga with International Yoga Teacher/Presenter Tymi Howard E-RYT500 (in Orlando FL). He also studies closely with Budokon Founder and Advanced Movement Artist Cameron Shayne. He has completed the BDK Elite 500hr TT and remains enrolled in the BDK MMA belted system. Jose trained at H2YO with ACA/WPA instructor Julie Roach. He also trained SUP with Sarah Tiefenthaler at Yogaqua and received his level 1 WPA accreditation with Jeramie Vaine. While in Miami he studies Thai Yoga with Vedic Conservatory founder Micheal Mukti Buck and works privately on an approval basis to deliver healing touch through this modality and also through the Lunar practice of Acro Therapeutics.

Jose co-founded the Orlando Acro Club while traveling from city to city taking and teaching Acro Yoga curriculum with an emphasis on Lunar styles. He has attended two AcroYoga immersions, trained SUP-Acro with Jim Gilligan and Sue Booth privately in Jamaica and has been a Jambassador for the last four years. Jose is proficient in Latin Ballroom specializing in a Casino Style Salsa.  

Jose currently works as the GM for the BDK Mixed Movement Arts Academy. He manages and teaches there while developing and working on Academy curriculum. He teaches across Florida and the U.S. sharing freely the knowledge gained from his aforementioned master teachers and the wisdom of his varied experiences presenting  at Yoga Studios, Events and Festivals. Movement is his business and movement is his life. Find him anywhere moving and laughing through his advanced Yoga practice; Off of the mat.