Yoga for All - Physical Distancing with Online Social Closeness
From Eric Stumpf on April 6th, 2020
We hope that the McIntire community will enjoy this virtual yoga class, “Yoga for All - Physical Distancing with Online Social Closeness.” Special thanks for Nicole Fitzwater LaFon (Comm ’01), owner of In Balance Yoga in Blacksburg, Virginia, for producing this class especially for the McIntire community.
About the teacher: Rob Patzig is the President of Ligmincha International, the largest Bon Buddhist organization in the West. He has held this role since 2014. Rob directs a network of staff and volunteers running five retreat centers (two in the US, two in Mexico, and one in Poland), centers in Houston, Texas and Berlin, Germany, and providing Bon teachings online in as many as twenty languages.
Outside of Ligmincha, Rob teaches hatha yoga in the tradition of Sri Dharma Mittra. From 1996-2014, Rob worked professionally as the Chief Investment Officer and as a Senior Managing Director for Third Security, LLC, a multi-billion dollar private investment firm. From 2014-2016, he taught English at Virginia Tech and Radford University. He holds a B.A. in philosophy and an M.A. in literature from Virginia Tech. Rob and his wife, Eileen, live in Crozet, Virginia.