Gary Halperin, through his workshops and books, has taught thousands of people how to meditate and practice yoga.  He is a certified Professional Level Kripalu Yoga Teacher and Meditation Teacher.  

Gary was a resident, practicing a yogic lifestyle, at the Kripalu Center ashram in Lenox, Massachusettes for 3 years. He has taken meditation trainings with world-renowned teachers such as Deepak Chopra, Rishi Prabhakar, Mickey Singer, and Amrit Desai, and has studied various forms of classical and modern meditation techniques.

Since 1994 Gary has taught meditation and yoga privately and at the Kripalu Center, Centro Creative in Costa Rica, and other resorts and spas. His meditation clients have included CEO's, political leaders (such as the Mayor of Washington, DC), MD's (such as best-selling author Dr. Norman Rosenthal) and cultural leaders (such as feminist author Naomi Wolf). He is the published author of "Feel Better Now...Meditation for Stress Reduction & Relaxation" and the creator of the "Feel Better Now Yoga" DVD.  

Gary was the Spa Director at the 4-star Grandover Resort in Greensboro, North Carolina and the Spa Programs Director at the Coolfont Resort in Berkeley Springs, West Virginia.  He graduated from Amherst College and served in the Peace Corps in the Dominican Republic.   In Sarasota, Florida his clients have included guests and members of the Longboat Key Club and Resort, the Sarasota Orchestra, the Ringling School of Art and Design, the region's top 10 income producing realtors, and Sarasota County employees, and he has taught workshops at Elite Health Medical Center, Rosemary Court Yoga, and Yoga Libre Yoga Center.