MA, Dip.Soc.Sci, Dip.T., E-RYT 500, Founder and Dean of PRYT Michael is a master educator with 49 years of teaching experience. He founded Phoenix Rising Yoga Therapy in 1985 after many years of deep yoga practice and work in the areas of personal growth and transformation. Michael is the author of two books Phoenix Rising Yoga Therapy—Bridge from Body to Soul and Turn Stress Into Bliss. He is also a contributing author to the American Psychological Association published book Beyond Talk therapy: Using movement and expressive techniques in clinical practice. He has led workshops and training programs and presented at conferences worldwide for the past thirty years. Visit Michael's website for more information.