For over 25 years Christopher's private counseling practice has supported others to heal. His greatest passion is helping people to open their minds and hearts through compassionate self-inquiry.
In 1985 he spent four years as a participant and group leader with the Re-evaluation Counseling Foundation. In 1993 he received an MA in Community Counseling from the University of Cincinnati. He served as clinical co-director of Clifton Counseling Center in Cincinnati from 1993-1997.
Christopher has facilitated national retreats, and served as a group leader with the San Francisco AIDS Foundation and with LifeForce Educational Corporation.
He received Reiki attunements (Level II) in 1996, as well as bodywork and breathwork training.
Music has been a joy and blessing to Christopher throughout his life. He has studied classical trumpet and voice as well as Indian, Taize and liturgical music. He plays the harmonium and sings devotional songs and bhajans. You can hear him, along with other amazing artists at Grace Cathedral, Yoga on the Labyrinth, Yoga St. John's, Yoga CCC, Mythica Foundation events, Kirtans and special events.
Christopher has practiced yoga for over 20 years and holds an advanced 500 E-RYT certification with the National Yoga Alliance. He teaches weekly classes and private instruction.
In addition to studio classes, he leads Yoga St. John's and Yoga CCC, weekly donation-based experiences featuring live music and meditation. He leads Vipassana meditation and workshops at the VIBE center, and teaches wellness yoga for corporate clients.
Christopher also teaches Yoga for Young Minds at Mill Valley Middle School and Del Mar Middle School.