Yoga for Climbing



Yoga for Climbing


Thu. Mar 16, 2023 - Thu. Apr 20, 2023 (6 weeks)
Every Thursday from 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM


Slaughter Rec Center (SRC) Multi-Purpose Room 1

SRC Details: 505 Edgemont Road, Charlottesville, VA

REGISTER (registration opens February 20, 2023)

Join Geologist and Certified Ashtanga Yoga Teacher John Bultman for an exploration of yoga techniques that support rock-climbing! In this class you'll also gain insight on ways to create a consistent yoga practice. Don't miss this small group training opportunity offered in partnership with UVA's IM-Rec Sports.


John Bultman M.S, ERYT-500 -  is one of approximately 25 Ashtanga Yoga teachers in the world Certified by Sharath Jois, lineage holder of Ashtanga Yoga. For the last 10 years he has served as a Yoga Program Manager for the Contemplative Sciences Center, University of Virginia. John is a new dad. He graduated with a masters in Structural Geology and Tectonics from the University of Tennessee in 2005 and a Bachelors in Geology with a minor in Music from the University of Southern Mississippi where he was first introduced to Yoga in 1998. He has made 13 trips to Mysore, India to study yoga and philosophy and has kept a 2-hour daily Ashtanga yoga practice for over 16 years. He seeks the “how” of science, the “why” of philosophy and the art of the in-between. He humbly hopes to share the beauty and healing of Yoga with strength, love, and humor as his teachers and friends continue to share with him.